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Project Manager – RPC/ANPP, Fairbanks, AK


Organization: Fairbanks Native Association
Category: Project Manager
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Date Job Posted: October 8, 2020
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Project Manager – RPC/ANPP

Salary Range: $21.4000 Hourly Onwards

Peer Support Specialist

SUMMARY

This position provides recovery support services for consumers completing residential or outpatient care to the Fairbanks Native Association (FNA)-sponsored Interagency Transition Council (ITC) comprised of a community leadership network of service agencies. The Alaska Native Pandemic Project provides crisis intervention services and related recovery support for children, youth, and adults impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

JOB DUTIES

  • Provides counseling through a variety of treatment procedures, including individual, group, and family therapy that meets Behavioral Health Standards of Care
  • Collaborate with internal and external resources to identify tools and resources for consumers and employers that can be used to expedite efforts
  • Proactively discuss plans with consumers, set expectations, engage the planning, and coordinate participation in a variety of activities designed to prepare them for successful transition into ITC care
  • Assists consumers with paperwork for service entry, as needed
  • Works collaboratively with the ITC to ensure rapid access to support service
  • Provides guidance, crisis intervention, motivational counseling and ensures program policy and procedures are followed
  • Carries case load of 10 consumers
  • Attends staff meetings and in-service trainings, and presents cases for routine/problematic staffing as needed, including participation in interdisciplinary treatment team
  • Provides case management/file documentation in accordance with established standards and submit reports (i.e., required for project reporting, consumer billing, etc.) and other data in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintains consumer confidentiality in accordance with 42 CFR Part 2 and HIPPA
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY

  • Knowledge of substance use and behavioral health disorders
  • Knowledge of customer service concepts and practices
  • Understanding and sensitivity to diverse cultures and lifestyles, with demonstrated experience working effectively with Alaska Native Populations
  • Skill in operating personal computer utilizing a variety of computer software
  • Skill in managing multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meet deadlines
  • Skill in oral and written communication
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with other employees
  • Ability to work independently as well as with teams
  • Ability to be certified as/be able to attain, a chemical dependency counselor within six (6) months of hire

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Two (2) years in recovery from mental health disorder or substance use disorder
  • One (1) year experience providing culturally specific services
  • Experience in providing direct care/ behavioral health services

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience)

  • Additional years’ relevant experience in human service field with direct care services performing related services

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