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SBIRT SPECIALIST BHS HEALTH SCREENER Job Openings by Fairbanks Native Association in Fairbanks

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Detail of : SBIRT SPECIALIST BHS HEALTH SCREENER Job Opening in Fairbanks

SBIRT Screener- Project Specialist (Job Description)
Department: Wellness/YYAS Category: Regular Full Time
Reports to: Project Manager
Hours of Work: 40 hours
PCN: P403 Level: G-9
FLSA Status: Non-exempt Date Approved: 09/24/2019
SUMMARY Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and drugs. It also screens individuals for depression and tobacco use and provides treatment facilitation. The SBIRT The screener will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating program design and implementation of SBIRT across self-selected primary care agencies. Screening can take place in primary care centers and at . Collaborates with management and team members to ensure delivery of high-quality health coaching services.
JOB DUTIES Conducts Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) to children and adolescents on-site at the Fairbanks Community Health Center or at FNA
Contacts primary care agencies that have not self-selected to encourage them to integrated behavioral health into primary care via SBIRT services
Provides SBIRT services to parent/family members four days a week in primary care and one day per week via referral from project partners
Respond to questions on a variety of issues related to SBRT practice in a variety of settings
Provides feedback to children and parents regarding associated risk levels
Collects data and reports practices
Ensures clinical and billing documentation is submitted through the appropriate channels
Performs other job-related duties as assigned


NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health; and appropriate skills in working with consumers with Mental Health/Substance Use disorders
Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures
Skill in working successfully with the Alaska Native/American Indian population and experience providing culturally specific programming; understanding of and sensitivity to diverse cultures and lifestyles
Skill in managing multiple, concurrent priorities and meeting deadlines
Skill in computer usage
Skill in organizational structures
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with colleagues, supervisors, agencies, and consumers
Ability to work independently as well as with teams
Ability to write professionally
Ability to report to work in a timely manner
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to apply customer service concepts and practices


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience) Bachelor degree or related four (4) years experience
Minimum (3) years experience in behavioral health
Experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian population and experience providing culturally specific services

Minimum 1 years experience serving Fairbanks population a plus
One years’ experience providing services for FNSB residents is a plus


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience) Master degree in Human Services


WORKING ENVIRONMENT The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position corresponds to medium work, involving physical exertion of 20-50 lbs. frequently; such exertion involves the lifting and/or moving of young children in the program, and/or goods and materials within the facility. There is frequent walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, and squatting/crouching. The majority of work is performed in a classroom setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities, and abilities. The office is a non-smoking facility with outside smoking areas. May involve local travel between various program components of FNA and home visits where exposure to extreme weather conditions is likely. Works in an environment where protection of client confidentiality is essential. Position requires cleaning the class area every day, including putting supplies in proper space, cleaning and sanitizing surfaces with a bleach solution to disinfect. Personal Protective Equipment will be provided where/when needed.
SPECIFICATIONS Supervision Received: Position receives direct supervision from the immediate supervisor; however, the incumbent is expected to effectively perform day-to-day activity as denoted within the job description. Work will be monitored through weekly meetings, monthly reports, and regular communication with your supervisor. General guidelines for operations are based on program requirements and the general policies and procedures of FNA.
Supervision Exercised: No supervision requirements for this position.
Position Impact: The impact at the program level is high. The program’s level of compliance with program standards is directly affected by the effective performance of duties, especially as they relate to providing program services.
Contacts: Contacts may include and are not limited to, volunteers, organizational staff, consumers, and outside agencies.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT STATEMENT This Job Description describes the essential functions and qualifications. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities, or qualifications of the job; and management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, job-related duties. This document is not intended to exclude modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation for a disability.
This position will (or may) require you to frequently (or incidentally) drive your personal vehicle for FNA business. Per FNA’s automotive insurance policy, in order to drive an FNA-owned vehicle, an individual must be at least 21 years of age. In order to drive an FNA-owned vehicle with consumers in the vehicle, an individual must be at least 25 years of age. No employee may transport an FNA consumer in a personal vehicle.
Continued employment status will be contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background investigation and the pre-employment drug testing process. Where required, continued employment status (post job offer) will be contingent upon employee providing certification of annual tuberculosis (TB) screening and medical certification that employee does not, because of infectious or communicable disease, pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of program participants or others in the workplace.
Notice: All employment at the (FNA) is “at will.” This means the employee or FNA may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no duration of employment is expressed or implied for this position. Your signature indicates that you have read this Job Description and understand the essential functions of and qualifications for the job.

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Notes :
  • All application will kept strictly confidential.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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