Behavioral Health Navigator - FT - Allen County, Ohio

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our recovery-oriented team of professionals to work with various hospitals to identify patients, including children and adults, with behavioral health needs to provide necessary linkage to outpatient care. The standard shift is Monday through Friday, first shift. Due to the nature of the position, candidates must be able to collaborate effectively with care teams in a variety of medical and healthcare settings, particularly within the Emergency Department.  Interaction with patients in crisis means candidates must demonstrate sensitivity, empathy, objectivity, professionalism, effective customer service skills, and sound clinical judgment.

Candidates must have an Associates or Bachelor's degree with proven knowledge and skill relative to mental illness, substance use and related dynamics, risk, and diagnostic assessments; therapeutic communication; crisis triage and intervention; de-escalation; treatment modalities; and service delivery systems in behavioral health and related fields.  Must have and maintain valid driver's license and acceptable driving status.  Must be willing to obtain or already have the following: a NPI number and an Ohio Medicaid number.

Benefits options include health, life, pension, paid time off, and more.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  E.O.E. Persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing with the subject line "Accommodation Request."