Recovery Partner, Pittsburgh Market

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The Recovery Partner’s primary responsibility is to facilitate the optimal delivery of care for members enrolled in Axial’s Comprehensive Recovery Solution. This role will be an essential aspect of the program, serving as the primary clinical support relative to members’ recovery plan. The Recovery Partner will be responsible for establishing, executing, and monitoring members’ clinical plans, which will require collaboration with providers, members, and Axial’s Peer Recovery Specialists. Our ideal candidate would have experience in behavioral health, preferably in the field of substance use disorders, interacting directly with patients and providers. Strong organizational and communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to quickly identify problems and act to minimize the likelihood of adverse clinical outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct initial comprehensive intake for members new to Axial’s Comprehensive Recovery Solution
  • Facilitate the process of matching members with Axial’s Peer Recovery Specialists to ensure optimal outcomes
  • Establish members’ Care Contingency Plan to improve engagement and retention in treatment
  • Review, and when appropriate, execute Care Contingency Plan should members stray from prescribed treatment or experience a slip/lapse/relapse
  • Ensure that Axial’s Peer Recovery Specialists understand and adhere to members’ treatment plans
  • Act as a clinical resource specific to members’ unique issues and treatment plans to Axial’s Peer Recovery Specialists
  • Monitor, both through evaluation of pharmacy and medical claims, as well as through regular communication with Axial’s Peer Recovery Specialists, progress in members’ recovery plans

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a mental health discipline and/or a valid clinical license in a related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with psychiatric and/or substance abuse treatment. Experience in settings that include inpatient, partial, and/or outpatient treatment and care management preferred
  • Access to transportation for in-person meetings with patients
  • Current, valid license in a mental health related field (ex. LMHC, LPC, LPCC, RN, LPN, LGSW, LADC, SAP, LICSW, LAMFT, or LMFT)
  • Strong customer service orientation, and excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to function in an interdisciplinary setting
  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment, and doesn’t bat an eye at change
  • Belief that the status quo can be improved upon, and an innate desire for process improvement, problem solving, and results

Preferred Qualifications

  • Track record of grit, results, and working on high-performance teams
  • Voracious appetite for learning and self-improvement
  • Start-up, healthcare services, healthcare IT, and/or entrepreneur skills a plus