Berkshire Health Systems Substance Use Milieu Specialist in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Substance Use Milieu Specialist - Part Time - Day Shift & Second Shift About Us: With its scenic natural beauty, the Berkshires serves as a source of inspiration for many and fosters a unique and vibrant community. Generations of families have come to the Berkshires for a weekend, a week, or a lifetime. Some seek rest and renewal while others seek quality of life and meaning. As the largest employer in Berkshire County, Berkshire Health Systems plays a vital role in the lives of both visitors and residents alike. At Berkshire Health Systems, we know that overall wellness is the result of healthy families, healthy environments, and healthy communities, not just excellent medical care. Therefore, we support our patients beyond the hospital, clinic, or medical office. We recognize that each of our patients has unique needs and challenges. We strive to make each experience with BHS one that is welcoming, personalized, and convenient for the patient. We make connections and promote community services that give patients the tools to live healthier lives. Responsibilities and Requirements Primary Function -The Substance Use Milieu Specialist is the designation given to individuals who provide direct care to substance abuse patients in all phases of their inpatient stay -This position provides the patient with an initial orientation session, supports the Substance Use Counselor with discharges and provides educational group activities and milieu management on their assigned shift -The Substance Use Milieu Specialist works as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, applying his/her knowledge to assist the patient/ family to increase their coping skills throughout the patients hospital stay and prepare them for discharge -The Substance Use Milieu Specialist will assist the Substance Use Counselor with insurance authorization/ discharges -The Substance Use Milieu Specialist professionally within the Customer Service Standards defined by Berkshire Medical Center Position Qualifications Experience -A minimum of two years? experience in Substance Abuse Field is preferred. Education and Training -A minimum of two years\' experience working in a human service field preferred. License, Certification & Registration -None required Benefits Berkshire Health Systems offers one of the most comprehensive Benefit Plans you can find! This includes but is not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Pension Plan and much more Berkshire Health Systems supports diversity in our workforce.