Works with the Health and Wellness team as part of the Addiction Medicine Team and in collaboration with the behavioral health treatment team in the provision of medication education, support, and adherence, the monitoring and treatment of participants utilizing Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) services for those with Opiate Use Disorder (OUD) and other Substance Use Disorders, and coordinates care for the participant with the residential behavioral health team, the addiction medicine team, primary care, and other internal and external healthcare resources for the participant.
Assists the addiction team’s provider in the education, counseling and treatment with MAT under standing orders, provides health education around Substance Use Disorders and treatment, coaches and guides participants during the treatment process with medication assisted treatments. Works with behavioral health staff in ensuring access and performs triage for participants seeking treatment for OUD and other substance use disorders. Collaborates with the healthcare team in any quality assurance or quality improvement in the provision of substance use disorder treatment. Works along with healthcare team in the integrative process of Substance Use Disorder treatment, Mental Health, primary care, and other healthcare services. Collaborates with the Health and Wellness team in medication storage, disposal, and control in the residential setting as well as providing participant health education.