Clinical Coordinator EPICC in Columbia, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: 27.00


The EPICC Clinical Coordinator provides leadership, coordination, and oversight of recovery coaches working for different mental health and substance use disorder treatment providers in the Central Region for the Engaging Patients in Care Coordination (EPICC) program. The EPICC Coordinator will ensure the Recovery Coaches meet all outcomes for the program by providing clinical supervision, facilitating regular training opportunities, coordinating the policies and procedures of the substance use disorder treatment providers, and mentoring recovery coaches to ensure fidelity of evidence-based practices. The EPICC Coordinator will also build and maintain positive partnerships with hospital emergency departments and staff, emergency medical service districts, mental health and substance use disorder treatment providers, recovery support centers, and homeless service providers in order to effectively coordinate care to improve the overall well-being of clients being served. The EPICC Coordinator will also be responsible for provision of oversight for the State Opioid Response (SOR) grant – including providing clinical supervision of the OUD/SOR therapist and designated peer support specialists.


• Forge and nurture partnerships with Missouri Hospital Association, hospitals, Substance Use Treatment Providers, and community resources to ensure person-centered coordination of care
• Manage program enrollment ensuring persons served meet eligibility criteria, and project meets expected enrollment targets each fiscal year
• Provide outreach and assessment for project eligibility for individuals referred to the project by hospital and EMS staff
• Maintain frequent contact with hospital staff (ED, Behavioral Health & Medical) to receive referrals, troubleshoot challenges, coordinate care for persons served, and provide clarification and training about the EPICC program
• Supervise EPICC clinical staff and provide guidance and support regarding direct care for persons served ensuring the project meets outcome expectations
• Assist Outreach Team Members in developing recovery-oriented care plans that address behavioral health, medical, and social barriers for persons served
• Plan and facilitate weekly Recovery Coach team meetings, as well as ongoing training opportunities in project procedures, outreach/engagement techniques, and clinical interventions
• Engage persons served across care settings such as transition from hospital to home
• Conduct outreach efforts and provide case management back up for the outreach team as needed
• Play a consistent and active role in identifying project barriers and finding collaborative solutions to problems
• Assist Missouri Hospital Association with program evaluation, analysis of data/system review and production of internal/external reports
• Maintain electronic medical records, compile reports, and complete other program documentation in a timely manner
• Represent the program and/or the Missouri Hospital Association constituents at various local, state and national meetings
• Assist team members with additional special projects
• Occasionally work flexible hours by making calls in the evening in order to provide adequate outreach and engagement
• Provide oversight/monitoring of the SOR grant in terms of tracking of referrals and expenditures
• Provide clinical supervision of designated SOR team members – including therapist and designated peer support specialists
• Conduct weekly staffing meetings with internal OUD/EPICC/SOR team (including therapist, IHS, peer support specialists, nurse and psychiatrist– if available) to ensure integration, collaboration and coordination of care


• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity


• Analytical Thinking
• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• Leadership
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Project Management
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork
• Technical Expertise



Operating vehicles or machinery


Job Requirements


Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Psychiatric Nursing required


• Minimum of 5 years experience in behavioral health or related field required
• Experience providing clinical supervision and program management experience required
• Strong attention to detail and utilizing data to make decisions and guide process required
• Extensive knowledge of mental health and substance use disorder treatment providers in the Kansas City, community resources, entitlement programs, and the DSM-5 required
• Strong networking skills; experience and comfort with managing people and meetings required
• Excellent clinical assessment skills and sound clinical judgment required
• Must have a reliable vehicle, valid driver's license, and motor vehicle insurance


RN, PLPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, PLP or LP preferred


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.