Community Education Specialist

Full Time southeast missouri behavioral health in Health Care Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Job Function Health Care Specialist
  • Qualifications GED
  • Experience Level Mid Level

Job Description

Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health is a community based, healthcare provider of substance abuse, mental health, and co-occurring disorder treatment services. The agency is certified by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health as a provider of Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment services and accredited through CARF as a provider of Integrated Alcohol and Other Drug and Mental Health services at all of its locations.

Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health is a growing company looking for motivated and energetic individuals interested in making a difference in the lives of our clients. We offer a full range of benefits along with opportunities for career growth and advancement.

Mission Statement: Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health will positively impact the health and well-being of every life we touch.

Vision Statement: Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health will be the mental health and substance abuse provider of choice by providing exceptional client care.

Values: Compassion for all clients, families, and communities we serve; accountability in our financial and healthcare practices; service as a theme for how we conduct our business in all aspects; and quality, which must be paramount to everything that we do.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Four-year degree in a relevant program or related work experience in the business or social services field. Competent organizational skills and effective interpersonal skills. Skilled in preparing and delivering presentations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to develop and maintain working relationships with staff and administration, to interact positively with all members of the community and external news media and/or customers; analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills and computer literacy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The Community Education Specialist promotes agency’s programs and image through personal contact with the community – community education activities include speaking engagements, public tours of facilities, and representation at meetings and events of civic, fraternal and social organizations. Seeks maximum constructive publicity through the news media. Develops appropriate brochures and promotional materials. Manage time effectively and communicate in a manner that serves to maximize agency resources. Regular and consistent attendance is an essential job function.

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