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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut.CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.
Community Case Manager provides direct and collateral support to individuals
with opiate use and/or other substance use disorders – recovery or currently
using substances – to facilitate client access/participation in all community
supports needed to obtain and sustain recovery. The Community Case Manager also
supports clients’ success in recovery by providing crisis support and assisting
with tasks related to achieving Stages of Change objectives. This position
works on behalf of all formal and informal community providers to unify
community support behind individuals seeking recovery from opiate use and/or
any substance use disorders.
team of professionals committed to ending the opiate epidemic in our community,
state, and country. This dedicated
interdisciplinary team supports its members through: Committed focus on employee wellbeing,
work-life balance, and professional growth. Regular engagement with Executive
Committee of Litchfield County Opiate Task Force (LCOTF) and other LCOTF
members. Professional development opportunities
and continuing education opportunities.
The Recovery Case Manager will work closely with
first responders to engage individuals with an opiate and other substance use
disorder who had interactions with law enforcement and/or EMS personnel because
of substance use or an overdose.
The goal is to engage those individuals
struggling with addiction who have had a medical intervention or contact with
law enforcement and offer a pathway to recovery
Embracing a ‘Stages of Change’ model, The
Recovery Case Manager will provide case management support and engagement while
individuals are considering entering recovery.
The Recovery Case Manager will connect clients to the program and
services they need when they make the choice to begin recovery which may
include all case management support such as: transportation, basic needs, etc.
The Recovery Case Manager will work and engage
with clients out in the communities of NW Connecticut including the rural NW
Corner. Community work will be mobile
and take place in private homes, social service agencies, churches, court, police
departments and other non-traditional settings.
The Recovery Case Manager will work closely with law enforcement
and EMS personnel in their workplace settings. This will include joining law
enforcement on patrols to learn about the community and work they do while responding
when appropriate to live events in the community.
The Recovery Case Manager will need to
work flexible hours with a focus on afternoon and evening engagements. The ability to be on call and respond on
weekends will be needed. The Recovery Case
Manager must be available during evening/night hours and weekends. The need to
travel throughout Litchfield County will be necessary.
development and advancement is available for those who want to participate in
department as well as Hartford Healthcare system committees.
Past professional experience in the field of substance abuse and recovery required.
with first responder, military and/or other life experiences unique for this
role are sought.
Degree with extensive life experience in the recovery field required.
Degree in Human Services, Social Work, or related field preferred
flexibility, ability to work independently, and willingness to work evening
communication skills and ability to engage well with first responders/law enforcement
and the public
experience with recovery from a substance use disorder preferred but not
Hartford HealthCare entity, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital provides eligible employees with an
extensive benefits package consisting of:
and dental benefits
plan with employer match
paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire, including six paid
voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs
locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities
for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the
cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and
community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a
thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive
benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters.
And this is your moment.