Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

  • SBIRT Health Coach - Grant Funded - Part Time

    Job Locations US-NY-PATCHOGUE
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  • Overview

    Long Island Community Hospital has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at LI Community Hospital are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing. It is an exciting time to join LI Community Hospital, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly.  

    LI Community Hospital offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.

    An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package.


    The SBIRT Health Coach provides interventional coaching through the implementation of the SBIRT protocol for patients facing alcohol and substance abuse issues. The primary area to provide these interventions will be the Emergency Department; however, it is expected that contact will be maintained with patients, their families and clinical teams to foster strong partnerships with patients as appropriate. The SBIRT Health Coach will conduct a screening using the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) tool for alcohol and other drug use.

    Provide education and brief intervention to individuals with identified need using motivational interviewing techniques.

    Make appropriate treatment and service referrals for individuals with high risk alcohol and/or drug use.

    Coordinate with area service providers to assist persons identified with High Risk Substance Use to gain access to substance use treatment services.

    Collect and enter customer information in customer database (Electronic Service Record).

    Liaise with local mental health and homeless service team around service coordination.

    Attend all meetings and trainings as requested.

    Provide SBIRT at community and mobile service sites during designated entertainment, events, and conferences.


    Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology

    New York State License in Social Work

    Minimum of 2 (two) years’ work experience in substance abuse and/or mental health services

    Emergency Room or Healthcare Setting experience preferred


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