The Group Support Facilitator is responsible for implementing the Love and Support element of the Program and facilitating the power of connection within each cohort. The Group Support Facilitator monitors the response of each participant to the group support process, and models active listening within the groups and with the Program delivery team. The Group Support Facilitator actively participates in the development of the interdisciplinary treatment plan to ensure the quality and clinical effectiveness of the Program, and the safety of each participant. Facilitates the Program delivery team's transdisciplinary development process.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Participates in the screening of participants and evaluates psychosocial surveys to ensure appropriate and successful group participation.
Facilitates and delivers the group support portion of the Program as trained per guidelines and protocol.
Provides support to participants in developing the skills necessary for integrating lifestyle changes into daily life.
Monitors group support adherence for all participants and provides additional explanation of guidelines on an individual basis as needed.
Attends and participates in weekly team meetings/case conferences.
Participates in the development of the interdisciplinary treatment plan for each participant.
Participates in the monitoring, documentation, and communication of the participant's response to the interdisciplinary treatment plan throughout the Program.
Personally models the Program by embodying its principles, philosophy and practices.
Facilitates a high level of participant satisfaction.
Complies with HIPAA privacy and patient confidentiality policies and procedures.
Attends and participates in mandatory monthly element specialist calls hosted by the Ornish
LICENSE, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES
Psychologist, psychiatrist, licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), or other mental health professional (LPC, LMFT, etc.) with state licensure or state approval.
Please refer to State MentalHealth licensing requirements to ensure candidate eligibility.
Current certification in BLS or CPR is required.
Experience and adeptness in working with groups.
Ability to facilitate a process of self-expression and active listening in a way that can create connection, community and intimacy among group participants.
Ability to model and promote verbalization of feelings, and an empathic listening presence.
Lack of need to be the center of the group process.
Experience with cardiac patients or other individuals confronting chronic illness.
Experience working with the psychosocial issues that may arise when making lifestyle changes.
Excellent public speaking skills and knowledge of adult education and coaching principles.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills with sensitivity to participant needs.
Desire and willingness to collaborate as a member of a high-functioning transdisciplinary team that supports personal transformation.
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.