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Peer Recovery Specialist, Per Diem

Job Title: Per Diem Peer Recovery Specialist- ED

Division: Intermediate Services

Department: Anchor ED Program

Reports To: Manager of Anchor ED Program

 

SUMMARY: Provide on call recovery coaching support services to patients and family members in the emergency departments of participating hospitals. When full or part time, this staff member is housed on Anchor Recovery Community Center, and also supports a caseload of members as a recovery coach.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide on call recovery coaching for patients/and family members. Provide education and referrals to patients and family members.
  • Respond to dispatcher contact right away and follow through with protocol for hospital contact and travel time.
  • Obtain all necessary releases of information (ROI) as needed. Abide by all 42 CFR Part 2, HIPPA, Federal and State Confidentiality laws and TPC policies.
  • Maintain positive and respectful communications with hospital staff, as guests in their system.
  • Attend all trainings as assigned and maintain Healthstream trainings as per TPC policy.
  • Additional duties and/or services as assigned.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Candidate must demonstrate an understanding and belief in the recovery process
  • Must be a person with lived recovery experience, with minimum 2 years of continuous recovery
  • Must be 21 years old or older

Education and/or Experience: Associates Degree or higher preferred. High School diploma or GED required. RI State certified Recovery Coach or plan to complete this within first year. Understanding of community resources and recovery oriented systems of care model.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: MUST have a valid driver’s license, registration and proper auto insurance. (Provide a copy to your manager).

Other Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and some case management techniques required. Ability to act as an advocate for the needs of the parent is required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EOE/F/M/Vet/Disabled


TPC- ED Recovery Support Specialist

Job Title: Peer Recovery Specialist- ED

Division: Intermediate Services

Department: Anchor ED Program

Reports To: Manager of Anchor ED Program

Schedule: Part-time; Every Weekend (Saturdays and Sundays : 8:00am – 4:00pm)

SUMMARY: Provide on call recovery coaching support services to patients and family members in the emergency departments of participating hospitals. When full or part time, this staff member is housed on Anchor Recovery Community Center, and also supports a caseload of members as a recovery coach.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide on call recovery coaching for patients/and family members. Provide education and referrals to patients and family members.
  • Respond to dispatcher contact right away and follow through with protocol for hospital contact and travel time.
  • Obtain all necessary releases of information (ROI) as needed. Abide by all 42 CFR Part 2, HIPPA, Federal and State Confidentiality laws and TPC policies.
  • Complete all required documentation.
  • Maintain active caseload of members who were seen in the ED.
  • Call assigned members for 10 consecutive days, or until contact is made and recovery planning has begun.
  • Maintain positive and respectful communications with hospital staff, as guests in their system.
  • Attend all trainings as assigned and maintain Relias trainings as per TPC policy.
  • Additional duties and/or services as assigned.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Candidate must demonstrate an understanding and belief in the recovery process
  • Must be a person with lived recovery experience, with minimum 2 years of continuous recovery
  • Must be 21 years old or older

Education and/or Experience: Associates Degree or higher preferred. High School diploma or GED required. RI State certified Recovery Coach or plan to complete this within first year. Understanding of community resources and recovery oriented systems of care model.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: MUST have a valid driver’s license, registration and proper auto insurance. (Provide a copy to your manager).

Other Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and some case management techniques required. Ability to act as an advocate for the needs of the parent is required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EOE/F/M/Vet/Disabled


Employment Specialist (The Providence Center)

Department: TPC-Anchor Recovery Center Site.
Location: Providence, RI

Job Title: Employment Specialist

Department: Anchor Recovery Community Center
Location: Anchor Recovery Community Centers

Reports To: Operations Manager

SUMMARY
Coordinate vocational and employment services in recovery community center setting. Assist members with identification of employment opportunities, resume writing, and application process. Support members in securing ‘recovery-friendly’ employment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist Anchor members with computer use to locate employment opportunities.
  • Assist members with resume writing and organizing job application process.
  • Provide information about job seeking techniques, ie. interviewing tips, proper attire for interviews, etc.
  • Maintain required data tracking for members served and employment-related activities and outcomes .
  • Conduct employment-related workshops and training sessions
  • Coordinate employment-related learning opportunities offered by community-base professionals and organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•Must have direct experience with addiction recovery process, lived experience or as recovery ally
•Minimum two years’ experience providing supervision
•Knowledge of volunteer management preferred
•Positive communication skills
•Must be 21 years of age or older
•Computer literate with Word and Excel

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum Associates degree; with Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of 2 years experience working in vocational/ employment setting. Experience with resume writing. Must possess good typing skills as well as good spelling and grammar.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Must possess excellent communications skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating instructions, and policy and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence and to speak effectively with employees of The Center and outside agencies.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


TPC-Peer Recovery Specialist- Integra

PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST – ANCHOR

The Providence Center helps adults, adolescents and children affected by psychiatric illnesses, emotional problems and addictions by providing treatment and supportive services within a community setting.

The Peer Recovery Specialist will provide on call recovery coaching support services to patients and family members in the emergency departments of participating hospitals.

Provide on call recovery coaching for patients/and family members.  Provide education and referrals to patients and family members. Respond to dispatcher contact right away and follow through with protocol for hospital contact and travel time.  Maintain active caseload of members who were seen in the ED.  Additional duties and/or services as assigned.

EDUCATION/REQUIREMENTS

Associates Degree or higher preferred.  High School diploma or GED required.  RI State certified Recovery Coach or plan to complete this within first year. Understanding of community resources and recovery oriented systems of care model.

Candidate must demonstrate an understanding and belief in the recovery process

Must be a person with lived recovery experience, with minimum 2 years of continuous recovery

Must be 21 years old or older

Position may require driving.  Must have valid driver’s license, registration, current inspection and insured auto.

EOE/F/M/Vet/Disabled


TPC-Peer Recovery Support Specialist-Hope Initiative

The Providence Center

Job Title: Peer Recovery Specialist- Anchor MORE (Hope Initiative)

Division: Intermediate Services

Department: Anchor MORE

Reports To: Manager of Anchor MORE

SUMMARY: Provide recovery coaching onsite at HOPE Initiative in East Providence and through police ride-along. Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide recovery coaching for individuals in the community and family members.
  • Advocate for the needs of each individual.
  • Locate, track and provide services to individuals who are in need of support for their drug and alcohol use. Provide referrals including but not limited to detox, food/clothing, housing, medication-assisted treatment, residential programs and counseling.
  • Build relationships with Police Department staff. Work with a multidisciplinary team of law enforcement officers and clinicians to provide direct services and coordinate care.
  • Obtain all necessary releases of information (ROI) as needed. Abide by all 42 CFR Part 2, HIPPA, Federal and State Confidentiality laws and TPC policies.
  • Ensure all shift sheets and questionnaires are collected, reconciled and entered into various data systems correctly and timely.
  • Additional duties and/or services as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Candidate must demonstrate an understanding of, and belief in, the addiction recovery process
  • Must be a person with lived recovery experience, with minimum 2 years of continuous recovery
  • Positive communication skills
  • Must be 21 years old or older

Education and/or Experience: Associates Degree or higher preferred. High School diploma or GED required. RI State certified Recovery Coach or plan to complete this within first year. Understanding of community resources and recovery oriented systems of care model.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: MUST have a valid driver’s license, registration and proper auto insurance. (Provide a copy to your manager).

Other Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and some case management techniques required. Ability to act as an advocate for the needs of the participant is required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EOE/F/M/Disabled


TPC-Peer Recovery Specialist

Job Description

Job Title: Peer Recovery Support Specialist – Jim Gillen Teen Center

Division: Intermediate Services

Department: Anchor Youth Recovery Center

Reports To: Manager of Anchor Youth Recovery Center

SUMMARY: Peer Recovery Support Specialist works with young people who participate in APG (Alternative Peer Group) services, providing individual and group recovery coaching, and facilitating activities and events. This staff member is responsible to help maintain a positive community environment, in which youth and family members are able to develop recovery capital and learn about the recovery process. The Peer Recovery Support Specialist will provide skills training and will assist with resource development.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide individual recovery support.
  • Facilitate recovery support groups with youth and family members.
  • Facilitate skills development, through educational training sessions.
  • Provide information and referrals for community based resources.
  • Help lead activities and events, in-house and in community settings
  • Ensures safety for all participants, by following policies and procedures.
  • Serve as advocate for program participants and assist them to develop self-advocacy skills.
  • Complete all required documentation clearly and on time.
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with all program participants and coworkers; and with school personnel and community partners. Maintain positive relationships.
  • Complete all trainings as assigned.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must demonstrate an understanding of, and belief in, the addiction recovery process
  • Minimum of 2 years established recovery time
  • Positive communication skills
  • Must be 21 years old or older
  • Experience working with youth and families

 

Education and/or Experience: Associates Degree or higher preferred. High School diploma or GED required. RI State certified Recovery Coach or plan to complete this within first year. Understanding of community resources and recovery oriented systems of care model.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: MUST have a valid driver’s license, registration and proper auto insurance. (Provide a copy to your manager).

Other Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and solid communication skills required. Ability to advocate for the needs of participants is required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, feel objects and/or controls, talk, hear and smell. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and sit. Employee may need to lift up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EOE/F/M/Vet/Disabled

 

To apply for one of our open positions, please visit carenewengland.org/careers/results and select “The Providence Center” from the “Locations” drop-down.

 

Anchor Recovery Community Centers is proud to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees irrespective of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability or veteran status.