Peer Recovery Specialist-MORE Team

Department: TPC-Anchor Community Outreach Site.
Operating Unit The Providence Center
Location: Providence, RI
Job ID: 7928
Job Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
End Date:

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Requirements:

High School diploma or GED required. Associates Degree or higher preferred. 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.