Peer Recovery Support Specialist
Care Solutions | Remote | Full Time
***Looking for candidates in the following state/s:
Georgia and New Jersey
Peer Recovery Support Specialists (PRSS) perform phone and video contacts with Cases and Collaterals. The PRSS establishes and maintains a professional rapport with clientele over an extended period to ensure engagement in recovery and positive outcomes
- Provide peer recovery support based on an established treatment plan via telephone/video conference
- Conduct routine monitoring of client experience through standardized and proprietary assessments
- Timely and accurate documentation of client encounters and data
- Assist in guiding patient to community and health plan directed resources
- Assist in training of new Peer Recovery Support Specialists
- Support MAP clinical and product development team’s development of technology systems and operating protocols
- Relay client issues and concerns to clinical leadership
- Enforce and uphold all company employee ethics, confidentiality requirements, rules, guidelines and expectations
- Understand, respect and abide by all HIPAA laws and other applicable regulations at all times
- Maintain a professional and courteous image to MAP’s customers and fellow employees
- Participate on a well-paced and succinct manner in all staffing and meetings
KNOWLEDGE AND REQUIREMENTS:
- Minimum of one (1) years' experience working with substance use disorder, mental health or recovery work setting
- Certified or eligible for certification as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist
- You must have you have 3 years of continuous sobriety from drugs and alcohol
- You must actively be working a “program of recovery” related to your history of substance use. A “program of recovery” includes the following:
- Regular and active attendance of recovery support activities (12 – Step meetings, SMART Recovery, other mainstream recovery support community, regular appointments with a provider who is treating your substance use disorder).
- Maintaining a lifestyle that promotes continued mental, physical and spiritual health and healthy interpersonal relationships
- Genuine commitment to the support and health of individuals and families affected by substance use disorders.
- Understanding of and sensitivity to the challenges facing individuals and families affected by substance use disorders in a manner that is accepting and free of stigma.
- Since this position is remote, you must have computer skills (tech savvy or advanced computer skills are a plus) which includes experience working with:
- Instant Messaging
- Video conferencing or Skype (or the like)
- Microsoft products (Outlook, Word…)
- You must have high speed internet access or be willing to get it for yourself if offered the job.
- You must have a quiet room where you can work undisturbed for hours at a time.
- You must be able to work both individually and in a team setting.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or G.E.D.