Maryland Treatment Centers, Inc.

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Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist

STEER | Rockville, MD | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Maryland Treatment Centers Inc. provides a full continuum of levels of care to clients who struggle with chemical dependency as well as co-occurring psychiatric disorders. We feature specialty services for adolescents, young adults and adults. Clinical programs include assessment, residential/inpatient, detoxification, day treatment, intensive outpatient and outpatient substance abuse, dual diagnosis, mental health, special education, and prevention services.

We are looking for a Full Time Peer Recovery Support Specialist.

  • This position requires evening and weekend availability, your own reliable transportation and a Peer Recovery Specialist Certification.

Responsibilities

The responsibility of the Peer Recovery Support Specialist is to provide assessment and referral for STEER participants and to act as a liaison between treatment and community stake holders.

  • Understand the community based treatment opportunities, types of funding or payment required and how to access public entitlements
  • Assist clients in engaging in the appropriate treatment resource, based on a sustainable plan of care.
  • Assist clients in making application for public entitlements (i.e. Medicaid, TCA, Food stamps, etc), as appropriate.
  • Provide regular written reports, documents all contacts with clients, referral sources, and stake holders

Requirements

  • Excellent customer service skills required
    • Must be able to maintain a professional composure when confronted by demanding personalities
    • Excellent email & phone etiquette
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to remain organized under a high volume of work and/or distractions
  • Drive, tenacity, flexibility, and confidence
  • Enthusiasm, open-mindedness, & integrity required