Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-F

JOB DUTIES:

Assist patients in determining and expressing personal wellness goals for recovery through the use of individual face-to-face and/or group sessions and utilizing ongoing individual and group sessions to equip patients with tools on how to build effective coping strategies. Additionally:

  • Assist patients with locating and joining existing support groups in their local community.
  • Provide patients with information regarding recovery process.
  • Assist patients in connecting with transportation resources.
  • Provided weekly/monthly follow up phone calls.
  • Adhere to corporate and department policies, practices and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and as an active member of the treatment team.
  • Provide and support an environment that fosters diversity and recognizes the contributions of all individuals.
  • Provide a healthy and safe work environment for all employees, taking steps to ensure that their employeesare aware of, and follow safe working laws, regulations and practices.
  • Ensures that The Wellness Plan Medical Center is in compliance with privacy and security regulatoryrequirements of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Ensure compliance with The Wellness Plan Medical Centers’ Affirmative Action Program.
  • Ensure that customer service excellence standards, service steps and principles are practiced daily withinternal and external customers to the organization.
  • Performs other duties as needed and/or assigned.

MINIMAL REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or GED graduate. Bachelors Degree preferred. Certified Peer Support Specialist or Recovery Coach.

  • Knowledgeable about community resources.
  • Experienced in working with persons with substance use disorders and mental illness.
  • Knowledge of the Recovery process and the ability to facilitate recovery using established evidenced based treatment approaches.
  • Demonstrate clinical and interpersonal skills necessary to establish therapeutic relationships with patients.

Computer Skills: Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and web navigation skills.