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Peer Recovery Specialist

Company: Carilion Clinic
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Roanoke ,VA, US, 24014

How You'll Help Transform Healthcare:

Provide peer recovery services to individuals and groups within Carilion Clinic's inpatient settings outpatient clinics, emergency departments and throughout the surrounding communities.

  • Maintain necessary documentation, patient health records and reports and records in appropriate files and database(s).
  • Provide recovery education to service recipients for every phase of the recovery journey from utilizing knowledge of the stages of change and the recovery processes.
  • Actively identify and support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self- help groups, professional services, etc.) that support the recovering person's goals and interests. This will involve a collaborative effort including the recovering person, agency staff, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Maintain contact by phone with recovering person after they leave the program to ensure their ongoing success and to provide re-engagement support in partnership with others in the agency if needed.
  • Attend periodic meetings for identified service lines, treatment professionals, community coalitions or outreach activities as necessary.
  • Provide Crisis Intervention Support as needed and as is defined within the Peer Recovery Specialist Scope of Practice.
  • Provide both group and individual recovery coaching to individuals with mental illness and substance use disorders.

    What We Require:

    Education: High School Diploma/GED

    Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Completion of Virginia Department of Behavioral Health Peer Recovery Specialist 72-hour Training.

    Other Minimum Qualifications: Be in recovery from a mental illness and/or substance use disorder for two or more years. Must be comfortable with disclosure of own recovery story and willing to use it within the Peer Recovery Special Ethical Guidelines

    About Carilion

    This is Carilion Clinic ...

    An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

    Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

    Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

    Requisition Number: 138414
    Employment Status: Full time
    Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
    Shift: Day/Evening
    Shift Details: Mostly regular business hours; some evening or weekends as needed.
    Recruiter: AMBER Z HAYDEN
    Recruiter Email:
    For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

    Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

    Please see job description


Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , Peer Recovery Specialist, Other , Roanoke, Virginia

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