The Peer Recovery Coach works as a personal guide and mentor for UGLFHC patients seeking, or already in, recovery from substance use disorders (SUD). The Coach assists the patient in their journey toward recovery and wellness by creating and sustaining networks of formal and informal services. The Coach acts as a role model while understanding that each patient pathway to recovery is patient-determined. The Coach connects by phone and in person with patients and provides mentoring including sharing personal experiences living with, and recovery from, a substance use disorder.
Benefits Package includes: UGLFHC employees have holidays and weekends off, as well as day shift scheduling only. Full benefits package, including: ZERO cost to employee for Health, RX, Dental & Vision (single coverage, BCBS Blue for full-time employees), Medical Opt Out $200/month payment, Paid Time Off, Group Life and AD&D (paid by employer), Voluntary Life and AD&D, Short- & Long-Term Disability (paid by employer), Flexible Spending Accounts for health & dependent care expenses, Retirement Plan with 3% employer contribution (after eligibility requirements met), Employee Assistance Program, AFLAC, Pet Insurance Plans (at discounted group rates), bereavement and jury duty.
Experience and Skills
– Must be recovered from a substance use disorder with a minimum of two years of continuous sobriety immediately preceding date of hire
– Have a SUD, co-occurring disorder(s), and/or non-substance addictive disorder(s) and have received treatment from a public or private provider
– Willingness to share personal substance use recovery experiences with patients, as appropriate
– Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
– Functional abilities with typing and comfort using computers, including but not limited to use of email and an electronic medical record
– Experience providing mentoring to individuals who have substance use disorders
– Experience maintaining confidential information and adherence to HIPAA and CFR 42 Part 2
– Knowledge of evidence-based treatment strategies to substance use disorders
– Experience working in a Federally Qualified Health Center or another clinic environment
– Experience documenting in an electronic health record or direct experience utilizing eClinical Works (eCW)
Education, Training, Licensing and Credentialing
– High school diploma or equivalent
– Completion of MDHHS Peer Recovery Coach training or willingness and ability to obtain after hire with organizational support
– Evidence of basic life support (BLS or ACLS), or willingness and ability to obtain after hire with organizational support
– Post-secondary education or training in a healthcare-related field
How to Apply/Contact:
Please submit your application at https://www.vs4.vscyberhosting.com/uglhealth/
Questions or general inquires may be sent to [email protected].