Atlantic Health System is seeking a full time Peer Recovery Specialist in the Department of Psychiatry at Morristown Medical Center to work 10a-6p.
Essential Job Functions:
Engage, motivate and support patients within various levels of recovery motivation with potential substance misuse issues admitted to inpatient medical units
Serve as a role model for individuals and their families by discussion of experiential knowledge and recovery skills
Educate and assist individuals and their families with navigating substance misuse treatment and resources
Coach individuals and their families about recovery regarding variations in coping styles, motivations, strengths and the resources of the individual
Identify, navigate and enhance motivation for engagement in various self-help and community recovery organizations
Advocate for individuals to ensure appropriate community-based treatment and recovery linkages and services
Maintain peer to peer relationships with individuals and family during their medical admission to foster motivation and continued engagement
Work collaboratively with other disciplines on the medical units to develop an understanding of the individual's level of motivation, engagement and ongoing recovery needs
Empower individuals to make self -determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway
Engage actively in weekly supervision meetings and case reviews
Complete necessary documentation and charting per program requirements and guidelines
Maintain appropriate boundaries while fostering engagement
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Must have completed a Peer Recovery Program/certification
PRS must have worked as a peer recovery specialist in employed or volunteer settings strongly preferred
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
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