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Peer Recovery Mom, per diemJob ID 148653 Date posted 06/23/2018
Funded under a grant from the Health Policy Commission, the NAS Initiative/Integrated Care Program was created to address the complex social and medical needs of substance-exposed neonates and their mothers. The outpatient Integrative Care Program will provide prenatal care and substance use treatment to pregnant women during pregnancy through delivery and 1 year postpartum.
A Peer Recovery Mom is a support paraprofessional and part of an integrated program who promotes recovery to women with substance use disorder (SUD) by encouraging, mentoring, educating and linking women with SUD to the resources in the recovery community. Reports to the Program Manager of the Integrative Care Program.
1. Has lived experience with addiction, pregnancy and medication assisted treatment
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
1. Able to connect and navigate support resources in the community
2. Able to encourage hope and optimism in regard to living a healthy lifestyle
3. Able to serve as a personal guide for healthy living for the management of personal and family recovery
4. Reliable transportation and phone; willing and able to travel to designated locations
5. Attends initial and ongoing training as determined by the program
6. Able to effectively communicate and work as a contributing member of the program team
7. Able to relate without judgment and as an equal, peer to peer with women
8. Willingness to work with individuals in any stage of their recovery from addiction, including pre-recovery and relapse
9. Flexible schedule to meet the needs of program participants
Per diem, hours assigned as needed