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Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 147052-1A
Date Posted: Jan 31, 2019
40 hours per week, M-F
T-About the Job
A member of the ESP team to provide non-clinical support to individuals who present in an ED post-overdose. Serve as a recovery guide and role model in the management of recovery and assist the individual to identify and overcome barriers to recovery, connect the individual with recovery support services and encourage hope, optimism and health. Provide support with problem solving and advocacy to assist individuals to meet their recovery goals. Provide education to individuals and family members on the recovery process. As a member of the CHART program, this position engages with patients who are high ED utilizers to coordinate with peer networks/natural supports, coordinate referrals to community social services providers, follow up on referrals and contribute to the treatment plan revisions.
18 years or older and high school diploma required; bachelor degree preferred.
Drivers license and car required.
Be a Peer with lived addiction experience.
Have at least two years of current, sustained recovery without reoccurrence.
Complete the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) Recovery Coach Academy or the Connecticut Community Addiction Recovery (CCAR) training prior to working with individuals in the ED and within one month of hire. (for ESP work only)
Certification/License: i.e., State License, Certifications, i.e. BCLS, PALS, NRP