Recovery Specialist - Addiction Treatment Services

Location: Tewksbury, MA
Job ID: 157728-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services.   Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore,   Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.

 

About the Job

Tewksbury Treatment Center is a 32 bed inpatient detox program dedicated to helping men and women by providing 24 hour nursing care to monitor an individual’s withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs and alleviate symptoms. Clients are provided with the medical and emotional support that they need during the one of the most pivotal stages in the recovery process. Services include individual case management and group treatment services focused on assisting the client with accessing step-down levels of care. The Recovery Specialist position is a great opportunity for someone who seeks to be a positive presence in the life in those who are struggling with addiction.

The Recovery Specialist’s Responsibilities Are:

  • Ensuring the safety and structure of the program milieu by monitoring client activities

  • Observes and supervises clients and unit; conducts 30 minute client well-being checks 

  • Conducts telephone admission screenings as well as other admissions duties

  • Searches client belongings on admission and at discharge, or as otherwise directed by supervisor

  • Completes all necessary checklists, shift documentation and record keeping in a timely manner in accordance with agency policies and procedures

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Experience working with substance use population is preferred

Full Time Days 40 hours

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.