MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Education & Training: High-school graduate or equivalent is required. Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery-Certified (CCAR) is required. Must be a Peer Recovery Coach or Peer Recovery Specialist.
Work Orientation & Experience: The candidate is or was actively engaged in his/her own recovery program with a minimum of two years’ (three years’ preferred) demonstrated personal recovery and sustained abstinence from alcohol and/or drug use.
Skills & Abilities: 1) Effectively communicate with various staff in the healthcare setting; 2) Engage identified guests positively using recovery model; 3) Apply CCAR knowledge; 4) Adhere to HIPPA requirements and confidentiality; 5) Make appropriate community referrals; 6) Perform professionally and compassionately under stress.
Location: UM Upper Chesapeake Health · Harford Crisis Center
Schedule: Full-time, Evening/Night Shift, 7p-7a