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Peer Recovery Specialist, Community Services - 2031

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Ave
Providence, RI 02905
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!

About Us:
Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI) is a comprehensive non-profit social service organization that manages, through thoughtful coordination and a shared vision, programs across Rhode Island, providing essential resources for underserved individuals, families and communities. We are proud to state that our employees are chosen for their skills and unique abilities relating to client care. Consider being a part of the BEST and BRIGHTEST team.

Essential Functions:
As part of the Community Health Team (CHT), the Peer Recovery Specialist will work collaboratively with FSRI’s team members, Community Health Workers and Behavioral Health Clinicians, as an extension of medical practices to support recovery and overall wellness efforts and advocate for patients referred to the CHT. The Peer Recovery Specialist will assist with a patient’s recovery efforts through individual goal setting, advocacy, mentorship, education, and addressing/ameliorating social determinant of health barriers. The Peer Recovery Specialist must have lived experience in recovery.

Qualifications:

Current certification as a Peer Recovery Coach preferred or ability to become certified.
Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred, High School Diploma required.
Two years of continuous recovery time.
An understanding and belief in the recovery process required.
Bilingual in English and Spanish, Portuguese or Creole preferred.
Cultural sensitivity necessary to work with a diverse patient population.
Knowledge of computers and medical records required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Suite preferred.
Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and auto insurance is also required.
Complete necessary immunizations needed to work in a health care setting.
Follow professional dress codes of both FSRI and primary care locations.
Physical Requirements:
This position requires residential and community visits, employees in this position must have the ability to:

Travel to and from potential foster parent’s residence, community locations and office site, which could include using walkways, stairs and/or elevators.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and work life benefits.
Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities.
Join our team today!


Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Requirements

Current certification as a Peer Recovery Coach preferred or ability to become certified.
Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred, High School Diploma required.
Two years of continuous recovery time.
An understanding and belief in the recovery process required.
Bilingual in English and Spanish, Portuguese or Creole preferred.
Cultural sensitivity necessary to work with a diverse patient population.
Knowledge of computers and medical records required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Suite preferred.
Possession of a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and auto insurance is also required.
Complete necessary immunizations needed to work in a health care setting.
Follow professional dress codes of both FSRI and primary care locations.

Salary Levels

$0.00 - $0.00

Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Thursday, October 03, 2019 through Friday, January 31, 2020

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