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Job: Recovery Coach II Full-Time Thurs.-Sat., every other Wed. 7PM-7:30AM

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Jobing Description

We are actively recruiting for Recovery Coach II Full-Time (Back-end overnight).

Recovery Coach II provides peer support to create a No-Force-First recovery environment. Uses Recovery Coaching and the Recovery Pathways to maximize the opportunity to create recovery partnerships and a recovery environment.   Acts as an advocate for the needs and rights of every person.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Provides a welcoming environment for new participants using the Recovery Coaching process.
  2. Connects with new participants to obtain identifying and referral information, strengths, and solutions sought.
  3. In a facility-based program, assists in completing guest registration to the Center including:
  1. Reviewing and securing guest and visitor personal items in detail.
  2. Assisting guests with shower and clean up as needed using proper infection control procedures.
  3. Orienting new guests to the Center including an introduction to staff; tour of the facility; explanation of guest rights and grievances, Center expectations and program schedule.
  4. Assures guests have necessary items for personal hygiene and comfort.

     4.  Provides peer support to engage participants in a recovery partnership based on the principles of mutuality and “being with, not fixing.”

         5.  Models hope, personal responsibility, and self-advocacy by sharing his or her personal recovery story, how recovery goals can be respectfully met and how a belief in self is maintained.

         6.  Assists participants in identifying their hopes and dreams and the solutions they are seeking by using the Recovery Coaching process to develop and record an individualized Recovery and Wellness plan.

        7.  Teaches recovery and life skills using recovery tools (e.g. WRAP, WELL, etc.) individually and/or in a class setting.

        8.  Cultivates connections in the person’s life (self, others, the environment and to meaning and purpose).

        9.  Assists in developing natural supports and community living by partnering with each participant to strengthen valued roles (friend, spouse, employee, student, etc.) so a greater sense of identity is established.

         1.  Contacts and involves participant’s support system

         2.  Works with the person and others to arrange continuing services as needed.

         10.  In a facility-based program, partners with each guest to maintain a safe environment by performing tasks including, but not limited to:

          1. Participate as a team member to create an attractive environment (e.g. contribute to the care of the physical appearance of the facility)

         2. Complete scheduled/regular Safety checks removing any hazardous objects and recording findings as designated.

         3. Wellness checks with guests with “risk-sharing” needs, completing required documentation

         4. Implement contraband policy.

         11. In a facility-based program, assists with food preparation and serving.

         12. In partnership with team, provides for any special needs of guests.

         13. Can facilitate and document telemedicine as needed.

          14. Able to conduct and document group encounters.

          15. Demonstrate a willingness to work either the 23 hour Observation unit or Sub acute Inpatient unit as needed.

          16. Other duties as assigned

    Education, Licenses and Experience

    1. High School Diploma or G.E.D.
    2. Arizona State Peer Employment Training Certification – obtained after 10/2012
    3. Current or past recipient of mental health services
    4. More than one year, full-time behavioral health work experience, crisis work preferred.

    Additional Requirements, Certifications and Qualifications      

    1. Must have a current Healthcare Provider CPR/AED/FA Certification
    2. Annual completion of Therapeutic Options (TO) Training
    3. Required to pass pre-placement physical
    4. Required to pass pre-placement drug screening
    5. Required to pass pre-placement background and MVR check
    6. Must have/maintain TB QuantiFERON test clearance
    7. Must have/maintain Food handler’s card


    Working Conditions

    Works in a clinical hospital setting. Some risk involved in the event people being served have challenges with control which is mitigated by team training in verbal de-escalation skills. Must possess visual and audio skills to complete job duties. Schedule may include long hours.


    Physical Requirements

    The physical requirements described herein are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. Continuous standing; walking; handling; finger dexterity, eye-hand-foot coordination; use of corrected vision; depth perception; wide field of vision; color vision; use of auditory, olfactory and tactile senses. Frequent bending over; stooping, kneeling; crouching; pushing; pulling; sitting; reaching; climbing/balancing on a step stool to reach supplies/equipment in cabinets; climbing stairs; carrying up to 25 pounds. Occasional crawling; running; pushing up to 250 pounds; pulling up to 250 pounds; lifting up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the primary function.


    RI is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    All candidates are required to pass a pre-employment substance abuse test before beginning employment, to include the use of recreational marijuana. RI is committed to maintaining a workplace free of the effects of drugs and alcohol for the health, safety and welfare of its employees, their families and our guests.


    RI is committed to diversity in the workplace and promotes equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. We value a diverse workforce because diversity strengthens our teams and supports our innovative approaches to client engagement creating a healthier atmosphere.

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