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Recovery Coach
Job Code:22-118-005
Campus/Location:Evans Campus
FT/PT Status:FT
Work Hours:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Job Responsibilities:
1. Regularly utilizes the guiding principles of recovery and core peer values to assist individuals served in regaining control over their lives by focusing their support on the desires and life goals of the individual.
2. Consistently prepares and delivers individual recovery related activities and support including emotional, informational, affiliation, and instrumental.
3. Routinely work with the local hospitals and stakeholders to educate and engage individuals served in programs at SalusCare that focus on recovery including but not limited to Medication Assisted Treatment, Detoxification, and Residential services. This should also be inclusive of programs that serve individuals diagnosed with a mental illness.
4. Successfully serves as an advocate, mentor, and facilitator for resolution of issues that an individual served is unable to resolve on her/his own.
5. Regularly meets with individuals served and discloses their personal struggles and their journey to overcome them in an effort understand another’s situation empathetically through shared experience of feelings and emotions.
6. Routinely educates by facilitating support and skills sessions, and assisting individuals in articulating their personal goals and achieving them, while promoting self-direction, wellness, and recovery.
7. Efficiently serves as a role model, coach, and mentor while connecting individuals to resources in the community; advocates in a manner that promotes hope and self-determination by encouraging and teaching individuals served to advocate for themselves.
8. Effectively conducts outreach to potential individuals served and establishes community partnerships to facilitate a streamlined referral process.
9. Routinely demonstrates outreach efforts to local community resources including hospitals, doctor’s offices and community service providers. 
10. Promptly connects potential individuals served with the screening process to determine appropriate level of care.
11. Consults with other treatment providers on a regular basis in order to monitor services and communicate needs of individuals served. 
12. Routinely participates in program meetings, team staffing and agency meetings as required.
13. Regularly maintains monthly productivity of 123 units. 
14. Accurately completes all documentation requirements per SalusCare policy.
15. Independently manages daily schedule by prioritizing work responsibilities and individuals served needs.
16. Routinely demonstrates good attendance and reliability by doing the following: consistently reports to work on time; reliable work performance; no abuse of leave/PTO policy; adequately plans leave and makes every effort to cover responsibilities in exigencies and coordinates training/workshops/meetings with supervisor as necessary.  
17. Utilizes staff training opportunities to enhance skills needed for delivery of individuals served services.  Obtains a minimum 16 hours of training per year and attends all mandatory training.
18. Promptly attains/maintains competency with agency electronic health record and uses it effectively within required time frames.
19. Maintains the responsibility to be culturally competent and trauma-informed to best serve the needs of their peers/individuals served.
20. Independently operates a motor vehicle in various conditions (ex: daytime, nighttime, fog, rain) and maintains a valid Florida driver’s license and auto insurance. Consistently adheres to Florida traffic and driving safety regulations.
21. Carefully adheres to peer-to-recovery coach boundaries as per the Florida Peer Certification standards and maintain active certification status.  
22. Successfully completes other related duties as assigned by supervisor. 

Job Qualifications:
Requires a H.S. diploma or Equivalent. Peer Specialist Certification must be obtained within 12 months of hire. Requires lived experience of a mental health and/or substance use condition. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license, current auto insurance, a reliable vehicle and a good driving history.  Computer skills in Windows operating systems required. Must be able to independently maneuver through a variety of environments (including those that are unclean) and interact effectively with persons from various cultural backgrounds.