Connections Health Solutions

Recovery Support Specialist

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2021-3512
# of Openings
1
Category
Peer Support
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Th - Sat, rotating Wed 7a - 7p

Overview

Connections Health Solutions is a behavioral health company that provides crisis stabilization and access to care for anyone needing behavioral health services. We are hiring a Recovery Support Specialist for the Urgent Psychiatric Center (UPC) to provide patients with the natural supports proven instrumental in maintaining a strong and successful recovery and will demonstrate a strong personal recovery and be a positive example that recovery is a desirable and attainable goal. Works in conjunction with multiple disciplines to meet patient’s treatment and recovery needs.

Responsibilities

  • Acts as an active facilitator (or co-facilitator) in groups and individual recovery. Serves as a patient advocate and support resource throughout the treatment process.
  • Works to lessen the instance of seclusion and restraint by building therapeutic alliance and exercising trauma informed care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of community resources to help meet patient’s unique recovery needs. Implements knowledge of multiple paths of recovery and promotes them equally.
  • Works cohesively with multi-discipline team through all aspects of patient’s treatment and recovery.
  • Documents all encounters with individuals in the electronic health record
  • Encourages and supports from a place of experience and understanding and willing to use appropriate self-disclosure.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Arizona Peer Support Specialist certification
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Behavioral Health/Substance Use Treatment or GMH Recovery experience.
    • Completion of specialized peer certifications (WHAM, ASIST, etc.)
    • Knowledge of evidence-based/person-centered skillsets, such as; Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Care, Verbal De-escalation, Harm Reduction, and Person-centered language.

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