Connections Health Solutions

Recovery Support Specialist UPC FT Front End Days

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2022-4407
# of Openings
1
Category
Peer Support
Type
Full-Time
Shift
Sun - Tue, rotating Wed 7a - 7p

Overview

 

***$1,000 signing bonus and additional $500 signing bonus for Overnight shifts.***

 

“Treating people right, right when they need it.”  Become part of a team that will make a difference in someone’s life, every day.

 

 

Connections Health Solutions is the nationally recognized leader in the provision of behavioral health crisis intervention services.  Our founding physicians, Dr. Chris Carson and Dr. Robert Williamson, believe there is a better way to serve those in need of behavioral health crisis care and have developed a model of care that meets individuals where they are, when they need it.  Since 2009, under strong medical and clinical leadership, the company has fostered strong collaboration and leadership with nationally recognized organizations, including the American Psychiatric Association, The National Council, SAMHSA, Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry, and many others.

 

 

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

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The Company has a mandatory vaccination policy. All successful applicants must be fully vaccinated, including showing proper documentation, or otherwise be exempt pursuant to the Company’s exemption process prior to their start date as a condition of employment.
  • 9 consecutive months of personal Recovery experience.
  • Arizona Peer Support Specialist certification.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Experience using EMR
  • Workplace Behavioral Health/Substance Use Treatment or GMH Recovery experience.
  • 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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