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Peer Recovery Coach in a Healthcare Setting

Company: Springs Recovery Connection
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


*General Peer Recovery Coach Job Description*

*Addendum for this specific roll is found at the bottom of this description*

Position Starts at $18.00/hour - Full Time - Non-Exempt

Range for a peer coach- $18-$20

The Peer Recovery Coach supports and guides individuals to enhance their life through multiple pathways to recovery.


* Provide direct ongoing coaching to individuals as assigned on a regular basis (face-to-face, on the phone, and virtually)
* Provide Telephone Recovery Support for assigned Recoverees and assists with TRS Only call list as needed.
* Will support front office staff as needed, to include answering the phone or sitting at front desk.
* Ensures assigned paperwork is completed and maintained in accordance with SRC policies and funding sources.
* Demonstrates and respects that there are multiple pathways to recovery.
* Consistently enters data and outcomes tracking in SRC database & utilize: o Regular Brief-Check-ins as described by SRC SOP, o Recovery Capital Assessments as recommended & on schedule, o Engagement Logs, and completes a o Recovery Management Plan for all participants and engages Recoveree's in regular follow-up.
* Required to log all data and document all information, as per SRC SOP in SRC database accurately and thoroughly.

Also effectively explains data collection procedures to participants for established metrics and outcomes. This may include uploading files into database.

* Refers Family members to SRC Family Advocate.
* Be aware of all SRC's mutual aid groups and training offerings. Be able to articulate core components and benefits of program offerings.
* Ability to refer participants to appropriate financial, housing, transportation, hygiene, employment, nutrition etc.
* Facilitate timely referrals and placements from hospital to treatment, sober living, or recovery support providers.
* Work cooperatively and effectively with personnel of assigned site(s) i.e., emergency room or alternative assigned location.
* Participate in ongoing recovery coach training/education, professional development, performance support and attend weekly and monthly assigned meetings as required.
* Ability to adjust hours of work based on SRC's and community needs.
* Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
* Must meet the hospital requirements to provide services on site (Healthcare Specialty Coaches Only).
* Consistently and accurately completes timesheets.
* Provides shadowing and training for new volunteer, intern and staff coaches.
* All other duties as assigned.


* High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required.
* Certificate of completion of the Peer Coach Academy.
* Demonstrate a willingness to receive additional education and/or certifications to include those provided by SRC.


* Must be a person with lived experience with substance use disorder. Must have a sustained recovery of two years or more (Subject to the discretion of the CEO).
* Demonstrate an awareness of critical SUD topics: o Harm Reduction, Naloxone Training, Community Resources, and Disease Prevention.
* Demonstrate knowledge of key success areas: o *Self-Care: * (recovery support, spiritual, emotional, physical, social, mental, professional) o *Interpersonal Skills: * (distress tolerance, leadership style, self-confidence, receptive to feedback, positive attitude).

o *Time Management: * (use of calendar, scheduling, looking ahead, communicate with supervisor and schedule time off appropriately). o *Stewardship: * (using resources wisely, thinking through decisions that affect the organization and resources available).

* Must possess knowledge and understanding of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, Trauma Informed Services and Motivational Interviewing.
* Perform job duties and responsibilities in a professional manner at all times and comply with the Code of Ethics. standards and agency norms established for the profession as set forth by Springs Recovery Connection.
* Participate in quarterly goal setting with supervisor.


* High comfortability with computer-based programs and able to enter and retrieve data utilizing SRC's computer system application, printers or other office equipment, ZOOM and telephone systems.

*Addendum to: Peer Recovery Coach*

*Healthcare Program Specialty Coach*

*Reports to Healthcare Program Manager*

The Peer Recovery Coach supports and guides individuals to enhance their life through multiple pathways to recovery. This position will work primarily with Labor and Delivery within UCHealth Memorial Hospital.


* Lived experience navigating DHS/CPS, from the perspective of a client REQUIRED.


* Certificate of Completion from the Jordan Peer Healthcare Settings training within 2 months of hire date.
* HIPAA Certification within 1 week after hire date
* Complete Mandatory Report Training within 1 week after hire date.


* COVID vaccination is required to work in this role.
* PRC assigned to this role will work directly under the Healthcare Program Manager.
* Work collaboratively with SRC staff and Healthcare Program Manager to achieve Healthcare program goals.
* Work collaboratively with UCHealth to achieve program goals.
* Comply with all SRC & UCHealth Data Reporting requirements.
* Administers intakes for new Healthcare Program Recoverees.
* Responsible for making TRS calls to Healthcare Program Recoverees.
* Attends weekly ZOOM or in-person Healthcare program meetings and follows-up.
* Recruit volunteers through the Healthcare Program to become coaches at SRC.
* Facilitate Peer Lead Mutual Aid Support Groups as necessary.
* All other job duties as described in the Peer Recovery Coach job description.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour

* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Professional development assistance
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Colorado Springs, CO: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* Do you have lived experience navigating DHS/CPS from the perspective of a client?

* Continuous Sustained Recovery from SUD: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Springs Recovery Connection, Colorado Springs , Peer Recovery Coach in a Healthcare Setting, Education / Teaching , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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