Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist

Organization: 
Penn Foundation
Location: 
Sellersville, PA

Position Overview
Penn Foundation is seeking a full-time Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) to work within a medical hospital setting. The CRS will work in partnership with other behavioral health professionals from Penn Foundation to engage with individuals who may benefit from substance use disorder screening, brief intervention, and referral services. The CRS will have experience in behavioral health services and is willing to use and share his/her personal and practical experience to the individuals served, family members, and other key individuals involved in care team.
Hours: Full-time (evening hours may be required)

Deadline: 
8/3/17
Responsibilities: 

Essential Job Responsibilities
• Engage in brief relationship building and active listening with clients receiving treatment in medical inpatient setting.
• Provide substance use screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment and/or other applicable community resources and services.
• Provide supportive (peer-based) coaching and encouragement to clients contemplating or actively seeking help with substance use treatment and recovery.
• Assist in after-care planning for individuals discharging from medical setting and help ensure that behavioral health needs are included in care plan.
• Engage in team-based care within the medical setting and serve as a direct care navigator and liaison to Penn Foundation's community-based and site-based programs (in addition to general community programs and resources).

Qualifications: 

Requirements
• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist (or eligible to earn the CRS certification within 6 months of hire) with at least one year of experience working in behavioral health and/or medical field.
• A Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check required.

Contact Info: 

Complete on-line application at www.pennfoundation.org or mail resume to Penn Foundation, Attn: HR office, P.O. Box 32, Sellersville, PA 18960

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