Employment Opportunity: Certified Recovery Specialist

Penn Foundation
Doylestown Hospital, Grand View Health, and St. Luke’s Hospital in Quakertown

Penn Foundation is seeking full-time Certified Recovery Specialists (CRS) to work within a medical hospital setting on first, second and third shifts. 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 (8:00am-4:00pm) (4:00pm-12:00am) (12:00am-8:00am)


• 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).


• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist or Certified Family Recovery Specialist (or eligible to earn the CRS or CFRS certification within 1 year 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.

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f you are interested in applying for the position or want to learn more about our other openings please visit our website at https://www.pennfoundation.org/jobs/job-listings/

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