Certified Recovery Specialist

Organization: 
Delaware Valley Community Health
Location: 
North Philadelphia, Norristown and Delaware County, PA

Delaware Valley Community Health (DVCH) is seeking a Full-time Certified Peer Recovery Specialist to join our team at our busy multi-cultural ambulatory care center to be a member of the interdisciplinary care team providing non-clinical assistance and recovery support services to individuals striving to achieve or sustain long-term recovery from addiction.

Deadline: 
5/25/20
Responsibilities: 

Duties include, but are not limited to: serve as a positive role model to individuals and their families by sharing personal recovery experiences and develop authentic peer- to-peer relationships; support peers in identifying needs and overcoming barriers to recovery; provide and facilitate recovery supports and non-clinical counseling activities; identify and support linkages to community resources; and maintain comprehensive records.

This position will provide services at one of our Philadelphia sites and will be scheduled for 40 hours during the established patient hours - Monday through Friday. May require travel to other health centers for operational needs and accompany the peer within the local community.

Qualifications: 

If you possess the following qualifications, please apply immediately:
• High school graduate or GED required
• Must be a Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS)
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
• Demonstrated excellent communication, listening and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work effectively with all levels of care team and other colleagues
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality

Contact Info: 

DVCH is a non-profit organization managing multiple health centers in North Philadelphia, Norristown, and Delaware County. For more information about DVCH and its services, visit us online at www.dvch.org.

For consideration, please submit resume to Lorena Turbides at turbidesl@dvch.org

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