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Recovery Specialist

Company: Centerstone
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Centerstone is among the nation's leading nonprofit behavioral health systems with thousands of employees dedicated to delivering care that changes people's lives. A dynamic, well-established organization, we offer rewarding opportunities to serve all ages in a variety of settings. Come talk to us about joining the Centerstone team!
Job Description:
As a Recovery Specialist, you will be a key facet in the recovery process for all of the clients in the program, as you work closely with the Coordinator and Recovery Coach to ensure that the expectations of the program are being met. As part of Recovery Team, you will be asked to fulfill the following essential duties and responsibilities:

  • There are no supervision requirements for this position.
  • Working with the clients to help achieve their individualized programming and recovery goals.
  • Assisting clients in learning how to meet basic needs, including, but not limited to: medication management, developing life skills (i.e. cooking, money management, cleaning, and parenting), pursuing recreational and leisure activities, housing, transportation, legal, medical and financial assistance, and securing appropriate entitlements.
  • Assisting in setting treatment goals and developing individualized care plans with clients to support recovery, increasing positive community support(s), learning and implementing recovery-focused behaviors, and developing transition plans.
  • Participating in weekly team meetings to coordinate client care and assisting in the development of person-centered care plans.
  • Monitoring and documenting client behaviors through daily interactions and check-ins to ensure program compliance, as well as to gauge their progress in treatment.
  • Observing and documenting client compliance with medication regimens as dictated in the treatment plan; assisting clinical staff in meeting/monitoring the client's medical and health care needs.
  • Complete clinical documentation that is accurate, meets organizational standards in composition and content, and is adequate for communication about client's treatment and progress.
  • Assisting with census management, including admissions and discharges.
  • Being a positive and supportive influence for the clients, as well as for the staff.
  • Planning/implementing therapeutic recreation/activities/groups. Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree is preferred, not required.
    • Two years of related work or related college experience regarding substance use and recovery.
    • Recovery-focused mindset. Preferences:
      • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field from a four-year college or university preferred. Experience working and/or volunteering within the behavioral health field, criminal justice, or social services field will be considered in place of preferred degree focus. Key Performance Indicators:
        • Meet billable hour productivity standards.
        • Complete clinical documentation within one business day of the service provided. Other Duties and Responsibilities:
          • All other duties as assigned. This position includes flexible hours, depending on full-time or part-time, where staff can work eight or ten hour days, and the amount of days will adjust accordingly. Preference is for the recovery specialist to have weekend and evening availability, but is not a requirement for consideration.
            Time Type:
            Part time
            Delivering care that changes people's lives starts with our employees. Below are just some of the great benefits Centerstone employees enjoy:
            • Medical, dental, and vision health coverage
            • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
            • 403b retirement plan with company match
            • Paid time off and ten paid holidays
            • AD&D Insurance, Life Insurance, and Long Term Disability (company paid)
            • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion employee resource groups
            • Continuing education opportunities
            • Employee Assistance Program
              Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at Centerstone is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. Centerstone does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.
              At Centerstone, we use our values as a guide for what we do. Respect, Expertise, Integrity and Empowerment are at the heart of every interaction at Centerstone, and particularly rooted in our beliefs toward diversity and inclusion.
              Our approach to diversity is simple-it's about embracing everyone. Together, we continue to develop an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our employees. It powers our innovation and connects us closer to each other, to our clients and the communities we serve. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the growing world around us, and where everyone feels empowered, safe and welcomed.

Keywords: Centerstone, Lexington , Recovery Specialist, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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