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Recovery Specialist - Middlesex County - FT

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Recovery Specialist - Middlesex County - FTReq #:41935Category:Behavioral and Mental HealthStatus:Full-TimeShift:DayFacility:RWJBH University HospitalLocation:Reducing Maternal Deaths Grant, 1 Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901Summary of Job Function:The Recovery Specialist will assist individuals with a substance use disorder by serving as a role model, advocate and motivator. Through lived experience, the Recovery Specialist will provide non-clinical individual and group support to develop a recovery care plan, educate individuals on recovery models and cultivate supportive tools to enhance recovery. The Recovery Specialist will work closely with the individual s multi-disciplinary care team and community-based organizations to connect patients with additional recovery support services that best fit their needs.Job Requirements:

  • Must be in long term recovery for at least four (4) years upon hire and have experience in the principals of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness.
  • Minimum High school diploma or equivalency required, Associate s degree preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Previous recovery work preferred
  • NAADAC Certification or working towards one within 6 months of employment
  • Computer skills and knowledge with ability to email, navigate Microsoft Word, and other software systemsRWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, New Brunswick , Recovery Specialist - Middlesex County - FT, Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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