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Outreach Support and Recovery Support Specialist

Job Details

Job Ref:
R0067039
Category:
Administration
Employment Type:
Full-Time
Location:
1 S Prospect, Burlington, VT 05401
Department:
Addiction Medicine
Job Type:
Regular
Primary Shift:
Day-8hr
Hours:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hours per Week:
40
Weekend Needs:
As Scheduled
Pay Rate:
$23.97 - $35.97 per hour

We are the heart and science of medicine.  We are UVM Medical Center. 
JOB SUMMARY:
The Addiction Treatment Center (ATC) at The University of Vermont Medical Center provides a range of evidence-based outpatient services to people with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions, including individual counseling, intensive group-based therapy, psychiatric assessment, and medication management. 

The Outreach and Recovery Support Specialist is responsible for forming, maintaining and improving ATC’s relationship with community partners and providing direct peer services to individuals with substance use disorders. The position works as part of the multi-disciplinary team to support patients in accessing, engaging in and staying in treatment in order to achieve their recovery goals.     
 

EDUCATION:

High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 1 year working as a Recovery Coach.

Knowledge/Special Skills:

  • Holds active Certified Recovery Coach (CRC) credential in Vermont.
  • Advanced training in motivational interviewing skills strongly preferred
  • Ability and willingness to adhere to patient confidentiality laws, including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2
  • Experience with electronic medical records, specifically EPIC, preferred
  • Organized, proactive and self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently and travel off-site to community partner sites within Chittenden County.

WHY UVM MEDICAL CENTER (UVMMC)?  

UVMMC is dedicated to our patients, providing the highest quality care for patients and their families. It is a mission that defines our culture, one of teamwork and collaboration. Every employee, whether they work directly in patient care or in a supporting role, has a hand in contributing to the wellness of the patient and the community.  

BENEFITS:    

At UVMMC, we support our employees as passionately as we care for our patients. We offer a comprehensive, total compensation package that includes salary, health and wellness benefits, paid time off, and more.   

·         https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/health-careers/benefits    

LEARN MORE:     

·         What is it like working here?   

·         https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/health-careers/culture-and-work-environment    

·         Why Burlington, VT?   

·         https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/for-employees/health-careers/life-in-vermont/about-burlington 

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