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Recovery Specialist

Fairhaven Treatment Center Memphis, TN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Fairhaven Treatment Center is a residential and outpatient treatment facility for women with eating disorders. We are looking for a Recovery Specialist who will provide comprehensive client supervision and support and ensure a safe and therapeutic environment for our clients.

The Recovery Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting therapeutic programming, facilitate and share meals with clients, perform basic monitoring of vitals, facilitate observation of self-administered medication, and electronically chart notes.

Ideal candidate:

  • Undergraduate degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field
  • Previous experience in a behavioral health residential facility
  • Comfortable with routine and extended patient interaction
  • Ability to develop a nurturing relationship with clients
  • Compassionate and service oriented
  • Able to work independently
  • CPR and First Aid trained
  • Basic computer skills to include use of Word and experience with electronic charting of notes
  • Physical requirements include lifting objects of up to 20 lbs, ability walk up and down stairs

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide client-centered support for women with eating disorders
  • Assist clients with emotion regulation
  • Assist in preparation of meals and share supported meals with clients
  • Monitor and manage access to bedroom, bathroom, outside access and common areas
  • Perform checks at the campus to ensure environmental safety and client location
  • Monitor basic vital signs to include heart rate, blood pressure, weight as directed by the program RN and electronically chart as needed
  • Facilitate observation of self-administered prescription medications under the supervision of the program RN
  • Maintain daily program structure
  • Participate in on-going training for therapeutic interventions in order to maintain a safe, supportive, clinically sound milieu
  • Respond to crisis situations and escalate appropriately

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or related field preferred.
  • 2 years experience in Behavioral Health.
  • Eating disorder treatment experience preferred.

Required License or Certification:

  • Driver's license is required with safe driving record

Fairhaven Treatment Center

Why Work Here?

We are Always Promoting Clinical Excellence & Client Access to Quality Mental Healthcare by Putting People First!

Fairhaven Treatment Center provides a full continuum of care for adolescent girls and adult women struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED). Fairhaven specializes in treatment of eating disorders with co-occurring disorders including trauma and attachment disorders, as well as a history of addiction or substance use disorder. Fairhaven was founded in 2014 by Teri McCann, PhD, with a vision to provide full recovery from eating disorders by going beyond symptom control. Fairhaven is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and is licensed to provide residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment. Located near Memphis, Fairhaven is easily accessible to clients and their families living in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Missouri, and Alabama. Fairhaven also offers Transitional Living options for prospective clients that need a temporary living solution while in treatment in outpatient treatment. Fairhaven Treatment Center is a proud member of the Refresh Mental Health Network About Refresh Mental Health: Refresh Mental Health is the parent company of premiere outpatient mental health, substance abuse & eating disorder practices across the US. We are one of the largest and fastest growing private behavioral health companies in the US with over 700 clinicians and 21 practices in 15 states. We are actively seeking partnerships with counselors, therapists and other behavioral healthcare providers nationwide. Our goal is to provide an excellent working environment and resources for clinicians, so they can focus on what they do best — providing exemplary care to clients. EO Statement Refresh is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Refresh is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


890 N. Houston Levee Rd. Cordova, TN 38018
Memphis, TN


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