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Recovery Support Specialist - Urgent Recovery Center

Hope Community Services Inc Oklahoma City, OK

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Job Description

HOPE Community Services, Inc.

Job Description

Job Title:        Recovery Support Specialist – Urgent Recovery Center (URC)                                                             

 

Employee Name:     ____________________________________

 

Reports To:             Director – Intensive Services

 

SUMMARY 

Under immediate general supervision, the Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) provides peer support services; serves as an advocate; provides information and peer support for consumers.  The RSS provides direct care and supervision to consumers at the Urgent Recovery Center (URC) and assures consumers are kept safe.  The RSS will possess the skills to maintain a high level of professionalism, ethics and interactions with all ODMHSAS stakeholders.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Adheres to agency policy and procedures, as found in the Forms Locked drive on each computer.  Also adheres to CARF and DMHSAS standards and criteria, federal and state confidentiality rules and regulations, and any special funding source requirements including Medicaid and HCA regulations.

 

Supports and promotes a service environment for individuals in need of behavioral health and/or co-occurring services that is recovery focused, welcoming, and attentive to the needs of individuals who may have experienced trauma in their lives.  Attends annual core competencies training in relationship to individuals with co-occurring disorders or who have experienced trauma in their lives.

 

Establishes and maintains professional working relationships with supervisor and peers.  Can effectively work within a team or group setting cohesively.

 

Monitors eligibility status and makes application for Social Security, Title XIX (Medicaid), QMB, and other benefits the client may qualify for and seeks to assist eligible clients in the Health Home Services.

 

Utilizes knowledge, skills and abilities to teach and mentor the value of every individual's recovery experience; model effective coping techniques and self-help strategies; assist service recipients in articulating immediate stabilizing personal goals for recovery.

 

Establishes rapport with clients, assessing client needs; organizes, plans, and delivers face-to-face client services; and provides verbal de-escalation when necessary.

 

Provides and advocates for effective recovery oriented services

 

Assists consumers in obtaining services that suit that individual's recovery needs.

 

Informs consumers about community and natural supports and how to utilize these in the recovery process.

 

Assists clients in finding and accessing community resources needed to maintain independent functioning.

 

Responsible for maintaining strictest confidentiality guidelines for interactions regarding consumer and family information.

 

Utilizes the philosophy of Collaborative/Therapeutic Documentation to meet clinical record keeping documentation standards and ensure documentation is completed with the Consumer to the extent possible and all documentation is completed on the same day of the date of service.

 

Responsible for seeking out supervisory assistance for additional training and to enhance skill set as needed.

 

Reports and documents services in accordance with agency policy and procedures.  Adheres to HOPE policy and procedure of having documentation completed by the end of the next business day.

 

May be required to work evening or weekend hours.

 

May be required to provide services in a community and/or primary care setting.

 

May be required to provide client transportation using a personal vehicle or agency owned van or small bus.

 

Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

High School diploma or GED and have demonstrated recovery from a mental illness, substance abuse disorder, or both.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

May be required to obtain certification for C-PRSS

Required to complete Therapeutic Options or approved safety training and annual updates.

May be required to obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR Certifications.

In order to provide client transportation in private or agency vehicles, must possess current, valid Oklahoma license, meet HOPE insurance requirements.  HOPE will annually obtain copy of Motor Vehicle Record from the Department of Public Safety.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS 

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and clinical writing/documentation in medical records chart. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to families, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

REASONING ABILITY 

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to seek out supervisory assistance for additional training when needed and make application of techniques or other skills to meet essential job duties and responsibilities.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

Ability to relate to persons with severe mental illness and/or substance use in a positive, helpful and constructive manner.  

 

Ability to establish and maintain effective and tactful working relationships with co-workers; to express ideas and facts clearly and concisely in written or oral form.

 

Personality and mature presentation of oneself demonstrating the ability to work with various systems while maintaining objectivity and cooperative attitude

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must have vision enough to read written or typed data.  Must have hearing and speech enough to communicate effectively with staff, clients, and public in person or by phone.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Company Description
We are a private non-profit community mental health center that provides outpatient services to individuals who struggle with mental health and substance use disorder.

Hope Community Services Inc

Why Work Here?
Join a GROWING agency, **SIGN ON BONUS**, 100% paid healthcare & dental, a very generous PTO policy, 10 paid holidays, and much more!

We are a private non-profit community mental health center that provides outpatient services to individuals who struggle with mental health and substance use disorder.

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Oklahoma City, OK
USA

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