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Behavioral Health (Greenhope Services for Women)

Certified Recovery Peer Advocate  New York, NY  : 7/28/2023
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Job Category:

Behavioral Health (Greenhope Services for Women)

Position Type:

Full Time


The Certified Recovery Peer Advocate at Greenhope Services for Women & Children, provides patients advocacy, outreach, education, support services.  Skills and competencies required for the position include communication, cultural competence, training professional experiences, and education.  The activities are tailored to meet the unique needs of the communities.  The pay rate is $20.19/hr.
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                                                      
  • Provide support for adults diagnosed with substance use disorders.
  • Working as a member of multidisciplinary treatment team that practices client centered and holistic care; accompany clients to appointments and complete warm- hand off referrals, including health homes services.
  • Communicating effectively with clients and collateral contacts and conduct outreach for care coordination.
  • Provide direct coaching, education and advocacy in linking, engaging and retaining clients in services identified in the care of plan.
  • Escort clients to appointments and provide and gather critical information, both in the field and in the office, with the goal of health and wellness promotion and a reduction in preventable negative health or social events.
  • Participate in staff and organizational meetings as requested for care coordination and development of policies and procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
  •  Participates in integrated meetings and indicators as per grant requirements.
  • Perform additional relevant duties as requested by supervisor/management.
  • Complete office duties as needed/required

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English); strongly preferred
  • Must have a certification as a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate.
  • Experience or desire to work with people who have a substance use disorders
  • Positive attitude and professional demeanor
  • Ability to complete work independently as well as in collaboration with team members
  • Must be team oriented with a willingness to be flexible and helpful.
  • Excellent computer skills including, Microsoft Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic communications tools: internet and email
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Highly organized, motivated self-starter
  • Excellent time management skills. 

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*

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