Certified Addiction Recovery Coach - Worcester

Alternatives Unlimited Worcester , MA 01601

Posted 2 months ago


Adult Community Clinical Services(ACCS) are comprehensive clinically focused services provided by a multi-disciplinary team that provides services to adults with mental health needs.


Cultivate mutual, non-directive, supportive relationships that promote empowerment and self-learning while maintaining strong boundaries/ethics. Provides direct Peer and/or family support to Persons and families.

Share personal experiences with the purpose and intent to build trust and collaboration with people served. Assist Persons in developing, implementing and monitoring personal recovery goals using a self-directed recovery and wellness planning process. Meet Persons wherever they are in the recovery process, including Persons who have not yet committed to changing their relationship with substance use; Demonstrate understanding of the principles of substance use disorders and their treatment; utilize engagement, harm reduction, stages of change and treatment, and motivational interviewing to address.

Facilitate access to a variety of different recovery related supports as selected by the person served. Collaborate with ACCS Leadership staff to develop and implement treatment technologies based on nationally recognized clinical models and evidence-based practice models designed for Persons with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Assist people served in identifying and using strengths and interests to develop, implement, and monitor interventions and personal recovery goals.

Demonstrate respect for all Persons regardless of ability status, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, or ethnicity. Provide support services for recovery in the location of preference for the person served, including in the community, in homes or in office; Assist in the development of valued community roles including group memberships, employment, or volunteer experiences. Support the development and maintenance of key skills including stress management, relapse prevention, advocacy, decision making, and goal planning.

Assist people served in the development of a health and wellness plan including relapse prevention, planning and understanding the symptoms of mental illness. Conduct both 1:1 and group activities geared toward increasing people's readiness to engage in rehabilitation. Implement and document high quality rehabilitation according to each person's Treatment Plan.

Assist Persons to perform daily routines. Implement all procedures that ensure the health, safety, and well-being of Persons served. Maintain a working knowledge of consumer-operated programs and activities in the mental health field, such as Recovery Learning Communities.

Cultivate mutually respectful partnerships, and maintain a helping role and set appropriate limits with people served and family members. Assist people to access, and/or provide, all needed transportation. Review and complete all required documentation.

Communicate all pertinent information to all stakeholders. Attend and participate in all trainings both internal and external to agency as assigned. Participate in supervision, team, and other assigned meetings. Perform other duties as assigned.


Associate's degree in Human Services or a related field preferred. High School Diploma, valid driver's license, lived experience with mental illness and substance use disorder required. Current certification as a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC), including completion of the Recovery Coach Academy and passing IC&RC exam score required.

Responsibilities 2019-5509

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Patient Access Rep 3 At St Vincent Worcester

Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-04-15T00:00 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES 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. * Minimum typing skills of 35 wpm * Demonstrated working knowledge of software/system/equipment/PCs. * Knowledge of function and relationships within a hospital environment preferred * Advance Customer service skills and experience * Ability to work in a fast paced environment * Ability to receive and express detailed information through oral and written communications * Course in Medical Terminology required * Advanced Understanding of Third Party Payor requirements preferred * Advanced Understanding of Compliance standards preferred * Advanced Patient Liability Collection performance and high achievement in productivity. * Must be able to perform essential job duties in at least three Patient Access service areas including ED * Uses proper negotiation techniques to professionally collect money owed by our Patients/Guarantors. * Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with both internal and external Clients that lead to more effective communication and a higher level of productivity and accuracy. EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job. * High School Diploma or GED required * 2-4 years of experience in medical facility, health insurance, or related area. * 2 years in Patient Access preferred. * Some college coursework is preferred 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. * Must be able to sit at computer terminal for extended periods of time * Occasionally lift/carry items weighing up to 25 lbs. * Frequent prolonged standing, sitting, and walking * Occasionally push a wheelchair to assist patients with mobility problems. 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. * Hospital administration * Can work in patient care locations which include potential exposure to life-threatening patient conditions. OTHER * Must be available to work hours and days as needed based on departmental/system demands. * Resolves Physician's office and Patient issues. May experience extreme patient volumes and uncooperative Patients. Patient Access Tenet Healthcare Corporation Worcester MA

Certified Addiction Recovery Coach - Worcester

Alternatives Unlimited