Peer Recovery Coach
Company: Denver Health
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Peer Recovery Coach (Job ID: 12267)Job SummaryThe Peer Recovery
Coach will work closely with opioid treatment providers (OTP), and
other community-based organizations, to help people in need of
treatment and support services get connected to available resources
within their communities. The Peer Recovery Coach will build
relationships with hospitals, community opiate strategy work
groups, treatment providers, harm reduction organizations,
supportive housing agencies and law enforcement to educate each
about the availability of treatment and to support effective
linkage to services. The peer recovery coach will work to serve as
a connection between the people in the community in need of
treatment, providers, and support services equipped to support
individuals in recovery.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Strong, effective, and responsive communication skills.
- Excellent customer service.
- Organized and attention to details.
- Ability to summarize the positive effects of the personal
recovery experience, and willing to share this experience in a way
that would be helpful to others.
- Must honor, support, and accept all pathways to recovery.
- Strong sense of collaboration.
- Being able to act with a sense of empathy, integrity, and
- Cross-cultural skills, and experience with culturally diverse
populations. Education * No High School Diploma and/or No
Salary:$20.19 - $27.26/hrAll job applicants for safety-sensitive
positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional
offer of employment has been made. Denver Health is an integrated,
high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the
nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care
medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10
family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky
Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and
The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential,
safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven
organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for
the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for
the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as
applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for
more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located
near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many
of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We
strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an
equal opportunity employer (EOE). Denver Health is committed to
provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all
applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not
discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment
because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of
disability or any other federal, state or local protected
Keywords: Denver Health, Denver , Peer Recovery Coach, Education / Teaching , Denver, Colorado
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