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Peer Recovery Coach

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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 humility.
  • Cross-cultural skills, and experience with culturally diverse populations. Education * No High School Diploma and/or No GEDLocation
    Shift: Days
    Work Type
    Full time
    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 class.

Keywords: Denver Health, Denver , Peer Recovery Coach, Education / Teaching , Denver, Colorado

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