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Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 3:15 PM

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I. JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The Emergency Department (ED) Peer Recovery Coach provides non-clinical services intended to aid patients in establishing recovery from high risk of dependent alcohol and drug use problems. The ED Peer Recovery Coach will work as part of the ED team to provide peer support and motivation to encourage patients who are seeking treatment for alcohol and/or drug dependency and addiction issues. The Peer Recovery Coach will assist in completing referrals to treatment services and developing service plans to promote successful linkage to treatment services. Services will be provided in the ED with appropriate follow-up.

Education

High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required

Experience

The candidate must be actively engaged in his/her own recovery program with a minimum of three years demonstrated personal recovery and sustained abstinence from alcohol and/or drug use.

Skills

* read and interpret documents and write routine reports

* basic computer skills

* excellent interpersonal skills

* ability to relate to patients and health professionals

* ability to develop professional working relationships with partner agencies

* excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills

* good problem-solving skills

* willingness to learn and interest in acquiring new skills

Licensures, Certifications

None

Physical Requirements

* able to perform the physical requirements of the position

Working Conditions

* works primarily in the ED with some exposure to noise, dust or temperature

* direct patient contact

Conditions of Employment

Standard Precautions

Standard precaution policy and procedures are applicable to this job

Patient Safety

Employee has knowledge and understanding of patient safety as it relates to the job duties N/A

Patient Population

Demonstrates competency in the delivery of care and applies the knowledge to meet age-specific needs

Not applicable

Pediatric

Adolescent

Adult

Geriatric

Reports to

ED Nurse Manager

SDL2017

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• Location: Baltimore

• Post ID: 29837052 baltimore
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