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Job Title: Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

Company: HealthAlliance Hospital - Broadway Campus

City/State: Kingston, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Bridgeback

Position: Full Time

Hours: 8-4:30

Shift: Day

Req #: 16914

Job Details:

Participates as a member of the clinical team providing services to people with substance use disorder and linking them to needed services and resources. Peers use their shared personal lived experience to promote clients’ recovery, offering support, advocacy, and opportunities for development of skills. The majority of participant contacts take place face-to-face in the community. Documentation of services provided is a component of this work. Peers must be certified.

Education:

    • High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

    • Two years work or volunteer experience in a recovery-oriented setting.
    • At least one year volunteer or paid work experience as a Recovery Coach or a Provisional CRPA.

Training/License:

    • NYS Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA)or NYS CRPA Provisional Status

Other:

    • Lived experience in substance abuse and recovery.
    • Willingness to disclose lived substance use and recovery experience.
    • Knowledge of substance use disorder recovery process.
    • Computer competent.
    • Culturally competent.
Ability to speak Spanish preferred.