Recovery Coach in South Portland, ME at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/24/2021

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Job Description

Overview

Our Passion:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.

Our Team:

Discovery House of South Portland, located in South Portland, ME, is one of 127 outpatient addiction recovery centers nationwide. Acadia Comprehensive Treatment Centers is the leading provider of medication assisted treatment in the nation, servicing over 62,000 patients per day. Our team provides compassionate, high quality counseling and therapy to patients that are seeking recovery from Opioid Use Disorder. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic.

Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Your Job as a Recovery Coach:

The Care Manager assists the care management team in providing a seamless continuum of care.  They will maintain regular and constant communication with insurance companies, the finance department, treatment team members, patients and their families to increase quality and cost-effective outcomes. The Care Manager will assist patients in accessing medical, clinical, vocational and rehabilitative services as necessary.

We have 8 hour, daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Operating hours are 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday.

Your Responsibilities as a Recovery Coach:

  • Providing care management and care coordination services for patients in the clinic. Responsible for coordinating continuum of care activities for assigned patients and ensuring optimum utilization of resources, service delivery, and compliance with external agencies and referral sources requirements;
  • May also be responsible for conducting individual, and family educational sessions, various duties related to coordinating treatment and discharge activities, as needed;
  • Coordinates in a timely manner, issues or activities relevant to the team, and/or to the team’s relationship within the facility or treatment milieu; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Recovery Coach:

  • High School Diploma required; Associates’ degree in social work, counseling or related human service field from an accredited college or university preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience working in behavioral health or addiction recovery setting preferred.
  • Previous experience in case management and/or utilization review preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Recovery Coach and/or Support Navigator certification required.

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