Recovery Coach (Pool) - Contra Costa RECOV02412

at RI International

in United, Pennsylvania

Job Details


Essential Job Functions

Assist Team Lead in training and supporting to staff membersBuild and maintain job partnerships with new team membersOrganize and participate in graduation ceremoniesAssist in developing natural supports and community living by learning multiple roles (friend, spouse, employee, student, etc.) so a greater sense of identity is establishedResponsible for delivering instruction to meet a recovery and learning-centered focus.Model personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness via telling of their recovery story, how needs are respectfully met, and how a belief in themselves is maintained.Cultivate connectedness in the person’s life (self, others, the environment, and to meaning and purpose).Ability to facilitate recovery education classes (i.e.: WRAP, WELL, Medication for Success, etc.)Other duties as assigned


Documents relevant and required information and services provided in the identified service record (electronic or otherwise) assuring continuity of care as a tool for communication with other team members.Maintain and observe all HIPAA regulations that apply.Provide timely, quality and accurate documentation in accordance with program standards.

Safety/ Physical Environment

Participates as a team member to provide a safe recovery environment. Utilizes infection control and other safety standards. Contributes to the cleanliness of the work place.Utilizes effective positive engagement and conflict resolution skills.Fosters personal and environmental wellness by taking care of self and maintaining environmental wellness by reporting infection and on the job injuries.Assesses emergency situations, notifies supervisor of actual or potential challenges, exercises judgment in stressful conditions and responds calmly and quickly. Displays teamwork during emergencies.Influence and improve operations which are not under direct control.Use problem solving methods and critical thinking to continuously improve operations.

 Organizational ValuesQuality

Actively embodies Recovery Innovations’ mission, vision and values.Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interest of the program and Recovery Innovations.Contributes and participates in continuous Quality Improvement initiatives.Models and practices recovery principles in all activities including hope, empowerment, responsibility, mutuality and self determination.


Develop new and innovative ways to improve operations of the program and to create new opportunities.Determine strategies to move the program and Recovery Innovations forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.  


Establish and maintain positive working relationship with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.Serves as a representative of the organization, acts as a positive role model towards all interactions (internal/ external stakeholders and people we serve) without judgment.Provides assistance in a concise, informative manner, keeping a positive, courteous tone and appropriate non-verbal communication and effective listening.

Quality Team

Contributes to effective teamwork by combining skills and energies in a coordinated effort with supervisors, co-workers, guests and outside agencies.Communicates collaboratively with inter/intra-disciplinary team members and participates in team meetings.Develops collaborative relationships with community partners.Accepts feedback and contributes in an open and receptive way.Works independently or as part of a team; ability to interact appropriately with others.Speak, listen and write clearing, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.

Cultural Competence

Focus on Service Participant Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of the internal and external customers to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.Provide a safe and nurturing environment with an emphasis on respect, diversity, acceptance and compassion.An ability to interact effectively within the context of the cultural beliefs, behaviors, language and needs.Develops and maintain accurate community resources for education, information and referrals appropriate to guests needs.

 Education, Licenses and Experience

High school diploma or GED.Successfully completed Peer Employment Training CourseAt least 6 months experience providing Peer Support in a behavioral health organizationCompletion of Therapeutic Options TrainingProficient with computer applicationsSuccessful completion of Multi-State Criminal Background CheckSuccessful completion of pre-employment QuantiFERON TB Test (and annually thereafter)Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen

If driving is required:

Must be 21 years of age to drive for company business;Must possess a valid California Drivers licenseMust be able to fulfill all of the requirements in the Driver’s Safety policy

 Working Conditions      Works in general office environment, behavioral health clinical setting, and necessary areas in the community. May have contact with individuals that are agitated or confused which is mitigated by de-escalation training. Must possess visual and audio skills to complete job duties. Schedule may include long hours, weekends and travel throughout geographic region. Physical RequirementsWorks in a standard office environment with some exposure to hazardous situations. Physical demands may include work close to the eyes and substantial motions of the wrist, hands and/or fingers. Occasional sitting, standing, walking, driving, handling, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision. May be required to lift up to twenty (20) pounds.Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the primary function.




Life Experience w/Mental HS








GED or better.

High School or better.


Licenses & Certifications


Motor Vehicle Report

Auto Insurance


First Aid


Background Check

TB QuantiFERON Testing

Drug Screen

Workers Comp Acknldgmnt

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