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Grant Funded - Certified Recovery Peer Supervisor - Full Time

Company: Long Island Community Hospital
Location: Patchogue
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island's only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community's healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women's imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff - Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.

"Long Island Community Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status".

Responsibilities

The Peer Supervisor will be an integral member of the OP Chemical Dependency Team that provides OP

evaluation , treatment, medication assisted treatment, and referral for community resources. The Peer Supervisor will provide support

and encouragement for patients and their families who are in need of substance abuse services. They will assist the clinical team with

linkage and referral to OP programs and community resources.

The Peer Supervisor will additionally supervise the Certified Recovery Peer Advocate and ensure that the peer adheres

to program polices and procedures, compiles statistics of patient visits, and participates with the clinical team to provide quality services

for the population. They will have a good working knowledge of OASAS regulations.

The Peer Supervisor will provide direct patient care in a variety of settings, including the Emergency room

They will engage with patients and their families

help them to acknowledge their illness, accept treatment

Assist clinical Team with arrangement of aftercare services and any other community supports

Follow the patient to ensure they have begun treatment and remain in treatment

Provide supervisory oversight to the Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

Participate in Clinical and administrative meetings to help ensure quality services are delivered

Compile and analyze statistics for the program

Adhere to all confidentiality regulations

Qualifications

Active Certified Recovery Peer Supervisor

6-12 mos of supervisory experience preferred

Preferred 500 hrs of work experience with 25 hours of supervision by qualified supervisory staff (volunteer experience considered)

Good working knowledge of OASAS regulations

Knowledge of community resources

Lived experience in substance use and/or mental health and willingness

to disclose lived experience

Keywords: Long Island Community Hospital, Westport , Grant Funded - Certified Recovery Peer Supervisor - Full Time, Other , Patchogue, Connecticut

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