and develop schedules for covering the on-call shifts with partner hospitals
and community referrals.
the manager in overseeing documentation; ensure that peers are completing
reports in a timely and efficient manner for the manager to review and
the manager by attending hospital meetings as necessary and representing the
people in strengths-based, trauma-informed peer support at the very beginning
stages of their individual recovery plans, primarily in a hospital emergency
active listening, respectful motivational questions, and treatment of people as
the strongest resource in their own recovery.
systems advocacy and guidance to individuals as they navigate the substance use
disorder treatment system.
up post hospital discharge.
warm handoffs to treatment providers and/or recovery support services and other
communicate with family, Sherpa Family Peers, hospital staff, and substance use
treatment providers and community supports.
utilization and outcomes with respect and confidentiality.
environment of mutual respect, cooperation, and teamwork.
the Sherpa Program in the community with enthusiasm and professionalism.
Qualifications and Requirements include:
school diploma required. Undergraduate degree a plus. Completion of Recovery Coach Training Academy
(minimum 28 hours).
Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC) required, NYS Certified Peer
Specialist (CPS or CPS-P) and/or Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA or CRPA-P)
with recovery skills, support services, and local community resources required,
including substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and referrals. At least 2 years working in substance use or
mental health recovery services as a provider or recipient required.
valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving
history. Own motor vehicle, properly insured and registered in accordance with
NYS DMV regulations, to drive to various worksites (with travel reimbursement).
Skills: Intermediate skills, including Microsoft Office (including Word,
Outlook and Excel) with good word processing skills needed for the completion
of required forms and reports.
35 hours per week. Tuesday through
Saturday, some evenings required.
- Medical, dental, life, supplemental life, STD/LTD
insurance, and employer contributed pension.
- Accessibility to other voluntary benefits such as TDA,
flexible spending account, AFLAC cancer care and personal accident insurance.
- 20 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 11
holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.