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Peer Recovery Support Specialist

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Peer Recovery Support Specialist

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You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members. Centene is transforming the health of our communities, one person at a time. As a diversified, national organization, you’ll have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Must be located in MST, AZ or PST.

Position Purpose: Conducts member substance misuse assessments, and through root cause analysis develops specific recovery and treatment plans through information gained by using motivational interviewing techniques, ensuring recovery strategies are beneficial to the member.

  • Assesses, plans, implements, monitors, and evaluates options and services to meet SUD and psychosocial health needs of inpatient and outpatient members
  • Reviews benefit options, collaborates with members to create behavioral routines, and enables members to be active participants in their own recovery
  • Assists members to develop empowerment skills and combating stigma through self-advocacy
  • Identifies support linkages to community resources (communities of recovery, educational, vocational, social, cultural, spiritual resources, mutual self-help groups, professional services, etc.,) that support the individual’s goals and interests.
Education/Experience: High School Diploma / GED required. 2+ years of related experience working with the needs of vulnerable populations who have chronic or complex bio-psychosocial needs required.

  • Peer Recovery Support Certification required.
  • Must provide evidence of earning 60 contact and training hours (CEs) of peer recovery-focused education and training.
  • Must include at least 48 hours of peer recovery-focused education/training, including education in documentation, community/family education, case management, crisis management, Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC), screening and intake, identification of indicators of substance use and/or co-occurring disorders for referral, service coordination, service planning, cultural awareness and/or humility, and basic pharmacology.
  • Must include at least six hours of ethics education and training within the last six years.
  • Must include six hours of HIV/other pathogens education and training within the last six years.
Pay Range: $22.36 - $38.07 per hour

Centene offers a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive pay, health insurance, 401K and stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off plus holidays, and a flexible approach to work with remote, hybrid, field or office work schedules. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Total compensation may also include additional forms of incentives.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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