For more information about Peer Recovery Navigator Position Call 718 550 6340
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of a Qualified Health Professional (preferable CARC and CRPA). The Peer Recovery Navigator (PRN) will provide concrete services geared toward assisting men and women who have histories of medical, behavioral, and mental health needs. The PRN will provide peer support to engage the individual on a continuum of care to help the individual achieve and maintain motivation for continuing their care while maintaining recovery from substance abuse and mental illness.
Conduct in person outreach to clients having difficulty maintaining adherence to treatment (Mental Health/Medical/Substance Abuse)
Outreach phone calls and letters as well as follow up
Accompany clients to appointments
Make home or agency related visits
Promote pro-social behaviors
Assist clients with ADL’s in a hands on way
Administer SBIRT counseling for short- and long-term encounters
Co-facilitate groups (HHRP, ADL’s, Recovery Peer Support, & others as directed)
Participate in outreach events to represent the agency
Report and record all contact and activities with tenants
Adhere to confidential policy and HIPPAA protocol as related to tenant’s information/interactions.
Attend all agency staff meetings.
Attend annual in-service as required or mandated.
Maintain good working relationship with all agency staff, client and visitors