Utica, New York
Rescue Mission of Utica
Addiction Stabilization Center
The Peer Engagement Specialist is an on-call responder to
assist emergency department staff in discharge planning for
substance abusing patients that were treated for overdose
and/or complications of substance use disorder. This
position is for the Mohawk Valley Region and would cover
Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego and Montgomery counties.
• Assist patients in establishing benefits required in order
to obtain treatment.
• Advocate for patients in a professional manner.
• Comply with NYPSCB code of ethical conduct and
National Practice guidelines for peer supports.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
• Individual(s) must possess one of the following: NYS
certified Peer Specialist, NYS Recovery Coach
Certificate, Certified recovery peer advocate.
• Will maintain current and valid license, registration or
certification required for position.
Weekends: 12p – 8p and on-call.
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Our Mission Statement: The Rescue Mission of Utica, Inc. is a Christian Ministry, established to proclaim, in word and deed, the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ, by unconditionally endeavoring to assess and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those individuals seeking assistance.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: The Mission does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of a person’s race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, application to or present membership in the uniformed services, veteran status, arrest or conviction record, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status or any other applicable legally protected class, status or activity recognized by federal, state or local law.
We are a Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace: The Mission is committed to maintaining a safe work environment that is free from the use, abuse or effects of alcohol, drugs or controlled substances on our campus and in our vehicles.
Job Title: Peer Engagement Specialist – PT in our Addiction Stabilization Center (ASC).
Job Summary: This position will be an on-call responder to assist emergency department staff in discharge planning for substance abusing patients that were treated for overdose and/or complications of substance use disorder. This position is for the Mohawk Valley Region and would cover Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego and Montgomery counties.
Essential Job Functions
Minimum Job Qualifications
Status/Hours: Part-Time, Saturday and Sunday 9a-9p (every other weekend), on call Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12a-8a (every other week).
Pay Rate and Benefits: We offer a competitive pay rate and comprehensive benefit package for eligible employees to include medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holidays and paid training.
Thank you for considering the Rescue Mission of Utica for your future employment. Have a blessed day!
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