Behavioral Health Network
417 Liberty Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01104
|Salary Range:||Location:||Greenfield MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full / Part Time||Healthcare Office|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Preference: Nice to have
|Join BHN in ensuring the care and safety of those on the path towards recovery from substance abuse!|
Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a full-time or part-time Recovery Specialist at the Franklin Recovery Center at Behavioral Health Network! Recovery Specialists work closely with RNs and LPNs at the Franklin Recovery Center, communicating about the progress and issues surrounding individuals’ care and performing basic care procedures. They also organize care activities and assist in the management of individuals served, facilitating their participation in unit programs and activities as well as individuals’ exams and procedures. Recovery Specialists perform intakes, admissions and discharges of individuals and accurately and clearly completes all related documentation.
In order to ensure a safe and clean environment, they collaborate with coworkers to search individuals’ belongings and additional items to maintain a contraband free environment. Additional responsibilities include measuring and recording vital signs accurately, transporting individuals served to appointments, and responding appropriately to clinical emergencies, as well as obtaining and processing insurance information and ordering various supplies. Our employees are the most important asset in improving the lives of the individuals we serve. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for community involvement, diversity, the opportunity to gain highly marketable skills, and to take on challenges. BHN is committed to growing our own employees and promoting from within.
One of the newest programs at Behavioral Health Network, the Franklin Recovery Center in Greenfield, MA, serves those 18 years of age and older who are suffering from drug and alcohol addiction and are at the beginning of their recovery. A 24-hour multidisciplinary team, including a Medical Director, a board-certified Family Physician, and an Addiction Medicine Physician, provides acute treatment and detoxification services to the Franklin Recovery Center and the adjacent Northern Hope Center. Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
|Recovery Specialists at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:|
• Competency in simple mathematics, reading comprehension, written and oral communications, following instructions, simple use of charts, reports and records.
• Knowledge of development stages for adult population and applies developmental theories and concepts when planning and implementing care for individuals served.
• Knowledge and skill in assisting individuals served with Activities of Daily Living (ADL).
• Ability to understand, empathize and work with an addicted population and mentally ill population.
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Medical Assistant (MA) credentials (preferred).
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhninc.org then click on “Work Here and Make a Difference” to apply!