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Peer Support Specialist

Addiction Recovery Care

Addiction Recovery Care

Customer Service
Morehead, KY, USA
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024

Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on surveys of our employees!

Are you passionate about serving in an environment of shared purpose and shared goals while driving the ARC mission and values to excellence for our clients, patients and team members? ARC has been leading the way and has become one of the fastest growing healthcare systems in Kentucky (and beyond!) in addiction treatment, mental health services and improving lives by creating opportunities for people to discover hope and live their God-given destiny!

ARC is ready to offer you “The B.E.S.T. of ARC” (Balance, Energy, Safety, Training) on day 1 when you enter through our doors. ARC is a thriving, dynamic, and fast-paced healthcare system environment where compassion, accountability, respect for the dignity of life, entrepreneurship, and stewardship are key elements of every thing we do!

We are hiring a Registered Nurse for our growing team! The Registered Nurse is a vital member of the System of Care. The Registered Nurse is responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of persons served/clients as they go through the rehabilitation process. The Registered Nurse will work on an as needed basis to ensure quality care to clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts nursing assessments and monitor clients
  • Medication management
  • Ensure appropriate Precautions of the initiated and followed
  • Facilitate health education groups, including general health education and medication/drug interactions
  • Observe and assess clients for clinical signs and symptoms of withdrawal and changes in condition
  • Schedule appointments with physicians and mental health providers
  • Send medication refills to pharmacy as ordered by provider
  • Coordinate refills and new prescriptions with the staff physician
  • Log medications and maintain an accurate medication logbook
  • Maintain a medical first aid kit
  • Complete nursing encounter documentation
  • Communicate with Medical Director as needed
  • Monitor persons served/client behavior during medication administration
  • Complete all medical notes same day of service
  • Complete nursing assessment within 24 hours of intake for persons served/clients
  • Participate in staff and state regulatory training as required
  • Adhere to program policies and procedures while maintaining a professional code of ethics
  • The Registered Nurse is expected to protect the privacy of all persons served/client information in accordance with Addiction Recovery Care, LLC/ Odyssey, Inc.’s privacy policies, procedures and practices, as required by federal and state law, and in accordance with general principle of professionalism as a healthcare provider.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Experience and Education Needed:

  • Registered Nursing Degree
  • Valid Nursing License in Kentucky

Other Qualifications to be Considered:

  • Knowledge of basic infection prevention strategies and precautions.
  • Knowledge of the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual impact of alcohol and other substances on the individual and family.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Attention to detail and organization is a must.
  • Ability to prioritize work- and work-related responsibilities.
  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks with attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle crisis situations in a calm and supportive manner.
  • Ability to exhibit professional and courteous behavior, consistent with the ARC mission statement, when interacting with persons of varying backgrounds and education levels to create a safe and therapeutic relationship with clients served

ARC full-time employees enjoy very attractive benefits packages for employees and their families to include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a wide array of ancillary insurance products for life’s needs, 401(k) plan with company matching and to ensure the work-life balance - generous paid vacation, sick, holiday and maternity/paternity leave policies.

Come join ARC and transform lives anchored in strong family relationships, social responsibility and meaningful career paths by empowering our nationally recognized crisis to career model!

Addiction Recovery Care, LLC and its affiliated entities are an equal opportunity employer.

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.