The Recovery Coach is dedicated to working with individuals with serious mental illness with the goal of empowering them to become more physically and mentally well, independent, and integrated into their community. A recovery coachfunctions as acase manager and provides participants a pathway toward recovery and positive change through linkage to services, supports, and resources in their community.
Link participants to desired/needed services and resources according to their behavioral health treatment plan goals.
Maintain a strong knowledge of local resources and treatment options.
Assist participants in accessing employment, housing, social supports, and various other supports that may be needed.
Schedule and attend visits to people in recovery in settings such as the participant's home as well as their community.
Model recovery and resiliency principles, cultural competency, and trauma awareness and incorporate them into daily interactions with participants and colleagues.
Assist participants in recovery in completing necessary paperwork (environmental matrix, consents and releases of information, strength and needs assessment, behavioral health treatment plan, referrals, etc.)
Ensure all documents are completed to meet state, county, company, and department regulations and guidelines as required.
Embrace and implement ICWC values and practices into service delivery.
Maintain productivity requirements as required by the program.
Complete Progress Notes and daily service logs within 24 hours of services rendered within the EHR.
Track and maintain compliance of all required paperwork and electronic documents.
Coordinate case conferences with Therapists, Psychiatrists, Family Members, PCP, and others as required to ensure person's supports in recovery are maintained and natural supports are put into place.
Participate in clinical consultations with the recovery coaching supervisor, the team, the clinical liaison, and payors.
Assist with and communicate any crisis needs, as well as any other clinical information to supervisor as needed to support proper clinical care
1-2 years experience in the behavioral health field
Experience in case management is preferable
Bachelor's degree in human services field
Valid Driver's license and access to a vehicle
Strong knowledge of recovery and resiliency principles.
Lower Merion Counseling & Mobile Services has been providing a broad range of mental health and substance abuse services for over 40 years.Lower Merion Counseling & Mobile Services offers help to people whose lives have been affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse. We provide services in a responsive and respectful manner with sensitivity to issues of gender, ethnicity, culture and sexual identity. LMCMS strives to educate ourselves, people who participate in our services and our community about mental illness and substance abuse, and the hopeful possibilities of treatment and recovery. We support people to maximize independent living and improve the quality of their life through community-based treatment.Our staff includes psychiatrists, clinical social workers, psychologists, family therapists, and other mental health professionals.