Consumer Recovery Specialist (CRS)

Recruitment #191104-UNCX-440



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Consumer Recovery Specialist

This position is located at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma.

Company Overview:
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse. ODMHSAS strives to provide persistent, incremental improvements in the quality and effectiveness of treatment which results in better recovery for more Oklahomans.  Our state-operated facilities are commissioned to provide services that promote consumer empowerment, wellness, recovery, and integration in the community.

Griffin Memorial Hospital (GMH) is located in Norman, Oklahoma, and serves all 77 counties in Oklahoma as the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) treatment center for adults.  GMH provides community crisis stabilization and residential treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health and trauma related conditions.
Griffin Memorial Hospital is committed to creating a nonviolent and trauma-informed culture through the seven (7) Sanctuary Commitments.  Those Commitments are - Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Shared Governance, Open Communication, Social Responsibility, and Commitment to Growth and Change.

Under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional or registered nurse this position works as a part of the treatment team by developing and maintaining a supportive relationship with consumers in order to address strengths, goals and barriers to recovery. This includes performing duties such as providing direct care to consumers of behavioral health treatment in an inpatient setting, monitoring recovery progress toward treatment goals, de-escalation activities, participation in recovery, wellness and social skills groups, and developing and managing other group activities.

Associates Degree OR an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting two years of relevant experience for the required education.

Special Requirements:
Requires the possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license at the time of appointment. Willing to fulfill any job-related travel normally associated with this position.

Job Type/Salary:
This is a full-time (8-hours per day) position. Primarily, incumbents of these positions work evening shifts (3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.).

Salary - $27,500.00+

Benefit Highlights:
• Generous benefit allowance to off-set insurance costs
• 11 Paid Holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 sick leave the first year
• 401K with a generous company match

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request. EOE


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.