Consumer Recovery Specialist

Recruitment #200106-UNCX-10

Introduction

Consumer Recovery Specialist, 4981
Announcement #2020-08.1

Primary working hours: 
6:30am-3:00pm
2:30pm-11:00pm
10:45pm-6:45am

Primary work location: Oklahoma Forensic Center, Vinita, OK

Major Work Duties:  
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 a providing direct care to consumers of behavioral health treatment in an inpatient, outpatient or residential care 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. 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience: 
Associate Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting two years of relevant experience for the required education.

Additional Factors for Consideration:
Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds. 

Applicants must be able to pass an OSBI background check. 

Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license at the time of appointment to perform job related travel.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Pre-placement Testing: 
Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

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

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

First Preference / Pre-Announcement:  DMHSAS facilities must notify the above listed HR department by the opening date and time listed above if they have employees with a first preference request to return to work on a limited duty release.
Send to: Oklahoma Forensic Center, Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Human Resources Management ● P.O. Box 69, Vinita, OK 74301
Telephone number (918) 256-7841● ofchr@odmhsas.org

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Conclusion

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