Certified Recovery Specialist in Indianapolis, IN at Eskenazi Health

Date Posted: 7/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: SEMHC  

Req ID:  4562 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 

Salary Range: $12.43 - $16.48 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

The Certified Recovery Specialist assists consumers in articulating personal goals for recovery, determining reasonable and holistic steps toward recovery, identifying barriers to recovery goals, identifying personal strengths in daily living and recovery skills, and building social skills by demonstrating and reinforcing proper conduct and respectful interaction.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assists consumers in the following areas:
    • articulates personal goals for recovery
    • determines reasonable and holistic steps toward recovery
    • identifies barriers to recovery goals
    • identifies personal strengths in daily living and recovery skills
    • builds social skills by demonstrating and reinforcing proper conduct and respectful interaction
  • Assists non consumer staff in identifying program elements that are supportive or destructive to recovery
  • Observes and reinforces positive progress that consumers make toward recovery goals
  • Teaches problem solving skills
  • Teaches consumers to identify and combat negative self-talk
  • Teaches consumers how to identify and overcome fears
  • Supports the vocational choices consumers make and assists them in overcoming job related anxieties and conflicts
  • Represents the needs and perspectives of the consumer
  • Utilizes his/her unique recovery experience to teach and role model the value of every individual's recovery experience
  • Maintains effective coping and self-help techniques
  • Continues to develop professional skill by maintaining certification through required coursework
  • Attends relevant seminars, staff in-service trainings as offered


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Experience in a human services area, teaching and observing
  • Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) certification required; Must be able to verify completion of state approved training program;
  • Valid Indiana driver’s license that meets the Eskenazi Health’s driving policy requirements required for the Evolve Program


Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

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