Atlantic Health System

Peer Recovery Specialist/Department of Psychiatry

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Morristown Medical Center


Atlantic Health System is seeking a full time Peer Recovery Specialist in the Department of Psychiatry at Morristown Medical Center to work 10a-6p


Essential Job Functions:

Engage, motivate and support patients within various levels of recovery motivation with potential substance misuse issues admitted to inpatient medical units.

1.Serve as a role model for individuals and their families by discussion of experiential knowledge and recovery skills

2.Educate and assist individuals and their families with navigating substance misuse treatment and resources

3.Coach individuals and their families about recovery regarding variations in coping styles, motivations, strengths and the resources of the individual

4.Identify, navigate and enhance motivation for engagement in various self-help and community recovery organizations

5.Advocate for individuals to ensure appropriate community-based treatment and recovery linkages and services

6.Maintain peer to peer relationships with individuals and family during their medical admission to foster motivation and continued engagement

7.Work collaboratively with other disciplines on the medical units to develop an understanding of the individual’s level of motivation, engagement and ongoing recovery needs

8.Empower individuals to make self -determined and self-directed choices about their recovery pathway

9.Engage actively in weekly supervision meetings and case reviews

10.Complete necessary documentation and charting per program requirements and guidelines

11. Maintain appropriate boundaries while fostering engagement



  • HS diploma
  • Must have completed a Peer Recovery Program/certification

Minimum Experience Required:

  • PRS must have worked as a peer recovery specialist in employed or volunteer settings.


About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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