Position Description

Recovery Specialist Support - Sinai Health - Mt Sinai Hospital
Location Chicago, IL
Job Function Healthcare - Clinical
Employer Name Sinai Health System
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About Sinai Health System

Located on Chicago’s West and Southwest Side, Sinai Health System is comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Children’s Hospital, Sinai Community Institute, Sinai Medical Group, and Sinai Urban Health Institute.

The entities of Sinai Health System collectively deliver a full range of quality inpatient and outpatient services, as well as a large number of innovative, community-based health, research and social service programs. We focus our collective depth of expertise and passion to improve the health of the 1.5 million people who live in our diverse service area. With our team of dedicated caregivers, Sinai Health System is committed to building stronger, healthier communities.

A partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community


  • Work with individuals with a mental health diagnosis to enhance their recovery
  • Work with patients to address barriers to care, increase motivation, and establish professional, dynamic relationships with patients, providers, referral sources, and other individuals
  • Coordinate with interdisciplinary team to ensure a warm hand-off for next level of care
  • Document services in an electronic medical record system
  • Requires rotating on-call shift coverage that includes evening, weekends, and holidays
  • Work with other members of the Mobile Crisis Response Team to respond in our catchment area (Pilsen, Little Village, Lawndale)

The CRSS will use their experiences in mental health recovery to support individuals in various stages of crisis, with support from MCR team members; as well as link individuals to appropriate levels of aftercare. CRSS are “on call” on a rotating schedule 24 hours/7 days a week and receive additional compensation for their time on call. This job requires rotating on-call shift coverage that includes evenings, weekends and holidays. This position is part of the mobile crisis response team in the community during assigned shifts which will cover 24/7/365 days of the year.

Must have at least one (1) year of experience in the substance use field;

Medication Assisted Treatment knowledge such as Methadone and Suboxone (preferred)

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