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Job Details

Community Recovery Coach

Requisition #: 252046
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: June 12, 2020

GENERAL SUMMARY: The OSOP Community Recovery Coach is an integral part of the team that is designated to conduct outreach and engagement to survivors of an opioid overdose after discharge and referral from the emergency department. This individual provides non-clinical services intended to aid patients in establishing recovery and reducing the risk associated with a subsequent overdose. The OSOP Community Recovery Coach will assist in completing referrals to recovery support and substance use treatment services as well as developing service plans to promote successful linkage to referred services. Services will primarily be provided in the community, however the Coach may meet patients in the ED to assure successful continuity in care.


  1. Ability to communicate effectively with patient care providers and other health care team members.
  2. Ability to maintain a mature and positive attitude in a stressful environment.
  3. Ability to think clearly, plan effectively, coordinate multiple tasks and communicate to all members of the healthcare team.
  4. Maintains knowledge of local community resources.
  5. Maintains patient confidentiality
  6. Ability to work flexible hours is required.
  7. Ability to access hospital information system programs.
  8. Ability to perform basic PC Skills and to maintain all office equipment i.e.; computers, printers, fax and telephones.
  9. Current CPR required

Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. High school diploma or G.E.D. is required.
  2. The candidate must be actively engaged in his/her own recovery with a minimum of four years demonstrated personal recovery experience from alcohol and/or drug use.

Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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