Recovery Services Navigator
 Medina, OH

Requisition Number: RECOV04112

Where New Paths Begin

Recovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field of behavioral health with a 155-year history, we address the needs of the whole person, helping individuals reset their paths, reclaim their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success, providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment, workforce development training, early childhood mental health services, psychiatric care and more.

At OhioGuidestone we believe recovery is possible! Because of this, we provide various services to help our clients on their journey. Our Medina program is looking for a Recovery Service Navigator. This role would manage the process of our clients in recovery by establishing and carrying through a treatment plan. Ideal candidates will have lived experience in the recovery community. A CDCA or peer recovery certification is preferred. Great training and benefits, with flexible hours! #YourPathStartsHere

Essential Functions:

  • Completion of all appropriate screening tools, outcome measure, completion of the GPRA, other outcome measures, and recommendations for treatment based on ASAM level of care.
  • Monitors and coordinates delivery of necessary evaluations (e.g., psychiatric, medical, vocational) in order to identify each client’s needs
  • Reviews and monitors services, activities and the progress of each client on the caseload
  • Completing session documentation in accordance with required licensure regulations and record-keeping procedures.
  • Maintains availability to the client to provide, coordinate and/or assist in crisis intervention and/or supportive services during regularly scheduled working hours and after hours when necessary in accordance with Agency Policies and Procedures
  • Assists the client in achieving the goals and objectives in the Individualized Service Plan; Provides transportation as necessary and consistent with client goals
  • Make appropriate community referrals and provide client follow-up and aftercare
  • Develop cooperative relationships with courts, prosecutors, physicians, Job and Family Services, Metro Housing, and other community service providers
  • Maintains relevant documentation and provides statistical reports in accordance with Agency documentation standards
  • Attends scheduled staff and supervisory meetings, increasing communication between and integration of Agency services provided
  • Assures compliance with ADAMHS Board and all other Licensure and Agency standards and requirements; Public speaking as requested
  • Promotes the efficient and effective use of Agency resources; including both labor and consumable supplies
  • Observes all rules of confidentiality as they relate to client information both internally and in dealing with outside individuals and/or agencies; Will also have skills in typing; operation of business machines including copier, computer and fax; computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and internet
  • Transports Clients when needed to appointments or treatment meetings
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects or seasonal program changes.
  • In times of need, employee may be asked to complete related duties other than those indicated above as assigned by their supervisor.

Performance/Physical Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability and skill at developing and maintaining cooperative and productive relationships with persons who have chemical dependency involvement;
  • Knowledge of chemical dependency, trauma, and family dynamics;
  • Skill in assessing clients for strengths and needs and using the information to develop a plan for services;
  • Knowledge of community resources and a demonstrative ability to access them;
  • Ability to negotiate assertively from a client advocacy perspective;
  • Ability to communicate effectively by conversing, listening and in written form;
  • Ability to work independently, organize work efficiently, and prioritize responses to changing client needs;
  • Ability to work non-judgmentally with clients whose behaviors and actions may be incongruent with that of society or the case manager;
  • Ability to relate to other persons and tolerate personal differences in values and opinions which include sensitivity to OGS service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics;
  • Ability to cope with frustration and disappointment and still persevere toward goals with clients
  • Ability not to impose personal beliefs and standards on agency clients;
  • Ability to abide by OhioGuidestone Code of Ethics and any/all professional licensure Code of Ethics as applicable.


  • Minimum HS Diploma and 3 years experience. CDCA Credentialing or Peer Support Certification preferred.
  • Experience in providing community support for persons having Chemical Dependency Issues
  • A Degree in a Behavioral Science field is preferred, with a scope of practice including AOD issues.

OhioGuidestone is committed to creating a more diverse community. We encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/M/F/H/V