Peer Recovery Coach (PRC)

  • 1338 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20002, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

McClendon Center is recruiting candidates to be Peer Recovery Coaches (PRC) in four DC hospital emergency rooms.  These PRCs will assist people with a serious substance use disorder who come into emergency rooms to get referred into substance use recovery programs.  ​​​​​

Job Description

McClendon Center is screening candidates, and those who successfully pass the screening will be interviewed by any/all of the four hospitals participating in this program. 

    Candidates with documented work history, related training, and any other certifications (such as CPR) will be given preference.  Those candidates who are selected for employment will be full-time employees of the hospital and will make between $17/hour to $19/hour, with shift differentials and full benefits.


    In order to be considered for employment, the candidate must have:

    • A Certificate as a Peer Specialist, OR
    • A Certificate as a Recovery Coach, OR
    • Have at least two years of clean time and recovery from a substance use disorder.

    Additional Information

    Resumes are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

    This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

    McClendon Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion, or disability.

    No phone calls, please. Note: McClendon Center is not accepting resumes or referrals from agencies. If you are a recruiter, search firm, or employment agency, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if McClendon Center hires the candidate.