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South Middlesex Opportunity Council Medication Recovery Specialist in Framingham, Massachusetts


This position is a valuable member of the treatment team who maintains the continuity of treatment while ensuring the physical safety of the residents during their shifts.


  • Working directly with residents, their providers, and the pharmacy to coordinate refills

  • Monitoring medication adherence and notifying the Program Director, Clinical director as necessary

  • Maintaining an accurate record of medications which remain in the possession of residents

  • Maintaining accurate documentation of all medications stored and disposed of

  • Ensuring the medication refrigerator is in working condition and monitoring refrigeration temperatures

  • Ensuring smooth return and release of medications at discharge

  • Stocking the medication room with appropriate supplies

  • Checking house supplies and first aid kits for expired medication

  • Assisting with medication disposal on a scheduled basis in accordance with State and federal regulations

  • Regularly cleaning and organizing the medication storage area

  • Orienting new residents to the programs’ medication policies and procedures

  • Training new and existing program staff on facility’s medication policies and procedures

  • Arranging for program staff to receive Naloxone training and on- going medication education

  • Reporting medication errors and incidents to BSAS and other authorities as required.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Understanding the disease concept of addiction and knowledge of the 12 step programs.

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • MOP certification.


  • Directly reports to Program Director.


  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs.


The facility is a non-smoking environment. As part of the responsibilities of this position, the recovery specialist will have direct or incidental contact with clients served by SMOC in various programs funded or administered through the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. A successful background check is required.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Saturday & Sunday 8:00am -4:00pm

Monday, Tuesday & Friday 2:00pm - 10:00pm

35 hours per week