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CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST - IRTS

BrightSpring Health Services
USD $22.12/Hr. - USD $22.12/Hr.
United States, Minnesota, St. Paul
May 25, 2024

CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST - IRTS
Job Locations

US-MN-MINNEAPOLIS | US-MN-SAINT PAUL


ID
2024-142753

Line of Business
SpringPath Mental Health Services

Position Type
Full-Time

Pay Min
USD $22.12/Hr.

Pay Max
USD $22.12/Hr.



Our Company

SpringPath Mental Health Services



Overview

The Certified Peer Specialist, works as part of the Intensive Residential Treatment Service team, which provides care and treatment for persons who are experiencing significant mental health/psychiatric symptoms, who are demonstrating significant functional impairments, and who may have co-occurring substance use disorders. Certified Peer Support Specialists are fully integrated team members who provide individualized and group services in the residence and the community and promote person served self-determination and decision making. Certified Peer Support Specialists also provide essential expertise and consultation to the entire team to promote a culture in which each person's point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, and integrated into treatment, rehabilitation, and community self-help activities.



Responsibilities

    Willingness to provide peer-recovery education
  • Assist peers with assessing their unique strengths and abilities
  • Help peers with identifying, developing, and working towards recovery goals
  • Assist peers with developing self-advocacy skills
  • Help peers identify and access appropriate professional resources
  • Provide education for team members regarding the recovery process
  • Assist in implementing and the development of individual treatment plans
  • Participates in care coordination meetings as needed
  • Serves as a link to community resources, teaches and models client self-advocacy and acts as a community liaison/educator
  • Reports significant/major incidents or accidents
  • Medication administration and documentation
  • Adheres to data privacy practices/HIPAA
  • Assists in discharge planning
  • Demonstrates professional competency in the documentation of treatment services
  • Provides objective verbal and written critical incident analysis.
  • Documents essential activities related to licensure, welfare, and safety
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • A GED or high school diploma is required
  • Associate of Arts degree in one of the Behavioral Sciences or Human Services preferred
  • Successful completion of the MN Department of Human Services approved Certified Peer Support Specialist training and certification exam
  • Have or had a primary diagnosis of mental illness
  • Be a current or former consumer of mental health services and/or experience in the field while maintaining professional boundaries
  • Demonstrate dedication to promoting recovery opportunities in the lives of peers
  • Demonstrate ability to utilize own lived experience of recovery to inspire recovery in the lives of peers
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the agency
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and multitask
  • Proficiency with using company technology
  • Must meet all agency requirements for pre-employment as required by SpringPath and/or MN State regulations


About our Line of Business

SpringPath Mental Health Services is a leading agency in providing recovery-oriented and psychiatric rehabilitation services. Our agencies provide care and treatment for clients who are experiencing significant mental health/psychiatric symptoms, who are demonstrating significant functional impairments, and who may have co-occurring chemical dependency. Founded on the core principles and values of hope, partnership, choice and self-direction, our program and services help individuals develop the skills and access the resources needed to increase their capacity to be successful and satisfied in the living, learning, working and social environment of their choice. Services provided include Intensive Residential Treatment Service (IRTS), Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), with a focus on the evidence-based practices of Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Supported Employment and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The cornerstone of our work is the relationship with the person served during the recovery process. For more information, please visitspringpathmentalhealth.com. Follow us on Facebook.


Salary Range

USD $22.12 / Hour
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