UnityPoint Health

Peer Support Specialist-Integrated Health Home

Requisition ID
2020-80263
Category
Behavioral Health Services - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
3251 W 9th St
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Salary Minimum
USD $12.00/Hr.
City
Waterloo
Department
Integrated Health Home
State
IA
FTE
0.50
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
4 hours per day, 1st shift
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits

Overview

This position is responsible to respond to the needs of adults with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) using a patient-centered approach which removes silos of care and supports an integrated system.  The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for providing support services and serving as a member advocate.

Responsibilities

 The Peer Support Specialist performs a wide range of tasks to assist members in their own recovery process and role model competency in ongoing coping skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Lived experience with a serious mental illness with demonstrated stability in recovery

Valid driver’s license

Complete Peer Support Training

 

Preferred:

Experience in working with adults with mental illness

Certified as a Peer Support Specialist or Peer Recovery Specialist through the Iowa Board of Certification

Knowledge of community resources 

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