UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge Berryhill Center
Peer Support Specialist - ACT
FTE: 1.0 (Full-time, 40 hours per week)
Shift: various hours including days, nights, weekends
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Associates degree in Social Work, Human Services, or another Human Service related field.
Experience with providing service to individuals with a severe and persistent behavioral health needs.
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Class D license
Ability to delegate wisely, exercise good judgment, maintain good interpersonal relationships, adapt to change, evaluate critically and think creatively. Individual will demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to adult and geriatric patients with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Individual will demonstrate effective written and verbal skills allowing communication with physicians, co-workers, other clinic/hospital personnel, as well as the public. Position requires good organizational skills.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.