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Full Time Certified Peer Support Specialist

Company: BayMark Health Services
Location: Ironton
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Full Time Peer Support Specialist - Ironton, OH Sign on bonus offered for eligible applicants and offered for a limited time. Details to be discussed during the interview process. The Peer Specialist works under the supervision of the Peer Support Supervisor and Peer Support Clinical Supervisor. The Peer Support Specialist primary job function is to enhance the overall treatment process by assisting case managers / therapist to meet the overall treatment needs of clients. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Peer recovery services on individual basis
  • Address individual recovery needs of clients
  • Help clients promote recovery, self-determination, self-advocacy, well-being and independence
  • Engage with client on exploring recovery goals
  • Support clients in achieving personal independence
  • Encouragement and modeling of hope
  • Support client of daily life skills, such as budgeting, health, wellness, resource, development, and communication integration
  • Modeling personal responsibilities in recovery
  • Education on health care, system navigation
  • Delivery group on provider education
  • Support in access or development of natural support staff group
  • Encourage coordinating linkages among providers
  • Participate in crisis interventions and stabilization
  • Attendance and participation in treatment team meeting to deliver coordination of care
  • Educate individuals on the development of empowerment skills through self-advocacy
  • System monitoring
  • Coordination and assistance in crisis management and stabilization
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • As appropriate to the care of clients, education and training specific to the individual needs, abilities and readiness to learn
  • Mental Health or AOD interventions that address symptoms, behaviors, thought processes, etc., that assist a client in eliminating barriers to seeking or maintaining education and employment
  • Activities that increase the clients capacity to positively impact the clients environment
  • Adequate knowledge and ability to navigate EHR (Electronic Health Record) system.
  • Assume additional duties as assigned by Clinical Director or Supervisor.
  • Satisfactory background and drugs screen. Qualifications and Education Requirements:
    • High school diploma or GED with 6 months behavioral health experience.
    • Valid Drivers License.
    • 18 years of age or older.
    • Current Certification in self administration of medication procedures and related training requirements.
    • Satisfactory drug screen and criminal background check. Benefits:
      • Competitive salary
      • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
      • Generous paid time off accrual
      • Excellent growth and development opportunities
      • Satisfying and rewarding work striving to overcome the opioid epidemic COVID-19 considerations: Everyone will be asked to be in compliance with the most recent COVID guidelines from CDC, State, County and City. Here is what you can expect from us: Mahajan Therapeutics, a progressive mental health and substance abuse treatment organization that is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of each of our patients so they can achieve long-term mental health and recovery goals and an improved quality of life. Mahajan Therapeutics is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veterans status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws.


Keywords: BayMark Health Services, Huntington , Full Time Certified Peer Support Specialist, Other , Ironton, West Virginia

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