UnityPoint Health Peer Support Specialist-Integrated Health Home in Waterloo, Iowa
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.
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.
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
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
Requisition ID: 2020-80263
Street: 3251 W 9th St
Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Posting Minimum: USD $12.00/Hr.
Name: Integrated Health Home
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.50
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: 4 hours per day, 1st shift
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org