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Certified Peer Specialist PT-1 (Carrick area)

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System Pittsburgh, PA Part-Time
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Department:

20_80_250_11 Journey Home - LTSR

Expected Weekly Hours: 

20

Shift:

Position Purpose:

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY

We’re a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area’s most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help – and hope – to people who are experiencing:
•    Mental illness and substance abuse
•    Physical health needs
•    Intellectual disabilities
•    Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

Job Description Details:

ABOUT THE ROLE

We’re currently looking for a Peer Support Worker to provide non-clinical support to individuals in the community. As a Peer Support Worker, you are first and foremost a peer – meaning that you have lived experience with mental illness and/or addition – and can serve as a role model for recovery values and principles, providing hopeful information about recovery and wellness.

ABOUT YOU

We’re looking for someone who is resourceful, compassionate, a good listener, a good advocate, and is willing to share their own experiences. If you believe you’re a good fit for this position, we’d love to hear from you. APPLY HERE.

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

  • Working with individuals in the community on goals
  • Promoting a message of hope and recovery
  • Assisting individuals with finding and accessing natural and community supports
  • Maintaining all required paperwork
  • Teaching problem solving and socialization skills
  • Offering group and individual sessions and documenting progress notes in a timely manner

Minimum Education and Experience RequiredHigh School graduate or equivalency OR eighth grade and 3 years of relevant experience. Peer Specialist Certification required. Personal recovery experience preferred.  

Work Schedule: Generally Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm (up to 20 hours per week), may vary according to program need and needs of persons served.

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

    Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

     

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    Peer Support
    Homelessness
    Substance Abuse
    Mental Diseases
    Progress Note
    Socialization
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