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Peer Specialist - Prosecutorial Diversion - Lourdes Crisis Services - Part-Time - Days

Company: Lourdes Health
Location: Pasco
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

The Peer Specialist Case Manager functions as part of a multidisciplinary team as someone who has experience as a recipient of mental health services for severe and persistent mental illness and is willing to use and share his or her personal, practical experience, knowledge, and first-hand insight to benefit the team and its clients. Peer Specialist Case Manager follows-up with referrals made by the Prosecutorial Diversion Program's Care Coordinators and Mental Health Professional. - -Provide ongoing case management services to persons experiencing symptoms of acute or chronic mental illness until such time as a primary therapist, medication management provider, and/or case manager can be assigned from one of the community mental health centers. - Provide case management services for adults who have chronic mental illnesses or severe mental disorders in jail, detox, crisis triage facilities, and psychiatric inpatient facilities. - Provides evaluations, designs, implements, and coordinates services in order to assist the person in transitioning from jail, detox, crisis triage facilities, and psychiatric inpatient facilities to the community in order to maintain an optimum living environment and to decrease the barriers to functional community living. Peer Specialist Case Manager will assist with obtaining benefits, housing assistance, and supported employment services. Coordination of care will include but not be limited to; medication management, substance use treatment, therapy, housing, physical health needs, developmental needs, identification and partnering with natural supports and vocational needs as deemed appropriate.
Shift is 20 hours per week, 4 hours per day.
*This is designated as a safety-sensitive position*
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: -High School Diploma or GED required
  • Population Specific: -Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the population of patients served
  • Experience: -Experience assisting persons, who have experience mental health problems, self-identify as a recipient or survivor of mental health services and/or co-occurring, well grounded in recovery for a minimum of one (1) year required
  • Certification: - -Have or obtain a current Certified Washington State Peer Counselor within 12 months of employment in position. Have or obtain a current Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor within 12 months of employment date.
  • Required Licensure: -Must have/obtain a current Washington State Driver's License with Liability Insurance, to use personal vehicle
  • Other: -Bilingual and/or English-Spanish-Speaking ability preferred. Ability to work with a culturally diverse population Employee will possess a cell phone to be used at work and a stipend will be given to cover this expense


    About Us
    Lourdes Health Network is a Catholic health care institution, founded in 1916 by the Sisters of St. Joseph. -Our Mission is an extension of the healing ministry of Jesus. - We are called to serve our community, our patients, their loved ones and our co-workers with respect, compassion and care. - We respond to the health care needs of the community in a Christian spirit. - We strive for excellence in all we do.
    Applicants may proceed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button. - To apply at a later time, return to the Employment page at or visit one of your Employment Kiosks in the Human Resources Department located at 520 N 4th Ave. Pasco, Washington.
    If you have any questions about the application process or require reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources at Lourdes Health Network at 509-546-2283 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 PST Monday-Friday.
    We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief.
    Lourdes Health Network participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program.
    SALARY: -
    $15.74 - $18.79
    Benefits: - -
    Medical Insurance: -PPO, HRA, HDHP -offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Dental Insurance: Offered through Delta Dental
    Vision Insurance: Offered through VSP
    Free EAP (Employee Assistance Program) -
    Paid Time Off (Up to 25 days a year or 200 hours)
    Employer Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    Coverage options for Medical, Dental and Vision include: Employee, Employee & Spouse/Domestic Partner, Employee & Child, Family
    Voluntary Benefits: -
    Health Savings Account
    Flex Spending Account: Medical & Dependent
    Voluntary Life: including Employee, Spouse/Domestic Partner, and Child
    Critical Illness: including Employee & Spouse/Domestic Partner
    Hospital Indemnity
    Accident Coverage
    Identity Theft Protection
    Legal Aid
    401(k)

Keywords: Lourdes Health, Pasco , Peer Specialist - Prosecutorial Diversion - Lourdes Crisis Services - Part-Time - Days, Other , Pasco, Washington

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