Peer Support Specialist

Helena, MT

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Description

Permanent opportunity coming your way!  We are now hiring a Peer Support Specialist for a Health Center in Helena, MT!

 

Term: Long term temp with high possibility of going permanent

Schedule: Full time M-F, 8-5

Pay: $13.52/hr

Duties:

  • Meets with patients to help develop individual wellness recovery plans
  • Coaches and supports patients during implementation of their wellness recovery plan
  • Maintains patients records and documentation
  • Reports progress and concerns to treatment team
  • Connects patients with community resources identified in the wellness recovery plan
  • Conducts patient outreach
  • Assists physicians and medical staff teams with medication treatment visits
  • Provides coaching, support, and leads medication assisted treatment meetings
  • Advocate for patients to develop life skills and build confidence to attain their personal skills
  • Assist patients in recognizing and building support systems
  • Provide education around self- advocacy, wellness and recovery
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year experience as working with vulnerable populations in a health setting or suffering from mental illness and/or substance abuse
  • Licensed by the Montana Board of Behavioral Health as a Certified Behavioral Health Peer Support Specialist (CBHPSS) - a requirement or must be obtained within 6 months of employment
  • Health clinic experience preferred

 

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Military & Veterans encouraged to apply 

 

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