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Peer Recovery Specialist BHH

Peer Recovery Specialist BHH

Category 
Clinical
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Department 
Behavioral Health Home
Work Schedule 
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Overview

The Behavioral Health Home Team is an integrated team of providers using a health home model. The team will include a multidisciplinary set of providers including a Clinical Team Leader, a Primary Care Physician/APRN, a Psychiatrist, a Nurse Care Manager, Team Nurse, Licensed Social workers, Skills Development Home Health Specialists, and Engagement Specialists. This team will increase consumer access to integrated mental health & primary care by using a health home model to support the recovery of this high risk population. This team will also be using innovative technology-based resources to manage health outcomes.

 

The Engagement Specialist position will utilize engagement strategies in order to provide structured, scheduled activities that promote socialization, recovery, wellness, self-advocacy, development of natural supports, maintenance of community living skills, and chronic disease management.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting clients with their recovery plan goals and monitoring progress
  • Ability to manage caseload and meet service delivery requirements
  • Accurate, timely progress notes and reports/documentation
  • Proficiency in using computer and hand held technology to manage health outcomes

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be eligible to become a Certified Recovery Specialist (CRS) in the State of Indiana and a Community Health Worker (CHW), by meeting the eligibility requirements for the CRS and CHW for the State of Indiana. Being a CRS and CHW certified is a plus, but CRS and CHW training will be provided to those hired. For details of the certification requirements go to http://www.certifiedrecoveryspecialist.org/ and www.chwcrs.org to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements.
  • Above average computer and hand held technology skills (mobile phone/tablet, apps, software, etc.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license with acceptable driving record and provide own, insured, transportation

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