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Peer and Family Support Specialist - Priest Healthcare Center - Tempe, AZ

Company: Terros Health
Location: Tempe
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

















Peer and Family Support Specialist - Priest Healthcare Center - Tempe, AZ







Job Locations



US-AZ-Tempe





















Job ID



2023-7726





# of Openings



3





Category



Behavioral Health/Social Work





Program



Recovery Clinics





Weekly Hours



40













































































Overview



















We are a mission-driven, service-orientated industry leader looking for a Peer and Family Support Specialist to join our team of caring professionals in our Priest Drive Healthcare Clinic in Tempe, AZ. Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. We engage people in whole person health through an integrated care delivery system, thus establishing a medical home for our patients. In caring for the whole person, we focus on overall wellness through physical health, mental health and substance use care. Our mission is to provide extraordinary care by empowered people through exceptional outcomes. Recently awarded among Arizona's Most Admired Companies in 2022 by AZ Big Media



























Responsibilities



















Seeking a Peer and Family Support Specialist to join our interdisciplinary clinical team working with individuals diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) or General Mental Health diagnosis under Court Ordered Treatment at our Priest Drive Healthcare Clinic. $2,000 Sign on bonus available for BHT level applicants Full-Time Employed: 40 hours/weekLocation: Priest Drive & Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ Bilingual in Spanish is a plus (Additional Language Differential Pay Available)Full Benefits Package, including 401KGenerous PTO/Sick Time (4+ weeks in year 1) Under the Agency's policies and professional requirements, participates as a member of an interdisciplinary clinical team working with individuals diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness, or General Mental Health diagnosis under Court Ordered Treatment. As a Peer and Family Support Specialist, you will participate as a member of the clinical team to mentor and provide recovery-based coaching for SMI clients related to their health and wellness goals. This individual also assists in developing plans and tools to create and maintain healthy living. Focus on members pursing goals through direct 1:1 and group coaching on health and wellness topics such as tobacco cessation, healthy diet and nutrition, health management, and supporting healthy interpersonal relationships.



























Qualifications



















  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 weeks of behavioral health employment experience
  • Professional experience in nutrition, fitness and/or physical health preferred
  • Peer Employment Training and Arizona State Peer Certification
  • Self-Identify as a Behavioral Health recipient in recovery for at least 1 - 3 years and/or first-hand experience with family members with serious mental illness and/or chronic disease
  • Must have valid Arizona driver's license, be 21 years of age with minimum 4 years driving experience, and meet requirements of Terros Health's driving policy
  • Must have a valid Arizona Level 1 Fingerprint Fingerprint Clearance card or be able to apply for one within 7 working days of starting employment
  • Must understand and utilize a recovery approach and philosophy
  • Exemplify great customer service and motivational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, evidenced by a non-judgmental approach, effective listening and positive interactions
  • Must be able to work on a computer and tablet in Microsoft Office, with electronic medical records and in NextGen
  • Must be in compliance with Terros Health's policy for COVID-19 vaccinationPhysical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. COVID 19 Precautions:Terros Health remains open for all our patients' health and wellness needs. We have put in place many protocols to protect our employees and patients and to create a safe work environment. Visit our website to learn more: https://www.terroshealth.org/covid-19/ At Terros Health we care about the safety of our employees and patients. We now require that all new employees have the COVID 19 vaccine prior to establishing employment. This represents our commitment to stopping the spread of this disease and protecting our community. Thank you for helping to protect our employees and patients.





























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