Providence Peer Support Specialist in Polson, Montana
Providence is calling a Peer Support Specialist (Behavioral Health, Variables, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Apply personal experience of recovery and recovery services to complete small projects or conduct a series of tasks with a limited degree of supervision
Work with participant to identify, develop, and access supports to increase his/her success in community integration and community inclusion
Support and teach recovery and recovery tools and models personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and hopefulness
Facilitate the participant's self-review of progress upon each encounter
In partnership with each participant assess their hopes, strengths, accomplishments and challenges in order to achieve his/her stated goals
In partnership with each participant develop the recovery plan and his/her support system in order to support him/her in becoming self-sufficient
Support participants in the self-management of critical or crisis situations
Support participants in coordinating with or in choosing his/her significant and relevant supports in order to arrange services or resources to achieve his/her goals
Assist the individual in preparation and recording of the peer support recovery plan, encounter notes, and other documents that verify service delivery using person-first language, in a timely manner according to established quality and regulatory standards
Use one's own recovery experience to encourage recovery in others
Escort participants when necessary and ensures participants safety when participating in events, visits, and other interactions
EHR: Enter participant date in the Electronic Healthcare Record system upon intake
Ensure that all participants visits are documented in EHR immediately
Ensure that all data is correct by verifying information with the participant on every visit
Administrative: Participate in weekly supervision and in team review of documentation of the comprehensive assessment of participants in various life domains
Administrative: Create weekly schedule that meets existing program productivity standards and supervision
Administrative: Participate in staff meetings and trainings
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
Credentialed as a Certified Peer Specialist within 3 months of hire; must possess a valid driver's license
Two (2) years of experience in recovery for a minimum of 2 years
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Community Service
Req ID: 272650