Peer Specialist (Enhanced Clinical Service Coordination)
Pittsburgh Mercy

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:
Day Shift

Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS

  • PA Peer Specialist Certification preferred but is NOT required.
  • Bachelor's degree in social services + 1 year practical experience OR High School equivalency and 4 years paid direct care experience. PA Peer Specialist Certification preferred. Must self-identify as having a history of receiving state-priority group services for serious mental illness.
  • Must have a valid PA driver's license
  • Will need access to a vehicle and must be able to drive a 15-passenger van.
SCHEDULE

Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM with flexibility to meet the needs of the persons served.

Great Benefit Package:
  • 403 with employee match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holiday Days

ABOUT THE ROLE

Pittsburgh Mercy is seeking an Enhanced Clinical Service Coordination Peer Specialist to provide social support through structured and unstructured evening and weekend-evening group activities. Supports may include transporting and accompanying groups of individuals to AA/NA meetings. The candidate must possess the ability to facilitate community therapeutic/process groups and recreational activities. Facilitating peer support groups in the community. The position may also include assistance and training in daily living skills such as: bathing and hygiene, grocery and clothes shopping, meal preparation and budgeting, obtaining legal assistance and counseling and in dealing with agencies such as police, health department and the courts.. This position requires the candidate to transport consumers in an agency vehicle on a regular basis. Maintains clinical records according to agency policies and procedures.

ABOUT YOU
We're looking for someone who is resourceful, compassionate, a good listener, a good
advocate, and is willing to share their own experiences. If you believe you're a good fit
for this position, we'd love to hear from you.

ABOUT PITTSBURGH MERCY

We're a community-based health and human services organization using person-centered care to treat our area's most vulnerable populations. We work with families in settings that are safe and familiar to them, and view them as equal partners when planning, developing, and monitoring care.

Our mission is to be a compassionate, transforming presence within our communities. We reach out to offer help - and hope - to people who are experiencing:
  • Mental illness and substance abuse
  • Physical health needs
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Traumatic events or circumstances, including homelessness + abuse

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.


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