Peer Support Specialist- ACT Team

  • MaineGeneral Health
  • Augusta, ME 04330, USA
  • Jun 16, 2021

Job Description

Peer Support Specialist- ACT Team Augusta, ME Apply Job Summary: MaineGeneral Medical Center, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is intended to support adults with severe and persistent mental illness toward the goals of recovery, resilience and community based living. The ACT team includes health information specialists, case managers (CMs), psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, nurses, employment specialists, substance use providers and a clinical counselor. The Peer Support Specialist will provide support services to promote treatment goals and stabilization. The ideal candidate demonstrates critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to excel in a healthcare environment. The ideal candidate will have: Driver’s License – Required. Valid state driver's license with acceptable driving record required. Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist (CIPSS) preferred. Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist (CIPSS) required within 12 months of hire. Associates Degree preferred. Job Description: Provides information, education, and mentoring related to wellness and recovery Assesses individual or group needs to identify and assist in obtaining appropriate services and support. Educate staff and patients about peer support and recovery based services and opportunities Documents visits and interventions appropriately according to the standards of the health care organization   Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Scheduled Work Shift: Job Exempt: No Benefits: Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future. Physical Wellness: We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs. Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents. A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees - We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves. Emotional Wellness: When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household. Financial Wellness: An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center. Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career. We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan. Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident. We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time. Career Mobility: Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability  Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . Apply Posted Yesterday Part time R1840 About Us Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral's policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished. The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law Follow Us