Why You'll Love This Job!
Are you caring and compassionate, and would enjoy helping individuals facing substance exposed living make positive changes in their lives? Do you have strong organizational skills and a talent for problem-solving? If so, and you are a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist or are willing and eligible to become certified, and have successfully participated in a recovery program, 180 Health Partners wants you to join our team!
Peer Advocates serve as a role-model for individuals facing substance exposed living and are in varying phases of recovery. In this role, you would follow 180 Health Partners’ guidelines in planning care, assessing client needs, and completing screenings. You also would refer clients to resources as needed, and coordinate with the 180 Health Partners’ team, primary care providers, managed care organizations, and community agencies to provide quality care for our clients. Non-certified peers are eligible to receive support from 180 Health Partners to become a State of Tennessee Certified Peer Recovery Specialist.
Apply for our Peer Advocate position today for the opportunity to join a team of professionals who are proactive in making a difference in others' lives!
Peer Advocate Responsibilities
- Identifies individual client needs and documents intervention based on relationship and assessment.
- Provides support to clients through variety of settings and assists with support groups, as needed.
- Contributes to case management meetings to ensure team approach is delivered for each client.
- Completes documentation for client contacts, touches, cancellations and care plan based on 180 policies.
- Communicates professionally with clients, families, physicians, community agencies, agency leadership and office staff.
- Follows chain of command in communicating concerns or recommendations.
- Responsible for achieving set goals/Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).
- Represents and promotes 180 through participation and interaction with community, professional organizations and community outreach efforts.
- Participates in timely conflict resolution and treats people fairly and with respect.
- Supports all members of the 180 team in performance of their duties.
- Participates in problem solving and performance improvement processes.
- Promotes responsible and ethical stewardship of 180 resources.
- Daytime travel 25% - 50%.
- Maintains excellent punctuality and attendance during work hours.
- Other duties as assigned.
Peer Advocate Qualifications
- Must be certified or eligible to obtain Certification as a Peer Recovery Specialist.
- Demonstrates the philosophy of 180 through values and practices.
- Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
- Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.
- Basic computer proficiency must be able to type and navigate Cloud-based environment.
- Certified Peer Recovery Specialist for more than one year