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Peer Support Specialist

Company: Providence Health & Service
Location: Newberg
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description The Peer Support Specialist will be an essential part of the Behavioral Health Team. Provides telephonic and in person support and assistance with connection to outpatient behavioral health, substance use and other community services to patients who have recently discharged from the hospital. The peer support specialist may work remotely, in the hospital, clinic, in the community, the patient's home and/or telephonically or wherever the patient will need support. Connects people served with available community services while promoting the use of natural supports and existing community relationships. Providence caregivers are not simply valued - they're invaluable. Join our team at Providence Oregon Regional Shared Services and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them. Required Qualifications:

  • Within 30 days of hire: THW Certification in the state of Oregon as a peer in one of the following:
  • PSS: Peer Support Specialist - Adult Mental Health, Adult Addiction, Family Support, Youth Support
  • PWS: Peer Wellness Specialist - Adult Mental Health, Adult Addiction, Family Support, Youth Support
  • Driving may be necessary as part of this role. Caregivers are required to comply with all state laws and requirements for driving. Caregivers will be expected to provide proof of driver license and auto insurance upon request.
  • Upon hire: In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check may be required.
  • Within 30 days of hire: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Peer Support Specialist Only: Recovery Mentor Certification
  • Within 30 days of hire: American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider
  • 1 year providing peer support services.
  • 1 year - SUD only: Experience working with people with substance use disorders
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Within 60 days of hire: Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Peer Support Specialist Only: CADC I (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor)
    • Experience working with patients with chronic, acute and contingent crisis.
    • SUD only: Knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment
      Why Join Providence? Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities. Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards. About the Team Providence has been serving the Pacific Northwest since 1856 when Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart and four other Sisters of Providence arrived in Vancouver, Washington Territory. As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence is located in areas ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment 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. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement. Requsition ID: 260804 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Patient Services Job Function: Clinical Support Job Schedule: Full time Job Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Support Department: 5016 OR RS BOB Address: OR Newberg 1001 Providence Dr Work Location: Providence Newberg Medical Ctr-Newberg Pay Range: $22.00 - $34.31 The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities. Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Keywords: Providence Health & Service, Portland , Peer Support Specialist, Other , Newberg, Oregon

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