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Certified Peer Specialist Job (Salt Lake City, UT, US) Click here to apply for this Certified Peer Specialist Job (Salt Lake City, UT, US) Salt Lake City, UT, US Certified Peer Specialist Requisition Number: 8369 Reg/Temp Regular Employment Type: Full-Time Shift Rotating Work Schedule: All Shifts All Days Location Name Univ Neuropsychiatric Inst City: SALT LAKE CITY State UT Department: UNI ENT 93F CRIS TRAUMA SOC WK Apply for this job: Interested in this opportunity? - Apply Now! - Email this opportunity to a friend/colleague Socialize this job opportunity to a friend, colleague, or family member: Share on linkedinShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services EEO Statement The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.Overview: As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. Under the supervision of a licensed social worker this position assists other individuals with chemical dependency or mental disorders. This position is working as part of an interdisciplinary team either in our 16 bed short term mental health Recovery Center with a focus on crisis stabilization/recovery or in the UNI Receiving Center which is focused on initial stabilization, strength based assessment and triage. There are day, evening and midnight shifts and 40 hour, 30 hour and 20 hour positions available. Peer specialists are an integral part of the treatment teams and work closely with individuals in crisis to support their recovery and provide peer mentoring, goal setting and discharge planning. Responsibilities: - Provides crisis intervention services to patients experiencing distress. - Responds as part of the Mobile Team to provide outreach services to patients. - May makes referrals to appropriate community resources. - Follows up with patients as appropriate. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities - Ability to perform the essential functions of the job outlined above - Strong organizational and follow through skills - A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required - Demonstrated human relations and effective verbal and written communication skills - Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and problem solve - Must possess knowledge of community resources, discharge planning, and crisis counseling - Demonstrate the knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status - Good interpersonal skills to acquire the trust of patients and respond appropriately in a crisis situation - Knowledge of HIPPA and ability to adhere to the requirements Qualifications: Required - Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalency. - Certified Peer Specialist in the State of Utah - Some assignments may require a current Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card All of the following license(s) - Certified Peer Specialist

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