Certified Peer Specialist at St. Luke’s University Health Network – Penn Foundation Campus (Sellersville)
St. Luke's University Health Network - Penn Foundation Campus
Certified Peer Specialist
Monday-Friday with some flexibility for early evening hours
A Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) is an active member of the integrated care team. The peer specialist uses their own unique experiences to partner with participants in building skills, supports, resources and increase their own self efficacy to facilitate individual recovery and reduce stigmatization. At the core, the peer specialist is the model of recovery and self-advocacy for participants.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Must be willing to use his/her personal experience as a current or former recipient of mental health services to provide peer support on an individual and group basis.
- Services provided will include community exposure/inclusion, educational and vocational support, development of natural supports, modeling of recovery process and wellness management.
- Responsible for documentation of service provision and using electronic health record.
- This is a community-based service so the CPS must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
- CPS/CRS Re-certification paid for by employer and up to 40 annual CEU’s paid for by employer.
- Access to a generous tuition reimbursement program.
- High school diploma or GED
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
- Must have competed Certified Peer Specialist training in Pennsylvania or meet criteria to complete approved two-week Certified Peer Specialist training within the first 2 months of hire and pass the Pennsylvania Certification Board CPS exam within 6 months of completing the two-week course.
Instructions on how to apply:
St. Luke’s University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.