Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. is an agency consisting of a team of mental health professionals that specialize in psychiatric evaluations, clinical social work, and family therapy. We are committed to helping patients in our community who are experiencing personal, emotional, marriage, family or psychological problems. Family Support Services is a division of Nystrom & Associates that provides ARMHS, Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services, programming sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Human Services for individuals who have a mental health diagnosis and are on Medical Assistance or a Prepaid Medical Assistance Product. ***Option to meet with clients via telehealth until at least June 2021!*** Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. is currently looking for a Certified Peer Support Specialist to provide peer support services to clients currently enrolled in in the Behavioral Health Home Program . The role of the Certified Peer Support Specialist is to provide ongoing encouragement and feedback to clients over the phone or in-person in relation to each client’s health and wellness. In addition, the Peer Support Specialist will: - Serve as a coach clients, helping clients discover their strengths - Interact with clients on the phone or in-person on a regular basis to build a trusting relationship - Assist clients with setting up and preparing for appointments and ensure clients are aware of mental health resources available to them - Provide clients with health promotion services by assisting them with skills related to overall health and wellness - Assist the Behavioral Health Home Systems Navigator and other team members in coordinating care - Provide health education to clients to increase their understanding of their health conditions and how these conditions affect their life - Identify barriers in clients’ care and work collaboratively with the client and other providers to minimize these barriers - Meet clients before/after appointments to provide encouragement, organize health concerns, and review provider feedback - Maintain legible and organized patient electronic health records in accordance with policy of the company and requirements of the State of Minnesota. Concurrent documentation is practiced. - Attend regularly scheduled staff and training meetings Click the link below to watch a video of our Community Based Staff sharing what it’s like to do community based work: https://www.nystromcounseling.com/community-based-opportunities/ To be eligible for this position, you must meet the qualifications of a Certified Peer Support Specialist 2 as defined under Mi nnesota Statute 245.462 subdivision 17. Please note that Nystrom & Associates does not provide peer support certification courses. Certified Peer Specialist Level II – must meet all requirements of CPSS Level I (including meeting certification requirements) and meet one or more of the following: - Is qualified as a mental health practitioner - Has at least 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of peer services to people with mental illness - Has at least 4,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to people with mental illness and an additional 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of peer services to persons with mental illness Additional qualifications include: - Ability to work independently - Valid Driver’s License/ Auto Insurance/ Reliable Vehicle - Proficient in the use of computers - Previous experience using electronic health records preferred; comfortable utilizing electronic documentation concurrently Benefits: Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. prides itself on the compensation and benefits provided to our staff, including: - Flexible schedule (You create your own schedule to best fit your needs) - Medical, Dental & Vision insurance - Health Savings Account (HSA) - Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Pet Insurance - Supplemental Insurances through Unum - Paid Time Off (PTO) - 401(K) Retirement Plan with an 15.25% employer match - Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement - Mileage reimbursement - Partnerships with local universities for education funds
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