Peer Recovery Coach (Short-Hour .4 Am/Sat & Sun) - Behavioral Health 345

Telecare Corp. San Bernardino , CA 92401

Posted 3 weeks ago

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 130 programs and over 4,000 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

Telecare is proud to have been recognized by The Bay Area Business Times as the 9th Best Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2020! This is the 18th time we have made the list!

The Windsor Center is a short-stay crisis stabilization unit (CSU) that offers 24/7 services to adults and youth. The Windsor Center aims to increase access to crisis services, reduce inpatient hospitalization, reduce the amount of time that law enforcement is involved in a mental health crisis, and strengthen the existing outpatient behavioral health services.

Employment Status: Short-Hour .4

Shifts: AM, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm as needed

Days: Saturday & Sunday

POSITION SUMMARY

The Peer Recovery Coach I engages, inspires, and facilitates meaningful conversations with members served that assist the members to explore, create, and meet their own recovery goals. Peer Recovery Coaches provide consultation to the team to promote and reinforce Telecare's Recovery Culture as defined by the Telecare Recovery Centered Clinical System (RCCS) in which each member's point of view and preferences are recognized, understood, respected, and integrated into services and self-help programming. Additionally, Peer Recovery Coaches respond to critical situations with high-level engagement and deescalation skills which support a least restrictive environment for members served experiencing an emergency related to a mental health/addiction challenge.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Certified Peer Specialist and/or completed Peer Support Training

  • One (1) year or part-time equivalent of experience supporting members served with behavioral health challenges

  • Experience as a beneficiary of the public Behavioral Health system of care

  • Successful completion of Peer Support Training or Peer Employment Training.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment

  • All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. Position requires driving, valid driver's license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply

Preferred:

Peer Certification

  • Demonstrated ability to perform at a consistently high level as a support worker in a healthcare field

  • Bilingual/Bicultural a plus

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS .

  • Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders

  • Draws upon own personal recovery experience with mental/addiction challenges as a basis for engagement as a peer with members served and to validate members' own lived experiences

  • Consistently utilizes recovery language and a strength-based approach to assist members served to reach their fullest potential

  • Participates in the planning, organization and co-facilitation of Recovery Centered Clinical Service (RCCS) materials, selfhelp and recovery education groups

  • Provides education and expertise from the perspective of a person with lived experience of mental illness to the team concerning various mental health/addiction recovery experiences

  • Travels locally to provide outreach to members served in the community

  • Participates in verbal de-escalation and physical interventions in emergent situations and is willing and able to assist other staff as needed to maintain a safe, healing environment for all

  • Must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.

Position requires transporting Members in program van (acceptable driving) and driving for company business such as trainings, offsite meetings, etc.

SKILLS

  • Knowledge of recovery focused, strengths based work in mental health/addiction recovery

  • Be willing to seek to understand members' unique circumstances, personal preferences and goals and incorporate them into daily work as well as any needed crisis response to help the member regain a sense of control

  • Have a strong understanding of recovery and resilience, the value of partnerships with members and member choice, and the balance between protection from harm and personal dignity

  • Strong knowledge of relevant community resources and methods for accessing them

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to stand, twist, squat, kneel and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently sit, walk, reach, bend and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Lvn/Lpt Temp (FullTime AM) Behavioral Health 345

Telecare Corp.

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 10/12/2020 12:00:00 AM 2021-01-10T00:00 Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 130 programs and over 4,000 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery. Telecare is proud to have been recognized by The Bay Area Business Times as the 9th Best Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2020! This is the 18th time we have made the list! The Windsor Center is a short-stay crisis stabilization unit (CSU) that offers 24/7 services to adults and youth. The Windsor Center aims to increase access to crisis services, reduce inpatient hospitalization, reduce the amount of time that law enforcement is involved in a mental health crisis, and strengthen the existing outpatient behavioral health services. Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary Shifts: AM, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Days: Monday - Friday POSITION SUMMARY The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) provides recovery focused services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician. Provides safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care. QUALIFICATIONS Required: * Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) /Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) program and current licensure * Current CPR/BLS certificate * Must be at least 18 years of age * Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment * All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. Position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply. Preferred: * Previous experience with population to be served and/or work in a similar program setting preferred * One (1) year of experience * Understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment, and knowledge of psychotropic medication ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders * Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served * Provides nursing care and assists in the welcoming, admission, and discharge process * Collects data relevant to care of members served; develops and implements nursing care plans * Demonstrates knowledge of crisis management and intervention * Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner * Administers medication and treatments to members served * Receives and presents change of shift report as assigned * Adheres to medication management policies and procedures * Notifies the prescriber and nursing supervisor of any changes in behavior or condition * Documents the progress of members served toward their Recovery Plan goals * Attends and participates in community meetings and groups * Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings * Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving report at the beginning and end of each shift * Must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of management. Position requires transporting Members in program van (acceptable driving) and driving for company business such as trainings, offsite meetings, etc. SKILLS * Ability to review and implements Recovery/Treatment plans * Ability to support medical and psycho-social care for members served * Ability to administer oral and injectable medications * Ability to act as a team member and provide input via reporting observations and concerns and asking appropriate questions * Ability to review and implement recovery treatment plans for members served * Demonstrated ability to implement physical crisis and de-escalation techniques PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit, squat, kneel, twist, push, pull and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, bend, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity as well as Hazardous Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, Hospital Waste, Chemical & Infectious). EOE AA M/F/V/Disability Telecare Corp. San Bernardino CA

Peer Recovery Coach (Short-Hour .4 Am/Sat & Sun) - Behavioral Health 345

Telecare Corp.