Care Coordination – Peer Provider
The Peer Provider is committed to improving health outcomes and the quality of life for chronically ill and high risk individuals served at Betty Hardwick Center. This positions works with an interdisciplinary team to coordinate the medical, psychosocial, emotional, therapeutic, and recovery support needs of individuals. Peer provider will offer emotional support, share knowledge, teach skills, provide practical assistance, and connect people with resources, opportunities and communities of support. Peer Services will include:
• Recovery and wellness support, which includes providing information on and support with planning for recovery.
• Mentoring, which includes serving as a role model and providing assistance in finding needed community resources and services.
• Advocacy, which includes providing support in stressful or urgent situations and helping to ensure that the individual’s rights are respected.
This position reports directly to the Care Coordination Administrator.
All Betty Hardwick Center campuses are Tobacco Free. Use of any tobacco products is not permitted on any of our grounds.
Betty Hardwick Center strives to provide a trauma-sensitive culture of safety, compassion and choice. We value applicants who have training and personal experience in Trauma Informed Care.
High school diploma; or a high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state.
• Must have at least one year of lived experience with an emotional or mental health issue.
• Prefer work or volunteer experience or expertise in one or more of the following areas: Mental Health Advocacy, health care, case/care coordination, support group or advocacy services.
• Ability to effectively communicate in both individual and group settings.
• Following hire, employee must achieve certification to bill Medicaid and retain certification.
• Must possess a current Texas driver's license and qualify for Center insurance coverage.