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|Job Title||Peer Support
|Job Status||Part Time
We are seeking a Peer Support Specialist who provides support to the Care Management program, supporting individuals with complex behavioral and chronic physical health conditions, in collaboration with one or more health plans and providers in network180’s system of care. This is a contract/grant funded position ending September 30, 2017.
|Educational Requirements||* High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
* A State of Michigan Certified Peer Support Specialist or be eligible to become certified by the State as a Peer Support Specialist, which requires an individual be a current or former primary consumer of behavioral health services through a Community Mental Health system and in stable recovery.
* Knowledge and skills sufficient for establishing effective relationships with individuals served who have a mental illness, and/or substance use disorders, their families, and team members.
* Knowledge about mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders as well as about recovery and crisis planning.
* Demonstrate successful experience dealing with individuals in emotional or crisis situations.
* Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and data entry skills.
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
* Excellent problem solving skills
* Experience working with complex clients who experience both psychiatric and physical co-morbidities.
* Working knowledge of health care integration concepts.
* Knowledge of basic health and wellness strategies and/or lived experience with the management of a chronic physical health condition
|Required Documents||Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications and Resume
|Apply||Click here to apply for the Care Management Support Specialist position
Network180 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.