Mobile Meds Certified Peer Support PT/PRN – $1,500 Hiring Bonus

Mobile Meds Certified Peer Support PT/PRN – $1,500 Hiring Bonus

Wesley Family Services
Published
July 8, 2024
Expires
September 8, 2024
Location
1045 4th Avenue, New Kensington
Category
Job Type
Wage Range
  • $15 - 18 Per Hour
Criminal Background Consideration
All Legal Backgrounds Considered
Driver’s License Required
Yes
Public Trans Available
No

Description

Job Purpose/Summary

 

The Mobile Medication Service is a voluntary service provided for adult consumers with serious mental illness who experience difficulty making progress toward recovery. The Mobile Medication Service is designed to create a continuum of care related to medication administration, as well as assessing, monitoring, and education that span the system of care for that consumer.

 

The Certified Peer Support – Mobile Medication PT/PRN’s function on the team is to uniquely engage the consumers, assess their needs/barriers to care, and to reinforce what has been learned and the generalization and application of that knowledge. The position works to educate, support, empower, and engage with the consumers in service to promote quality, holistic care to ensure healthy outcomes, wellness attainment, and ongoing tenure in the community setting. The scope of responsibilities of the team include counseling, crisis intervention, promotion of self-care skills, monitoring of medical, physical, and mental health status/treatments, and coordination of services.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education: High school diploma or GED is required.

 

Experience: Experience as a consumer in the mental health system and with recovery principles and practices.

 

Licenses, Certifications & Clearances:  

  • Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) License
  • Act 33/34 Clearances
  • FBI Clearance
  • Valid State of PA Class 1 Drivers License
  • Access to properly insured motor vehicle for client transportation and fieldwork and a safe driving record

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Exhibits ethical business behavior and maintains confidentiality of information and compliance as required by WFS policy.
  • Ability to exhibit cultural sensitivity and to contribute to a work environment where diversity is welcomed and supported.
  • Commitment to empowering others to solve their own problems.
  • Commitment to valuing a nurturing family as the ideal environment.
  • Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
  • Ability to establish a respectful relationship with consumers served to help them gain skills and confidence.
  • Knowledge of mental health/substance use and the related services.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with consumers, family members, care givers, and other service providers or professionals.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to be punctual and committed to the role.
  • Ability to exercise flexibility and creativity in working with others.
  • Ability to set appropriate limits with consumers.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Supports and educates consumers.
  • Develops and promotes health and wellness goals with consumers.
  • Maintains a helping role and intervenes appropriately to meet service goals.
  • Completes documentation of service provision as per program requirements.
  • Supports consumers as active participants in treatment planning.
  • Aids to decrease the utilization of crisis and inpatient services due to medication management issues.
  • Assists to ensure success in a least restrictive living arrangement and level of treatment care.

Key Requirements

Must have a valid Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) license!!

Education: High school diploma or GED.

Experience: Experience as a consumer in the mental health system and with recovery principles and practices.

Pay: $16.50 - $18.50 per hour

New Kensington, PA

Benefits

Benefits for PT/PRN Employees:

Flexible Work Schedule
9 paid days off 1st year, 12 paid days off 2nd year, then continues to increase
Discounted Home and Auto Insurance
Discounted tuition for several local colleges/universities
401k Plan - Employer match available!
Beginning July 1, 2025: Employees who reach 2 consecutive years of service and 500 hours per year will become eligible to participate in the 401(k) with an agency match of up to 4%
11 Paid Holidays
Pet Insurance
PRN ELB Sick Time Accrual (PRN)
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness initiatives
MyStrength (promotes mental health and well-being)

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