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Peer - Patient Advocate

Company: MIND 24-7
Location: Mesa
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

REQ NUMBER SOC-21-00006POSITION Peer - Patient Advocate CATEGORY Social ServicesFULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-TimeEXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Non-ExemptSHIFT DaysABOUT THE ORGANIZATION About MIND 24-7MIND 24-7 is fundamentally changing the landscape of accessible behavioral health by offering walk-in crisis mental health and substance abuse services such as Psych Express Care, Psych Crisis Care, and Psych Progressions. MIND 24-7 fills the gap for those seeking help by being available right when they need it - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Using innovations in value-based care models to improve and expand access to care, Mind 24-7 not only enhances quality patient care, but reduces pressure on the system, reducing costly emergency room visits, in-patient treatment, and readmissions for crisis care. MIND 24-7 offers highly competitive benefits that begin within 30 days for new full-time Team Members! These include Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, telemedicine, company paid life insurance and disability, voluntary plans, discounted gym memberships, 401K with company contribution, generous Paid Time Off and Holidays, Team Member Appreciation Days, and a break room stocked full of complimentary snacks and beverages. To learn more, go to DescriptionJOB SUMMARY The Patient Advocate is a peer advocate that provides support and recovery training to individuals receiving services. A Patient Advocate assists in implementing/creating a recovery environment and acts as an advocate for the needs and rights of every individual. The Patient Advocate will help to provide a recovery experience to the patient's of MIND 24-7 during times of crisis stabilization, as well as, support and services to help the patients move forward in their recovery. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides peer support to engage individuals in a recovery partnership and assists in identifying participant's hopes and dreams and the solutions they are seeking.
  • Teaches recovery and life skills using recovery tools.
  • Models hope, personal responsibility and self-advocacy to demonstrate how recovery goals can be respectfully met and how a belief in self is maintained.
  • Assists in developing natural supports and community living.
  • Cultivates connectedness in the person's life (self, others, the environment, and to meaning and purpose).
  • Coordinates with the individual's clinical team and other supports to arrange services or resources to help the individual achieve their goals.
  • Completes clinical documentation as required.
  • Understands and adheres to the company's compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.Depending on setting, may also:
    • Float among various clinical services, where qualified and competentSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Direct Reports: N/A Supervisory Functions: N/A
      • Successful completion of Peer Employment Training thus obtaining Certification as a Peer Support Specialist required.
      • High School Diploma or equivalent Preferred Qualifications:
          • High School Diploma or Equivalent and a year of peer experience
          • Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card, or ability to obtain upon hire
            • Physical Demands
              • Occasionally required to stand
              • Occasionally required to walk.
              • Continually required to sit.
              • Occasionally required to use hands.
              • Continually required to talk or hear.
              • Occasionally required to lift/push light weights (less than 25 pounds)
              • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral, depth, and ability to adjust or focus WORK ENVIRONMENT
                • Typical office environment.
                • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers
                • Travel to company subsidiaries may be necessary. PM21TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: MIND 24-7, Mesa , Peer - Patient Advocate, Other , Mesa, Arizona

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