Job Title: Peer Support Specialist – BH

Employer’s Name: JPS – John Peter Smith Hospital

Location: Fort Worth, Texas @ Trinity Springs

Status: Full Time

Organization Description: JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported healthcare system in North Texas. Licensed for 582 beds, the network features over 25 locations across Tarrant County, with John Peter Smith Hospital being home to Tarrant County’s first Level I Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency center, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation. The health network employs more than 7,200 people.

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Job Role and Purpose: The Peer Support Specialist – BH will use their personal growth experience to carry the message of hope and recovery to individuals who are being serviced throughout our Behavioral Health continuum of care. This position will also provide consumer support services to their families in order to assist in the process of patients maintaining their personal recovery and wellness.

Required Qualifications:

 A self-identified person currently or formerly receiving mental health services; or a family member of an individual who is a current or former recipient of addictions or mental health services.

 Certification in Non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) is required but may be obtained subsequent to hire.

 BCLS certification is required but may be obtained subsequent to hire.

 Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

 High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent.

 Certification as a Peer Support Specialist and/or Certified Family Partner.

To whom the position reports (supervisor): Jennifer Burgess- Manager of BH Care Management

Salary and Benefits: Once your application is received you will receive a call from a recruiter who will be happy to answer salary and benefit info.

Deadline for Application: October 15, 2023

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