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Peer Support Specialist, PATH , Community Case Mgmt (full-time)

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by WakeMed

Raleigh, NC 27601
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
About WakeMed
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women s and children s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children s Hospital, Women s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit .

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information
The PATH Peer Counselor serves as a role model through face-to-face meetings, providing ongoing support in a community setting and walking the recovery path with clients who have struggled with mental Illness. The PATH Peer Support Counselor is an individual that has previously experience homelessness, preferably by living outdoors; is living in recovery from a mental illness or mental illness and substance use disorder; and has completed the Peer Specialist certification process in North Carolina.

Experience Requirements :
No Experience Required
Education Required :
High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Licensure/Certification Requirements :
Peer Specialist Certification Required - Within 6 Months of Hire And Maintain Vehicle Operator Insurability Required
Hours of Work : M - F 8 - 4:30
Weekend Requirements : As Needed
Call Requirements : as needed

Associated topics: business development, development manager, liaison, office manager, plan, project, program management, project development, project management, resource development
Associated topics: business development, development manager, liaison, office manager, plan, project, program management, project development, project management, resource development

Reference: 745473306