WICKENBURG / HASSAYAMPA CAMPUS
Healthcare - Health Services
Not for Profit - Charitable
Nonprofit - Social Services
The Partners in Recovery Network believe that recovery from mental illness is an outcome we can achieve by harnessing the wisdom of service recipients and their families with the knowledge of skilled and caring professionals. We believe that everyone has intrinsic strengths that can be used to develop an individualized recovery plan. Partners in Recovery staff model and practice recovery principles in all activities including hope, empowerment, encouragement, support, self determination, and connection to the community. Staff serves as positive role models demonstrating professional and caring attitudes and behaviors toward the individuals we serve, their families, co-workers and guests. Staff contributes to effective teamwork by combining skills and energies in a coordinated effort with individuals we serve, their families, supervisors, co-workers and outside agencies.
Serves as a member of the Supportive Clinical Team, providing hope-focused interventions and support that assists assigned participants in developing a recovery vision, achieving specific ISP goals and/or discovering their resilience in overcoming a challenging time. The position operates as a high contact, community based linkage for the Clinical Team, offering a strengths based point of view focused on a person’s innate ability to be successful. The position carries a mixed caseload of 15-20, with approximately 1/3 of individuals experiencing an immediate, short-term challenge or crisis and 2/3 of individuals with on-going needs in accomplishing their ISP goals. Persons will be served for a 90 day period on the Recovery Navigator caseload, with extensions made on a case by case basis.
The position assists assigned participants in achieving the following outcomes:
- Movement toward self-sufficiency
- Enhanced sense of competency and self-efficacy
- Increased ability to self-direct goals, actions and needed resources/supports without support of the Clinical Team
- Expanded awareness of community resources that can assist during times of crisis or to further ISP goals
- Participate in morning meetings, staffing and other assigned meetings with participants, family members and collateral agencies to support assigned participants in expressing their perspective.
2. Work with an on-going assigned caseload of participants to develop and achieve specific
ISP goals, including:
- Assistance in ISP planning/development/review;
- Assist Clinical Team in documenting goals in the areas of living, learning, working and self-advocacy;
- Assist participants in implementing their ISP goals by providing transportation, support in setting appointments, debriefing successes and next steps, coaching through periods of frustration or overwhelm, and identifying natural and family based supports and community resources that enhance self-efficacy and self-sufficiency.
3. Work with an assigned caseload of persons experiencing immediate challenges as
assigned by the CC, including:
- Meet with participants in the hospital/jail/ASH;
- Follow up no-shows;
- Participate in outreach, engagement & re-engagement activities with the team, with a focus on community based re-engagement;
- Develop/enhance at-risk/crisis plan and serve as a resource to the team on crisis planning and response.
4. Develop network of community based contacts and resources. Provide coaching, support and
living skills training in the community to assist participants in accessing a specific service or
need in order to succeed in their goals: Areas of focus can include: Public transportation.
Housing, Education. Employment. Health and wellness. Social/recreational and hobbies.
Civic experiences and volunteering. Arts and crafts. Spiritual exploration. Dealing with a court
issue. Connecting with a specific support group or wellness service.
5. Maintain accurate, thorough and current documentation of services and service plans.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - (Please read full requirements for the position)
Certification from an Arizona state approved Peer Support Employment Training program AND meet the minimum requirement for a Behavioral Health Technician, combination of related degree and behavioral health work experience.
- High school diploma/GED and 4 years of behavioral health work experience OR
- Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health related field and 2 years behavioral health work experience
-Master’s degree in a behavioral health related field, no experience.
Industry: Behavioral Health
Job Specific: Behavioral Health Service recipient who is self-disclosed.
*Equivalent combination of experience and education
*Education and/or experiences may run concurrent
License, Other: Must have valid Arizona driver’s license and a vehicle that meets PIR Company driving requirements.
Computer Skills: Basic data entry and ability to input data into an Electronic Medical Record
-Good written and verbal communication skills
-Must have level of emotional maturity that reflects appreciation of individuals from all ethnic,
racial and/or religious backgrounds
-Values must reflect compassion and concern for others as well as the belief that all individuals,
regardless of their circumstances or the severity of their disabilities, deserve respect and dignity
-Effective interpersonal skills
-Ability to follow directions
-Time management skills
-Must be able to share common experiences with other recipients.