We are currently seeking a dynamic Recovery and Wellness Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) to join our team in the New York metropolitan area.
The Certified Peer Specialist is responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive prevention, education wellness and recovery program for assigned plan members. Areas of focus include: face-to-face i ndividual engagement (inpatient and outpatient) and working as a member of our Care Coordination team.
* This is a field based, work from home/office position. Must be able to travel regularly within assigned Geographical Regions.
Education: Bachelor's degree in education, communication or other related field preferred.
Licensure: Valid state issued automobile operating license.
Certification: New York Certification as a Peer Specialist required. If i ncumbent does not have the certification at time of hire, it must be obtained within one year of employment.
WRAP, WHAM or other CPS or CARES certifications preferred.
Relevant Work Experience: Three years' experience i n a relevant field, face-to-face engagements with peers, performing community resource mapping activities, documented skills and abilities in needs assessment. Proven ability and experience in community relations/networking and information and resource development and maintenance. Established knowledge of and work experience with the Medicaid affiliated population desirable.