Peer Support Specialist

The Memorial Hospital at Craig


2019-11-15 2019-12-15
rural hospital

At TMH, we pride ourselves in taking care of you like family. As a community hospital, many of you know our staff as not only healthcare experts but friends and neighbors as well. We are dedicated to helping you, personally, reach optimum health, and to increasing the health of our community as a whole. Together, we’re stronger.

Currently, we provide care from three facilities—our hospital, medical clinic and our rehab/physical therapy center. We’re also pleased to offer advanced orthopaedic care through our Northwest Colorado Orthopaedic & Total Joint Center.

  • Job Title:         Peer Support Specialist

    Reports To:            Chief Nursing Officer     

    Department:           Nursing Administration

    Grade:                    A      

    Classification:        Non-Exempt


    Position Purpose: Peer Support Specialist is a current or previous recipient of mental health and/or addiction services who assists others in their recovery by sharing their knowledge of the behavioral health system.  Under immediate supervision, the Peer Specialist provides patient/client support services, serves as a patient/client advocate, provides patient/client information and peer support for adult, adolescent, and child patients/clients and or their families.  Services are provided at Memorial Regional Health, Mind Springs Health, Providence Recovery, Craig Law Enforcement and or other community agencies or locations.  Performs a wide range of tasks to assist patients/clients in regaining control over their own recovery process, advocating for their own needs, and may support families of children and youth in navigating systems.  The Peer Specialist will role model competency in recovery and ongoing coping skills.

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