Peer Recovery Navigator
Posted on: December 5, 2019
Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and
discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work
directly with patients or use your talent to support our care,
you'll be part of a team that's providing valuable health services
to Dallas County residents. And here, you'll have the opportunity
to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance
in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a
substantial difference for our patients-and for you. We blend
cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and
hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of
America's Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year
since 1994.PRIMARY PURPOSE
Responsible for delivering non-clinical activities that engage,
educate and offer peer support to individuals, their family
members, and caregivers in order to successfully connect them to
culturally relevant health services, including prevention, timely
treatment, recovery management, and follow-up.
-Two years's experience as a Peer Recovery Navigator or Peer
-Knowledge of Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) or Recovery
Model of Treatment preferred.
Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated
-Prefer Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) or obtain certification
within six months of placement in job.
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must be able to demonstrate oral and written communication
-Must be skilled in communicating with and facilitating dialogue
between health care professionals, individuals and their
-Must be able to demonstrate active listening, empathy,
relationship building, and interpersonal skills.
-Ability and willingness to disclose lived experience of mental
and/or substance use disorders and recovery with peers,
professionals and the public.
-Must demonstrate knowledge and ability to integrate health
information, about prevention/management of recovery and the health
system, into the culture and language of the community. Must have
knowledge of communities they serve.
-Ability to actively participate as a team member of a health-care
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based
on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status,
political belief, or veteran status.
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