Hospital Peer Navigator (National Alliance for Mental Illness):
Summary: To provide engagement and support services to individuals identified utilizing the ER by providing assessments, brief interventions and referral services.
Responsibilities: Engages and supports individuals identified as super utilizers of the ED; Determine needs/barriers and assists with such challenges;
Collect data as required by project;
Formulate and documents a plan of care with each client;
Protect confidentiality for population engaged in services in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations;
Participates in the writing and timely completion of any required documentation in accordance with state/federal/agency regulations and policies.
Other duties as required
Qualifications: A.A.S. in Human services or other related field preferred, HS Diploma Req'd
Personal experience with Mental Health Recovery oriented treatment; Valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation required
Ability to obtain NYS Peer Certification within 90 days of employment.