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Peer Support Specialists - Remote in the State of Kansas

Wichita, KS 67202 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    888158

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from within the State of Kansas as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:
 
  • Support the creation of and assist with the implementation of a comprehensive training and education program with peers, families, providers and staff.
  • Assist consumers who are dealing with the most complex and difficult issues, including homelessness, trauma, physical health issues, etc.
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with existing consumer and family organizations.
  • Effectively communicate plan information to consumers and consumer operated organizations and with families and family organizations as well as consumer and family rights and responsibilities, in addition to a wide array of other topics including clinical policies, analysis of data and program evaluation.
  • Identify and outreach to community and leaders of ethnic minority groups to identify and develop programs that are both culturally competent and also use recovery and resiliency.
  • Work with the Clinical Program Director, Clinical Director and the clinical team to implement care coordination when requested, which may include peer support as well as other community - based services designed to stabilize the consumer's condition.
  • Be available to provide direct support to family members of consumers being discharged from 24 - hour care, coordinate peer coaching if available and / or to refer them to a support group.
  • Collaborate with Care Managers, providers, and community agencies and organizations to facilitate access to and transition between services.
  • Collaborate with Care Managers, providers, and community agencies and organizations to identify consumers and family members of consumers who may benefit from peer support. Participate in treatment planning with consumers and families who request that support.
  • Work with community agencies along with and / or on behalf of consumers and families.
 

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

 

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Posted: 2020-09-29 Expires: 2020-11-11

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Peer Support Specialists - Remote in the State of Kansas

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Wichita, KS 67202

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