Certified Peer Specialist (Kaneohe)

Hina Mauka

45-845 Pookela St
compensation: $20 - $22/hr
employment type: full-time
job title: Certified Peer Specialist
Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Case Management Supervisor, supervises and monitors client activities, respond to crisis and emergencies situations specifically to dual diagnose clients, provide support services for medical and clinical team during program and non-program hours, escort dual diagnose clients to appointments and outside treatment activities, daily documentation and responsible for the security and physical conditions of the living environment and for the safety and well being of the Hina Mauka clients. Protects confidentiality of clients and client records in accordance with all applicable state and federal regulations.

I. Essential Functions
1. Serves as the on duty Hina Mauka staff member during structured program hours with a focus on providing support services to the dual diagnose/forensic clients.
2. Responsible for managing crisis during structured/nonstructured programming hours using and consulting/notifying appropriate program staff.
3. Responsible for fire and safety watch, responding to any client crisis, providing appropriate documentation according to Hina Mauka policies and procedures.
4. Provides informal guidance to clients during structured/nonstructured programming as needed.
5. Interprets program handbook to clients. Maintains communication between clients and other staff.
6. Maintains client records, contributes to progress notes, and conducts chart audits.
7. Escort clients at 12 step meetings, other program functions, and outside functions as needed.
8. Coordinates and supervises client activities during structured program hours.
9. Responsible for the general cleanliness, orderliness, and safety of the residential unit.
10. Provide general living skills teaching and management to clients during housekeeping and outdoor activities.
11. Facilitate case management groups as needed

II. Other Functions
1. Performs other related duties as assigned.
2. Attend scheduled trainings as mandated

III. Qualification Requirements
Education/Experience and Training:
1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
2. One year experience in a substance abuse/mental health treatment setting or psychiatric treatment setting preferred.
3. Eligible for certification in CPR and first aid.
4. Valid Hawaii State driver’s license and a current clean abstract.
5. Successfully complete all required Hina Mauka designated trainings shift assignment (TA Duties, Med duties, Interaction Orientation)
6. Certified or in the process of becoming a Certified Peer Specialist

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to work with and relate to clients with mental health/substance abuse disorders, including dually diagnosed in an appropriate manner
2. Ability to respond calmly and efficiently to stressful situations with crisis management skills.
3. Well organized and able to maintain accurate and concise records.
4. Computer literate (word, excel, spreadsheets, various software, etc.)
5. Legible handwriting

IV. Physical/Mental Demands
1. Moderate physical effort (lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds); occasional standing/walking; occasionally lifts supplies/equipment. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases. May perform emergency care.
2. Personal protective equipment: non-sterile medical gloves
3. Must be able to drive car, light truck or small van.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, PTO-22days, Holiday-15 days, FSA, EAP, Life Insurance, STDI. Free Parking.

Apply: Please email your resume.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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post id: 7750329709


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