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UnityPoint Health Peer Support Specialist-Integrated Health Home in Waterloo, Iowa

This position is responsible to respond to the needs of adults with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) using a patient-centered approach which removes silos of care and supports an integrated system.

The Peer Support Specialist is responsible for providing support services and serving as a member advocate. The Peer Support Specialist performs a wide range of tasks to assist members in their own recovery process and role model competency in ongoing coping skills.


Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Lived experience with a serious mental illness with demonstrated stability in recovery

Valid driver’s license

Complete Peer Support Training


Experience in working with adults with mental illness

Certified as a Peer Support Specialist or Peer Recovery Specialist through the Iowa Board of Certification

Knowledge of community resources

Requisition ID: 2021-89655

Street: 3251 W 9th St

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Posting Minimum: USD $15.20/Hr.

Name: Integrated Health Home

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.5

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 20 hours per week, M-F between 8am and 5pm

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