The Peer Support Specialist-Hospital position is held by a team member who is or has been a recipient of mental health and/or substance abuse services. Due to their lived experience, they provide expertise with recovery, wellness self-management, self-advocacy, and resilience and share that expertise with colleagues and patients. The peer support specialist provides one to one peer mentoring with current patients in the behavioral health services of Novant Health system as well as group supports providing education, guidance, role modeling, and advocacy to promote the recovery of each patient.
The Peer Support Specialist works as a fully integrated member of an interdisciplinary team. This position serves as a role model and recovery consultant with colleagues by providing essential expertise within the team to promote a culture in which each patient’s point of view, preferences and needs are recognized, respected, understood and integrated into treatment planning and rehabilitation services.
At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.
It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
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