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Phoenix Crisis Peer Specialist

Phoenix Paramedic Solutions is looking for a high-quality candidate for Valley Oaks Health brand new Crisis Stabilization Unit, The Haven. You will be working alongside the Valley Oaks Health Clinical Team and/or a Paramedic, Nurse, and/or EMT-B.  
 
As an employee you will be expected to care for the employees of our clients. To be effective in the job, the ideal candidate must be very competent and knowledgeable as well as self-motivated and compassionate. This work is both scheduled and on demand, the expectation is for you to be a part of a team that stays until the customer is satisfied and the employee is taken care of. The common purpose of our entire team is to “MAKE PEOPLE FEEL CARED FOR”, that common purpose and our common mission allow for great flexibility and creativity in delivering those things. We are a person first organization, so we need people first team members. 

Hours:

  • 12-hour shifts, Day (8am-8pm) and Night (8pm-8am) shifts available  
  • 3 days on / 2 days off on a 2-week rotation 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with clients and our primary care and behavioral health clinicians to assess the level of intervention needed and address barriers to successful, long-term care.  
  • Provide crisis management, including but not limited to crisis assessment planning, individualized crisis safety plans, and de-escalation tactics.  
  • Understand and perform care escalation as needed.  
  • Provide follow-up with individuals in crisis within 14 days after contact is made and follow-up services for at least 90 days after contact.  
  • Establish professional, supportive relationships with individuals in crisis that includes rapport building, increased engagement, instillation of hope, care coordination, and referral.  
  • Must have the ability and willingness to accept direction and interact with law enforcement, hospital staff, and all other professionals in the utmost respectful manner. 
  • Keep equipment clean and in status-ready condition.  
  • Reporting of findings during treatment to appropriate facility staff in a timely manner 
  • Documentation of all calls you are assigned during a shift in a timely manner 
  • Knowledge of and performance of all Blood Borne Pathogen standards 
  • Cover On-call shifts on a regular weekly basis.   
  • Respond as part of the QRT team for Tippecanoe, Jasper, and White Counties 
  • Traditional Ambulance Transports. 

Benefits:

  • United Healthcare Health Benefits: We provide comprehensive health insurance at two separate levels to suit the needs of you and your family. All our benefits come with the UHC app which helps you select providers, see your medical records, and gives you 24/7 access to a Tele-doc at no cost. We also offer the “Rally” app, a healthy living app that rewards you for your healthy lifestyle. All our health plans cover Mental Services at 100%. We take your mental health seriously. *The company covers 80% of benefit cost.
  • Internal Wellness Program: Includes FREE SHORT-TERM DISABILITY 
  • Vision and Dental 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Long-Term Disability 
  • Supplemental (Aflac, GMS)  
  • Paid Maternity Leave 
  • Paid Paternity Leave  

Required to begin training:

  • High school diploma/GED.  
  • CRS / CHW Certification OR CAPRC Level 1 or Level 2 Certification 
  • AHA CPR Certification 
  • Some working knowledge of “Stages of Change” and “Motivational Interviewing” preferred 
  • Willing to provide services based on SAMHSA’s 10 Guiding Principles of Recovery  
  • Ability to pass a background check  
  • State Driver’s License 
  • Ability to pass vehicle insurance check 

Training Required On Job:

  • Drug screen Chain of Custody Company Certification. 
  • Portable Breath Testing Company Certification 
  • BBP Training (Annual)  
  • COWS assessment, DEA standards and policies, and pharmacology to include medications commonly used for MAT 
  • DOT Drug screen collector 
  • CPR, First Aid, BBP (BLS) 
  • CIT 
  • QPR 

Con-Ed Req:

  • Maintain Current CPR Certification (2 Hrs. bi-annually) 
  • BBP Yearly (1 Hr. Annually) 
  • Various Meetings discussing updates to services offered 
Entrance base rate, based on experience:  
– $16/hr to $18/hr 
– $35,905 to $40,392 annually 
Includes built-in overtime  
What Being A Phoenix is all about. 
 
Mission
“Breaking Barriers, defying tradition bias and making no exceptions when it comes to compassionately providing care to those in need.“ 
 
Vision
“Providing, at a minimum, the industry standard of care to our communities and customers by creatively and compassionately engaging our staff to be successful, while revolutionizing the deployment practices within the EMS industry “ 
 
 
*These Applications and Postings are only meant to be a representation of the positions and are not a complete representation of all necessary and requested job tasks or requirements. Apply to learn more. 
 
It is the policy of Phoenix Paramedic Solutions, LLC, to provide equality of opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability. This policy applies to all aspects of our personnel policies, practices, and operations. 
 
Phoenix Paramedic Solutions complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Phoenix Paramedic Solutions in advance. 
 
All information contained in or connected with this application will be considered personal and confidential and used only in conjunction with your possible employment by Phoenix Paramedic Solutions, LLC. Please provide complete and accurate information as outlined in this application. Any misrepresentation on this application, whether actual or by omission, may disqualify you for consideration for employment with Phoenix Paramedic Solutions. 
 
What Being A Phoenix is all about.
 
Mission:
“Breaking Barriers, defying tradition bias and making no exceptions when it comes to compassionately providing care to those in need.“
 
Vision:
“Providing, at a minimum, the industry standard of care to our communities and customers by creatively and compassionately engaging our staff to be successful, while revolutionizing the deployment practices within the EMS industry “
 
*These Applications and Postings are only meant to be a representation of the positions and are not a complete representation of all necessary and requested job tasks or requirements. Apply to learn more.
It is the policy of Phoenix Paramedic Solutions, LLC, to provide equality of opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability. This policy applies to all aspects of our personnel policies, practices, and operations.
 
Phoenix Paramedic Solutions complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Phoenix Paramedic Solutions in advance.
 
All information contained in or connected with this application will be considered personal and confidential and used only in conjunction with your possible employment by Phoenix Paramedic Solutions, LLC. Please provide complete and accurate information as outlined in this application. Any misrepresentation on this application, whether actual or by omission, may disqualify you for consideration for employment with Phoenix Paramedic Solutions.

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