Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
A Non-Certified Transition Peer Outreach Worker plays an important role in helping youth and young persons with mental illness to navigate not only the journey toward health and wellness, but also in the transition from adolescence to adulthood. The Non-Certified Transition Peer Outreach Worker provides services including coaching and guiding in the areas of accessing resources/referrals, community integration, and providing the youth/young adults and their identified family education that will enhance their overall health. The Non-Certified Transition Peer Outreach Worker functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with youth and young adults. Contributions include planning program services and working collaboratively in a multi-cultural setting. The Non-Certified Transition Peer Outreach Worker receives regular supervision and direction of a Program Director, Team Leader or a Qualified Mental Health Professional.