Job Description

Job Title: Community Aide II (Temporary)
Job ID: 685509
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours: Varying days & shifts
Shift: Variable
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: HUD Next Chapter
Location: 3811 O'hara Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
The Community Aide II (temporary) is an entry level position responsible for assisting with the assessment, education and rehabilitation of consumers participating in the program.

This is a temporary, part-time position which will work approximately 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities:
  • Attends assigned staff meetings, training and supervisory sessions. Provide input on consumer involvement with the Peer Support Counselor.
  • Collaborates with Psychiatric Rehabilitation Staff to determine ongoing rehabilitation needs and development of the individualized Rehabilitation Plans.
  • Demonstrates effective use of self to engage and role model interactions with consumers and staff.
  • Knowledge and implementation of safety precautions.
  • Maintains on-going communication with supervisors and appropriate staff concerning activities for groups and individuals.
  • Meets regularly with Vocational Counselor/Program Coordinator to discuss assessment and progress of individual consumers.
  • Meets regularly with other Psychiatric Rehabilitation Staff to develop, plan, implement and evaluate services within the program and Services and Research for Recovery in Serious Mental Illness.
  • Participate in on-going staff development activities.
  • Participates with Program Coordinator to identify individual learning needs.
  • Provides accurate documentation of goal progress and services provided. Documents pertinent information such as observations, interventions and consumer responses.
  • Pursues continuing education for professional growth and development.
  • Reports pertinent clinical or non-clinical needs or problems to appropriate administrative staff.
  • Works directly with consumers performing orientation, monitoring progress, assessing and teaching skills in all environments. Provides continuous feedback and ongoing support. Works 1-1 or with a group.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Prior human services/behavioral health experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

Pay Rate:
  $12.74/hour

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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