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Program Assistant Supervisor - Mental Health Residential (White Oak, PA)

  • Job ID: 494469739
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Mon Yough Community Services
  • Department: MH Resid Lincoln Way
  • Location: 500 Walnut Street, Mckeesport PA 15132
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.28 to $32.50 / hour

Description

We are hiring a Program Assistant Supervisor to support the Mental Health Residential Services at UPMC - Western Behavioral Health at Mon Yough. 

The MH Residential department includes 5 site locations (1 Community Rehabilitation Residence (CRR), 3 Comprehensive MH Personal Care Homes, and 1 Geriatric Personal Care Home) for residents that have a primary diagnosis of Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.  Each operates independently but work collaboratively & cooperatively under the direction of the Director of MH Residential Services. These sites are located between McKeesport and White Oak and provide service for 61 residents combined. 

The incumbent will be joining the team at the Lincoln Way location, referred to as the CRR, in White Oak, PA. The CRR is transitional housing for residents that are working toward developing the skills necessary for a greater level of independent living. 

The incumbent is responsible for the coordination of consumer services and plans. Also, the incumbent is responsible for the specific duties listed below, when directed by supervisory staff and will complete supervisory responsibilities, under the direction of the Director, in the program supervisor's absence.

The shift for this position is primarily Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but flexibility to cover other shifts as needed is required. Free parking is available on site. The ideal candidate will be a team player, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and have prior experience working with populations with mental illness in a residential setting. 

Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with Program Supervisor, Assistant Supervisor will assist and educate direct reports.
  • Reviews program budget on a monthly basis and practices fiscal conservatism when ordering supplies.
  • Assist Program Supervisor with various reports and payroll responsibilities.
  • Participates in the on-call rotation to meet program requirements.
  • Monitor consumer records to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with consumers, members of the treatment teams and other agency professionals.
  • Engages and supports consumers with their goals and individualized plans.
  • Coordinates staff schedule for 24 hours/7-day coverage, when necessary, facilitates and directs staff schedule changes to meet program needs.
  • Consults with families and consumers for collateral information.
  • Conducts and assists in planning therapeutic activities/groups.
  • Completes necessary documentation for referrals, admissions and discharges.
  • Completes documentation to include end of the month statistics such as population summaries and quality.
  • Assists with transporting consumers to scheduled appointments and activities as well as performing direct care responsibilities and maintaining a caseload, when necessary
  • Assists supervisor with maintaining employee training information and files for current and new employees. Assists supervisor with interviewing potential employees and onboarding of new hires. Assists in orientation/training for new staff under the direction of the Program Supervisor.
  • Assist Program Supervisor with applicable licensing visits.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and (1) one year related experience.
  • Will consider any equivalent combination of experience and training as approved by regulatory bodies and Program Director.
  • Extensive knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques related to services provided.
  • If applicable, familiarity with medication monitoring practices.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft word and Excel


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Driver's License
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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