Job Description

Job Title: Mental Health Worker Associate
Job ID: 684393
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Monday-Friday, daylight hours
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Southside IOP Partial
Location: 3811 O'hara Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Facilitate groups, provide documentation and other patient support as requested.

This position will work out of the Franklin Building, 1011 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203.

Responsibilities:
  • Assess and monitor skills development programming (cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, expressive, social skills, process) for the patients.
  • Assist in monitoring patient satisfaction (teachers, parents, child, outside agency).
  • Coordinate the data management involved in program evaluation and report these findings to other clinical community members.
  • In cooperation with the team, develop, assess, facilitate and monitor group activities for the patients.
  • Monitor daily progress notes, data collection, summarization, and graphing for assigned patients. This includes but is not limited to educational, behavioral and skills development programs as well as research protocols.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of behavioral and functional assessments of the patients.
  • Promote professional rapport with co-workers, patients, and visitors to the Institute.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively in a trans-disciplinary environment, served by the supervision of several senior staff.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Education or related field required. 
  • One (1) year of experience in mental health or related field preferred.
  • Experience working with adolescent population highly desired.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management - CCM training is required within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter

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

Salary Range: $14.12 to $22.16

Union Position: No

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