Job Description

Job Title: Community Aide II (Part-time)
Job ID: 744074
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Days & hours will vary
Shift: Variable
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Mini Safe Haven
Location: 8701 Bricelyn St, Pittsburgh PA 15221

Description

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

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 GED required. 
  • Prior human services experience preferred. 
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored or may transport medications when they transport patients. Transportation of medication is limited from one department to another.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management - CCM training is required within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter
  • Driver's License
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

Salary Range: $13.31 to $20.87

Union Position: No

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