Job Description

Job Title: Psych Rehab Worker
Job ID: 738117
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Mon Yough
Department: Lexington Clubhouse
Location: 911 Lexington Avenue, Altoona PA 16601

Description


The incumbent is primarily responsible for the provision of Psychiatric Rehabilitation services, both facility and community based, through individual and group activities for a identified caseload, including conducting assessment activities and the development of rehabilitation plans.

 

The ideal candidate for this role processes strong teaching skills, in a social, clerical and day-to-day realm. The Psych Rehab Worker should be able to break down skills into small steps for the consumer to execute while displaying patience and understanding through repetitive discussion and demonstration.



Responsibilities:

  • Assists in development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of psychiatric rehabilitation group programming and psychosocial rehabilitation programming. �
  • Educate consumers, family members and other support persons on an on-going basis about the principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, problem solving strategies and the services delivery system. �
  • Maintains accuracy and completeness of consumer records in compliance with program standards and state standards. �
  • Maintains all annual training topic and hour requirements as set forth in PR regulations. �
  • Maintains certification in First Aid/CPR and crisis management, and responds appropriately in crisis situations. �
  • Participate in interagency and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Team/Staff meetings as required. Assist consumers with identification, linkage and access to mental health and community resources. �
  • Provide direct mental health services to clients referred for Rehabilitation Services based on well developed knowledge and understanding of psychiatric/mental health theory, principles of vocational rehabilitation, psychiatric rehabilitation, individual, group, and family counseling. �
  • Provides psychiatric rehabilitation services in the community as necessary, with ability to work evenings and weekends to meet program needs.
  • Works individually and in groups with consumers referred for Rehabilitation Services, providing comprehensive services consisting of assessment, identifying goals, plan development, interventions, and evaluation of progress. �

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalency with 2 years experience in human services which must include one year direct mental health direct care experience.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

Salary Range: $12.22 to $18.61

Union Position: No

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