Job Description

Job Title: Psych Rehab Worker
Job ID: 40968116
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:30a-4p, Some evening hours as needed
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Mon Yough
Department: MH Psych Rehab FFS
Location: 236 5th Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132


The Psych Rehab Worker 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 hire for this role will work within a recovery based program alongside of fourteen other staff. This position works with individuals on-site as well as within the community, focusing on social skills. The hire for this role will be expected to hold individual sessions in addition to facilitating recovery-focused groups.

The dress code is casual and parking is available. Agency vehicles are available for use by staff. The starting rate for this position is $12.93, prior to crediting for any applicable experience beyond the minimum requirements.


  • Assists in development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of psychiatric rehabilitation group programming and psychosocial rehabilitation programming.?
  • Participate in interagency and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Team/Staff meetings as required. Assist consumers with identification, linkage and access to mental health and community resources.?
  • Maintains certification in First Aid/CPR and crisis management, and responds appropriately in crisis situations. ?
  • 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. ?
  • 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.?
  • 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.?
  • 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.?



  • 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:
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Driver's License
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $12.93 to $19.68 / hour

    Union Position: No

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