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Psych Rehab Worker

  • Job ID: 572547827
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Rotating
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Main 11
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.52 to $26.27 / hour


Devote your career to a company that cares. At UPMC, our people come together with one common goal: to deliver life-changing medicine. This service could not be provided without our employees, so we offer valuable benefits such as paid time off, tuition assistance, and much more. The work UPMC does changes lives each and every day, and we are looking to hire a Psych Rehab Worker to do this as well.

As a member of a healthcare team who assists in the delivery of psychiatric care in the designated unit. Demonstrates competency with interventions and clinical judgment based on unit population and age specific needs.

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


  • Assists in the 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 the 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:
Clearances must be dated within 90 days.

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct