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Psych Rehab Worker

  • Job ID: 753737749
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7am-7:30pm or 11am-11pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • 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


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 ongoing 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.

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