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Psych Rehab Specialist

  • Job ID: 926358450
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: M-F, Variable
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Mon Yough Community Services
  • Department: MH Psych Rehab FFS
  • Location: 236 5th Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.38 to $21.89 / hour

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 intake/assessment activities and the development and/or review of rehabilitation plans.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintains certification in First Aid/CPR and crisis management, and responds appropriately in crisis situations. 
  • Provides psychiatric rehabilitation services in the community as necessary, with ability to work evenings and weekends to meet program needs.
  • Obtains and maintains certification as Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner.
  • 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. 
  • 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 accuracy and completeness of consumer records in compliance with program standards and state standards.
  • Develops program rehabilitation plans to assure quality and adherence to established agency and licensure standards.
  • 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.
  • Adheres to weekly schedule of all licensed activities/staff assignments.
  • Maintains all annual training topic and hour requirements as set forth in PR regulations.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree AND 2 years Mental Health experience, including 1 year in Psychiatric Rehabilitation 
  • Must obtain CPRP certification within 2 years of hire; OR CPRP certification.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPRP certification within 2 years of hire
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Driver's License
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • 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