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Psych Rehab Worker (Altoona)

  • Job ID: 994918526
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Variable
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Mon Yough Community Services
  • Department: Lexington Clubhouse
  • Location: 911 Lexington Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.85 to $21.08 / hour


The Psych Rehab Worker will support the Psychiatric Rehabilitation services, both facility and community based, by teaching independent living skills, employment skills and social skills through the daily interaction of running the clubhouse. This is a hands on position in which the hire will work side by side with members to complete tasks and activities. The ideal candidate for this role should be energetic and friendly. Should be able to multitask, engage and motivate others.

The schedule for this role will be the following: 3 days a week; Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-6PM the 3rd weekday 8-3:30– the third Saturday of each month 10-2 and rotate holidays 10-2PM



  • 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:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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