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Mental Health Worker Associate

Description

The Mental Health Worker Associate will facilitate groups, provide documentation and other patient support as requested.

The hire for this role should have a passion for working with children and adolescents with acute behavioral health needs. Must be flexible to work across two clinic sites to support the needs of the patients. One location is in Southside, the other in Wexford at the Pine Center. Must have reliable transportation to travel between both locations. The dress code is business casual. Street parking is available at the Southside location. Parking lot available at the Wexford location. 

The schedule for this role is as follows: 

  • Monday 8a-430p
  • Tuesday 8a-430p
  • Wednesday 9a-6p
  • Thursday 9a-6p
  • Friday 9a-330p


Responsibilities:

 

  • In cooperation with the team, develop, assess, facilitate and monitor group activities for the patients.
  • Monitor daily progress notes, data collection, summarization, and graphing for assigned patients. This includes but is not limited to educational, behavioral and skills development programs as well as research protocols.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively in a trans-disciplinary environment, served by the supervision of several senior staff.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of behavioral and functional assessments of the patients.
  • Promote professional rapport with co-workers, patients, and visitors to the Institute.
  • Coordinate the data management involved in program evaluation and report these findings to other clinical community members.
  • Assess and monitor skills development programming (cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, expressive, social skills, process) for the patients.
  • Assist in monitoring patient satisfaction (teachers, parents, child, outside agency)

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in psychology, social work, counseling and education or related field.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in mental health or related field.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • 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