Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist (Advanced)
Posted on: November 25, 2022
NOW is your moment to make a difference! Join our Wellpath family
at Alpine Special Treatment Center and make a difference everyday
providing care to society's most vulnerable and often overlooked
individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to
show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing
to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to
serve others, you've come to the right organization. This is your
moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that
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striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create
healthier communities - wherever we go, wherever we grow - one
patient at a time.
About this role:
The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist has overall
responsibility of assisting an individual who has a psychiatric
disability in the process of restoration of community functioning
and well-being. This position seeks to effect changes in a person's
environment and in a person's ability to deal with his/her
environment, so as to facilitate improvement in symptoms or
In addition, the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist works with
clients, their families, conservators, internal and external
stakeholders to address concerns or special needs that may arise
during their course of treatment within the facility. staff member
to bring about the most effective treatment and positive experience
for the clients.
The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist ensures compliance with
department protocols, policies, guidelines, and facility standards,
and assists with the implementation of daily operations,
activities, and clinical support of the clients
What you bring to the table:
Graduation from High School or GED (required). Baccalaureate degree
from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Social
Work, Counseling, Behavioral Sciences, or related filed (or
graduating within 3 months) preferred.
Successful candidates may be given credit for additional experience
in lieu of an education. This exchange is assessed on an individual
basis and may be achieved through additional, demonstrated
experience in the fields of counseling, psychology, nursing, social
work or closely- related fields or positions at the sole discretion
of the hiring manager and/or the Human Resource Department.
Minimum of (2) two years' experience working in a mental health
setting may be substituted for the educational requirement. (6) Six
months to (1) one year of experience in a long term acute care
Minimum of three (3) months to six (6) months of qualifying
experience as Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist (level 3) at
ASTCI that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities
necessary to perform satisfactorily the duties of the position is
Technically proficient in initiating, performing and completing
assigned duties in providing unlicensed program services as
validated through ASTCI advancement/testing procedures.
Current CPR/BLS certification (required)
CPI Certification (provided by the facility within first 90 days of
employment). Interest in Crisis Intervention Training Certification
and ongoing education preferred (CPI facilitator certification)
What you will do:
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist perform all duties expected
of employees at the level (1). Individuals assigned as Psychosocial
Rehabilitation Specialist (Level 2) are considered to be at the
developmental level and therefore should exhibit more knowledge,
skill, and abilities than the level (1).
Provide services aimed at reducing symptoms/behaviors associated
with a mental health disability.
Provide interventions and service to promote the highest possible
level of success - socially, self- care, increase positive coping
skills - through restoration and maintenance
Assist clients in educational, work skills, sobriety or with other
issues related to their diagnosis by obtaining skills to live
independently or by preventing decompensation or a more restrictive
Document identifying client symptoms or behaviors and interventions
aimed at assisting client with needs.
Problem solving, support, supervision of clients related to program
and social activities
Assist clients in gaining and utilizing skills necessary to
participate in community reintegration- educational groups,
behavior control, social skills, communication skills, ADLs
support, successful interpersonal behavior, and coping skills
Observe clients, provide support, positive reinforcement Teach and
model appropriate social skills.
Involvement in the prevention of escalation, crisis intervention,
decompensation and all necessary documentation following such
Monitor the safety and security of the treatment environment and
take necessary action for client safety
Oversight of documentation, including ensuring timely completion,
clinical accuracy, and identification of training needs Daily,
Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly
Considered to be at the advanced level and therefore should exhibit
expert knowledge, skill, and abilities.
Report changes in client physical conditions/behaviors
May engage in specialized programs, projects, and research
impacting Program Department services and operations.
Participation in monthly multidisciplinary treatment teams and
expectations of dissemination of information to clinical staff and
direct care staff accordingly.
Participates in various committees and meetings related to
department activities and responsibilities.
Attends departmental and facility committee meetings as
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
Our investment in you:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
Time off & leave benefits
Perks and discounts
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