|Job title||RHD Allegheny Mobile Services – Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialist/Assistant/Worker|
|Reports to||Program Supervisor|
The Mobile Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner provides one on one community-based interventions that helps consumers with exploring and identifying recovery goals, assess their skill training and support needs to best accomplish those goals and then provide individualized skill training and supports development, when and where those skills need to be performed.
Promote principles of recovery and psychiatric rehabilitation with participants, providers, and stakeholders.
Provide skill-building concerning assisting in recovery management, identification of personal strengths/ assets, development of a strength-based recovery plan /recovery goals, and strategies to meet goals.
Assist in identifying or re-connecting to natural supports including but not limited to peer recovery supports and self-help groups in the community.
Assist in scheduling appointments as needed.
Assist with accessing and navigating the mental health and/or D&A service system.
Assist with accessing and navigating mental health court, Adult Probation, Justice Related Services and the legal system.
Participate in treatment team meetings, continuing care (aftercare) meetings, as requested by the member.
Demonstrate flexibility in schedule in order to meet participant’s needs.
Advocate for the member's community needs, medical, and behavioral health needs
Utilize motivational interviewing to effectively identify the member’s strengths, needs, motivation, triggers, and goals in managing life circumstances.
Bridge the gap between the physical health care and behavioral health treatment.
Provide telephonic assistance to members and family members concerning recovery tools and resources.
Empower the member to self-advocate and follow through with treatment (making and attending scheduled appointments, setting goals, and community networking.
Travel throughout the Allegheny County region.
Utilize electronic health record to document and bill for services through electronic record software
Complete all other assigned tasks as designated by the Unit Director.
A bachelor’s degree and 2 years work experience in mental health direct service,1 year of which must be work experience in PRS.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialist- Must possess one of the following:
A bachelor’s degree and 2 years work experience in mental health direct service,
1 year of which must be work experience in PRS. CPRP certification shall be attained within 2 years from the date of hire as a psychiatric rehabilitation specialist.
A bachelor’s degree.
An associate’s degree and 1 year work experience in mental health direct service.
A CPS certificate and 1 additional year paid or volunteer work experience in mental health direct service.
A high school diploma or GED and 2 years work experience in human services which must include 1 year of mental health direct service.
High School diploma or GED; and
6 months experience in human services.
Psychiatric Rehabilitation regulations.
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills with staff, participants, and family members.
Demonstrate excellent problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills.
Demonstrate good organizational and time-management skills.
Demonstrate skills using Microsoft Office software and database management, as well as using the Internet as a resource.
Able to support and implement RHD and unit values and beliefs.
Able to engage employees and participants in effective, therapeutic and recovery-oriented interactions.
Possess a thorough understanding of Psych Rehab Core Values and Principles and the requirements and expectations of Allegheny County OBH and Community Care Program Standards.
Willing to travel as necessary.
Valid driver’s license
State police clearance
Child abuse clearance
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.