Requisition Number: PA084-PSYUF-H-01-2020-01
Job Title: Psych Rehab Specialist
City: Glassport
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: 16.00 - 17.50

Psych Rehab Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

RHD Glassport LTSR is a long-term structured residential program serving eligible adult males between the ages 18 to 65 who are residents of Allegheny County and have been diagnosed with serious mental illness and substance use disorder, or dually-diagnosed with an intellectual disability.  Residents may also have a forensic history.

Psych rehabilitation specialist will assist participants to choose, acquire, and maintain the skills they need to successfully transition in from using skills-based and strength-based techniques. Psych rehab specialist (PRS) will complete an initial assessment with each resident upon admission to determine skill level and areas of need.  PRS will work in collaboration with program therapists and clients to develop a plan of care to increase client skill levels through group facilitation and individualized psych rehab activities. Psych rehab specialist will provide oversight and support to psych rehab workers facilitating daily psych rehab activities within LTSR.

We are hiring full-time or part-time positions

8a-4p OR 9a-5p Tuesday - Friday  AND  Saturday 3p-11p

Responsibilities/Duties

  1. Promote principles of recovery and psychiatric rehabilitation with program residents and staff.
  2. Provide skill-building services including, but not limited to assisting in recovery management, identification of personal strengths/ assets, development of a strength-based recovery plan /recovery goals, and strategies to meet goals.
  3. Participate in treatment team meetings as requested.
  4. Utilize motivational interviewing to effectively identify the member’s strengths, needs, motivation, triggers, and goals in managing life circumstances.
  5. Facilitate daily group and individual psych rehab activities for program residents
  6. Document daily activities in electronic health record,
  7. Complete all other assigned tasks as designated by the Unit Director.

Required Experience

Mental health, forensic and/or residential treatment experience preferred

Required Education

A bachelor’s degree and 2 years work experience in mental health direct service, 1 year of which must be work experience with psych rehab principles.

***CPRP certification preferred. CPRP certification must be attained within 2 years from the date of hire as a psychiatric rehabilitation specialist.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in human services related field

Program Summary

RHD Glassport LTSR is a long-term structured residence serving 12 male residents with mental heatlh needs as they transition from inpatient hospitalizaton or incarceration to a community-based treatment program. 
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