The incumbent is primarily responsible for the provision of
Psychiatric Rehabilitation services, both facility, and
community-based, through individual and group activities for an
identified caseload, including conducting assessment activities and
the development of rehabilitation plans.
+ Assists in the 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
+ 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 ongoing basis about the principles of Psychiatric
Rehabilitation, problem-solving strategies, and the services
+ Provides psychiatric rehabilitation services in the community
as necessary, with the 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.
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**UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran**