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Deaf and Nontraditional Communication Support Professional

Company: MHM Services, Inc.
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

MHM Solutions, a Centurion company, is proud to be the provider of healthcare staffing solutions to state agencies within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

We are currently seeking a full-time Deaf and Nontraditional Communication Support Professional to join our team in The Office of Departmental Programs located in Harrsiburg, Pennsylvania.

Will travel to Harrisburg, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, however other areas may be necessary.

Available Shift

Monday - Friday, day shift. 37.5 hours per week

Responsibilities

The Deaf and Nontraditional Communication Support Professional works closely with the Deaf Services Coordinator to ensure that deaf participants in home and community-based service programs receive accommodations and supports to maximize receptive and expressive communication. This role will also perform professional and clinical work to support individuals with communication needs and may also develop training materials to increase knowledge and awareness of the unique needs of people who are deaf and/or have nontraditional communication needs. The Deaf and Nontraditional Communication Support Professional will collaborate with other Pennsylvania offices such as PaTTAN, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services to identify and expand availability of interpreter and assistive technology services and work in conjunction with administrative entities and support coordination organizations to expand the availability of providers who are wiling and qualified to support individuals who are deaf and/or have nontraditional communication needs.

Benefits

We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for our full-time team members including:

  • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Continuing Education benefits
  • Much more...

About Us

Centurion Health contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Speech and Language Pathology or another related field

  • At least 2 years of professional experience working with individuals who communicate through sign language, tactile sign language, visual gestural communication, or other nontraditional communication methods

  • At least 1 year of professional experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities

  • Efficient skills in Microsoft Office

  • American Sign Language fluency at Survival Level required; fluency at or above Intermediate Plus level strongly preferred

  • Any relevant combination of education and experience to fulfill job requirements

INDMHM

MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. ("Centurion") is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: MHM Services, Inc., Harrisburg , Deaf and Nontraditional Communication Support Professional, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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