PRIVATE HEALTH CARE (PHC) REHABILITATION SPECIALIST SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating Mental Health services; working with children, young adults and families to implement treatment techniques to resolve issues identified in the treatment plan.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
- Provides therapeutic skill building services to children,
young adults, and families as measured by supervision, direct observation and/or functional behavior assessments using a
team and community-based approach.
timely documentation as related to the caseload for the program, maximizing
billing according to caseload notes.
- Continually assesses client
progress and modifies treatment/services via completion.
documents all work with the client and/or family and/or relevant persons as
measured by QA standards and audit results.
- Participates in clinical/case supervision by
coming prepared to discuss current caseload, documentation,
and productivity; accepts constructive feedback and direction; and puts
feedback into clinical and or therapeutic practice with clients.
- Establishes and maintains rapport
and effective working relationships with clients, psychiatrists, families; works effectively within programmatic teams and the community
- Advocating and/or
ensuring accompaniment for clients (court, medical, mediation, medication,
and with employers on program visits) with the goal to ensure satisfactory
placement of children and young adults in a safe, permanent, and stable
- Maintains knowledge of program
standards and policies as developed by Five Acres, COA, Community Care
Licensing and other governing bodies stakeholders; develops personal and
professional knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing
professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in
- Can be
assigned to multiple programs cases among more than one program based on needs
confidentiality of all information regarding clients, families, and operations
of the Agency (including media).
- Incorporates Agency philosophy and
mission in all aspects of job performance.
- Maintains a professional
relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stakeholders at all
- Exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and
- Submits timely documentation (progress notes, assessments, treatment plans, notes to chart) as outlined in policy (refer to Progress/Case Note Submission Policy).
- During transition period, will carry cases among more than one program.
- Performs related duties as required.
degree plus four (4) years' experience, or Associates degree plus six (6) years'
experience, working in a mental behavioral health setting.
- Prior experience
clinic/wraparound provider preferred.
have a valid California Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and meet
the Agency's safe driver guidelines.
of a personal car with appropriate insurance which employee is willing to use
for all Agency business if needed;
adhering to federal motor vehicle safety standards when transporting children.
knowledge of the family patterns, child-rearing practices, special needs,
traditions and values of the ethnic and cultural groups served by the program.
knowledge of the methods involved in organizing recreation activities.
to pass and utilize the Pro-ACT physical
- Effective communication skills both oral and written.
- Ability to be
flexible and work in a changing environment.
- Computer skills are sufficient to meet production
demands of the job including Microsoft Office and WELLIGENT software for program notes.
- Ability to work
varied hours including evenings, nights and weekends.
The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely, without endangering the health or safety of him/herself or others.