Private Health Care (PHC) Rehab Specialist


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. 
  • Submits 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.
  • Accurately 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 at large.
  • 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 home setting.
  • 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 in-service programs.
  • Can be assigned to multiple programs cases among more than one program based on needs
  • Maintains 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 times.
  • Exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities.

SECONDARY DUTIES:
  • 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.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree plus four (4) years' experience, or Associates degree plus six (6) years' experience, working in a mental behavioral health setting.
  • Prior experience with community-based clinic/wraparound provider preferred.
  • Must have a valid California Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and meet the Agency's safe driver guidelines.
  • Availability 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.
  • Working knowledge of the family patterns, child-rearing practices, special needs, traditions and values of the ethnic and cultural groups served by the program.
  • Working knowledge of the methods involved in organizing recreation activities.
  • Ability to pass and utilize the Pro-ACT physical restraint system
  • 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.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely, without endangering the health or safety of him/herself or others.