Rehabilitation Specialist - American Sign Language (ASL)

Essential Duties

  1. Provides skill building services to children, young adults, and families using a community-based approach. Services will be provided in-person and/or via telehealth.
  2. Conducts a thorough assessment and gathers all information pertinent to the case to assist with developing an individual service plan. Develops, implements, and monitors an individual service plan in conjunction with the client and family to achieve the desired outcomes.
  3. Monitors established measurable goals and routinely assesses the client's status and progress in order to proactively make appropriate recommendations for adjustments in the individual service plan and/or services to promote better outcomes.
  4. Establishes and maintains effective communication and collaboration with client's internal and/or external (Managed Care Plan) teams regarding client's status, services, and progress.
  5. Provide linkage and assistance to client in applying for and connecting with public and community benefits and resources, including educating clients on qualifying criteria for various benefits and resources.
  6. Submits timely documentation in compliance with contract and agency expectations and maximizing billable client hours/contacts according to caseload notes.
  7. Accurately completes all required documentation for assigned clients as required by contract within the agency's Electronic Health Record system and as measured by QA standards and audit results.
  8. Complies with productivity standards of the program and maintains an appropriate caseload to reach the budgeted daily expectation of the number of billable client hours/contacts. May be assigned to multiple program cases among more than one program based on needs
  9. Participates in 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.
  10. Maintains confidentiality of all information regarding clients, families, and operations of the Agency (including media).
  11. Maintains a professional relationship with clients, staff, and other outside stakeholders at all times.
  12. Exercises good judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities.


  • High School Diploma plus two (2) years of mental health experience (paid or unpaid) required. Bachelor's degree in a mental health related field, preferred. Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be proficient in American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Mental health experience includes experience providing services to children and/or adults to improve or restore social, vocational, economic, housing and/or mental functioning
  • 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.
  • Effective oral/written communication skills; bi-lingual skills in Spanish/English preferred
  • Computer skills sufficient to meet production demands of the job and skill in maintaining detailed, accurate and complete records.
  • Must have a valid California Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and meet the Agency's safe driver guidelines.
  • Ability to work varied hours including evenings, nights and weekends, if needed.

Compensation Range: $22.50/hr - $30.38/hr

Work culture matters at 5A! We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a medical coverage option as low as $5 with free dental HMO, vision, life insurance, AD&D and disability insurance. We offer a 401k with an annual match up to 3%, annual performance reviews with up to 4% merit (6% for direct service providers), plus annual retention stipends. We offer team building retreats, wellness incentive, 12 paid holidays and flexible work schedules, including remote options for identified positions!