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Direct Support Professional PRN (as needed) in Nevada, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $13.50 hourly

Job Description

Community Rehabilitation Specialists assist the Wellness Team in the facilitation of psychosocial education and training groups for residents of SWMPRC. They may also be responsible for planning and facilitating psychosocial education and training groups under the guidance and direction of their Supervisor.

 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Will use individual and group activities to help consumers develop behaviors and skills to allow them to return to and remain involved in activities appropriate to his/her age and based on their needs and abilities;
  2. Will use DMH approved curriculum focused on building skills and knowledge about the management of mental illness to help the consumer remain community living;
  3. Will use methods and techniques that improve an individual’s desire or motivation to maximize independence;
  4. Uses a curriculum built around 5 core components:

1) Living skills

2) Self-care skills

3) Social skills

4) Leisure skills

5) work skills utilizing training, coaching and supporting daily living skills, mood management, relationships and boundaries, medication education, symptom recognition and reduction, health and wellness, anger management, problem solving, goal setting, conflict resolution, and communication skills.

  1. Will provide consistent meaningful individual and group activity which is appropriate to the skill and cognitive level of functioning of the consumers and does so in a manner that is of interest of the consumer.
  2. Other duties as assigned Driving is an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during the course of employment.

 

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

GED/High School Diploma, 2 years experience in a mental health related field preferred. A valid driver's license at the time of hire with the ability to obtain and maintain a Class E MO driver’s license by the end of the 90 day introductory period.

 

Benefits

At Pathways, we understand that our employees work hard, so we provide a generous benefits package. Benefits for the Community Rehabilitation Specialist position include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • Disability insurance
  • PTO

 

Company Overview

Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is a nonprofit community mental health center that provides a full continuum of mental health care and access to services in Missouri and Louisiana. Our focus is achieving and sustaining optimal wellness for individuals and communities. We do this by providing accessible mental health, alcohol and drug treatment and prevention services. Our mission is to enhance wellness in the lives of individuals and communities by instilling hope, building partnerships and supporting recovery.

For more information about who we are and what we do, please visit our website . We look forward to hearing from you!