Senior Community Rehabilitation Specialist in El Dorado Springs, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: 13.24

Senior Community Rehabilitation Specialist

REPORTS TO: RN Manager

POSITION PURPOSE:
Senior 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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
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 individuals 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, and 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.
5) 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.
6) Will serve as a mentor for CRS team members; assists in the instruction and orientation of new CRS members regarding their duties in the care and treatment of clients and expectations of the facility; and provide direction and feedback regarding performance of duties.
7) Will participate in regularly scheduled interdisciplinary meetings pertaining to observations of clients' behavior as well as CRS functions within the program.
8) Will develop skills to receive certification as a Wellness Coach.
9) 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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms and hands; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities of the position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Benefits
At Pathways, we understand that our employees work hard, so we provide a generous benefits package. Benefits for the Senior Community Rehab. Specialist 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!

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
GED/High School Diploma, 2 years experience as a Community Rehabilitation Specialist or equivalent. 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 60 day introductory period. Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity.