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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker - BH/ID

Type: Full-Time 40-hour position, and 16-hour weekend position

Job Summary

To promote the mission of PATH to help individuals achieve a more independent and fulfilling life by being an effective team member.  The BHID Specialized Team provides direct care including support, structure, assistance, skill training and therapeutic interventions, for service participants, in collaboration with BHID residential staff. Services are provided in the home and community.

Specific Duties

  1. Provide supervision of residents at all times
  2. Maintain a supportive, therapeutic relationship with each service participant
  3. Be aware of each service participant’s individual service plan, history, medications, current needs and any special accommodations required by the participant
  4. Act as a role model at all times, maintaining appropriate boundaries and demonstrating effective communication skills
  5. Maintain clear and consistent expectations of each service participant while maintaining a safe, supportive environment
  6. Implement, on a consistent basis, direct service interventions as defined in the individual’s service plans
  7. Oversee, teach skills and actively assist in the completion of household chores ensuring the home is neat and clean at all times
  8. Assist service participants in developing and practicing skills defined on their individual service plan.  This may include accompanying residents to appointments, social activities and/or job opportunities, and other activities of daily living.
  9. Maintain open and ongoing collaboration and communication with all team members including the clinician, psychiatrist, nurse and peer specialist
  10. Maintain ongoing communication with each service participant’s family/significant others utilizing diplomacy and tact and creating a welcoming environment
  11. Ensure any family concerns are shared immediately with a supervisor
  12. Participate in household shopping, as assigned
  13. Coordinate, facilitate and engage in regular social activities with the service participants
  14. Transport and accompany residents to appointments and activities, as assigned
  15. Provide program coverage/shift coverage as assigned
  16. Upon successful completion of training, monitor service participants taking their prescribed medications
  17. Provide crisis intervention in a calm therapeutic manner when indicated
  18. Follow the ‘When to Call a Supervisor’ protocol which includes immediately contacting a supervisor, or the on call supervisor, regarding any incidents, issues or concerns
  19. Participate in scheduled meetings to include:  BHID team meetings, stakeholder’s meetings, case conferences and community meetings
  20. As assigned, schedule necessary medical and dental appointments for residents
  21. Collaborate with employers or other programs residents attend
  22. Ensure all required documentation is completed in a timely, comprehensive and legible manner and in accordance with PATH policies and procedures

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree with two years mental health experience working with individuals in mental health and/or co-occurring settings; 2 years experience in human services, paid or unpaid, preferably with adults with psychiatric and/or intellectual disabilities; use of personal vehicle preferred; Able to use an Electronic Health Record system; Physical

Location

BH/ID Specialized Treatment Team, Northeast Philadelphia

Schedule

Full-Time 40-hour position, and 16-hour weekend position

Salary

$38,272.00 (40 hours)/ $15,308.00 (16 hours)

 

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