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Psychosocial Rehab Specialist - BH / ID

Company: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT PATH INC.PATH (People Acting to Help) Inc. is a comprehensive Community Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Center. We offer a wide of array of services and supports to meet the needs of our community in Northeast Philadelphia. PATH regularly achieves the highest levels of accreditation including a 5 Star Provider Rating by CBH, Philadelphia's Managed Care Entity, and recognition and awards related to our high-quality, innovative programs and staff accomplishments and contributions.Our Mission? To Help Individuals Achieve a More Independent and Fulfilling Life.WHY WORK AT PATH?PATH understands the importance of having benefits, and so a comprehensive package is offered to our employees including:A company sponsored 403b retirement plan, Health Insurance (Medical Services, Prescriptions, Dental & Vision), Sick Leave, Personal & Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability!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 Behavioral Health / Intellectual Disability (BH/ID) Specialized Team provides direct care including support, structure, assistance, skill training and therapeutic interventions, for service participants, in collaboration with BH/ID residential staff. Services are provided in the home and community.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree required2 years of mental health experience working with individuals in mental health and/or co-occurring settings2 years of experience in human services, paid or unpaid, preferably with adults with psychiatric and/or intellectual disabilitiesActive Driver's license requiredCOVID-19 vaccination, or willingness to receive vaccine requiredSPECIFIC DUTIES:Provide supervision of residents at all timesMaintain a supportive, therapeutic relationship with each service participantBe aware of each service participant's individual service plan, history, medications, current needs and any special accommodations required by the participantAct as a role model at all times, maintaining appropriate boundaries and demonstrating effective communication skillsMaintain clear and consistent expectations of each service participant while maintaining a safe, supportive environmentImplement, on a consistent basis, direct service interventions as defined in the individual's service plansOversee, teach skills and actively assist in the completion of household chores ensuring the home is neat and clean at all timesAssist 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.Maintain open and ongoing collaboration and communication with all team members including the clinician, psychiatrist, nurse and peer specialistMaintain ongoing communication with each service participant's family/significant others utilizing diplomacy and tact and creating a welcoming environmentEnsure any family concerns are shared immediately with a supervisor Participate in household shopping, as assigned Coordinate, facilitate and engage in regular social activities with the service participantsTransport and accompany residents to appointments and activities, as assignedProvide program coverage/shift coverage as assignedOther duties as assignedPHYSICAL DEMANDS:Must be able to assist in crisis management interventions, administer CPR/First Aid, and assist individuals with mobility issues as needed. PI208386735

Keywords: PATH People Acting To Help, Inc., Philadelphia , Psychosocial Rehab Specialist - BH / ID, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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