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Rehabilitation Specialist, Towson Crisis, Full Time Evenings
- Towson, Maryland
- Job Type
- 19 May 2023
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Provides services and support to individuals to develop and enhance community and independent living skills. Instructs, assists, and monitors clients in accordance with service plans. Assists in providing a safe and therapeutic environment. Under general supervision, participates in the initial assessment, intervention, planning and re-evaluation of client's needs based on behaviors.
Works with clients to learn or regain skills for successful community living including independent living skills (shopping, cooking, cleaning, budgeting and transportation) and socialization (enhancing social relationships, recreational and leisure pursuits that contribute to community integration) utilizing deliberate and consistent skills training which typically includes staff demonstration, working side by side, facilitating groups, client practice/roleplaying and staff feedback, as well as prompting and cueing.
Participates in the Individual Rehabilitation Plan (IRP) process by drafting, re-framing and finalizing IRPs in collaboration with the client.
Monitors clients' medications, ensuring compliance with medical regimen.
Coordinates comprehensive care to assigned clients.
Work requires the ability to read, write, and speak English and working knowledge of specific patient population served, e.g., children and adolescents or adults with mental disorders.
High school Diploma or equivalent required. BA/BS in Human Service and/or related area preferred. 1-2 years of relevant student, volunteer or work experience.
Ability to obtain additional certifications/trainings as may be required by certain programs (e.g., CPR/First Aid, Infection Control, Food Safety and Handling, and Crisis Intervention/Suicidal Protocol).
Must possess a valid state driver's license with 3 or fewer points at time of hire.
Certain programs and positions may require access to a vehicle during working hours for work related duties, including transporting clients as necessary. When access to a vehicle is required vehicle insurance must name the employee as an insured driver.
Good organizational, communication and time management skills.
Ability to establish rapport and to assist client to identify his or her own needs (i.e., self-care skills, social skills, independent living skills, medication management, health- mental and somatic, entitlements, and vocational) to establish appropriate rehabilitation goals and to provide internal and/or community referrals when necessary.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, ability to navigate through applications and utilize keyboard to input required documentation into electronic health record.
Must be able to work variety of shifts including day, evening and weekend hours and holidays.
- Job Reference: 1010173688-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: Sheppard Pratt
- Location: Towson, Maryland
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent