Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc
SCHEDULE: 8-4:30p ( Tuesday- Saturday ) with one late night 10:30a-7p
As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides wellness assessment and direct services to people who have serious mental illness and who are enrolled in the PACT Program.
Create and Maintain:
- A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person-centered planning, and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
- A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
- As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of persons receiving services as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person served lives
- Within the team, in the development of psychosocial and comprehensive assessments and an individualized recovery plan
- In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision
Develops and Implements:
- Illness self-management and recovery action plans with people receiving services
- Mental health education, community living skills training, and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to person served and significant others
- Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
- Wellness services including education and cognitive/behavioral interventions on nutrition, diet, exercise, stress reduction strategies and other wellness tools
- 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
- Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
- Outreach to new persons served and encourages reluctant individuals to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the welfare of the person served
- Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of recovery and wellness. Works with the team to develop materials and strategies for teaching wellness strategies including Wellness Recovery Action Plans, instilling hope, promoting choice and empowerment, and spirituality, in conjunction with the team
- Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
- Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
- With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the people receiving services
Coordinates and Monitors:
- Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
- Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
- Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area and at least two years experience in the provision of mental health services, or a Master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area and at least one year experience in the provision of mental health services
- Valid drivers license required
- No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
- Vehicle required
Agency Computer use:
- MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
- Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
- Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic time sheets and Credible.