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Rehabilitation Specialist (San Rafael, CA)

Catholic Charities of San Francisco San Rafael, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description: Catholic Charities is one of the largest, most comprehensive human services agencies in Northern California, reaching more than 32,000 individuals a year in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin counties. We tackle some of the most pressing challenges in our community – homelessness, generational poverty, inequality, aging in isolation, HIV-AIDS, and immigration to name a few – with determination, expertise, and collaborative problem-solving with those we serve. As an integral part of our communities, we work to keep our neighborhoods diverse, productive, safe, and healthy through our more than 30 programs, comprehensive services, and social justice advocacy.. We bolster our neighbors – single mothers, adults and families experiencing homelessness, adults with disabilities, seniors, children and youth, people living with HIV/AIDS, and immigrants – when they need help, solutions, and hope. We are compassionate caregivers, ardent advocates, and champions of those in need. If you are eager to have a substantive impact on the lives of others and the health of our community, apply here. Join us as we change lives. The Rehabilitation Specialist is a member of the clinical department and reports to the Rehabilitation Supervisor. The Rehabilitation Specialist provides services intended to improve functional and/or daily living skills across a broad range of core life functions that have been identified to address a behavioral health need in the client’s plan. Rehabilitation services provide assistance in restoring, improving, and/or preserving a client’s functional, social, communication, or daily living skills to enhance self-sufficiency or self-regulation in multiple life domains relevant to the developmental age and needs of the client. While services tend to be provided one to one on campus, they can also potentially be provided in the schools, family homes, and in other community settings. They work with members of the extended St. Vincent’s treatment team that includes psychiatrists, therapists, TBS clinicians, Equine therapists, and residential staff.Rehabilitation Specialists work Monday through Friday with the possibility of including a weekend day instead of a weekday. The hours are variable, depending on caseload, but will be 5 eight hour days. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: REHABILITATION SERVICES:Provides mental health services to individuals in their life settings in the rehabilitation program as assigned. There is the possibility of also doing group work. Substitutes for other service providers when they are absent.Provides documentation for each client following each service within the required timeframe and submit billing equal to 50% of the specialist’s workweek.Participates in clinical rounds for the purpose of providing observations and recommendations regarding the treatment needs of clients.Collaborates with other care providers on the development of a plan of care and behavior goals. Contributes to and follows plans for partnering with families in the milieu. Participates in Child, Family Team Meetings, and other evaluation meetings for the purpose of providing observations and recommendations regarding the treatment needs of clients.Participates in continuous quality improvement activities as assigned.Offers consultation to unit staff, teachers, and other significant care providers involved with clients.Provide in-service education as requested. Participate in agency-wide program design and evaluation activities as schedule permits.Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES AND SUPERVISION:Receives one hour of individual supervision per week. Participates in weekly 2-hour group supervision.Participates in department-wide trainings as directed by the Rehabilitation Supervisor.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education & Experience: BA preferred; two years of relevant experience working with children, youth, and families.Experience working with children and youth in Residential or Foster care a plus.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Possess the capacity to interact with youth and families from a wide range of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds Possess good documentation skillsPossess excellent interpersonal skillsAvailable to work evenings and weekends.Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary teamAbility to work with a diverse populationGood organizational and writing skillsUse of an automobile, possession of California driver's license and automobile liability insurance for the minimum prescribed by law or the ability to provide for independent transportation.Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in cross-cultural situations.Prerequisites Required Prior to the First Day of Employment:Fingerprints: Required TB Screening - Negative Tuberculosis Test: RequiredFirst Aid Certificate: N/APHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe 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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Intermittent bending, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, twisting, and walking.Occasional lifting, pushing and pulling.Frequent repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.Must be able to drive at night. Must be able to complete ProACT training.If driving a car is required for the position, the incumbent must have a valid California driver's license and be able to provide proof of DMV record and personal insurance (if required.) DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, legal domicile status, veteran status, disability or AIDS/HIV status or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, legal domicile status, veteran status, disability or AIDS/HIV status or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Department or Program: St. Vincents School for BoysThis is a non-management positionThis is a full time positionUnion status: Non-unionFingerprinting clearance: RequiredTB Screening: RequiredFirst Aid Certificate: Standard First Aid required Company Description: Catholic Charities SF, the not-for-profit service arm of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, is one of the Bay Area's largest human services organizations. Catholic Charities SF provides programs and services for 70,000 people in need within the three-county regions of San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo Counties. Catholic Charities SF's programs include a full spectrum of services for families and youth, single parents, aging adults, persons living with HIV, refugees, and immigrants, homeless and those at risk of being homeless, individuals with physical disabilities, and incarcerated adults and youth. In conjunction with Mercy/Charities Housing Inc., Catholic Charities SF is also a recognized leader in a not-for-profit housing development.

Catholic Charities of San Francisco

Catholic Charities SF, the not-for-profit service arm of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, is one of the Bay Area's largest human services organizations. Catholic Charities SF provides programs and services for 70,000 people in need within the three-county regions of San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo Counties. Catholic Charities SF's programs include a full spectrum of services for families and youth, single parents, aging adults, persons living with HIV, refugees, and immigrants, homeless and those at risk of being homeless, individuals with physical disabilities, and incarcerated adults and youth. In conjunction with Mercy/Charities Housing Inc., Catholic Charities SF is also a recognized leader in a not-for-profit housing development.

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