Mental Health Rehab Specialist (MHRS)
Under the immediate supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the MHRS will assist the Clinical and Residential teams in providing care for Maryvale’s residential clients and their families as well as, coordinating services with the Department of Children and Family Services and Juvenile Probation. The MHRS is also responsible for collaborating with the treatment team in order to provide comprehensive case management services and documentation.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
1. Demonstrate a passion and commitment for the Mission and Vincentian Core Values of Maryvale and the Daughters of Charity.
2. Create an atmosphere of enthusiasm and energetic commitment and serve as a role model in carrying out the Mission.
3. Promote and support the attitudes, behaviors, knowledge and skills necessary to work respectfully and effectively with each other as well as demonstrate the ability to address the needs of the children and families Maryvale serves.
4. Follow the Trauma Informed Care philosophy when supporting and addressing the needs of the children and families Maryvale serves.
5. Utilize Trauma Informed Care approach in recognizing the presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledge the role that trauma has played in the lives of the clients/residents.
6. Assist in the healing process by developing appropriate RICH® (Respect, Information, Connection and Hope) relationships with those served.
7. Follow Universal Precautions when exposed to blood and body fluids.
8. Follow Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) regulations pertaining to safety and the use of equipment/machinery.
9. Support Maryvale’s Performance and Quality Improvement Plan and participate in discussion regarding department or program goals, data collection and/or analysis.
10. Collaborate with members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team for the delivery of a full spectrum case management services. Communicate with parents and other approved family members. Encourage and facilitate a family environment in parent education, weekly visits and other Maryvale events.
11. Complete all Initial, 30-day and Quarterly Needs and Services Plans (NSPs) and Discharge Plans for DCFS clients in a timely manner.
12. Function as an integral part of Maryvale’s collaborative Intake Team for the purpose of assisting with screening and admitting new clients.
13. Function as a Facilitator of the client/family-driven CFT (Child and Family Team) planning process.
14. Provide home/community-based case management and after care services, as needed.
15. Provide DMH billable Targeted Case Management and Individual Rehabilitation services as appropriate and indicated to an assigned caseload of clients.
16. Provide and bill for a minimum of 10 hours (per week) of direct client services.
17. Adhere to the 24-hour turnaround requirement for client progress notes.
18. May attend Children’s, Probation or criminal court with or on behalf of residential clients.
19. Schedule and attend all case conferences for clients weekly.
20. Assist in coordination of services of the Chemical Dependency Program.
21. Assist in notifying all external stakeholders of intakes, discharges and placement status.
22. Act as liaison for research projects within the residential program which includes but is not limited to scheduling, collection of data and client monitoring.
23. Facilitate transportation and visitation needs for clients and families being served at Maryvale.
24. Attend IEP meetings as needed at various schools in order to promote and support academic progress as indicated.
25. Interface with referral agencies such as Department of Children and Family Services, Juvenile Probation, and Department of Mental Health.
26. Responsible for attending all required Maryvale weekly and monthly meetings.
27. Perform other duties as assigned by the clinical and residential treatment teams.
- Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field.
- Must communicate effectively through oral and written skills.
- One-year experience in a mental health setting.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook and 45 w.p.m accuracy.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.
- Valid California Driver’s License.