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SMI Rehabilitation Specialist

Company: Chicanos Por La Causa
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:



Work Location: Centro Esperanza 310 S. Extension Rd Mesa, AZ 85210


PRIMARY FUNCTIONS As a member of the clinical team, assists with completing assessments and service plans and implements requested services to members according to their individualized service plan (ISP).

Communicates and documents members' progress toward their recovery. Coordinates

and monitors rehabilitation-related services for members with serious mental

illness.Works with a maximum of 20 members, who the

clinical team identifies, utilizing the criteria set forth in implementing the

IPRPT Boston University Model. Works in partnership with assigned RSA

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, community rehabilitation program

providers, and other parties involved to assist members in increasing or

maintaining involvement in learning, working, living and social activities.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Employees in this position must meet one of the following requirements which qualify them both as behavioral health technicians, and be credentialed and privileged to conduct assessments and/or function as a Clinical Liaison:

  • Master's degree in a behavioral health-related field.
  • Bachelor's degree in a behavioral health-related

    field and 2 years of behavioral health work experience.
  • Master's degree in non-behavioral health-related

    field and 30 semester hours in behavioral health education (PM Form 3.20.1, see

    page 11) and two years of behavioral health work experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in non-behavioral health-related

    field and 30 semester hours in behavioral health education (PM Form 3.20.1, see

    page 11) and four years of behavioral health work experience.
  • Associate's degree in a behavioral health-related

    field and four years of behavioral health work experience.
  • Associate's degree in non-behavioral health-related

    field and 30 semester hours in behavioral health education (PM Form 3.20.1, see

    page 11) and five years of behavioral health work experience.

    PREFERRED
    Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP), certified through the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program. Licensures: If employee is a licensed behavioral health professional, he/she must

    also be credentialed and privileged before conducting assessments. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND

    COMPETENCIES
    Works collaboratively with the clinical team to engage, educate, communicate, and coordinate care with a member, their family, behavioral health, medical and dental providers, community resources, and others in ensuring that all services prescribed in the individualized service plan are implemented.Utilize the Boston University Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program Team Approach (IPRPT) to assess members' needs including living, learning, working, and social leisure goals, and assist members with reaching their desired role achievement in any or all of these environments.Provides supportive services including, but not limited to, the following: * Assistance in maintaining, monitoring, and modifying covered behavioral health services; * Brief telephone or face-to-face interactions with a person, family or other involved parties for the purpose of maintaining or enhancing a person's functioning; * Assistance in finding necessary resources other than covered services to meet basic needs; * Serves as a point of contact and ensures ongoing collaboration including the communication of appropriate clinical information with other involved parties as appropriate and coordination of care with a person's family, behavioral and general medical and dental health care providers, community resources, and other involved supports including educational, social, judicial, community and other State agencies; * Ensures the provision of all covered services identified on the service plan; referrals to community resources as appropriate and coordination of care activities related to continuity of care between levels of care and across multiple providers, services, and supports; * Participates in staffings, case conferences, or other meetings with or without the person or his/her family participating; * Provides transportation to consumers as appropriate and determined by the clinical team;* Assists clinical team in completing the service plan including providing recommendations pertaining to the member's educational, vocational, social, and community integration goals. * Collaborates with the person and his/her family or significant others to implement an effective service plan, explaining the available clinical options to the team, including the advantages and disadvantages of each option.* Maintains the person's comprehensive clinical record, including documentation of activities performed as part of the service delivery process (e.g., assessments, provision of services, coordination of care, discharge planning).* Provides continuous evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment through the ongoing assessment of the person and input from the person and relevant others resulting in modification to the service plan as necessary.* Pursues best practice outcomes for persons with mental illness including continuing education, employment, independent housing, and community tenure.* Educates team members as the subject matter expert regarding rehabilitation and vocationally related issues and provides ongoing technical training and support to the team as requested or indicated including updates on available community resources, how to utilize the services of the co-located RSA/VR counselor or co-located vocational providers.* Develops relationships with community employers, providers, or other organizations to foster an increase in employment and meaningful community activity opportunities for members.* Provides individual and group guidance in identified areas of need as determined by assessments including, but not limited to, the IPRPT model utilizing the Readiness Assessment, Functional Assessment, and Skill Development Modules, DB 101, and tools.* Other duties as assigned.
    CONTINUOUS EDUCATION
    The employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building, and maintenance of competency skills.
    TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS Work

    is performed in structured environments.
    ACCOUNTABILITY Reports

    to and is supervised directly by the Clinical Coordinator. Employee is also

    accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.




Keywords: Chicanos Por La Causa, Phoenix , SMI Rehabilitation Specialist, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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