Support Counselor - PRN - Overnight
Job Description The Rehabilitation Support Staff is responsible for the comprehensive services offered through on-site and off-site programs. This includes case management, psycho education, crisis intervention, advocacy, and community liaison. The Rehab Support Staff is also responsible of for the timely and accurate completion of all documentation such as shift logs, incident reports and progress notes. Staff are responsible for medication monitoring and education to support self dosing of medication. Staff are responsible for teaching community skills including ADL's as needed. A Rehab Support Staff is responsible for maintaining their level of skill by completing the required 20 hours per year of training. In addition, each employee is expected to abide by all safety rules and regulations of the department and facility. The Rehab Support Staff is responsible for carrying out the mission, philosophy of care and policies of Key Point. He/She also performs other duties as needed to achieve program goals and objectives. Must drive 15 passenger vans. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The Rehabilitation Support Staff should have either experience or education related to the population with whom they shall work. The employee should have knowledge of the DSM and relevant symptoms of the most common diagnosis within the RRP programs. The Rehab Support Staff will be able to demonstrate proficiency in advocacy skills and case management skills. The employee demonstrates the ability to express themselves well through writing, interpersonal and oral communication skills. He/She will demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to serving culturally diverse and/or special needs population while maintaining patient confidentially. Qualifications ALL APPLICANTS MUST PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, DRUG SCREEN, AND HAVE A VALID MARYLAND DRIVERS LICENSE (Point restrictions apply) Education and Experience: AA degree or HS with experience. (One year to one year exchange) Degree MUST be in Psychology, Sociology, Psychiatric Rehab, Mental Health or a related field PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, climb, ascend and descend stairs, balance, taste, and smell. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Company Description The mission of Key Point Health Services is to provide quality behavioral health services in an environment committed to the journey of wellness and recovery. Community Mental Health Centers Our Community Mental Health Centers offer a full range of services for children and adults. All physicians are Board Certified and licensed in the State of Maryland. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs School-Based Counseling Key Point has developed programs in many schools in Central Maryland. These services are designed in collaboration with each school to best meet the needs of the particular school community. We are pleased to provide a family-focused treatment service. Identified students and families who elect to participate receive a variety of individual family and group services. Our Clinical staff work closely with the family to identify treatment goals and to develop a plan that meets their needs and aids with educational success. All of our confidential services are provided by licensed mental health professionals.