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Adult Rehabilitation Specialist
Join the Advantage Psychiatric Services team!
We are continually seeking excellent counselors with the drive and compassion to support those that we serve. Advantage Psychiatric Services, LLC offers a competetive benefits package that includes:
Health, Dental, & Vision Coverage
Paid Sick Days
Paid Vacation Days
Employer-matched 401(k) (up to 3%)
and much more...
Summary Of Responsibilities
The Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for the comprehensive services offered through on- site and off-site programs. This includes assessment, case management, psycho education, crisis intervention, advocacy, and community liaison. The Rehabilitation Specialist is also responsible for preparation of patient records for internal and external audits. The Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for the submission of treatment plans for authorizations as well as maintenance of charts. The Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for all administrative tasks as well as clinical supervision of each employee. The Rehabilitation Specialist must be able to work independently and be proficient in resource development. She/he is responsible for the development, implementation and adherence to program policy. In addition, the Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for the training of new employees and the supervision of the program. A Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for maintaining their level of skill by completing the requirements of their licensure and/or Certifications (Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practioner) training. In addition, each employee is expected to abide by all safety rules and regulations of the department and facility. The Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for carrying out the mission, philosophy of care and policies of APS Inc. She/he also performs other duties as needed to achieve program goals and objectives.
Supervision and Coordination of Services
The Rehabilitation Specialist reports directly to their immediate supervisor and/or the Program Director. The Rehabilitation Specialist coordinates with other professionals within the agency as well as outside agencies to create an interdisciplinary team approach as well as other assigned duties. The employee abides by the ethics set forth by the agency and the profession as a whole.
DESIRABLE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The Rehabilitation Specialist 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 prp programs. The Rehabilitation Specialist will be able to demonstrate proficiency in assessments, treatment planning, advocacy skills and case management skills. The employee demonstrates the ability to express themselves well through writing, interpersonal and oral communication skills. She/he will demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to serving culturally diverse and/or special needs population while maintaining patient confidentially.
Education and Experience
Mental Health Professional licensed by the state of Maryland and or Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practioner. Experience as required by the credentialing process. Bachelors degree in a Human Services related field and active certification as a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practioner.
Based on the current ranges established by Human Resources Department and level of experience.
Credentialing and Privileging