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  • Announcement Date: 8 August 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: AdmnAsst-UNELB037-20190809

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Facilitates communication among the RIST team members and people served by RIST, often serving as the initial point of contact for persons served calling or visiting the office. As a member of the RIST team, performs general secretarial and clerical duties as assigned with the program

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates routine administrative program activities:
    • Maintenance of filing systems/charting system/Data base systems
    • Chart assembly
    • Typing and data entry
    • Opening and routing mail
    • Appointments and meetings for staff and maintains calendar as assigned
  • Answering, screening and routing telephone calls including routine and crisis calls from people served by RIST
  • Meets and greets persons served, family members and state stakeholders when they visit the office
  • Assists in the collection of program data, as assigned
  • Attends team meetings and in-service trainings as assigned
  • Maintains:
    • The program’s supply inventory
    • Management information and distributes to the other team members
    • Confidentiality of mental health program information, records, etc.
    • Staff attendance records and coordinates staff requests for time off as assigned
  • Answers routine correspondence, drafts responses to selected administrative correspondence

Data Entry:

  • Enters all billing information in accordance with Administrative office timeline
  • Enters all statistical data collection and prepares monthly and quarterly reports in accordance with Administrative office timeline

Monitors:

  • All invoicing from vendors for accuracy
  • Returns
  • Invoices for credits due
  • Prepares vouchers for vendor/pharmacy payments
  • Performs all other duties as related to administrative/secretarial position

E-mail:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision-Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Certifications:

  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. required
  • Associates degree preferred

Experience:

  • A minimum of three years secretarial work experience

Driver’s License, Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Communication:

  • Ability to proof read correspondence
  • Pleasant telephone manner
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (Spanish a plus)

Emotional Skills:

  • Work well as part of a close-knit team
  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Manage diverse responsibilities on an ongoing basis
  • Provide administrative and office management support to a 9 person staff daily
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Agency Computer Use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

 

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 29 Apr 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: CrSvReCo-UNUNA022-20190429

POSITION OVERVIEW

Under the direction of the assigned supervisor utilizes person centered services to help persons served to use the partial care program as a means to integrate into the community to the greatest extent possible. Provides services consistent with the program’s goals and objectives. Implements evidence based practices and assures all services are focused on recovery and wellness.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

Recovery Coaching:

  • Assures that the person served has access to IMR, WRAP, Career Readiness Assessment, SE and SED
  • Provides person centered services
  • Engages the person in services using Motivational Interviewing skills and works to instill hope
  • Assures that all services provided are focused on the person’s environment of choice outside of the PC program.
  • Provides career and education services for people in the contemplation and preparation stages of change and referral to SE and SED for those in action.

Program Activities:

  • Promotes the psychiatric rehabilitation philosophy and person’s served empowerment by including individuals in all tasks and seeking their input and involvement in running the daily program activities
  • Takes a leadership role in cooperation with persons served and staff to plan, implement and participate in prevocational work area activities; assuring activities are recovery and wellness oriented and focused on use in the person’s natural environment.
  • Develops, implements and participates in formal and informal social and recreational activities and independent living skills groups
  • Facilitates 4-6 groups per week
  • Attends and Participates in staff meetings
  • Drives van as needed
  • Outreach and follow-up contacts as necessary

Chart Management:

  • Carry a caseload of 6-10 (Recovery Coach) active persons served.
  • Works with persons served to assess needs and formulate individual recovery plans
  • Ongoing case management including advocacy, resource development, service coordination,
  • Assumes responsibility for timely case recording, record keeping and facilitating psychiatric consultations

Program Evaluation/Reports:

  • Completes monthly program reports
  • Completes all reports and paperwork required for compliance with funding regulations

Other:

  • Performs other duties as needed including intakes

E-Mail:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read at least once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision-Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications:

  • Recovery Coach:
    • BA/BS in related field. AA degree in Psych Rehab.
  • Recovery Counselor:
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related and two years’ experience or MA/MS degree

Experience:

  • Human service work experience preferred

Driver’s License, Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Demonstrates empathy and respect for people receiving services
  • Counsel individuals using Motivational Interviewing skills
  • Timely documentation, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (fluent in Spanish a plus)

Emotional Skills:

  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and an ability to manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

Computer Proficiency:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
  • Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 7 Mar 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: CrSvSpec-HDUNA008-20190307

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the direction of the Team Leader of Career Services, helps people receiving Supported Employment Services to prepare for, find and keep independent competitive jobs and work toward career goals. In addition, provides community-based Supported Education Services and support to help persons served identify and accomplish their educational goals. The Career Services Specialist will provide a variety of tools and supports to help people enter educational environments. By using tools such as motivational interviewing, readiness assessment and development, and IMR and WRAP, service recipients will receive high quality services that will result in better educational and employment outcomes. The Career Services Specialist provides services to assist people in developing academic skills such as note taking, study skills, social skills, negotiating accommodations, and disclosing on campus. Practitioners will employ the Choose-Get-Keep and Leave approach to services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person-centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

Develop Readiness Skills:

  • Facilitate the development of an agency culture which values work and education
  • Conducts educational assessments
  • Helps the person served develop academic goal
  • Develop career profile
  • Helps the person to complete all prerequisites
  • Help to develop and access all resources including financial aid, transportation, clothing, books
  • Works to develop all collateral supports and skills such as social skills training, wrap, stress management
  • User IMR tools to facilitate education as a step to archive recovery goals

Educational Coaching:

  • Provide all levels of counseling and support
  • Facilitate referral to employment services or career centers when nearing completion of schooling
  • Develop natural supports and peer supports
  • Link to campus and community-based support services
  • Link to financial assistance offices
  • Accommodation awareness and advocacy skills

Case Management:

  • Completes all documentation on time
  • Assumes all case management responsibilities of caseload
  • Communicates with case managers at various programs regarding person’s employment or educational functioning and needs
  • Supplies case managers with ongoing reports on progress and acts as part of the recovery team

Job Coaching:

  • On the job training and assessment
  • Job-site visits and interventions
  • Off-site follow along contacts
  • Facilitation of employment related groups
  • Driving persons served to work sites when necessary

Employer Relations:

  • Consultation and education
  • Job development
  • Facilitation of acceptance of handicapped workers in the workplace
  • Attends business expos and job fairs

Vocational Preparation:

  • Facilitates pre-employment groups
  • Coordinates all aspects of internship placements

Program Evaluation/Reports:

  • Completes monthly program reports
  • Completes all reports and paperwork required for compliance with funding regulations
  • Coordination/evaluation of job sites
  • Meets with assigned members on cs caseload

Performs Other Duties as Required

E-mail:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Email must be read once per workday/shift.

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelors degree in psychiatric rehabilitation preferred, or other social service field.

Experience:

  • 2 years human service work experience

Drivers License, Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Demonstrate empathy and respect to persons served
  • Counsel individuals
  • Case recording, report writing
  • Maintain positive relationships with employers
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (fluent in Spanish a plus)

Emotional skills:

  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

Computer Proficiency

Agency Computer use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 7 Mar 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: CoOcClin-BEHAA009-20190307

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Masters level clinical lead for the team, provides supervision, and skill assessment/skill teaching for team members. In collaboration with team leader and wellness clinician, ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program.

Assesses history and current needs and preferences of the person served in the areas of mental health and substance use. Works with the person served and the team to develop integrated mental health and substance use treatment goals and interventions. Provides clinical leadership for PACT staff in the area of dual disorder treatment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person-centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

Provides:

  • Clinical supervision and direction to the PACT team, emphasizing a peer clinical supervision approach and using individual supervision as needed
  • Substance abuse assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, often focusing on the substance abuse treatment needs of the person receiving services
  • Technical assistance, leadership and education to members of the team in the area of co-occurring disorders. Develops co-occurring disorders materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team
  • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in reference to best clinical practices. Utilizes best practices materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team
  • Training and supervision in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Techniques and skills
  • In-vivo training and supervision to PACT staff
  • Orientation to new staff on PACT services and recovery-based interventions
  • Facilitates team’s weekly clinical meeting
  • Implementation of the Integrated Dual Disorder Evidenced-Based Practice
  • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on substance abuse education needs of the consumer
  • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
  • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention. Stages wise treatment is provided utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
  • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
  • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
  • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
  • Outreach to newly enrolled individuals and encourages those reluctant to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare

Coordinates:

  • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
  • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served

Responsible:

  • For co-facilitating clinical meetings
  • Orientating new staff to PACT services
  • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to recovery goal attainment

Participates:

  • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, often focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services

Implements:

  • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal

Consults:

  • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served

Email:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications:

  • Masters degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • MSW, LPC, CPRP, preferred
  • CAC OR CADC required( an equivalent license may be substituted with an approval by DMHAS) or must be attained within three years of hire into the position.

Experience:

  • 3 years paid progressive work experience with people who have serious mental illness and at least one year in providing mental health supervision
  • Two years experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders or substance abusers required

Driver’s License/Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
  • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)

Emotional Skills:

  • Responds calmly to people in crisis
  • Works well as a part of a close-knit team
  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

Agency Computer use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 21 May 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: CoOcSpec-UNPLA025-20190521

POSITION OVERVIEW

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to individuals with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program. Assesses history and current needs and preferences of the person served in the areas of mental health and substance use. Works with the person served and the team to develop integrated mental health and substance use treatment goals and interventions. Provides clinical leadership for PACT staff in the area of dual disorder treatment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Participates:
    • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of people served as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person served lives
    • Within the team, in the development of substance abuse assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, often focusing on substance abuse treatment needs of the person receiving services
    • In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision
  • Provides:
    • Mental health education, community living skills training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on substance abuse education needs of the person served
    • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention. Stages wise treatment is provided utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
    • Outreach to newly enrolled individuals and encourages those reluctant to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of co-occurring disorders. Develops co-occurring disorders materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team
    • Training and supervision in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Techniques and skills
    • In-vivo training and supervision to PACT staff
    • Orientation to new staff on PACT services and recovery-based interventions
    • And facilitates team’s weekly clinical meeting
    • Implementation of the Integrated Dual Disorder Evidenced-Based Practice
    • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
    • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
  • Consults:
    • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
  • Coordinates and Monitors:
    • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s).Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
  • E-Mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read at least once per work day/shift
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision-Making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
    • CAC or CADC required or must be attained within three years of hire into the position.
    • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area preferred
  • Experience:
    • Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health preferred
    • Two years’ experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders or substance abusers required
  • Driver’s License, Vehicle:
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Communication:
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward persons served
    • Conveys hopefulness toward persons served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional Skills:
    • Responds calmly to individuals in crisis
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer Proficiency:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
    • Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

 

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION ...
  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
  4. Enter only your LAST NAME here:
  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 5 Aug 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: DRecovSp-UNELB035-20190805

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to individuals with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program. Assesses history and current needs and preferences of the person served in the areas of mental health and substance use. Works with the person served and the team to develop integrated mental health and substance use treatment goals and interventions. Provides clinical leadership for PACT staff in the area of dual disorder treatment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning, and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

Participates:

  • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of people served as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person served lives
  • Within the team, in the development of substance abuse assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, often focusing on substance abuse treatment needs of the person receiving services
  • In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision

Provides:

  • Mental health education, community living skills training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on substance abuse education needs of the person served
  • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
  • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention. Stages wise treatment is provided utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
  • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
  • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
  • Outreach to newly enrolled individuals and encourages those reluctant to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
  • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of co-occurring disorders. Develops co-occurring disorders materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team
  • Training and supervision in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Techniques and skills
  • In-vivo training and supervision to PACT staff
  • Orientation to new staff on PACT services and recovery-based interventions
  • And facilitates team’s weekly clinical meeting
  • Implementation of the Integrated Dual Disorder Evidenced-Based Practice
  • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training

Consults:

  • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served

Coordinates and Monitors:

  • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s).Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served

Email:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision-Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • CAC or CADC required or must be attained within three years of hire into the position.
  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area preferred

Experience:

  • Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health preferred
  • Two years’ experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders or substance abusers required

Driver’s License/Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
  • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward persons served
  • Conveys hopefulness toward persons served
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)

Emotional Skills:

  • Responds calmly to people in crisis
  • Works well as a part of a close-knit team
  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

Agency Computer Use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

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  • Announcement Date: 11 Mar 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: HRDirctr-UNELA011-20190311

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Human Resource Director is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function at Bridgeway. The HR Director supervises all employees of the HR department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department. The HR Director is a member of the Senior Management Team and is expected to participate in strategic planning and organizational growth initiatives.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

HR Organization Wide Responsibilities:

  • Annually reviews and makes recommendations to executive management for improvement of the organization's policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures organization's compliance.
  • Maintains responsibility for organization compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.
  • Communicates changes in the organization's personnel policies and procedures and ensures that proper compliance is followed.
  • Assists executive management in the annual review, preparation and administration of the organization's wage and salary program.
  • Coordinates or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Coordinates or conducts staff satisfaction surveys and stay surveys at least annually, shares results with organization and coordinates action planning for improving staff satisfaction.
  • Consults with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the CEO, on personnel matters.
  • Works directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.
  • Recommends, evaluates and participates in staff development for the organization.
  • Develops and maintains a human resource information system (HRIS) that meets the organization's personnel information needs.
  • Supervises the staff of the human resource department.
  • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities.

HR Department Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and controls all activities of the HR department. Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems in coordination of the organization wide strategic plan.
  • Implements and annually updates the compensation program; rewrites job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual salary surveys and develops merit pool (salary budget); analyzes compensation; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  • Develops, recommends and implements personnel policies and procedures and periodically reviews/audits employee handbook.
  • Completes unemployment claims and provides company representation at unemployment hearings. 
  • Supervise the Payroll and Benefits Specialist in the performance of payroll and benefits administration.
  • Performs high level benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, annual re-evaluation of policies for cost-effectiveness, information activities program and cash flow.
  • Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 annually; maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  • Supervise the Recruiter in the recruitment effort for all assigned agency employees.
  • Supervise the HR Generalist in establishment and management of the agency directories, HR records, routine HR reporting, policy and procedures and other assigned duties.
  • Supervise the Bridgeway Administration Receptionist.
  • Leads meetings with program staff teams in communicating policy or benefits changes, survey results and improvement planning, or new initiatives benefiting from team input.
  • Develops and maintains, with management team, career-path program (mentoring program/succession planning program)
  • Performs, individually or in conjunction with managers, employee relations counseling
  • Leads regularly scheduled HR staff meetings and attends other meetings, and seminars.
  • Evaluates reports, decisions and results of HR initiatives in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, personnel policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

Required Areas of Competency:

  • Business Acumen
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Global & Cultural Awareness
  • HR Expertise
  • Leadership and Navigation
  • Relationship Management

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work/Travel:

  • This is a full-time position and operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. To 5 p.m. This position may from time to time require weekend work and after-hours work including calls from program Directors/Team Leaders for guidance. Travel is expected within Bridgeway’s ten County service area and may include meetings outside the service area.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years' related experience within the State of New Jersey managing an HR department.
  • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP and/or PHR/SPHR credential must be held and maintained, or obtain certification within 12 months of hire.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master's degree and SHRM-SCP or SPHR
  • Five or more years’ experience as the HR Director of Behavioral Health Organization

 

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  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: PsycNurs-BEHAA010-20180912

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides nursing assessment, direct-support services and primary health care to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals who are enrolled in the PACT Program. 

Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
    • responsibilities:
      • Participates:
        • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of people served
        • Within the team in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
      • Provides and Monitors:
        • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to people served and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
        • Crisis intervention services for people served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
        • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
      • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
      • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
        • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
        • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care 
        • Metabolic Syndrome screening
        • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
        • Administers prescribed medications and injections, draws blood, and prepares laboratory specimens for delivery, if certified to do so
        • Responsible for accurate record-keeping of all medications administered in the Medication Record
        • Adheres to nursing protocols regarding medication administration and storage
        • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
        • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation,  self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
        • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
        •  Documentation charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
        • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
    • E-mail:
      • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

 

  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

 

  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required with valid license in NJ

 

  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree/certification/license work experience required. One year of psychiatric nursing required

 

  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward person served
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Conveys hopefulness towards person served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Case recording
    • Report writing

 

  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to person served in crisis
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team

 

  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

 

  • computer proficiency:

 

  • Agency Computer use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer (and computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

 

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
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  • Announcement Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: PsycNurs-PALIA011-20180912

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides nursing assessment, direct-support services and primary health care to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals who are enrolled in the PACT Program. 

Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain :
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning and evidence based practices.  All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
    • responsibilities:
      • Participates:
        • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of people served
        • Within the team in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
      • Provides and Monitors:
        • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to people served and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
        • Crisis intervention services for people served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
        • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
      • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
      • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
        • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
        • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care 
        • Metabolic Syndrome screening
        • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
        • Administers prescribed medications and injections, draws blood, and prepares laboratory specimens for delivery, if certified to do so
        • Responsible for accurate record-keeping of all medications administered in the Medication Record
        • Adheres to nursing protocols regarding medication administration and storage
        • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
        • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation,  self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
        • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
        •  Documentation charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
        • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
    • E-mail:
      • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

 

  • scope of responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

 

  • decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area

 

Requirements

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required with valid license in NJ

 

  • Experience
    • Two years paid post degree/certification/license work experience required. One year of psychiatric nursing required

 

  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • communication:
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward person served
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Conveys hopefulness towards person served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Case recording
    • Report writing

 

  • emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to person served in crisis
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team

 

  • intellectual skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

 

  • computer proficiency:

 

  • Agency Computer use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer (and computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic.

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

 

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

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  • Announcement Date: 7 Mar 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: PsycNurs-PALIA010-20190307

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides nursing assessment, direct-support services and primary health care to seriously and persistently mentally ill individuals who are enrolled in the PACT Program. Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person centered planning and evidence-based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

RESPONSIBILITIES

Participates:

  • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of people served
  • Within the team in the development of a nursing assessment, comprehensive assessment and an individualized recovery plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline

Provides and Monitors:

  • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to people served and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
  • Crisis intervention services for people served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
  • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
  • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
  • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
  • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
  • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care
  • Metabolic Syndrome screening
  • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
  • Administers prescribed medications and injections, draws blood, and prepares laboratory specimens for delivery, if certified to do so
  • Responsible for accurate record-keeping of all medications administered in the Medication Record
  • Adheres to nursing protocols regarding medication administration and storage
  • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
  • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
  • Documentation charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
  • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served

E-mail:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
  • Registered Nurse required with valid license in NJ

Experience:

  • Two years paid post degree/certification/license work experience required. One year of psychiatric nursing required

Drivers License, Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
  • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward person served
  • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
  • Conveys hopefulness towards person served
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Case recording
  • Report writing

Emotional Skills:

  • Responds calmly to person served in crisis
  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Works well as part of a close-knit team

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

Agency Computer Use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer (and computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

  3. Identify your upload as: [ Application Packet ] - [ Resume ] - [ Cover Letter ] - [ Other ]
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  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 1 Aug 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: QISpecst-UNELA031-20190801

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the supervision of the Quality Improvement Director assists in quality improvement activities and tasks. The Quality Improvement Specialist will engage in specific assignments to ensure that all activities performed will improve the overall quality of services, as well as assist the agency in meeting its contractual obligations and regulatory requirements.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person-centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome

Specific Functions:

  • Provides Documentation and Clinical Trainings.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual management report.
  • Coordinates internal utilization review audits to ensure clinical best practice standards are met.
  • Supports quality improvement pilot projects to ensure a rapid cycling process.
  • Participates in the implementation of measurement-based care.
  • Oversees the Grievance procedures.
  • Edits and reviews incident reports.
  • Coordinates debriefings in conjunction with the chairperson for the Debriefing Committee.
  • Assists with the Staff Development program.
  • Coordinates with identified staff to ensure follow-through regarding accessibility plans.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Email:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency.

Decision-Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment, proactive decision making and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree in related field preferred; Bachelor’s Degree required. CPRP preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years in Behavioral Health with a minimum of 2 years supervisory/management experience. Minimum of 4 years in clinical practice. A background working for a non-profit organization is strongly preferred.

Driver’s License/Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No moving violations in the last two years
  • Vehicle required

Core Competencies:

  • Clinical Proficiency: Ability to detect and define problems, establishes facts, critically process information and draw valid conclusions.
  • Training and Development: Able to influence others with diverse skills to implement new ways of improving outcomes and services.
  • Communication Skills: Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing computer and word processing skills. Prepares and maintains accurate records; interprets rules and regulations; reads and understands medical records.
  • Organization Skills: Ability to be accurate, precise, and detail-oriented.
  • Analyzing Skills: Ability to compile, analyze data and produce outcome reports.
  • Management Skills: Ability to plan, strategize, implement, and work within team management.
  • Works tactfully and effectively with staff, people receiving services, families, fiscal intermediaries, payers, oversight bodies, and providers.
  • Maintains objectivity and confidentiality.

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with individual’s served, staff and other stakeholders as members of a team
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to impart knowledge and teach skills effectively
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English

Emotional Skills:

  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Excellent project management skills and excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

Computer Proficiency

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position
  • Operate a personal computer to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software
  • Ability to develop spreadsheets, charts, graphs, work with various computer programs and have a working knowledge of Information Systems

 

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  • Announcement Date: 02 Jul 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: SrCnsBRU-UNELD029-20190702

POSITION OVERVIEW

Under the direction of the Partial Care Intake Team Leader, responsible for the operation of a psychiatric rehabilitation prevocational unit; administrative, educational and evaluative aspects of supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Systems/Administrative:
    • Assure chart compliance
    • Audits attendance verification and assures Medicaid billing is accurate
    • Assists in developing and writing policies and procedures
    • Coordinates agency activities and helps plan special events
    • Develops and utilizes all resources for member rehabilitation
    • Plans and presents in-service training
    • Helps screen prospective job applicants
    • Provides staff support, leadership and professional guidance
  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning, and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • Unit Programming:
    • Oversees the unit work activities, groups, case management services, caseload and unit staff
    • Promotes the therapeutic community by role modeling and stating agency philosophy for staff and members
    • Facilitates services coordination within the agency
    • Coordinates referrals to Career Services when deemed appropriate
    • Coordinates psychiatric consultations
    • Ensures and monitors sponsorship for all unit members
    • Closes cases and ensures appropriate follow-up services
    • Monitors unit budget; completes monthly statistics
    • Coordinates clerical duties in Business Unit (obtaining signatures, filing and shredding of paperwork)
    • Coordinates research group projects and trips in the community (assisting with surveys for other programs, analyzing data provided by the agency)
    • Management of program outcome spreadsheets and statistics
  • Staff Supervision:
    • Orients new staff and teaches them to use ECR and procedures for documentation and compliance.
    • Plans staff schedules to ensure good time utilization and equitable work distribution
    • Provides on-going individual supervision to promote provision of appropriate services and professional development
    • Conducts team meetings focusing on member and program issues
    • Conducts employee performance appraisals and provides on-going feedback on job performance goals
  • Direct Services:
    • Assumes case management and documentation responsibilities for small caseload
    • Assists team in the facilitation of psycho-educational, clerical, and research groups
    • Completion of vocational and educational readiness assessments and interest inventories
    • Participates in program activities, intakes and crisis intervention when needed
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Completes regular case reviews to monitor appropriate provision and coordination of services
    • Monitors caseload size and level of service to members
    • Ensures effective use of staff time to meet agency goals
    • Participates on Utilization Review Committee as needed
    • Performs other duties as needed
    • Senior team coordinator performs responsibilities of the partial care director in his/her absence
  • E-mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision Making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area.
    • BA degree in counseling, psych rehab, social work or related field required. Working towards CPRP
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 3 years work experience in mental health services with Bachelor’s degree
  • Driver’s License, Vehicle:
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Communication:
    • Demonstrate empathy and respect to persons served and staff
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (Spanish/bilingual preferred)
  • Emotional Skills:
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer Proficiency:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
    • Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

 

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  • Announcement Date: 25 Apr 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: SuEdSpec-UNELA020-20190425

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Supported Education Specialist will provide community-based Supported Education Services and support to help the persons served in Union and Middlesex counties identify and accomplish their educational goals. The SEC will provide a variety of tools and supports to help people enter educational environments. By using tools such as motivational interviewing, readiness assessment and development, and IMR and WRAP, service recipients will receive high quality services that will result in better educational and employment outcomes. The SEC provides services to assist people in developing academic skills such as note taking, study skills, social skills, negotiating accommodations, and disclosing on campus. Practitioners will employ the Choose-Get-Keep- and Leave approach to services. The SEC will also provide onsite educational assessments and consultation for people at self-help centers across the central region of NJ.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning, and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Develop Readiness Skills:
    • Facilitate the development of an agency culture which values work and education
    • Conducts educational assessments
    • Helps the person served develop academic goal
    • Develop career profile
    • Helps the person to complete all prerequisites
    • Help to develop and access all resources including financial aid, transportation, clothing, books
    • Works to develop all collateral supports and skills such as social skills training, wrap, stress management
    • Conduct resource and functional assessment
    • Uses IMR tools to facilitate education as a step to achieve recovery goals
  • Educational Coaching:
    • Provide all levels of CGKL counseling and support
    • Facilitate referral to employment services or career centers when nearing completion of schooling
    • Develop natural supports and peer supports
    • Link to campus and community based support services
    • Link to financial assistance offices
    • Accommodation awareness and advocacy skills
  • Case Management:
    • Assumes all case management responsibilities for caseload
    • Communicates with case managers at various programs regarding members educational functioning and needs
    • Supplies case managers with ongoing reports on progress and acts as part of the recovery team.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education/Certifications:
    • B.A, AS in psych rehab, or person with personal experience with receiving services for a mental health diagnosis
  • Experience:
    • TWO YEARS RELATED EXPERIENCE. KNOWLEDGE OF SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT, SUPPORTED EDUCATION, BENEFITS AND ADA.
  • Driver’s License, Vehicle:
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Communication:
    • Demonstrate empathy and respect to persons served
    • Counsel individuals
    • Case recording, report writing
    • Maintain positive relationships with employers
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (fluent in Spanish a plus)
  • E-Mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per workday/shift
  • Emotional Skills:
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer Proficiency:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
    • Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

 

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  • Announcement Date: 22 Apr 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: VocaSpec-UNELB016-20190422

POSITION OVERVIEW

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with serious and persistent mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program. Assesses persons served education and employment history and develops plans and interventions in conjunction with the individual and the team in the area of employment/career services

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning, and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Participates:
    • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of persons served as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person lives
    • Within the team, in the development of a vocational assessment, comprehensive assessment, and an individualized recovery plan, often focusing on education and employment needs of the individual
    • In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision
  • Provides:
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to person served and significant others, often focusing on education and employment needs utilizing stage-wise interventions, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral strategies
    • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
    • The Evidenced-base Practice Supportive Employment Model
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
    • Outreach to new persons served and encourages reluctant individuals to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the areas of education and employment. Develops materials and strategies for career interventions in conjunction with the team.
    • On-site and off-site job coaching services
    • Assessment of individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the area of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Networks:
    • In the community to locate and create volunteer and paid work opportunities for individuals served by PACT based on their skills and interests
  • Consults:
    • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served
  • Coordinates:
    • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s).
    • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served
  • E-mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision-Making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
    • CRC, CPRP preferred
  • Experience:
    • Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health and/or vocational rehabilitation.
    • Experience with vocational services for people with disabilities required
    • Job development or sales experience preferred
  • Driver’s License, Vehicle:
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Communication:
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward persons served
    • Conveys hopefulness toward persons served
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
    • Speak, read and write English (Spanish speaking also preferred)
  • Emotional Skills:
    • Responds calmly to individuals in crisis
    • Develops trusting relationships with persons served
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Agency Computer Use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
    • Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

 

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  • Announcement Date: 5 Aug 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: VocaSpec-BEHAA033-20190805

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with serious and persistent mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program. Assesses persons served education and employment history and develops plans and interventions in conjunction with the individual and the team in the area of employment/career services

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning, and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

Participates:

  • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of persons served as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person lives
  • Within the team, in the development of a vocational assessment, comprehensive assessment, and an individualized recovery plan, often focusing on education and employment needs of the individual
  • In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision

Provides:

  • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to person served and significant others, often focusing on education and employment needs utilizing stage-wise interventions, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral strategies
  • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
  • The Evidenced-base Practice Supportive Employment Model
  • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
  • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
  • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
  • Outreach to new persons served and encourages reluctant individuals to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
  • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the areas of education and employment. Develops materials and strategies for career interventions in conjunction with the team.
  • On-site and off-site job coaching services
  • Assessment of individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the area of budgeting,
  • cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing

Networks:

  • In the community to locate and create volunteer and paid work opportunities for individuals served by PACT based on their skills and interests

Consults:

  • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person served

Coordinates:

  • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s).
  • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served

Email:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision-Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • CRC, CPRP preferred

Experience:

  • Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health and/or vocational rehabilitation.
  • Experience with vocational services for people with disabilities required
  • Job development or sales experience preferred

Driver’s License/Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
  • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward persons served
  • Conveys hopefulness toward persons served
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
  • Speak, read and write English (Spanish speaking also preferred)

Emotional Skills:

  • Responds calmly to people in crisis
  • Works well as a part of a close-knit team
  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

Agency Computer Use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

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  • Announcement Date: 5 Aug 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellAide-SUNEA032-20190805

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the direction of the Team Leader, the Wellness Aide/Van Driver assists with Partial Care Program activities and groups to help persons served to use the PC program as a means to integrate into the community to the greatest extent possible. In their role as Wellness Aide (PC), the person provides services to assist and engage people in the program, consistent with the program’s goals and objectives. Staff uses evidence based practices and assures all services are focused on recovery and wellness. In the role of van driver, the person is responsible for organizing and providing transportation service to members for PC services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Wellness and Recovery Coaching:

  • Assures that the person served has access to IM/R. WRAP, Career Readiness Assessment, SE and SED and other Wellness and Recovery Services
  • Provides person centered services
  • Engages the person in services using interpersonal skills and works to instill hope
  • Assures that all services provided are focused on the persons environment of choice
  • Create and maintain a wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.

Program Activities:

  • Promotes the psychiatric rehabilitation philosophy and person’s served empowerment by including individuals in all tasks and seeking their input and involvement in running the daily program activities
  • Assists PC staff and person served to plan, implement and participate in prevocational work area activities; assuring activities are recovery and wellness oriented and focused on use in the person’s natural environment.
  • Participates in formal and informal social and recreational activities and independent living skills groups Attends and participates in staff meetings as needed
  • Works with the Community Integration Specialist , Assistant Director or Director to ensure that all people requiring transportation have access to it
  • Is responsible for setting up the weekly list of people to be transported
  • Plans the route for pick up and drop off
  • Provides transportation to and from Bridgeway Partial Care or other CST services
  • Parks and locks vehicle when not in use
  • Performs other duties as needed
  • Outreach and follow-up contacts

Chart Management:

  • Works with persons served to assess needs
  • With supervision may provide ongoing case ma
  • nagement including advocacy, service coordination, assume responsibility for timely record keeping

Program Evaluation/Reports:

  • Completes all reports and documentation required for compliance with funding regulations

Other:

  • Performs other duties as needed

Email:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision-Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

Job Specifications:

  • Excellent van driving skills.
  • Relate well to people of all ages, races and disabilities.
  • Can respond to roadside emergencies.
  • Can use a map to plan transportation route

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area
  • OR related life experience or work experience

OR Possess:

  • Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner Certificate, or
  • Certified Mental Health Associate Certificate

Driver’s License/Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
  • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)

Emotional Skills:

  • Responds calmly to people in crisis
  • Works well as a part of a close-knit team
  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

Agency Computer use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 5 Aug 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellClin-BEHAA034-20190805

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Masters level clinical lead for the team, provides supervision, and skill assessment/skill teaching for team members. In collaboration with team leader, ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the PACT Program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning, and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

Provides:

  • Clinical supervision and direction to the PACT team, emphasizing a peer clinical supervision approach and using individual supervision as needed
  • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on substance abuse education needs of the consumer
  • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
  • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention. Stages wise treatment is provided utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
  • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
  • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
  • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training
  • Outreach to newly enrolled individuals and encourages those reluctant to accept mental health services through interventions with them and/or family members and friends concerned with the their welfare
  • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in reference to best clinical practices. Utilizes best practices materials and strategies for individual and group interventions, in conjunction with the team

Coordinates:

  • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
  • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served

Responsible:

  • For co-facilitating clinical meetings.
  • Orientating new staff to PACT services
  • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to recovery goal attainment

Participates:

  • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, often focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services

Implements:

  • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal

Consults:

  • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served

Email:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision-Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Certifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • MSW, LPC, CPRP, preferred

Experience:

  • 3 years paid progressive work experience with people who have serious mental illness and at least one year in providing mental health supervision

Driver’s License/Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
  • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

Communication:

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)

Emotional Skills:

  • Responds calmly to people in crisis
  • Works well as a part of a close-knit team
  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

Agency Computer Use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
  • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

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  • Announcement Date: 22 Apr 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellNurs-UNELB017-20190422

POSITION OVERVIEW

As part of the service team, provides nursing assessment, direct-support services, care management and primary health care to persons served. Assures that the medical needs being addressed in the hospital are continued in the community. Provides support and education to other team members in nursing/medical treatment and health care

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning, and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Responsibilities:
    • Participates as a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental and physical health status of persons receiving services including ongoing assessment for metabolic syndrome. This begins at the time of persons served admission to services.
    • Documentation of the nursing assessment, ongoing assessment and a service plan, providing knowledge and expertise from the nursing discipline
  • Provides:
    • Mental and physical health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to consumers and significant others, often focusing on psychiatric medications, side-effects and physical health care
    • Crisis intervention services for clients with acute medical needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention
    • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Outreach to new direct service recipients and encourages reluctant persons to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the person’s welfare
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of psychiatric nursing and physical health care.
    • Prepares a medication education curriculum that is presented to non-medical staff on an ongoing basis
    • Participation in the development of the Comprehensive Service Plan.
    • Completion of Nursing Assessment and reassessments.
    • Consults with Hospital and community medical professionals regarding physical healthcare and wellness needs and coordinates physical healthcare appointments for individuals in preparation for discharge into the community
    • Coordinates care management with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the person receiving services
    • Consults with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the consumer

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Registered Nurse required
  • Experience:
    • Two years paid work experience in mental health, community nursing, and one year of experience in a residential MH setting.
  • Driver’s License, Vehicle:
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past 12 months
    • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Communication:
    • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
    • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional Skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Agency Computer Use:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
    • Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

 

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  • Announcement Date: 17 July 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-MIFOA030-20190717

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people who have serious mental illness and who are enrolled in the RIST Program

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Participates:
    • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of persons receiving services as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person served lives
    • Within the team, in the development of psychosocial and comprehensive assessments and a service plan
  • Develops and Implements:
    • Illness self-management and recovery action plans with people receiving services
    • Utilizes Illness Management and Recovery, WRAP and other relevant health and wellness curriculum to ensure overall wellness is a key focus in the individual’s recovery plan
  • Provides:
    • Mental health education, community living skill training, and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others
    • Crisis intervention services for people with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • 24 hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
    • Outreach to new persons served and encourages reluctant individuals to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the welfare of the person served
    • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of recovery and wellness. Works with the team to develop materials and strategies for teaching wellness strategies including Wellness Recovery Action Plans, instilling hope, promoting choice and empowerment, and spirituality, in conjunction with the team
    • Educates and supports persons served following health literacy principles
    • Serves as a resource for all team members to ensure health literacy principles are translated into services and supports offered for all persons served, especially those who are at risk for metabolic syndrome
    • Assumes a lead role to ensure that persons served are offered relevant wellness education and that services are reflected in the individual’s recovery plan
    • Collaborates with other healthcare providers to ensure persons served are screened regularly and linked to relevant healthcare providers for example a primary care physician to ensure improved physical health
  • E-mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift
  • Consults:
    • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
  • Coordinates:
    • Chart documentation and management reviews for approximately three to four medical records

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area
    • The degree requirement may be waived for individuals who have or are receiving mental health services
  • Experience:
    • Two years paid post degree work experience in mental health for those with Bachelor degree
    • High School diploma/GED plus 4 years paid experience for those with life experience with mental illness
  • Driver’s License, Vehicle:
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Communication:
    • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
    • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional Skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as part of a closely-knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

AGENCY COMPUTER USE:

  • Computer Proficiency:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
    • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

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  • Announcement Date: 9 August 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-UNELB036-20190809

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides wellness assessment and direct services to people who have serious mental illness and who are enrolled in the PACT Program

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Create and Maintain:

  • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, person-centered planning, and evidence-based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
  • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards

Participates:

  • As a team member in the frequent monitoring and assessment of the mental health status of persons receiving services as well as related variables, including significant others, the home and the community in which the person served lives
  • Within the team, in the development of psychosocial and comprehensive assessments and an individualized recovery plan
  • In clinical and non-clinical team meetings, including individual and team supervision

Develops and implements:

  • Illness self-management and recovery action plans with people receiving services

Provides:

  • Mental health education, community living skills training, and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to person served and significant others
  • Symptom assessment and management, medication monitoring, medication education and monitoring of side effects
  • Wellness services including education and cognitive/behavioral interventions on nutrition, diet, exercise, stress reduction strategies and other wellness tools
  • 24-hour on-call coverage on a rotating schedule
  • Rapid and flexible response to crisis, including but not limited to: accompanying the person to the local screening center or psychiatric emergency service and remaining with the person during the assessment process
  • Outreach to new persons served and encourages reluctant individuals to accept mental health services through interventions with person served and/or family members and friends concerned with the welfare of the person served
  • Technical assistance and education to members of the team in the area of recovery and wellness. Works with the team to develop materials and strategies for teaching wellness strategies including Wellness Recovery Action Plans, instilling hope, promoting choice and empowerment, and spirituality, in conjunction with the team
  • Assess individuals’ daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, community transportation, self-advocacy and ways to maintain housing
  • Support to assist persons served to find and maintain employment and/or education/training

Consults:

  • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the people receiving services

Coordinates and Monitors:

  • Documentation for charts assigned as directed by supervisor(s)
  • Timely documentation and the inclusion of family and/or significant others as permitted by person served

E-mail:

  • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, regulations, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency

Decision-Making:

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree and at least one year experience in the provision of MH services or,
  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area and at least two years’ experience in the provision of mental health services, or A
  • Associate’s degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and two years’ experience in the provision of mental health services, or
  • The degree requirement may be waived for individuals who have or are receiving mental health services, two years’ experience, paid or volunteer, in provision of mental health services required

Driver’s License, Vehicle:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
  • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Communication:

  • Demonstrates empathy and respect towards persons
  • served
  • Conveys hopefulness
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Case recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Appropriate conflict resolution skills
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)

Emotional Skills:

  • Responds calmly to persons in crisis
  • Works well as part of a closely-knit team
  • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
  • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
  • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn

Intellectual Skills:

  • Comprehend hospital/medical records
  • Manages diverse responsibilities
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously

Agency Computer Use:

  • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
  • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
  • Operate a personal computer, (including computer accessories) and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

 

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
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  • Announcement Date: 6 Sep 2018
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-PALIA024-20180906

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Wellness Specialist is  lead for the team, to ensures that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the SHU  Program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning.All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Provides:
    • Leadership in the areas of wellness and recovery interventions with individuals. Assists team members with development of wellness/recovery skills with individuals.
    • Initiates Health Literacy training and provides leadership in the team to integrate skills with individuals
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others, often focusing on wellness needs.
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • Stages wise treatment utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • Cognitive behavioral techniques such as: modeling, role playing, relapse prevention, relaxation, encouragement and reinforcement to teach and normalize community interaction, and train staff on techniques.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs.
    • Develop and implement a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly basis.
    • Provide supportive counseling, medication education, mental health education and early crisis intervention.
    • Implement evidenced based services, including use of MI and CBT skills, with the individuals of the program to promote recovery
    • Assess individual’s daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills in the areas of budgeting, cooking, laundry, cleaning, shopping, personal hygiene, and self-advocacy issues.
    • Provide on-going support services and individual monitoring in a team approach via frequent face-to-face contact.
    • Provide supportive counseling and education to family members and significant others as needed.
    • Accompanies individuals to appointments as needed; provides transportation as necessary.
    • Assist individuals with developing a supportive network in the community, including use of self-help centers, and career development centers.
    • Completes Collaborative documentation with all individuals.
    • Participates in a rotating schedule for evenings and/or weekends and for on-call responsibilities as needed.
    • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to wellness goal attainment
    • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services.
    • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
    • Collaborative documentation with individuals.
  • Consults:
    • with other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the persons served
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read once per work day/shift.
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • Two years work experience with people who have serious mental illness.
  • Drivers License, Vehicle
    • Valid drivers license required
    • No more than one moving violation in the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
  • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
  • Non-judgmental manner
  • Chart recording, report writing
  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as a part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual skills:
    • comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities<
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer proficiency:
    • Agency Computer use:
      • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
      • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications as related to the position.
      • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic

Subcommittee Statement

All employees are required to participate on an agency committee, on a rotating basis.

Mandated Trainings Statement

There are mandatory trainings that all employees must complete which are made available to the employee during their regularly scheduled working hours.  It is the employee’s responsibility to attend mandatory trainings when they are offered by the agency and to complete mandatory web based training in a timely manner.  Employee’s failing to attend mandatory trainings are required to make up the training on their own time and at their own expense, i.e., CPR training.

Confidentiality Statement

Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc. considers maintaining the security and confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) a matter of its highest priority.

All employees will respect the privacy and rules governing the use of any information that they access or receive, and will only utilize information that is necessary for the performance their job.  Bridgeway employee’s will not make unauthorized copies of information and will not share information with any unauthorized persons.  An employee you will not seek to personally benefit or permit others to benefit personally by any confidential information that is available to you through your work assignments.

At Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, our job descriptions reflect the general duties considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inclusive of your position. Employees are required to disclose conflicts of interest and potential conflicts of interest as defined in policy and ethical guidelines.

 

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  1. CLICK HERE to open and save the Bridgeway Employment Application Packet.
  2. ONCE SAVED, complete the Application Packet locally on your computer, and SAVE AGAIN!

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  5. Upload your file by clicking the 'Submit' button:
     
  • Announcement Date: 29 Apr 2019
  • Application Deadline: To Be Determined
  • Job ID: WellSpec-PALIA028-20190521

POSITION OVERVIEW

Wellness specialist is lead for the team, to ensure that clinical interventions are effective, stage based and tied directly to the recovery goal plans of the people receiving services. As part of a multi-disciplinary, core services team, provides assessment and direct service to people with seriously and persistently mentally illness who are enrolled in the Supportive Housing.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Create and Maintain:
    • A wellness and recovery-oriented environment by using person-first language, respectful documentation, and person centered planning and evidence based practices. All services provided will promote a wellness and recovery outcome.
    • A culture of compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, laws and high ethical standards
  • Provides:
    • Documentation of on-going assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs
    • Documentation of a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly/biannual basis
    • Leadership in the areas of wellness and recovery interventions with individuals. Initiates Health Literacy training and provides leadership in the team to integrate skills with individuals
    • Mental health education, community living skill training and supportive counseling in the home and other natural environments to persons served and significant others.
    • Crisis intervention services for persons served with acute psychiatric needs whose circumstances and conditions require rapid intervention.
    • Stages wise treatment utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral techniques.
    • Cognitive behavioral techniques such as: modeling, role playing, relapse prevention, relaxation, encouragement and reinforcement to teach and normalize community interaction, and train staff on techniques.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessments, assessing the areas of housing, mental health, vocational, Co-Occurring disorder, and social needs.
    • Develop and implement a clinical recovery plan based on the assessments on a quarterly basis.
    • Provide supportive counseling, medication education, mental health education and early crisis intervention.
    • Implement evidenced based services, including use of MI and CBT skills, with the individuals of the program to promote recovery
    • Assess individual’s daily living skills, and teach individuals needed skills.
    • Provide on-going support services and individual monitoring in a team approach via frequent face-to-face contact.
    • Provide supportive counseling and education to family members as needed.
    • Accompanies individuals to appointments as needed; provides transportation as necessary.
    • Assist individuals with developing a supportive network in the community, including use of self-help centers, and career development centers.
    • Completes Collaborative documentation with all individuals.
    • Participates in a rotating schedule for evenings and/or weekends and for on-call responsibilities as needed.
  • Responsible:
    • Ensuring that clinical interventions are evidence based, stage based and lead to wellness goal attainment
  • Participates:
    • Within the team, in the development of clinical assessment, comprehensive assessment and a Recovery Plan, focusing on clinical needs of the person receiving services.
  • Implements:
    • Staff development activities with help from the team including orientation of new staff, in-service training, individual supervision and staff performance appraisal
    • Collaborative documentation with individuals.
  • Consults:
    • With other service providers and resource people regarding the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation needs of the people receiving services
  • E-Mail:
    • Creates, receives and responds to all e-mail correspondence in a prompt and professional manner. Emails must be read at least once per work day/shift
  • Scope of Responsibility:
    • Familiarizes self with the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the agency
  • Decision-Making:
    • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or related area required
  • Experience:
    • Two years’ work experience with people who have serious mental illness
  • Driver’s License, Vehicle:
    • Valid driver’s license required
    • No more than one moving violation within the past twelve months
    • Vehicle required

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Communication:
    • Group facilitation of multi-disciplinary team members
    • Demonstrates empathy and respect toward people served and their families
    • Conveys hopefulness toward people served and their families
    • Non-judgmental manner
    • Chart recording, report writing
    • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate, requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Speak, read and write English (also Spanish speaking preferred)
  • Emotional Skills:
    • Responds calmly to people in crisis
    • Works well as part of a closely knit team
    • Relates well to people of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds and disability groups
    • Presents and fosters a trusting professional relationship with all persons encountered on a daily basis
    • Upbeat, Professional attitude, and a willingness to learn
  • Intellectual Skills:
    • Comprehend hospital/medical records
    • Manages diverse responsibilities
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good organizational and problem-solving ability
    • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative and ability to work autonomously
  • Computer Proficiency:
    • MS Office applications, with strong emphasis in MS Word.
    • Must be willing to learn and utilize all current and future computer applications and technology as related to the position
    • Operate a personal computer and successfully navigate in order to access e-mail, electronic calendars and other basic office support software as well as web based programs such as Essential Learning, electronic timesheets and Qualifacts/Carelogic