Primary Location: United States-MD-MDFrederick
Mentor Maryland - (IFCS) Institute for Family Centered Specialist is currently seeking a passionate Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialist. The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialist (PRP Supervisor) role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in Social and Human Services with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below.
- Potentially carry a caseload of 5-10 children and families and who are responsible for weekly visits and case management services.
- Monitor staff compliance with documentation and report back to the Program Director as it relates to PRP services.
- Participate in and conduct chart audits. Participate in monthly Quality Improvement meetings, conduct monthly calls as it relates to COMAR regulations and Beacon Health.
- Participate in weekly team meetings and facilitate weekly team meetings when Program Director is absent.
- Provide back-up On-Call Support to staff on a rotating basis during non-office hours.
- Oversee staff skill development as it relates to PRP services on a monthly basis.
- Support Program Director with community marketing and maintain positive relationships with referral sources.
- Educate direct care staff on how to document the correlation between rehabilitation activities and the goals identified in the IRP or ITRP.
- Performs other related duties and activities as required.
- The program shall be under the direction of a rehabilitation specialist who has a minimum of 2 years direct care experience working with youth with a serious emotional disorder and who is:
- A licensed mental health professional or Certified by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and has obtained the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association Children’s Psychiatric Rehabilitation Certificate.
- The PRP-M shall employ the rehabilitation specialist in §B of this regulation for:
- At least 20 hours per week when the program serves less than 30 individuals
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.