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Rehab Activity Leader (Project/Temporary) - Behavioral Health 103

San Leandro, California, United States

Rehab Activity Leader (Project/Temporary) - Behavioral Health 103

  • San Leandro, California, United States
TELECARE CORPORATION

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 130 programs and over 4,000 employees across the country. And we 're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

Telecare is proud to have been recognized by The Bay Area Business Times as the 9th Best Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2020! This is the 18th time we have made the list!

As part of the Telecare family, Villa Fairmont is licensed as a 99-bed Mental Health Rehabilitation Center. It serves adults who have a history of serious and persistent mental illness with repeated hospitalizations.


REHABILITATION ACTIVITY LEADER – VILLA FAIRMONT MHRC


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

We exist to help people with mental impairments realize their full potential.


MISSION STATEMENT

Telecare Corporation will deliver and manage excellent services and systems of care for persons with serious mental illness


Employment Status: Full-Time - Temporary

Shifts:8:30 am - 5:30 pm as needed

Days: Sunday - Thursday


POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Rehabilitation Activity Leader provides direct and indirect services to both individuals and groups of clients.


QUALIFICATIONS

One (1) year of direct service experience in a mental health setting is required. Long-term care experience preferred. High School graduation or a G.E.D. equivalent and California Drivers License (Class ‘C’) and insurability are also required. An AA Degree in a related field is preferred. Experience working with severely and persistently mentally ill adults is preferred. Necessary skills include the ability to communicate well and knowledge of psychiatric treatment modalities. The ability to read, write and speak English is crucial. Applicant must be finger printed, sign under penalty of perjury that there has been no conviction of any crime, other than minor traffic offenses, and receive clearance from the Department of Justice.


MISSION, VALUES AND BELIEFS

  • Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with clients, the public and other staff members.


QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF WORK

  • Provides safe, effective and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.
    • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with clients and acts as a role model in maintaining a hopeful and positive attitude in problem-solving and coping with the disabilities associated with mental illness.
    • Leads/co-leads therapeutic activity groups.
    • Attends shift report and assists in providing unit supervision as needed.
    • Maintains the inventory and orders equipment and supplies for activity programs, as directed.
    • Maintains order and cleanliness of the Activity Rooms.
    • Drives clients in the facility van on outings.
    • Promotes and assists clients in developing self-help skills.
    • Completes incident reports and forwards to Executive Administrator in compliance with established policies and procedures.
    • Notifying appropriate agencies of any known or observed incidents of client abuse.


TEAM MEMBER PARTICIPATION

  • Participates as a team member and provides input via reporting observations, concerns and asking appropriate questions.
  • Reviews and implements client service plans.
  • Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings, as directed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Professional Assault Response Training (PART) principles and uses PART concepts to manage aggressive behavior.


ASSESSMENT

  • Observes, records and reports client social and psychiatric behavior.


JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING AND INITIATIVE

  • Demonstrates knowledge and proper use of equipment and supplies.
  • Promotes and assists clients in developing self-help skills.


RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS

  • Demonstrates a good rapport and cooperative working relationships with all members of the team; responds to co-workers with concern and promotes group morale.


QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

  • Continually focuses on assigned tasks and seeks and implements improvements as necessary.
  • Understands and demonstrates the safety program in all activities.
  • Protects clients from behavior that could damage themselves or others.
  • Practices universal precautions at all times.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and proper use of equipment and supplies.


CUSTOMER AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

  • Demonstrates a knowledge of Telecare’s customers including clients, families and governmental agencies in all interactions and conduct.
  • Acts in a professional manner, always demonstrating respect and understanding of the community and neighborhood when representing Telecare in the community.

PLANNING AND TIME UTILIZATION

  • Completes and follows through with tasks and assignments, meeting expected deadlines.
  • Coordinate groups and special events as directed.


ATTENDANCE AND RELIABILITY

  • Understands and demonstrates knowledge of all policies associated with attendance.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Attends all assigned in-service education classes.
  • Role models excellent professional practice.
  • Always dresses appropriately and professionally.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

See below for requirements.


Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.

POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

ACTIVITY

(Hours per day)

NEVER

0 hours

OCCASIONALLY

up to 3 hours

FREQUENTLY

3 - 6 HOURS


CONSTANTLY

6 - 8+ HOURS

Sitting


X



Walking



X


Standing



X


Bending (neck)



X


Bending (waist)



X


Squatting



X


Climbing

X




Kneeling

X




Crawling

X




Twisting (neck)



X


Twisting (waist)



X


Hand Use: Dominant hand Right--- Left---





Is repetitive use of hand required? no





Simple Grasping (right hand)


X



Simple Grasping (left hand)


X



Power Grasping (right hand)


X


X

Power Grasping (left hand)


X


X

Fine Manipulation (right hand)


X



Fine Manipulation (left hand)


X



Pushing & Pulling (right hand)


X



Pushing and Pulling (left hand)


X



Reaching (above shoulder level)


X



Reaching (below shoulder level)




X



LIFTING
CARRYING


Never

0 hrs.

Occasionally

up to 3 hrs.

Frequently

3 - 6 hrs.

Constantly

6 - 8+ hrs.

Never

0 hrs.

Occasionally

up to 3 hrs.

Frequently

3 -6 hrs.

Constantly

6 - 8+ hrs.

0-10 lbs.


X




X



11-25 lbs.


X




X



26-50 lbs.


X




X



51-75 lbs.


X




X



76-100 lbs.


X




X



100+ lbs.


X




X




Describe the heaviest item required to carry and the distance to be carried:

May need to lift/carry patient with another employee



OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

YES

NO


a.

Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment?

X


Van

b.

Working around equipment and machinery?

X


Van

c.

Walking on uneven ground?

X


Only when outdoors

d.

Exposure to excessive noise?


X


e.

Exposure to extremes of temperature, humidity or wetness?

X


Only when outdoors

f.

Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals?


X


g.

Working at heights?


X


h.

Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement?

X


Van

i.

Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment?


X


j.

Working with bio-hazards such as: blood borne pathogens,





sewage, hospital waste, etc.


X


EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

Equal Opportunity Employer Description
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.