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Rehab Therapist (Full-Time AM/Sun-Thu) - Behavioral Health 105

Redwood City, California, United States

Rehab Therapist (Full-Time AM/Sun-Thu) - Behavioral Health 105

  • Redwood City, California, United States

TELECARE CORPORATION

REHABILITATION THERAPIST -- CORDILLERAS MHRC


Employment Status:Full-Time

Shift:AM

Days:Sunday -Thursday


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

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


MISSIONSTATEMENT

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


POSITION OBJECTIVE

The Rehabilitation Therapist provides rehabilitation therapy services to clients, both on an individual and group basis.


QUALIFICATIONS

One (1) year of experience in an inpatient psychiatric setting is required. A B.S./B.A. or M.S./M.A. in Occupational, Recreational, Music, Dance, Drama or Art Therapy or Vocational Counseling, license commensurate with the degree and a valid Class II California Drivers License and insurability may be required. Criminal justice clearance and education verification are required.


KEY RESULT AREAS

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.
  • Attends and participates in community meetings and groups.
  • Coordinates and provides rehabilitation treatment services for assigned clients, including:
  • Developing a schedule of therapeutic activities with and for individual clients.
  • Coordinating and monitoring daily activities.
  • Coordinating and supervising clients on outings.
  • Coordinating client fund raisers and special activities.
  • Driving the van on outings, as assigned.
    • Provides clinical supervision for Rehabilitation Activity Leaders, interns and volunteers, as directed.
    • Leads and co-leads therapeutic groups.
    • Participates in the planning of the Rehabilitation Program.
    • Participates in the development of the Individual Treatment Plan.


    TEAM MEMBER PARTICIPATION

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


    ASSESSMENT

    • Observes, records and reports client social, ADL and psychiatric behavior.
    • Completes the psycho-social assessment, including assessing the clients educational and vocational needs.


    JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING AND INITIATIVE

    • Demonstrates knowledge and proper use of equipment and supplies, including:
  • Actively participating in maintaining the inventory and ordering of equipment and supplies.
  • Maintaining order and cleanliness in the Rehabilitation Activity Rooms.
  • Monitoring the upkeep and safety 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.


    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.


    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.


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


    POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS – REHAB THERAPIST

    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


    Infrequent



    Crawling

    X




    Twisting (neck)


    X



    Twisting (waist)


    X



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





    Is repetitive use of hand required?



    X


    Simple Grasping (right hand)



    X


    Simple Grasping (left hand)



    X


    Power Grasping (right hand)


    X



    Power Grasping (left hand)


    X



    Fine Manipulation (right hand)



    X


    Fine Manipulation (left hand)



    X


    Pushing & Pulling (right hand)


    Infrequent



    Pushing and Pulling (left hand)


    Infrequent



    Reaching (above shoulder level)


    Infrequent



    Reaching (below shoulder level)



    X




    LIFTING
    CARRYING


    Never

    0 hrs.

    Occasionally

    up to 3 hrs.

    Frequently

    3 - 6 hrs.

    Constantly

    6 - 8+ hrs.

    Height

    Never

    0 hrs.

    Occasionally

    up to 3 hrs.

    Frequently

    3 -6 hrs.

    Constantly

    6 - 8+ hrs.

    Dis-

    tance

    0-10 lbs.


    Infrequent





    Infrequent




    11-25 lbs.


    Infrequent





    Infrequent




    26-50 lbs.


    Infrequent





    Infrequent




    51-75 lbs.

    X





    X





    76-100 lbs.

    X





    X





    100+ lbs.

    X





    X







    OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

    YES

    NO

    (If yes, briefly dsecribe)

    a.

    Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment?

    X


    Van

    b.

    Working around equipment and machinery?


    X


    c.

    Walking on uneven ground?



    Infrequent

    d.

    Exposure to excessive noise?


    X


    e.

    Exposure to extremes of temperature, humidity or wetness?



    Infrequent

    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


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    Equal Opportunity Employer Description
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    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.