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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: COMCARE
Job Title: COMCARE - Children's PT Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker
Salary: $9.10 Hourly


Job Description:

Usual working days/hours: Varied hours between Monday - Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Location of work: Proud of Me Therapeutic Program and some work in the office and community

Job Objectives:
Provide goal-directed, medically necessary services and support to children with severe emotional disturbances and their families.

Essential Job Functions:
Psychosocial Rehabilitation • Facilitates Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PR) services (individual and group).  Services are self-contained, goal-directed and designed to assist consumers in minimizing or resolving the effects of mental and emotional impairments. Objectives of the activities shall be designed to: assist individuals with daily problem solving; improve social skills; provide leisure time training; promote health and enhance personal relationships. Attendant Care • Provides mental health Attendant Care (AC), one-to-one support or supervision with the goal of maintaining the client in natural community locations, such as at home, in school or in the community. Direct support and supervision in activities of daily living or to support the client and/or the family in maintaining daily routines critical to a stable lifestyle. • Drive personal vehicle and/or occasionally drive a county owned vehicle for business purposes (ex. Transport clients to POM program), as required; documenting and reporting mileage according to agency procedures, so that services can be provided in a timely manner; comply with agency vehicle policy at all times. Administrative Duties • Attends team staff meetings or all staff meetings as scheduled • Provide transportation to SED youth • Assist with coordinating and implementing curriculum into PRG. • Assist with obtaining supplies for PRG. • Maintaining clinical documentation for client contacts and services provided. • Other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor.

Job Standards:
• Candidate must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent. • Must possess demonstrated interpersonal skills, ability to work with children with severe emotional disturbance and the ability to react effectively in a wide variety of human service situations. • Demonstrated ability to work with preschool age youth and their families and knowledge of their unique needs. • Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry and motor vehicle screens. • Must complete attendant care, psychosocial rehabilitation and other online trainings within first 6 months of employment. • Must have and maintain at all times a valid Kansas Driver's license, proof of automobile insurance, and have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. • Possess the awareness and judgment to intervene appropriately when dealing with escalating emotional situations. • Possess the ability to negotiate several flights of stairs at a time and move effectively in varied settings throughout the community. • Possess the mobility and judgment to execute personal protective measures. • Able to calmly and effectively deal with agitated individuals or high risk situations. • Demonstrate autonomous critical thinking skills. • Demonstrate good professional judgment and decision-making skills. • Self-motivated. • Able to work with minimal direct supervision. • Demonstrate good time management and organizational skills in a fast-paced environment. • Able to handle competing urgent priorities. • Possess basic or intermediate computer skills: able to learn complex software related to an electronic medical record.

Testing/Screening Requested:
• Background checks including but not limited to KBI and DCF child and adult abuse registry • Motor vehicle screening • Pre-employment drug screen

Equipment:
• PC, Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet, e-mail, and general office equipment (copier, fax machine)

Work Environment:
• Work is primarily located in the office at the Proud of Me therapeutic program with duties also carried out in the community. • Employee may also have occasion to work with identified consumers in other community locations such as family homes and occasional field trips.

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*
It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.


 

 



Vacancy Number: 20007452

Open Date: 9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/4/2017 11:59:59 PM