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Rehab Activity Leader - Behavioral Health 101

Company: Telecare Corporation
Location: Hayward
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionTelecare's mission is to deliver excellent and effective behavioral health services that engage individuals in recovering their health, hopes, and dreams. Telecare continues to advance cultural diversity, humility, equity, and inclusion at all levels of our organization by hiring mental health peers, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and all belief systems.
As part of the Telecare Family, Morton Bakar Center is a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) providing psychosocial rehabilitation and skills-building support for older adults (ages 65+) with a primary diagnosis of severe mental illness.
Shifts Available:
On Call; Shift Hours and Days vary as needed
Wage range $17.76 - $23.89 - Telecare applies geographic differentials to its pay ranges. The pay range assigned to this role will be based on the geographic location from which the role is performed. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant experience above the minimum requirements.
POSITION SUMMARYThe Rehabilitation Activity Leader plans and facilitates direct and indirect rehabilitation services for both individuals and groups.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders* 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 members served 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* Promotes and assists members served in developing self-help skills* Completes incident reports and forwards to Administrator in compliance with established policies and procedures* Notifies appropriate agencies of any known or observed incidents of abuse as required by law* Reviews and implements members served service plans* Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings, as directed* Demonstrates knowledge of Pro-Act principles and uses Pro-Act concepts to manage aggressive behavior* Observes, records and reports members served social and psychiatric behavior* Must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention trainingDuties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.QUALIFICATIONSRequired: * One (1) year of direct service experience in a mental health setting* High School graduation or a G.E.D. equivalent and California Driver's License (Class 'C') and insurability* Must be at least 18 years of age* Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment * All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver's license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.Preferred:* AA Degree in a related field* Experience working with adults with serious mental illness and/or adults with developmental disabilitiesSKILLS* Excellent communication skills* Knowledge of psychiatric treatment modalities* Ability to read, write and speak EnglishPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.The employee is occasionally required to sit, squat, kneel, push, pull and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, bend, twist, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity and to occasionally drive and be exposed to uneven walking ground. EOE AA M/F/V/Disability
If job posting references any sign-on bonus internal applicants and applicants employed with Telecare in the previous 12 months would not be eligible.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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)

Keywords: Telecare Corporation, Hayward , Rehab Activity Leader - Behavioral Health 101, Other , Hayward, California

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