Mental Health Practitioner or Rehab Worker CSP
Description

Job Title:                                                    Mental Health Practitioner or Rehab Worker CSP

Job Classification:                                    Non-Exempt 

Supervisor:                                               Program Supervisor/Manager CSP

Location:                                                   Virginia MN or Hibbing MN, with mobility Primary location Virginia

Benefits:                                                    Including but not limited to: Medical, Dental, Life, 401k, PTO



Job Summary:

The Mental Health Practitioner or Rehab Worker CSP supports client by providing high quality of direct client care and support that enabling/supporting community living.  


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Development of a Person-Centered Community Support Plan.
  • Provide Individual and Group Services that may include social connection, grocery shopping, household management, social activities, and accessing community resources.
  • Teach skills that support increased independence. Provide support to maintain independence. 
  • Document services in the RMHC electronic health record in a timely manner.
  • Develop and update treatment plans, functional assessments, LOCUS, and crisis prevention plans for all assigned people as needed or required.
  • Coordinate and refer client to services as needed to reach and maintain their optimal level of functioning.
  • Act as an advocate for the people we serve.
  • Assist the people we serve in obtaining and maintaining their entitlements.
  • Provide crisis assistance as needed.
  • Complete documentation as required by grant.
  • Instruct, assist, enable people served to develop and enhance stability, competencies, personal/emotional adjustments and independent living and community skills.
  • Actively participate in Community Support Program employee meetings.
  • Attends multidisciplinary employee meetings as assigned.
  • Provide program transportation as needed.
  • Assist with scheduling client appointments and support their attendance as needed.
  • Will report all instances of suspected abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Attend training as required by RMHC and the Department of Human Services to meet both minimum training requirements and mandated trainings.
  • Communicate with Clinical Supervisor regarding issues / updates on assigned clients as required by Department of Human Services and RMHC.
  • Must comply with all required federal and state guidelines in accordance with the Department of Labor, Department of Human Services, and Department of Health.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • A philosophical approach consistent with the Range Mental Health Center.
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and reliable transportation.
  • Flexibility to meet demands in a fluid and changing environment.
  • Sufficient command of the English language to be able to effectively communicate in writing with co-workers, the people we support and outside parties via paper and electronic means.
  • Sufficient command of the English language to be able to effectively communicate verbally with co-workers, the people we support, and outside parties in person and via telephone.
  • Ability to observe and assess people and to respond and manage a crisis.
  • Non-judgmental attitude toward persons with disabilities.
  • Ability to be flexible, to work as a team member, and to interact effectively with the people we support, staff and other professionals.
  • Good understanding of local and state mental health systems.
  • Strong time management ability.
  • Ability to handle significant daily stress.


Education and Experience:

  • Qualify as a Mental Health Rehab Worker as defined by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. (High School Diploma or equivalent and meet one of the following qualification requirements: be fluent in the non-English language or competent in the culture of the ethnic group to which at least 20 percent of the mental health rehabilitation worker's clients belong; have an associate of arts degree; have two years of full-time postsecondary education or a total of 15 semester hours or 23 quarter hours in behavioral sciences or related fields; be a registered nurse; have, within the previous ten years, three years of personal life experience with mental illness; have, within the previous ten years, three years of life experience as a primary caregiver to an adult with a mental illness, traumatic brain injury, substance use disorder, or developmental disability; or have, within the previous ten years, 2,000 hours of work experience providing health and human services to individuals. A mental health rehabilitation worker who is exclusively scheduled as an overnight staff person is exempt from the additional qualification requirements.

Preferred:

  • Qualify as a Mental Health Practitioner as defined by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. (4-year human service degree plus 2000 hours supervised mental health experience, or a Master’s degree in Human Services, or 4,000 hours supervised mental health experience).  
  • A mental health practitioner for a child member must have training working with children.
  • A mental health practitioner for an adult member must have training working with adults.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Ability to sit and to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to deal with significant daily stress.
  • Ability to climb stairs.
  • Ability to operate a keyboard, mouse, and touch screen device.
  • Sufficient vision to utilize a computer monitor.
  • Ability to articulate English in a clear manner to be easily understood.
  • Sufficient hearing acuity to accurately record or respond to another party both in person, on the phone, and in a group setting.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts if the job is in one of our 24-hour settings: i.e. days, afternoons, midnights.