The Psych Associate performs intellectual assessments and behavior assessments to determine eligibility for people seeking services. Assesses and provides individual behavioral support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.? Participates as a member of the planning team for people receiving supports. Provides behavioral treatment interventions as needed.?
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, squat, bend, kneel, push, pull, reach with arms, and handle/feel objects. Must have the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions
Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer service situation; Responds professionally to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments
Interpersonal Skills – Resolves conflicts; Maintains confidentiality; Exhibits good listening skills and maturity; Embraces change; Collaborative
Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively; Exhibits good listening skills; Possesses excellent presentation skills; Participates in meetings
Ethics – Treats people with respect; Holds self and others accountable to job responsibilities and commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethicality; Upholds organizational values
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Competes administrative tasks correctly and timely; Models and supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes, organizes, and plans work activities; Displays effective time management skills; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives effectively; Develops and executes realistic action plans
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and considerations regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments
Attendance/Dependability – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives and meetings and appointments on time; Follows instructions, responds to managements direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
Language Skills – Ability to read and interpret documents such as safely rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization
This document and the statements contained within it are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the employee.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the education, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
Benefits for Full-Time Employees (30 to 40 hours per week)