Job Description

Rehabilitation Specialist
Req #: 21202
Department: Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Facility Name: Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
City: Mesa
Schedule: Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
Shift: Days
Salary: N13 $17.42 - $26.13 per hour
Job Details:
  • Under the direction of the ACT (Assertive Community Treatment) Clinical Coordinator, the ACT Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for assisting members in understanding their strengths and interests, developing employment goals, and enhancing readiness and commitment to pursue employment. This position is responsible for educating, coaching, training and demonstrating skills required for securing and maintaining employment. The ACT Rehabilitation Specialist has lead responsibility for identifying and incorporating vocational goals and services in the Individual Service Plan (ISP), direct service provision and/or coordination of services and monitoring for successful outcomes. This position is committed to meeting the member where they are and providing services in the community and home as appropriate.


    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience: A Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health; OR any other Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR Any Associates Degree and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR Eighteen (18) credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR A high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of full-time behavioral health work experience. Requires a minimum of one (1) year of experience working with adults with a serious mental illness that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Previous experience working with an ACT team or providing vocational and/or rehabilitation services is preferred and may substitute for required experience. Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid AZ issued driver's license in good standing, and must carry the AZ legally required minimum insurance coverage on personal vehicle at all times. Must have in-depth knowledge of SAMHSA's Supported Employment evidence-based model, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work Program and Work Incentives, the Rehabilitation Act and Vocational Rehabilitation program, the Workforce Investment Act, and other policies that impact persons with disabilities in the workplace. Requires the ability to assess needs in order to design and implement rehabilitation programs including personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement. Must be able to develop and maintain relationships with community referral sources. Requires skills in motivational interviewing. Must be able to work collaboratively with member's family and other professionals. Requires the ability to have a reliable form of transportation to travel throughout the community with transportation of ACT members as needed. Must have good verbal and interpersonal skills to interact with clients, visitors, and coworkers. Requires the ability to maintain highly confidential information, including a working knowledge of HIPAA. Must have the ability to work independently and seek supervision appropriately. Must be at least 21 years of age; or at least 18 years of age and licensed as a Nurse, Physician Assistant, or Behavioral Health professional. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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