Part-Time Wellness Rehabilitation Specialist (Abingdon)

Compensation

: $44,795.00 - $66,700.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Social Services/Counseling



Loading some great jobs for you...





Position Information Open Until Filled Yes Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No Hiring Range Minimum Rate: $12.70/hr. Agency Southwestern VA Ment Hlth Inst (705) Sublocation Marion Position Number MULTI Job Posting Number 1055128 Type of Recruitment General Public - G Does this position have telework options? No Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No Job Type Hourly/Wage Job Type Detail Wage Non-Faculty- W-1 Pay Band 03 Job Description

To provide Wellness Rehabilitation groups and activities with an emphasis on developing healthy lifestyles for adult and geriatric patients with a wide variety of mental disabilities.

Knowledge of wellness assessments methods and experience in development of Wellness Rehabilitation strategies, including the ability to design goals, objectives and interpret data into progress statements and/or program modifications is preferred. Knowledge of group dynamics and how to conduct group and individual sessions that promote recovery with persons diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness; ability to use wellness-based modalities for therapeutic purposes is preferred. Skills in relating to and communicating with persons on all levels of an organization, within an interdisciplinary team setting and with community partners. Proven history of ability to use good judgment and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of and skill in teaching Recovery principals and Psychiatric Rehabilitation practices, SWVMHI and Rehabilitation Department Policy. Ability to constantly lift up to twenty pounds during provision of services to patients. Ability to occasionally perform moderate to heavy lifting (20 to <50 pounds) during the provision job duties. Ability to constantly stand, bend, reach and walk while providing therapeutic activities to patients. Ability to constantly tolerate a fast pace, multiple stimuli and frequent changes in work environment. Ability to constantly handle intense patient interaction during daily provision. Ability to sit for extended periods of time during meetings, while completing documentation and during the provision of therapeutic activities to patients. Ability to work in a secure and locked environment with individuals who are experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness and/or additional forensic/legal involvement.

Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute is an EEO employer.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 276-###-#### for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Minimum Qualifications

Prefer graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a major in area emphasizing wellness, exercise or nutritional studies, or graduation from an accredited school in a rehab or rehab affiliated degree such as Vocational Rehabilitation, Music Therapy, Psychology, or with an RN or LPN nursing licensure.

Previous experience providing wellness, fitness, exercise or nutritional services to a special population (adults or adolescents diagnosed with severe or persistent mental illness, developmental delay, and substance abuse).

Experience in planning and implementing Rehabilitation sessions using Recovery Concepts.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer certification as a CPRP (Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner), ADC, CTRS, or teaching certification

Special Requirements

A fingerprint-based criminal history check, a Department of Social Services/Child Protective Services check, and drug testing is required for the selected candidate for this position. Under Virginia Code 37.2-314 and 37.2-408.1, the Department of A fingerprint-based criminal history check, a Department of Social Services/Child Protective Services check, and drug testing is required for the selected candidate for this position. Under Virginia Code 37.2-314 and 37.2-408.1, the Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services is prohibited from employing or using as volunteers, persons who have been convicted of specific (barrier) crimes or persons who may be the subject of pending (barrier) charges (Go to the code section to see barrier crimes and related information).

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website.

Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and rsums will not be accepted.

Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.

Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.

A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application.

Applications submitted with see resume under work experience are considered incomplete.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position.
This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times.

Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application.

Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute is an EEO employer.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 276-###-#### for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

Launch your career - Create your profile now!

Create your Profile

Loading some great jobs for you...