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Full Time Vocational Specialist

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:

At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Tuition Reimbursements and Discounts

  • Pension Plan

  • 403(b) Retirement plan

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire

  • Professional Advancement

  • Employee Referral Program Bonus

SUMMARY

The Vocational Specialist is a member of the PROS clinical team whose primary function is to provide on going assessment and support to PROS members enrolled in the ORS component with off-site employment visits and individual employment counseling. Additionally, the Vocational Specialist provides employment services to PROS members enrolled in other service components who are in various stages of employment preparedness. The vocational specialist provides a key role in the PROS program, providing services that help eliminate barriers to competitive employment. Services could include and are not limited to: job preparedness, job development and benefits counseling.

STATUS: Full Time (40 hours)

LOCATION: Genesee Mental Health Center-PROS / Community Based

DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30

ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelors degree in Human Service Field, Business or related field required. Masters degree preferred.
  • One to two years of job development, Talent Acquisition, training specialist or case management experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Valid NYS drivers license

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Treatment. Participates as a contributing full member of the multidisciplinary treatment team. Works in collaboration with Team Leader/LPHA on clinical needs of assigned caseload. Provides PROS members with employment counseling, advocating services, benefit counseling (Social Services, Social Security, Medicaid).
  • Assessment. Facilitates assessments and individual recovery plans (IRP’s) development with PROS participants. Provides vocational assessments, psychiatric rehabilitation assessments. Participants on assigned caseload have clearly defined recovery goals (i.e., employment).
  • Communication. Collaborates and communicates with primary care providers and multidisciplinary team as appropriate and documents contacts in participant’s record. Participates in and incorporates professional supervision and education into practice. Promotes and demonstrates good communication and team work through participation in daily staff meetings, case conferences and team meetings.
  • Job Development. Network Through Industry Contacts, Association Memberships, Trade Groups and Employees. Locate and document employers who relationships have been established in hiring PROS participants. Communicate with team members and PROS Participants regularly to share lead, opportunities, and new relationships with employers. Attend local professional meetings and membership development meetings.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PAY RANGE: $19.75 - $28.75

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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