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Company: Pressley Ridge
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionPressley Ridge Benefits
The well-being of our employees and their families is important to us. At Pressley Ridge, we strive to provide the most competitive and comprehensive employee benefit programs that are affordable and help you and your family achieve and maintain your best possible health.

  • Free single medical coverage available with a Health Savings Account (HSA) with 50% employer match
  • Prescription coverage
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Patient advocate and Medicare specialists available at no cost
  • Dependent Care Flexible Savings Account
  • Wellness incentive (up to $250)
  • 403b with up to 9% employer give/match
  • Free life insurance and AD&D
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 9 paid holidays (7 recognized holidays plus a floating and birthday holiday per year)
  • Tuition reimbursement (if applicable)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Quarterly bonuses as fidelity standards are met

    Position Summary
    The Therapist will provide Intensive Family Preservation Services using the HOMEBUILDERS model, including crisis intervention, counseling, skill building, concrete services, and advocacy. Serve two to three families at a time whose children are at imminent risk of out-of-home placement, or who are in placement and cannot be reunified without intensive in-home services. Provide services primarily in client homes. Be available to respond to client crises when they occur.
    Essential Roles
    1. Structure services consistent with HOMEBUILDERS Standards:
    Through serving an average of 18-22 families per year. Meet with families 3-5 times a week, approximately 10 hours per week, over a 4-6 week period. Maintain a flexible workweek, scheduling sessions at times that are convenient for families, and when problems are likely to occur, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
    2. Conduct clinical interventions consistent with the HOMEBUILDERS Standards:

    Assess safety, structure the environment and use clinical strategies designed to promote safety.
    Conduct client-interactive, comprehensive, strength and behavior-focused assessments.
    Collaborate with family members and referents in developing intervention goals and service plans directly related to the risk of out-of-home placement.
    Monitor progress, analyze barriers to goal achievement, and help families revise goals or plans as needed.
    Provide a range of clinical, concrete and advocacy services to family members that are consistent with the Homebuilders model and tailored to each family's values, learning styles, lifestyle, circumstances and culture.
    Utilize research-based cognitive and behavioral strategies to facilitate behavior change.
    Collaborate and advocate with formal and informal community resources and systems, while teaching family members to advocate for themselves.
    Assess goal attainment and plan for maintenance of progress with family.

    3. Participate in quality enhancement components of the HOMEBUILDERSmodel:

    Prepare for and actively participate in weekly team consultation meetings.
    Participate in all, required therapist trainings, in quality enhancement activities with supervisor and HOMEBUILDERS consultant (home visit observations, file reviews, model fidelity monitoring, consultation, etc.).
    Review performance data to identify needed areas for improvement.
    Work with supervisor to complete professional development plans and performance reviews.
    Work with supervisor and Homebuilders consultant to implement quality enhancement or quality improvement plans.

    4. Administrative and Organizational Responsibilities:
    Utilize online data management system for all clinical documentation. Submit all required personnel documents, as directed. Represent the agency in community meetings and on interagency teams as directed. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, referring agency staff and other community professionals.

    • Clearances. State Police; FBI clearance; child abuse clearance; CPSL Mandated Reporter-Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse training; any additional background checks/clearances required by state governing bodies.
    • Valid driver's license and current vehicle insurance.

      Working Conditions

      Physical Demands. Requires vision, speech, and hearing. Position allows employee to move about freely or sit at will when performing job duties.
      Environmental Factors. Requires extensive travel to client homes and throughout the community. Work is performed primarily in client homes, where conditions may include tobacco smoke, domestic animals, household pests, mold and other allergens, and other conditions common to domestic environments.
      Working Hours. Non-traditional hours as determined by the program.
      EducationBachelors of Human Services (required)Masters of Human Services (preferred)
      Experience1 - 2 years: Experience working with children and/or adults and families (required)

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Pressley Ridge, Pittsburgh , Therapist (HOMEBUILDERS), Healthcare , Washington, Pennsylvania

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