Vocational Project Coordinator in Denver, CO at Mental Health Center of Denver

Date Posted: 10/9/2017

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Administer, monitor, and report out on assigned special project within the Rehabilitative Services Department. Typically, coordinating grants or contract efforts coordination to ensure full performance, proper documentation, and evidence-based standards are met. Responsible for day-to-day operation of the rehabilitative project, and employees performing job tasks under the project.   May serve as a liaison between the organization and other outside organizations.

Projects have included, but are not limited to: Grants, Social Security Benefits, Survey Team, College Coordination, Peer Mentor Training, Vocational Supervisor oversight

SALARY RANGE:: $19.22/hr. – $23.04/hr.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure compliance with MHCD policies, State and other regulatory policies regarding clinical care and documentation.
  • Develop work flow, channels of communication, and procedures for the project.
  • Assist with the financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting needs of the team. Ensure compliance of established budget.
  • Complete comprehensive vocational assessments, utilizing aptitude, interest and other assessment tools.
  • Coordinate with other rehabilitative services, staff, and support, as well as with primary treatment clinicians. Coordinate care between the rehabilitation department and the clinical teams.
  • Develop individualized training plans for consumers in the vocational/rehabilitation program.
  • Coordination of consumer’s activities at assigned work stations/sites at MHCD or outside employers.
  • Monitor consumer progresses and activities with consumers, documenting services provided.
  • Complete timely and accurate data, reports and clinical documentation as required.
  • Participate in pre-vocational partial care services.
  • Conduct rehabilitative and goal-oriented educational opportunities.
  • Plan and facilitate social activities within the community and with the program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned which help consumers work toward employment and recovery.

EDUCATION:   Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in related field with minimum of three year of vocational experience.
  • Masters degree in Voc. Rehab. or related field and one year of vocational experience

EXPERIENCE:   Minimum one year of experience working with severe and persistent mental illness

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Project planning and management skills – ability to handle complex issues in a timely manner
  • Knowledge of vocational community resources and the local community.
  • General knowledge of computer technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:   May supervise interns, and assign work to others, but no formal supervisory role.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Computers, calculators, fax machines, copiers, telephone and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 40 pounds.   Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS: May require occasional evening or weekend hours.

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