Program Specialist I

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Department: All locations
Division: Satellite Services & Vigo County Services
Supervised By: Program Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt/Regular/Full-time or Part-time
Effective Date: July 2013

Position Summary

Provides supervision, training, and directed mental health treatments to mentally ill adults in a partial hospitalization program or supervisor group home setting. Additional duties include record keeping .

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person or by telephone. The employee must be able to travel to client locations. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, participate in group activities/yard games; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee may be required to drive for extended periods of time in all types of weather and must assist safely loading and unloading clients from vans. The employee occasionally must sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Work Environment

These characteristics are representative of those an employee may encounter performing the essential functions of the job. The employee works with seriously mentally ill individuals where a high degree of stress is possible. The position does not normally involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues; but it may require performing unplanned tasks where exposure may occur. The position requires the use of standard precautions.

Conditions of Employment

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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