Transition Specialist – DMHA Grant

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Department:
Division: Medical / 24-Hour Services
Supervised By: Director of 24-Hour Services
FLSA Status: Exempt/Regular/Full-time or Part-time
Effective Date: July 2013

Position Summary

Transition Specialist will be responsible for the delivery of services that assist consumers in moving through the levels of care ensuring the least restrictive treatment environment. Within each level of care the position evaluates the skills and determines the needs of the consumer and incorporates these needs into the treatment plan. The position will help consumers gain access to community resources that promote and enhance a meaningful life.

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

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; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. 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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