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Wellness Specialist

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Wellness Specialist works to improve competencies of persons through the psychosocial rehabilitation process. The person in this position is responsible for providing a variety of psychosocial rehabilitation opportunities for clients. Opportunities consist of skills-based groups, symptom management, wellness education, community integration, leisure and recreational events, crisis intervention and support.Responsibilities Include:Develops and completes all necessary documentation, plans, and documents relevant to designated caseload according to the Wellness CenterDevelops and implements therapeutic individual and group services as prescribed per consumer's Wellness PlansPromotes maximum participation of consumers in the program activitiesPromotes independent living skills and autonomy in areas of interpersonal relationships, meaningful activity, community living, wellness management, and community resourcesCommunicates pertinent information to supervisor, relevant providers, and treatment teamEngages and educates families in treatment and rehabilitation process when appropriateRoutinely acts as an advocate and facilitator for consumers overall needs and careProvides crisis intervention services and facilitates outreach effortsExhibits a thorough understanding of Compass Health Network's philosophy and mission, policies and procedures, and the goals of the programExhibits a thorough understanding of DMH Core Rules.Transports consumers on designated routes safely and efficientlyDemonstrates and applies current knowledge of mental health and treatmentDemonstrates a thorough knowledge of assigned clientsDemonstrates good clinical judgment and decision-making skillsDemonstrates energy, respect, compassion, and enthusiasm while making a positive contribution to the team and programWorks as scheduled with rare absences and tardinessEngages in supervision and is open to feedback while making apparent efforts for improvementConducts activities in a culturally competent manner and is responsible for complying with the Corporate Compliance PlanHigh School/GED requiredAssociate's/Bachelor's degree in a human service-related field preferredAt least four (4) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if a High School/GED is the highest education obtainedAt least two (2) years of experience OR a combination of higher education and experience required if an Associate's degree is the highest education obtained(*If the degree is an Associate's of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution; then no additional experience is required)At least one (1) year of experience required if a non-human service Bachelor's degree is the highest education obtainedAll experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilitiesA valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage requiredCompass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is "Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness."Why join us?We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:Competitive benefitsAdvancement opportunitiesProfessional developmentLicensure supervisionMentor opportunitiesTuition reimbursementScholarship programEmployee Assistance ProgramHeadspace AccessPaid time off & Paid HolidaysNHSC Loan Repayment ParticipantWe welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Saint Charles , Wellness Specialist, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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