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Psycho-Social Aide

Company: Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center In
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc. - JOB SUMMARY

  • Provides, or assists in providing, monitoring psycho-social rehabilitation services with residents of the facility. Services may include, but are not limited to, monitoring of residents, behavioral tracking, crisis management/assistance, group/activity facilitation and clerical assistance.


    • Must possess an Associate's degree in psychology, social work, or related field.
    • Must have a minimum of six months experience working with the mentally ill (or similar) population.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
    • Must be willing to work harmoniously with all personnel.
    • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with facility personnel, residents, family members, visitors, consultants, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
    • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm.
    • Must possess excellent communication abilities through listening, speaking, and writing skills.
    • Must be able to maintain an appropriately professional manner in intense and/or crisis situations.


      • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
      • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
      • Must be free of physical limitation so as to be able to participate in physical C.P.I. (Crisis Prevention and Intervention) techniques as trained by a certified trainer.
      • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
      • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis B virus


        • Prepare and provide clinically relevant interventions.
        • Intervene with problematic and disruptive behaviors.
        • Respond to crisis per facility policy and procedure.
        • Follow and help maintain and enforce all facility rules and regulations.
        • Complete all documentation as required by federal, state, local and facility requirements.
        • Attend and participate in continuing education programs and in-services, as provided.
        • Report all signs of resident abuse or neglect.
        • Respect and enforce all resident rights.
        • Maintain personal and professional high standards of practice.
        • Observe, track, and intervene with behaviors displayed by residents through the behavioral tracking system.
        • Provide group/activity sessions as indicated.
        • Assist in providing crisis management services, which may include the use of C.P.I. (Crisis Prevention and Intervention) techniques as trained by a certified trainer.
        • Document interventions, contacts, and provision of services.
        • Review relevant behavioral reports daily and follow-up as needed.
        • Assist other departments in managing resident behaviors and providing services to residents.
        • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Keywords: Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center In, Chicago , Psycho-Social Aide, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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