|Date Opened||6/13/2018 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$73,506 - $93,173/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||6/26/2018 11:59:00 PM|
40 hours a week, Monday through Friday
The Department of Rehabilitation Services, Workers Rehabilitation Services Unit, is recruiting for one (1) Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Coordinator (Client/Patient) position. The preferred candidate will be responsible for analyzing and synthesizing medical, psychological and legal reports to determine program eligibility and services for individuals with complex vocational needs. Responsibilities also include interface with Commissioners who adjudicate claims under Worker Compensation statues: and providing expert vocational testimony when necessary. State wide travel is required.
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Plans, establishes, maintains, and evaluates a network of services for clients experiencing difficult and complex vocational adjustment and rehabilitation problems; identifies appropriate vocational rehabilitation programs both within agency and community and investigates eligibility requirements of such programs; evaluates potential of handicapped individuals to benefit from vocational rehabilitation services; assesses vocational rehabilitation needs of clients and develops treatment plans; monitors implementation of treatment plans; provides professional counseling services to a caseload of individuals experiencing the most difficult and complex vocational rehabilitation and vocational adjustment problems; maintains case records on assigned caseload; prepares reports concerning rehabilitation services rendered; may administer and interpret psychological tests as they pertain to vocational interests and abilities; may provide consultative services to community agencies; may speak before lay and professional groups; performs related duties as required.
As the working supervisor of a centralized vocational rehabilitation unit of a state agency or institution, plans, directs, and monitors provision of services to specified groups of clients presenting difficult and complex rehabilitation and vocational adjustment problems; assigns caseloads to staff; provides technical assistance and consultation to staff; reviews work and evaluates performance of staff; assesses inservice training needs and trains staff; assesses vocational rehabilitation needs of clients various methods; develops for and/or with clients vocational rehabilitation treatment plans and monitors their implementation; refers clients to institutional and/or community rehabilitation modalities; follows up on client progress and performance; supervises maintenance of case records and files; prepares reports concerning vocational services rendered; may direct vocationally oriented group sessions such as sheltered workshops; may provide individual and group counseling services to a small caseload of individuals experiencing the most difficult and complex vocational rehabilitation and vocational adjustment problems; may coordinate Special Educational and/or individualized educational programs between institution and local public school system; may speak before lay and professional groups; performs related duties as required.
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