Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Cognitive Activities Specialist, BNR Residential

    Job Locations US-NJ-Voorhees
    Requisition ID
    2018-4495
    Category
    Rehabilitation Therapy
    Status
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Position Summary:


    Develops cognitive based programs and provides structured group activities to person served to develop life skills and personal enrichment through meaningful activities and to meet specific rehabilitation needs. Participates in treatment team meetings, develops day program treatment goals, and maintains administrative responsibilities. Provides leadership to staff and person served in assigned group room.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Responsibilities:



    • Develops and implements group cognitive-based programs for persons served under the guidance of the trans-disciplinary treatment team, established Bancroft policies and procedures. Provides direct and consultative day treatment services in cognitive based activities to persons served: 



    • Plans and conducts group sessions to provide therapeutic activities and/or special rehabilitation skills to persons served in day treatment setting.



    • Working with Trans-Disciplinary team members, participates in assessments and develops treatment plans for individual persons served.



    • Provides ongoing support, guidance and mentoring for other staff in implementing treatment plans, general interactions, engagement, daily care, goal implementation, level of support and safety for assigned individuals. Accepts reassignment on short notice and on a regular basis in order to carry out these responsibilities. 


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    Qualifications

    Education & Experience:


    Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education, or a related preferred OR High School Diploma and five years’ experience working with neurologically-impaired individuals. Must meet the certification criteria as defined by the Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation and obtain Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS) certification within 1 year of hire.

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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