Develops and provides cognitive based day programming and cognitive therapy groups for individuals with acquired brain injury. Manages structured group activities to meet specific rehabilitation needs of person served. Participates in treatment team meetings, develops day program treatment and cognitive therapy group goals, and manages the direct care staff assigned to group room.
Under the supervision of the Program Director the Group Room Manager maintains administrative responsibilities.
Develops and implements clinical programming under supervision of lead clinician. Provides ongoing support, guidance and mentoring for assigned group room staff to implement treatment plans, general interactions, engagement, daily care, goal implementation, level of support and safety for assigned individuals.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education, or a related preferred. 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. Supervisory experience preferred.
Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood required. Knowledge of the administration, indications and contra-indications of various cognitive remediation techniques and the ability to instruct individuals in the proper use of facilities and equipment required.
Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required with a strong desire to work with individuals with disabilities. Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team required. Ability to implement crisis intervention techniques required. Attainment of CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification within first 90 days of employment required. Valid driver’s license required in incumbent’s legal name and current address with no provisional restrictions. Minimum 18 years of age required.
An incumbent in this position who has graduated from an accredited college with a Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology, Social Work, Recreation, Art, Dance, Music, Physical Education, Nutrition, Sociology, Special Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology or related Human Services field of study AND possesses at least one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or brain injuries may function as a Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP).
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.