Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist in Alpine, California

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Compensation Range

$30 – $33 / hour

You Matter

• Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

• Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

• Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

• Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

• Autonomy in a warm team environment

• Growth and training

Perks and Benefits

In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

• DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

• Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

• Company paid life insurance

• Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

• Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

• Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society’s most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

Wellpath sees hundreds of thousands of unique individuals in their facilities month over month and a very large percent of those individuals receive direct clinical care, which includes lives saved by Narcan.

We offer ongoing training and development opportunities for licensed and unlicensed healthcare team members, and have best in class clinical resources for training, education, and point of care support.

How you make a difference

The Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for organizing, implementing, and providing daily care to clients in a team-based environment, ensuring that treatment plans are being followed by team members. They are proficient in crisis de-escalation skills and possess strong interpersonal skills to lead and mentor a team of program staff members. The position ensures compliance with department protocols, policies, and facility standards, while providing superior guidance for staff interactions with difficult to work with clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide hands-on support to Program Staff members, ensuring appropriate and safe client support.

  • Oversee and assist in the assessment of client needs, crisis intervention, and adherence to policy and procedure.

  • Assist in coordinating department personnel and day-to-day activities, conducting training sessions, and ensuring compliance with guidelines and objectives.

  • Report status and progress of work to supervisors, answer questions, and discuss problems concerning worker training with supervision and training personnel.

  • Evaluate and document outcomes achieved, and participate in the plan of care for clients.

Qualifications & Requirements


  • Baccalaureate degree and four years of experience in a mental health setting as a specialist in the fields of physical restoration, social adjustment, or vocational adjustment.

  • Up to two years of graduate professional education may be substituted for the experience requirement on a year–to–year basis; up to two years of post associate arts clinical experience may be substituted for the required education.


  • M.A. or M.S. in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling, or related field (or graduating within 3 months) preferred.

  • Minimum of (6) months to one (1) year of experience as a Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist or Clinical Specialist or other mental health worker experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform satisfactorily the duties of the position (preferred).

  • Completion of the core competencies of the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist (PSRS), Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist, and/or Clinical Specialist highly preferred.

  • Six (6) months to one (1) year of increasingly responsible mental health experience including some lead and/or supervisory experience. (Preferred)

  • Experience in long term acute care (preferred)

  • Bilingual (Preferred)


  • Current CPR/BLS certification (required)

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license as the position may require driving company vehicles. (Preferred)

  • Registered intern, licensed or licensed eligible as Psychologist, MFT, LCSW, LPCC (Preferred). All licensed personnel will be required to obtain and provide a National Provider Number (NPI number) to Human Resources for reporting purposes.

  • CPI Certification (provided by the facility within first 90 days of employment). Interest in Crisis Intervention Training Certification and ongoing education preferred (CPI facilitator certification)

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn’t seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.

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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago (7/5/2024 5:37 PM)

Requisition 24-163951

Location CA, Alpine

Facility CA Alpine Special Trtmt

Type Full-Time

Shift Evening 8 hour

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Mychale Carter

Recruiter : Email [email protected]

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