Tuesday , February 27 2024


Website State of ArkansasState of Iowa

Job Description:

The Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is responsible for implementing and monitoring individualized rehabilitation programs and providing therapeutic counseling and referral services for clients in need of rehabilitative care. This position is responsible for testing, assessing, and counseling students in their vocational goals.

The Certified Vocational Rehab Counselor must have counseling skills, motivational interviewing skills, or related counseling skills. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, creativity, problem-solving, evaluation of services, and time management. Have the ability to communicate with diverse populations, flexibility, handling tasks, maintaining professional demeanor, and the ability to empathize. Have the ability interpret psychological/medical evaluation reports and medical terminology. Develop an individualized written rehabilitation program with individuals in order to achieve program goals and objectives. Have ability to interview clients to obtain background information and social history; administer psychological, diagnostic, and behavioral assessments; make recommendations for admission. Prepare, analyzes and maintain reports including logs of daily progress of patients, quality assurance records, documentation of sessions, and case work records. Must travel using personal vehicle. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

Assisting and Caring for Others – Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

Getting Information – Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates – Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Communicating with Persons Outside the Organization – Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.

Documenting/Recording Information – Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

Job Requirements:

The formal education equivalent of a master’s degree in education, counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or counselor education; plus, two years of experience in counseling or a related field.
Must be a licensed counselor in accordance with ACA 17-27-301 or certified as a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in accordance with the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. Prefer an applicant with CPR certification.

Therapy and Counseling – Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.

Customer and Personal Service -Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Job Details:

Company: State of ArkansasState of Iowa

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Memphis, TN, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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