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Truman Medical Centers Sr. Employment Specialist-Behavioral Health in Kansas City, Missouri

Sr. Employment Specialist-Behavioral Health

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Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

Provides direct services to clients of the TMC BH Vocational Rehabilitation program (Truman Employment Service). Coordinates employment services for persons served as a part of a multidisciplinary team. Provides Job Development, Job site Training and Employment Supports. Prepares individuals for employment through individual and group interventions. Participants in the program are individuals with disabilities, many of whom have a primary or secondary diagnosis of a significant mental illness. Meets productivity standards and documentation requirements. Performs some administrative duties as assigned. Works under the regular supervision and direction of the Manager of Employment Services.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree; prefer psychology, rehabilitation, social services, social work, business administration or another closely related field.

  • Must have the ability to be a self-starter and use critical thinking skills to build working relationships with potential employers.

  • Must possess strong skills in community networking .Must have two or more years experience in rehabilitation, sales, or related field. Prefer experience working in an employment setting with persons who have a disability.

  • The person should have good verbal and written communication skills. Possess a reliable vehicle, maintain a valid driver’s license and demonstrate minimum required automobile liability coverage per state law(s).

  • The person should possess the ability to work on a multi-cultured team and clients.

  • A positive, energetic, enthusiastic, patient and caring attitude is essential.

Job Location

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Shift Schedule

8:00AM - 4:30PM