Cognitive Retraining Specialist

Cognitive Retraining Specialist
Primary Location: NJ-NJEgg Harbor City-235 W White Horse Pike
Function:Program Services Coordination/Case Management
NeuroRestorative New Jersey
Attn: Recent college grads in Education, Social Work, Education, or Communication Disorders
Description NeuroRestorative New Jersey, a partner of TheMentor Network, is seeking a Cognitive Retraining Therapist for our DayTreatment Center in Egg Harbor City, NJ to provide facility based individualand family therapeutic services to clients, as well as to assess the ongoingneed for cognitive therapeutic services at the client's current level of care.
This is a full time position with benefits. Wewill provide all the necessary training and support to be successful in thisrole. Applicants must have a valid license, a clean driving record, and aminimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field..
Essential Job Functions
Provide and maintain an orderly, safe, clean and warm therapeutic environment.
Closely follow the Day Program schedule of assignments and seek approval from the Day Program Administrator for any necessary changes.
Provide individual and group therapies to clients with the support of the Cognitive Coordinator.
Monitor clients during transitional times, lunch, and breaks. This includes behavioral, toileting, and general assistance as needed.
Attend assigned IRP meetings, Day Program team meetings, staff meetings, and additional meetings as assigned.
Complete all required documentation including, but not limited to behavior charts, FYI's, incident reports, monthly reports, IRP reports, therapy notes, lesson plans, and so forth.
Treat clients with respect, dignity, and compassion at all times.
Maintain a professional attitude at all times and ensure confidentiality of privileged information.
Complete all cognitive therapy assessments on an annual basis to all persons served, as determined by the Cognitive Coordinator.
Cooperate with the licensee and Department of Human Services in any inspection or investigation.
Complete all other duties as assigned by Cognitive Coordinator, Day Program Administrator, Vice President of Operations, President and CEO.
Master's Degree preferred
Minimum of BA in psychology or related field (as approved by SCR for certification)
One year of related experience preferred
Must maintain current valid driver's license
Valid CPR and First Aid certifications
NeuroRestorative New Jersey offers a continuum of post-acute rehabilitation programs for individuals with brain injuries and other neurological challenges. Through a range of program settings throughout the state and individualized services, NeuroRestorative New Jersey can meet the needs of participants at any state of post-acute rehabilitation.
NeuroRestorative New Jersey is a partner of The MENTOR Network. Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join NeuroRestorative New Jersey and The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

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