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Rehab Therapy Tech II

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Texas Health & Human Services Commission Pollok , TX 75969

Posted 2 weeks ago

Rehab Therapy Tech IIThe Therapist Technician will be hired and/or directly supervised by the Rehabilitation Therapist IV. The Therapist Technician's primary responsibilities include: assist the habilitation/rehabilitation supervisor in providing assistance to individuals for an assigned therapeutic specialty, (e.g., supported employment job coaching and/or vocational rehabilitation and vocational/day program). Work involves assisting with services as directed by implementing treatment plans for assigned therapeutic specialty.

May accompany clients to and from activities and appointment, perform housekeeping duties in therapeutic activity areas. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.Essential Job Functions:

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Prepares materials for assessments based on prior assessments and provides assistance to consumers through hands-on methods and direct contact observations by assisting the habilitation/rehabilitation supervisor in providing assistance to individuals for an assigned therapeutic specialty, (e.g., supported employment job coaching and/or vocational rehabilitation and vocational/day program). Completes observation notes.

Collects data related to treatment plans as instructed. Assists in completing assessments and response to interventions. Work with Rehabilitation Therapy Technician IV's to maintain a connection with the staff at this level and when assisting with the development of treatment plans for their assigned discipline are able to provide feedback that is feasible for RTT IV's while in the best interest of the individuals.

Maintains current skills in relation to assigned responsibilities. Knowledge Skills Abilities:


Some knowledge of therapeutic methods and techniques in the rehabilitation therapy area of specialization of mental retardation. Ability to communicate effectively.

Experience in the use of equipment, tools, and materials used in therapeutic activities. Ability in written and oral communication. Ability to assist in development of treatment and support plans.

Ability to collect data collection for assigned therapeutic specialty (e.g., music therapy, therapeutic recreation, dance/movement therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, or vocational rehabilitation). Ability to utilize personal computers and relevant software. General knowledge of ICF-MR regulations and State Supported Living Center policies and procedures is preferred. Physical requirements are the same as those for direct contact staff positions. Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others.Registration or Licensure

Requirements:

Valid Texas Drivers License.Initial Selection Criteria:

Experience providing active treatment in a day habilitation/vocational environment. (i.e. vocational, recreational, music, geriatric); Experience collecting, reviewing, and reporting active treatment data in a habilitation/vocational environment. (i.e. vocational, recreational, music, geriatric); Experience providing formal SAP training in a 1:1 situation; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Ability to work under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement.Additional Information:

All applicants must pass: pre-employment drug screen, fingerprint criminal background check, and Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Employee Misconduct Registry and Nurse/Aide Registry checks. Males between the ages of 18 25 must be registered with the Selective Service. All State Supported Living Center employees are subject to Random drug testing. Flexibility in work hours may be required for this position. The position may be required to work overtime and/or extended hours. Note: Military occupation that relates to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68L, 65A, 65A, HM 4COX1 Expectation will be to work off campus in community supported employment. Req # 396868MOS Code:
68L, 65A, 65A, HM 4COX1

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.



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Rehab Therapy Tech II

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Texas Health & Human Services Commission