The Therapy Tech I (TTI) is assigned various shifts where job requirements involve training and support services for people with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Assignments may include group home shifts, community services, such as, training/appointments/respite and office duties. Work involves providing rehabilitative services with the goal of assisting each person to become as independent as possible. The TTI provides daily living, personal hygiene, social skills training and behavioral management skills training, as needed for each person. Services provided are to be delievered in a timely manner and accuracy of documentation is a requirementy. The TTI provides all services in accordance with the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) for HCS & TxHl and the IDD Service Definition Manual provided by DADS.
HS diploma or GED required. Must have a valid Texas Class "C" driver's license and be insurable on the Center's insurance. Six months experience in therapeutic work preferred.
Knowledge of behavioral therapy techniques as well as the ability to perform PMAB (Center training provided). Ability to administer CPR or First Aid in emergency situations (Center training provided). Knowledge of personal assistance techniques, such as: assisting with eating, bathing, and toileting. Knowledge of turning and lifting techniques is required. Interpersonal skills for positive interactions with people served and co-workers is required. Ability to read, understand, act upon written material and verbal requests and to communicate effectively.
Hours and shifts vary according to the needs of the department.
The Center's application for employment must be completed. Resumes will be accepted but, not in lieu of the Center's employment application. Please do not call the Human Resources Department to check "the status of your application". Applications are forwarding to the hiring supervisor who contact and schedules interviews with qualified applicants. If selected for employment prospective must pass a drug test (prior to employment) and background checks.