|Title:||Therapy Tech II (Group Home)|
|Location:||San Angelo, Texas
The Therapist Technician II (HCS) works an assigned shift at an alternative living residence under the direct supervision of the House Coordinator. Works involves providing training and support services for people with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities. 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 Therapist Technician II provides daily living, personal hygiene, socialization and behavioral management skills training, as needed, for each person. Services provided are to be delivered in a timely manner and accuracy of documentation is a requirement. The Therapy Tech II provides all services in accordance with the Texas Administrative Code for HCS and TxHmL and the IDD Service Definition Manual provided by DADS.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a standard high school or provide documentation that the General Equivalency Examination has been obtained. Six months experience in therapeutic work preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Must possess a valid Texas driver's license and be insurable on the Center's insurance policy. Additionally, no more than three moving violations in the last three years.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Knowledge of behavioral therapy techniques as well as the ability to perform PMAB techniques. Skills to sufficiently administer CPR or First Aid in emergency situations. 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 are required. Skills necessary to read and understand and act upon written material and verbal request. Ability to communicate effectively.
|Hours:||Monday - Friday, 8a.m. - 4p.m. (Group Home)|
|Benefits:||Center pays 100% of employee's health, dental and life insurance. Center contributions to retirement plan. Paid vacation, holidays, sick and employee choice days.|
|Address:||1501 W. Beauregard
San Angelo, Texas, 76901
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