THERAPIST TECH I (263)

Posting Date: 1/10/2019                                                                                      
Open Until Filled
Salary: $19,450 to $22,243 Annually                     
Salary is based on education & experience

 Job Description: Perform direct support professional duties for persons with an intellectual developmental disability (IDD) or related condition in a day habilitation setting to assistance with obtaining, keeping, or improving self-help, socialization and adaptive skills necessary to live successfully in the community and to participate in home and community life. Day habilitation is provided regularly in a group setting and includes personal assistance for those who cannot manage their personal-care needs during day habilitation, and assistance with medications and performing tasks delegated by a registered nurse.  Will be responsible for development and implementation of leisure/social activities, of daily living skills, and of community awareness activities for persons participating in the program.  Will also be responsible for transportation of program participants to programs, activities, and services; will serve on service planning team of assigned case load.
Education: Require High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: Prefer experience working with persons with intellectual developmental disabilities.
Hours of Work: 8-5, M-F
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency insurance.
Physical Requirements: Sight, hearing, ability to walk, ability to talk, ability to lift up to 30lbs., ability to communicate effectively; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position
Facility: Life Choice Center, Madisonville, TX