Direct Service Provider- PT

US-AZ-Tucson
Job ID
2017-1377
Category
Human Services
Type
Regular Part-Time
Travel
None
Field
Mental and Behavior Health

Overview

Provides direct care and supervision for children/adolescents in the agency’s Respite and Day Programs.  

Responsibilities

  • Provides direct care and supervision for the members in respite and/or day program settings and in the community, utilizing therapeutic approaches compatible with ICHD treatment philosophy, with an emphasis on empirical behavior techniques.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of activity plans for members who are participating in agency program.
  • Implements formal training programs and initiates incidental teaching opportunities.
  • Works with families and clients to achieve the goals described in the therapeutic treatment plan.
  • Ensures continuity of member’s program through program data sheets, medication administration records, community outing sheets, incident reports and other documentation.
  • Maintains a daily log of pertinent events and information to be passed on to others; completes other documentation as required or requested by supervisor in charge of setting.
  • Maintains client files in accordance with ICHD and contractual standards.
  • Monitors self-administration of medication.
  • Maintains daily physical condition of agency vehicle, if used.
  • Completes daily mileage logs, if necessary, and submits on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Follows agency purchasing and accounting procedures.
  • Completes all training required by licensing and/or agency, or as requested by supervisor.
  • Maintains an approved schedule and acceptable level of attendance

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required; Associate’s degree preferred.
  • One year of related behavioral health experience preferred.

Legal Requirements

  • DDD programs 18 years of age; Behavioral Health programs - 21 years of age
  • Current, valid Arizona Driver’s License, 39 month Motor Vehicle Report and proof of vehicle registration and liability coverage to meet insurance requirements. (Must be 21 years of age to drive on behalf of the agency.)
  • Eligible for DPS Level I fingerprint clearance.
  • First Aide, CPR and Crisis Intervention (CPI) certification (Employer provides)
  • Initial and annual negative TB test result and physical examination on a prescribed form. (Employer provides)

Prefered Qualifications

  • Bilingual verbal English/Spanish skills encouraged.

 

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