Developmental Technician

  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Nov 20, 2020
Full time Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

What are you waiting for? Join the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in "Helping People Live Better Lives." If passion, integrity, and fulfillment is the work culture you are seeking, then DHHS is where you belong. Beatrice is looking for a Developmental Technicians with problem solving and analytical skills. If you possess these qualities, don't wait any longer. Join #TeamDHHS today! We have full time, part time and ON-Call (temporary ) positions available. FULL TIME: 40 hours a week, great benefits, $13.634/hour plus shift differential PART TIME: 20 hours a week, eligible for benefits, $11.797/hour plus shift differential ON-CALL: Flexible Scheduling, not eligible for benefits, $11.453/hour plus shift differential

Administer medication and treatment, observe for adverse reactions, and accurately chart pertinent information in writing. Initiate and maintain an active environment to provide supervision/interaction to individuals during supplemental activities designed to maintain and expand individual's skills. Record in writing information related to the individual's activities. Establish and maintain a safe, clean working environment. Attend in-service training related to continued employment and skill development. Participate in discussions with Interdisciplinary Team members related to adjustments of medical and behavioral treatment approaches. Perform and/or monitor individual's personal hygiene care such as toileting, bathing, grooming, and dressing. Assist individuals with laundry services including operation of an automatic washer and dryer, folding and storage. Assist individuals in food preparation. Conduct behavioral training following written plans designed by professional staff. Ensure that each individual is safe and free from harm and that the needs of each individual are identified and met; monitor physical environment and take necessary action to ensure safety, a sanitary environment and compliance with State and Federal Standards; work cooperatively with investigators in resolution of abuse/neglect cases. Responsible for notifying appropriate personnel of problems related to resource allocation or the physical living environment to ensure their resolution. Recognize emergency situations and react in a professional manner to provide guidance. Maintain a positive attitude to provide support to individuals served and staff. Transport individuals into the community on trips, leisure, or medical appointments.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Be at least 18 years of age, and possess a valid driver's license.

OTHER: Hired candidates must successfully complete Basic Support and Facilitated Learning training within six months of employment. Valid driver's license required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: general developmental care skills; preparing and maintaining individual's records and charts; Nebraska Medication Aide registration requirements. Skill in: active listening, and communicating clearly with others. Ability to: develop effective working relationships with staff and individuals; provide quality daily care to individuals; complete courses and competency evaluations; document treatment/training plans; count accurately and record numerical and alphabetical data; observe, recognize, report on physical status; demonstrate proper lifting, including a buddy lift, within a weight range of 50 to 200 lbs. to heights of 36 inches; lift, bend, push and/or pull 50 pounds on a continuous basis; provide quality day care to individuals; implement written treatment/training plans with supporting written record keeping; administer medications; problem solve; work regularly scheduled shifts with predictable attendance; work overtime up to and including entire shifts.

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