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THERAPY AIDE II - 67012110

Date: Dec 7, 2017

Location: MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446

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Requisition No: 25818 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: THERAPY AIDE II - 67012110

Position Number: 67012110 

Salary:  $19,966.44 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/15/2017 

APS/SUNLAND-THERAPY AIDE II-UNIT 1

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two (2) years of experience in an occupational, recreational, rehabilitation, or physical therapy program or in providing direct services in a health or rehabilitative services program.
  • Completion of a training program to become a physical therapy aide can substitute for the required experience.
  • College or vocational/technical training can substitute at the rate of 30 semester, 45 quarter or 720 classroom hours for each year of the required experience provided such education includes two courses in occupational therapy, physical therapy, health or rehabilitation, psychology or education.

     

    All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.

     

    DESCRIPTION

    This includes work performed by all healthcare support workers not listed separately including all public health workers not listed.

    Some positions in this occupation may be responsible for coordinating work and supervising employees.

    EXAMPLES OF WORK

    Supervises employees by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing performance.

    Coordinates a diseased patient caseload, including interviewing patients; conducts field investigations; identifies other persons at risk; performs case analysis; and prepares documents relative to the epidemiological process.

    Assists in the operation of a complete mechanism for the routine testing of disease in persons at risk, including the identification of provider sites and the orientation and training of provider staff.

    Participates in the operation of communicable and/or chronic disease control clinics.

    Maintains a surveillance program of the private sector to ensure timely and accurate reporting of diagnosed infections and positive laboratory evidence.

    Provides related in-service training to nurses, technicians, teachers, and other participatory or interested specialists.

    Prepares records and reports required by program components.

    Schedules, plans and conducts special outreach disease control programs.

    Provides related in-service training to county health department and other agency staff and volunteer and school groups in communicable or chronic disease control programs.

    EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS

Assisting and Caring for Others

Providing assistance or personal care to others.

Processing Information

Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.

Interpreting Meaning of Information to Others

Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be understood or used to support responses or feedback to others.

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining informationin either written form or electronic/magnetic recording.

Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings

Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

Communicating With Persons Outside the Organization

Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do

Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

Speaking

Talking to others to effectively convey information

Writing

Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others

Information Organization

Finding ways to structure or classify multiple pieces of information

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques

Medicine and Dentistry

Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures

Psychology

Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

 

 

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.

No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

 

 

 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Panama City