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REHABILITATION THERAPIST - 67040002

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446

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Requisition No: 274041 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: REHABILITATION THERAPIST - 67040002

Position Number: 67040002 

Salary:  $27,926.08 - $29,115.81 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 04/21/2021 

Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Sunland Center - Rehabilitation Therapist - Educational Services

Annual Salary Range: $27,926.08 - $29,115.81 

 

Description

 

This position is created as a Rehabilitation Therapist. This position is responsible for development and implementation of resident programming to complement, maintain and reinforce skill acquisition and reduction, in an effort to live, learn and work in the least restrictive environment. Ability to document and ensure documentation is completed as required. Individuals assigned to this position are responsible and accountable for the health, safety, security and well-being of residents assigned under their respective supervision.

 

Develop, train, and implement advanced group and/or individualized therapeutic treatment. Document teaching data for instructional activities using appropriate data collection methods. Training residents involved in the design and implementation of individualized rehabilitative therapy programs used to develop cognitive, social, emotional and physical growth and skills of the resident. 

 

Oversee the residents and staff in the classroom, outings, field trips and special events, engaging the resident in structured activities and provide informal activities as needed. Escort residents as needed or assigned, to or from classroom activities or to other program areas.

 

Ensure the completion of documentation of treatment and instruction to include implementation of teaching programs.  Ensure, monitor and write monthly summaries indicating monthly progress according to data interpretation.  Document significant behaviors, accident and incident reports, etc. as required/directed.

 

Develop and prepare instructional materials to maintain an orderly classroom setting that is neat, clean and conducive to learning.  Maintain attendance records and report monthly.

 

Conduct assessments of residents to include writing: Individualized Program Plan (IPP) reports and summaries, active treatment summaries, discharge summaries and other reports as required.  Develop annual goals that are based on assessment results and submit as required.

 

Attend support plan meetings, active treatment meetings, staff meetings, in-service meetings, and consultations with other instructional or house staff concerning resident programming or progress.

 

Monitor, motivate and direct staff in resident service provision.

 

Completes all required training. Maintain PASS certification as required.

 

Maintain timesheet, ensuring accuracy and submit timely in accordance with policy and procedure.

 

Perform other related duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an allied health field, one of the behavioral or rehabilitative sciences, music therapy, music education, or music, physical education with course work in adaptive physical education, vocational education, sociology, trades and arts education, industrial arts education ,leisure studies with course work in therapeutic recreation, or horticulture therapy.

 

Valid Driver’s License

 

All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position

Knowledge of the principles and practices of one of the allied health field disciplines or one of the rehabilitative sciences.

Knowledge of interviewing techniques.

Ability to interview clients to identify needs.

Ability to plan and conduct rehabilitation therapy programs.

Ability to prepare reports.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

Ability to write evaluation and progress reports.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

Direct Deposit Program 

As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

 

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. 


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