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Posted on: May 27, 2023
REHABILITATION THERAPIST - 67039578
Date: May 13, 2023
GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609
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Requisition No: 797813
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: REHABILITATION THERAPIST - 67039578
Position Number: 67039578
Salary: $1,400.00 - $2,331.46 bi-weekly
Posting Closing Date: 05/31/2023
Agency for Persons with Disabilities - Tacachale
This advertisement is for multiple vacancies on all Facilities/Homes/Shifts
1st - 7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
2nd - 11:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Off days will be two (2) days other than Saturday and Sunday
ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.
Note: Position may close prior to advertised closing date
Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:
Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
$25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
Dental, vision and supplemental insurances available at state rates
State of Florida retirement package
Generous vacation and sick leave
10 paid holidays a year
Career advancement opportunities
Tuition waiver for state college/university courses
Join TACACHALE and be part of the team that MAKES A DIFFERENCE - NOT JUST A LIVING, impacting the lives of developmentally disabled adults!
For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com
Promotes residents' skill acquisition by developing, conducting, supervising, and participating in the overall active treatment plan of the residents assigned to the facility through a variety of therapy programs. These include social and recreational activities, leisure activities, basic academic development activities, human growth and development, motor activities, prevocational and work-related activities, self-care and daily living skills training. Trains, in-services, and monitors staff in the delivery of resident-directed services and in preparation of related written programs and reports. Maintains compliance with state, federal and Medicaid regulations and facility protocols and procedures for implementation and oversight of residents' daily active treatment.
Evaluates through direct observation, direct interactions, assessments and record review to develop recommendations regarding residents' programmatic needs. Prepares reports for residents' Individual Support Plans (ISP) and monthly progress notes related to the residents' ISP goals and objectives. Prepares other reports as assigned. Develops tracking systems and complies with facility deadlines. Participates in the ISP meetings, Interdisciplinary Team meetings, and other meetings as they relate to assigned resident caseload. Monitors each residents' progress, evaluates if individual resident programs are effective, and takes necessary action to promote progress and maintenance of skill acquisition.
Coordinates, plans and attends/participates in special activities for residents. Is flexible with schedule with regard to attending activities outside of regular work schedule, to include days off. Maintains open communication with home managers to include but not limited to posting activity calendars and activity flyers. Ensures that the required resources for these events are in place by requesting and managing the necessary funds and providing and/or assisting with transportation of the individuals to and from programs and activities. Develops monthly special activity calendars and daily activity schedules.
Purchases, develops, repairs (or submit repair requests), and maintains materials such as leisure/ recreational equipment and instructional materials for residents as assigned.
Attends mandatory training and maintains certification in Prevention and Safety Strategies, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Direct Care In-Service. Completes annual health screening.
Performs other work-related duties as required.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of self-care program activities.
Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds
Ability to use computer programs to include Word, Excel and the Internet
Ability to make behavioral assessments
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate activities
Ability to develop and monitor self-care, behavioral interventions, prescriptive treatment plans, activities and programs
Ability to teach and apply behavioral intervention principles
Ability to evaluate client services for compliance with program objectives
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
A Bachelor's degree or higher in a health field, behavioral or rehabilitative sciences, music therapy/education, physical education or therapeutic recreation. Allied health field, Criminology, Human Science Degree, Health Science.
Substitution: Four (4) years' experience providing care and treatment for people with developmental disabilities.
This position may be required to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035.
This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.
Qualifying Questions: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.
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 candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.
Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies. Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.
Special Requirements: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.
E-Verify: WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. WE PARTICIPATE 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 U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).
ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287.
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. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. 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 clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
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REHABILITATION THERAPIST - 67039578
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