Rehabilitation Technician
Goodwill NYNJ

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Post Date: Jan 19, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 02/15/2021
Salary: $15.50- $17.00
Location: US - New York - Astoria
Job Reference: 1434
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General Purpose: In a few brief sentences summarize the primary duties and responsibilities.

Support people to become independent, integrated into the community, and work towards obtaining employment.

Essential Functions: responsibilities of the job.   

·       Support each person in achieving their individualized goals by providing supports detailed in each person’s Staff Action Plan and Life Plan. Monitor and document services provided and each person’s response & progress towards goals

·       Work as part of the team to ensure participants receive seamless services provision and are engaged in person centered activities throughout the day

·       Engage participants in community exploration and inclusion by providing participants with person centered opportunities and daily choice.

·       Plan and run appropriate group activities that meet funding source requirements

·       Accompany participants to volunteer sites and activities in the community and support them as they complete tasks at volunteer and internship sites

·       Accompany participants to buy metro cards and support them in travelling safely    in the community on public transportation daily

·       Monitor participants safety as they arrive and while they are waiting for their transportation at the end of each day

·       Ensures each participants’ rights are protected

·       Treat all participants and coworkers and with dignity, respect, and fairness

·       Support participants in managing their behavior, intervene as appropriate, and inform supervisor

·       Support participants by pushing their wheelchair for short periods of time such as when the participant needs assistance getting over a curb, getting over the platform gap and into a train, or if they are tired and need a short break

·       Observe participants for evidence of injury or bruises and evaluates for changes in emotional and physical status.

·       Follow safety protocols to foster a safe working environment and report unsafe conditions, environment, and equipment to Supervisor

·       Follow all OPWDD and agency guidelines and regulations

·       Assist in the preparation of each person’s Life Plan, Staff Action Plan, and attend team meetings as needed

·       Represent Goodwill in a professional manner to families, community partners, and all others

·       Follow Medicaid, state funding source, and agency guidelines and regulations when providing and documenting services

·       Document all program data, including but not limited to: participant services, behavior plan data, community integration logs, assessments, petty cash, metro card distribution, maintenance requests forms, and supply acquisition forms

·       Complete daily updates on each participant’s progress and response to staff services

·       Ensures that all documentation is completed accurately and in a timely manner during shift

·       Clock in and out before and after every shift

·       Work assigned schedules, including but not limited to: arriving and departing on time, requesting time off in advance, and notifying supervisor of changes to assigned work schedule

·       Assist in delivering services such as: Vocational Evaluations by administering and scoring tests, finding appropriate situational assessment sites for consumers.

·       Collecting and recording performance data from situational assessment and evaluation sites.

·       All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
·       HS Diploma, GED, or suitable equivalent
·       6+ months social service or life experience with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities preferred
·       Proficient computer skills required
·       Valid driver’s license required for some positions
·       Availability to work shifts.
·       Outstanding organizational and people skills

Contact Details
Name: HR Recruitment Team
Address: 4-21 27th Avenue
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11102
Country: United States