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Rehab Therapy Tech IV in Abilene, TX

Location: Abilene, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government Administration

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Rehab Therapy Tech IV

Come work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence.
The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at 13 centers located throughout the state. Learn About Our State Supported Living Centers

The state of Texas offers many benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly retirement annuityas well as 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.

If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job for you!

The Rehabilitation Therapy Technician (RTT) Supervisor works directly with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a team environment where staff clinicians collaborate to provide comprehensive care and services. RTT's work in a variety of setting including activity centers, recreation programs, and vocational/day programming centers, based on the needs of the State Supported Living Center (SSLC). To learn more about the SSLCs, see https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability/intellectual-or-developmental-disabilities-idd-long-term-care. The most important characteristic about SSLC employees is that we truly value and respect those we serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of wellness and independence. The state of Texas offers many benefits to employees, including competitive salaries, career advancement, health and dental insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave.

The RTT Supervisor oversees therapeutic programs administered by RTTs and other assigned staff. Ensures qualified staff are hired, trained, mentored and evaluated in performing their duties for an assigned therapeutic specialty (e.g., music therapy, therapeutic recreation, dance/movement therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, adaptive living skills, functional life skills, pre-vocational skills, or vocational/day programs). Provides assistance to therapists in developing treatment plans. Oversees, monitors and provides instruction/training regarding the implementation of treatment plans for assigned therapeutic specialty to RTTs and direct care staff. Ensures the satisfactory completion of required reports and notes by RTTs and other assigned staff. Ensures relevant information is communicated effectively to the interdisciplinary team. Valid driver's license and ability to drive a state vehicle may be required. Works under the limited supervision of a Registered Therapist, Psychologist, Director of Education and Training, or Vocational/Day Programming Supervisor with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.  


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