Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center Therapist Tech 1097 in Waco, Texas

Therapist Technicians work as a team with nurses, case managers, guardians, and family members to provide training and support to individuals who require assistance to live in the community. Duties include:

  • transporting consumers to and assisting them with activities
  • training and assisting consumers in completing household chores (cooking, cleaning, laundry, hygiene)
  • correctly administering medications
  • providing input regarding client needs and progress in interdisciplinary meetings
  • monitoring consumers for safety and reporting any concerns to supervisor or RN

Abilities, Skills, and Essential Functions

  • Excellent written communication and basic computer keyboarding for documenting training
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing for prolonged periods and lifting 50
  • Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
  • Local travel 100% of the time
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required
  • Assist with daily living skills.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience working with IDD 6 months preferred

Hours: 8AM-8PM Saturday & Sunday; 16 hours during the week

Salary: $17,402 Annually/$8.3663 Hourly

Location: 43rd Street Group Home

Department: Group Home