Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center Therapist Tech 1141 in Waco, Texas

Therapist Technicians work as a team 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)
  • supervising administration of medications
  • providing input regarding client needs and progress in interdisciplinary meetings
  • monitoring consumers for safety and reporting any concerns to supervisor or RN

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication and computer keyboarding for documenting training
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing for prolonged periods and lifting 50-75 pounds
  • Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities strongly preferred

Hours: 8AM-8PM Saturdays; Noon-8PM Sundays

Salary: $8,701 annually/ $8.3663 hourly

Location: 39th St. Northwest Living Center

Department: Group Home