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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Rehab Therapy Tech IV in AUSTIN, Texas

Job/Position DescriptionRehab Therapy Tech IVCome 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. Our vision is to help make this a world where people lead meaningful, independent lives. 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 state of Texas offers many benefits to employees, including competitive salaries, career advancement, health and dental insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave.The Rehabilitation Therapy Technician (RTT) IV - Business Development Specialist, will be hired and directly supervised by the Vocational Services Director. This position has two primary areas of responsibility; vocational procurement and community supported employment. Performs highly complex vocational rehabilitation work and instructs in all aspects of job development, placement, coaching and follow up. Work involves overseeing and monitoring treatment plans for vocational services. Oversees written schedules and coordinates all job coaching assignments. Additional duties include compliance with documentation requirements from surveys or other parties. Performs contract procurement and development duties to secure contracts, ensuring the best monetary value for individuals and Austin State Supported Living Center. Trains and coordinates with others throughout the business development process and conducts regular follow up and customer awareness to ensure mutual beneficial business relationships. Additional tasks include participation in daily production scheduling, coordination with the warehouse manager as well as job coaches, assisting in billing resolution, and documentation. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.Conducts contract procurement and development duties and activities. Requires networking, marketing, cold calling, internet search and mailing as well as bidding and negotiation, to secure contracts. Attends business chamber events and markets the program through presentations and press releases. Maintains business relationships through regular follow up.Assists in billing resolution and documentation.Participates in daily production scheduling and coordinates with the warehouse manager.Schedules and conducts staff training and oversight to RTT staff, for optimal resident treatment and training for assigned therapeutic specialty. Ensures RTT staff satisfactorily complete documentation of treatment for each individual for their related therapeutic specialty in order to meet applicable standards and procedures. Hires, supervises and trains RTT staff and ensures maintenance of skills. Participates in the interdisciplinary team process including providing information regarding the results of functional skills assessments or related assessments and response to interventions as well as the results of monitoring and staff training efforts as mentioned above. Maintains Department of Labor (DOL) records, prevailing wage and completes and updated time studies in a timely manner. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=482209 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

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