Substitute Technician

<h3>This position&nbsp;assists the direct care staff in providing services to individuals in the program. This position assists individuals in the development of functional skills through training, guidance and practical community experience. Training may occur in a classroom, workroom or in the community. Staff provides training &amp; assistance which encourages the individual to achieve greater integration into the general life of the community &amp; to increase independence in community and work environments.</h3>

Sandusky, MI

Sanilac County Community Mental Health

<p>Sanilac County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMH) is a CARF accredited public provider of managed mental health and developmental disability services. With St Clair, Genesee and Lapeer counties, SCCMH is a member of Region 10, a 4 county public mental health alliance which provide mental health services to persons eligible for Medicaid benefits under a capitated funding agreement. Sanilac County CMH embraces an employment environment that promotes recovery and discovery, a person-centered approach to treatment/services, and cultural competence. An employee in this or any position is expected to support the employment environment. This includes having lived experience with behavioral health issues.</p> http://www.sanilaccmh.org/

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Entry

$10.70/hour

Overview: <p>The substitute technician works under the supervision of the Program Supervisor of the program in which the substitute is working.&nbsp; The substitute technician will assist the direct care staff in providing services to individuals in the program.&nbsp; Staff in this position assist individuals in the development of functional skills through training, guidance and practical community experience.&nbsp; Training may occur within a classroom, workroom or in the community.&nbsp; Staff provides training and assistance which encourages the individual to achieve greater integration into the general life of the community and to increase independence in community and work environments</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Responsible for providing adequate assistance and supervision of program participants to assure their health and safety during program, volunteer, micro-enterprise and community activities; including transportation to and from these services.</li> <li>Prepares the training environment and sets up schedules of presentations and/or activities in accordance with the program schedule and individual needs.</li> <li>Develops, implements and maintains group and individual trainings that carry out the program mission and fulfills the goals &amp; objectives of the person&rsquo;s Individual Plan of Service.</li> <li>Provides information for Person Centered Planning meetings and for on-going review and modification of Person-Centered Plans.</li> <li>Responsible for consulting with the Program Supervisor, professional staff, peers and caregivers regarding problems specific to an individual receiving services.</li> <li>Provides assistance as needed for individuals to safely and effectively use public transportation.</li> <li>Is prepared to administer CPR, First Aid and approved physical intervention techniques when needed.</li> <li>Administers medication to individuals, when necessary, in accordance with agency guidelines and/or assists with prompting, observing and/or monitoring for those individuals who are able to self-medicate.</li> <li>Participates in time studies and inventory process as requested.</li> <li>Works with the Program Supervisor in training and supporting other staff in required job duties.</li> <li>Completes data collection, monitoring reports and/or assessments, progress notes, incident reports, communication logs, and other required documentation in accordance with agency policies and procedures.</li> <li>Transports individuals, materials and supplies as needed.</li> <li>Perform other duties as assigned</li> </ul> <h3><strong>SUBSTITUTE TECHNICIANS IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ARE ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR:</strong></h3> <p><strong><u>Journey Skill Center</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Frequent and substantial personal hygiene care for individuals.</li> <li>Must learn to safety use mechanical lifting &amp; M.O.V.E. equipment.</li> <li>May provide assistance to individuals that require tube feeding or other personal care methods of support.</li> <li>Provide services that may require extensive assistance &amp; support due to significant mental and physical challenges.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Community Living Services</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Extensive travel, flexible work assignments &amp; scheduling.</li> <li>Organizes and coordinates regular outings appropriate to individual goals.</li> <li>Assists individuals in developing self-sufficiency and independence and promoting integration into the community; this can include training in meal preparation, household tasks, activities of daily living, shopping, money management, socialization &amp; relationship building, transportation and leisure choices.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Vocational Services</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Has the capability of reading basic blueprints, using measuring equipment &amp; documenting the data.</li> <li>Has the ability to see/focus for defects on small parts.</li> <li>Conducts ongoing quality control, inventory, tracking of supplies.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Children's</u></strong><strong><u>&nbsp;Services/Autism</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Able to work with children ages 18 months-21 years of age that have been diagnosed with Autism.</li> <li>Assist individuals with specific behavioral plans to increase skill acquisition.</li> <li>Able to work with challenging behaviors when implementing behavioral plans.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>COMPETENCIES</strong></p> <p>To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:</p> <ul> <li><strong>RESPECT FOR INDIVIDUALS;</strong> consistently treats all people with dignity and respect.</li> <li><strong>JOB PERFORMANCE ACCURACY/EFFICIENCY;</strong> ability to properly organize and carry out job duties completing a normal amount of work in a timely manner</li> <li><strong>JOB KNOWLEDGE/SKILL;</strong> extent of job information and understanding possessed by employee.</li> <li><strong>JOB ATTITUDE;</strong> amount of interest, enthusiasm, and positive intent shown on the job.</li> <li><strong>FOLLOWS POLICIIES;</strong> demonstrates understanding of an adherence to policies.</li> <li><strong>ADAPTABILITY</strong>; Extent to which employee adapts to changes in work situation.</li> <li><strong>COMMUNICATION;</strong> verbal and written communication are constructive, effective, respectful and clear.</li> <li><strong>CUSTOMER SERVICE;</strong> Ability to manage difficult or emotional individuals while providing services.</li> <li><strong>&nbsp;JUDGEMENT/DISCRETION;</strong> extent to which decision and actions are based on sound reasoning and weighing of possible outcomes.</li> <li><strong>PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION;</strong> plans and organizes work activities/uses time efficiently.</li> <li><strong>DEPENDABILITY;</strong> Follows Management&rsquo;s direction and commits to doing the best job possible.</li> <li><strong>SAFTEY AND SECURITY;</strong> Uses materials and equipment safely and observes safety procedures/ensures individuals are not at risk.</li> <li><strong>TEAMWORK;</strong> Demonstrates ability and willingness to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.</li> </ul> <p><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES </strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>This job has no supervisory responsibilities.</p> <p><strong>QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <p>To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p><strong>EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <p>High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.</p> <p><strong>LANGUAGE SKILLS</strong></p> <p>Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.&nbsp; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.&nbsp; Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.</p> <p><strong>MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:</strong></p> <p>Basic Skills:&nbsp; Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.&nbsp; Has the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.</p> <p><strong>REASONING ABILITY:</strong></p> <p>Intermediate Skills:&nbsp; Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.&nbsp; Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.</p> <p><strong>COMPUTER SKILLS </strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software. Typing speed of 45 wpm is recommended.</p> <p><strong>CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:</strong></p> <p>Valid Michigan Chauffeurs' License, CPR, First Aid, and DCH Certification within three months of hire. Serve Safe, Hi-Lo operation, and Quick Book training within three months of hire as per supervisory/ position duties.</p> <p><strong>OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:</strong></p> <p><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS </strong></p> <p>The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.&nbsp; The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.&nbsp; The employee must be able to lift no less than 50 pounds as needed.&nbsp; Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.</p>