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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Resident Treatment Technician in Independence, Iowa

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Resident Treatment Technician

Salary

$39,686.40 - $58,552.00 Annually

Location

Independence - 50644 - Buchanan County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

409 Dept of Human Services - Mental Health Inst (Independence)

Job Number

20-01163

Closing

11/17/2019 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Kevin Jimmerson, Business Manager; kjimmer@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

A Resident Treatment Technician (RTT) will perform the following duties:

(1) Orient to and learn the position of Resident Treatment Worker (RTW) which (a) provides direct nursing care to patients as prescribed on the Treatment Plan, on- and off-ward units, under the direction of the Ward Nurse and/or the Nurse Supervisor and (b) performs basic paraprofessional nursing or therapeutic work in the care or treatment of residents at a state institution for the mentally ill.

(2) The RTT will lead safety efforts on all of the inpatient wards and respond to all escalating situations on and off the wards (campus). Monitor the patients in their milieu, responding to escalating situations both on and off the ward and role modeling approved Mandt techniques in de-escalation.

(3) The RTT will become a Certified Mandt Instructor and teach and review Mandt techniques with employees in the performance of their job duties.

There are 4 positions available: 3 full-time positions and 1 part-time position.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Experience equal to eighteen months of full time work as a nursing or therapeutic assistant in a health care facility or other facility for the intellectually disabled, mentally ill, elderly, physically ill or disabled;

OR

any equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of post high school education (thirty semester hours or equivalent academic units) with an emphasis in nursing and/or the social or behavioral sciences for one year of experience to a maximum substitution of one year.

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How many months do you have of full time work experience as a nursing or therapeutic assistant in a health care facility or other facility for the intellectually disabled, mentally ill, elderly, physically ill or disabled?

  • No experience in the identified areas

  • Less than nine months of experience in the identified areas

  • Nine months to less than 18 months of experience in the identified areas

  • 18 or more months of experience in the identified areas

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How many months do you have of combined post-high school course work with an emphasis in nursing and/or the social or behavioral sciencesANDexperience as a nursing or therapeutic assistant in a health care facility or other facility for the intellectually disabled, mentally ill, elderly, physically ill or disabled?

30 semester hours or equivalent academic units equals one year.

NOTICE: Applicants may substitute a MAXIMUM of one year of education

  • No post high school education and/or experience in the identified areas

  • Less than nine months of experience in the identified areas

  • Nine months to less than 18 months of experience in the identified areas

  • 18 or more months of experience in the identified areas

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

409 Dept of Human Services - Mental Health Inst (Independence)

Address

2277 Iowa AveIndependence, Iowa, 50644

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/mental-health/in-patient/mental-health-institutes/independence

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