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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Resident Treatment Worker in Glenwood, Iowa

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Resident Treatment Worker

Salary

$17.05 - $24.92 Hourly

Location

Glenwood - 51534 - Mills County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Job Number

21-00894

Closing

2/10/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Marsha Edgington medging@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

Looking for the right place to help people learn to cope more effectively with life issues because of an intellectual disability diagnosis, look no further. Glenwood Resource Center (GRC) is a strategic community partner in preparing and supporting individuals to live in the community of their choosing by working with the community to explore all reasonable and appropriate options before a person comes to live on the campus. To this end GRC is looking to add a Resident Treatment Worker (RTW) to their multidisciplinary team of Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals (QIDPs).

At GRC our staff enjoys an exceptional workplace where mutual respect and support are part of the culture. You'll discover a rewarding environment with a team of dedicated professionals treating adults, adolescents and children with intellectual disabilities. The QIDPs are integral to the successful treatment of our clients, providing care in tandem with all care providers – Psychologists, Physicians, Nurses, Therapists, Pharmacists, Dentists, Dietitians, and Social Workers – to assure the best outcomes.

The RTW will perform basic para-professional nursing or therapeutic work in the care and treatment of residents who are elderly, intellectually disabled and/or mentally ill. The incumbent must have the ability to provide the necessary monitoring, assistance, supervision and activities to meet the residents' daily living needs. Duties will include:

  • Providing health and personal cares to residents

  • Intervening and redirecting behaviors using approved GRC techniques

  • Maintaining a safe and clean environment

  • Providing active treatment by following the residents' daily schedules

  • Interacting with residents with sensitivity, dignity and respect

  • Accurately following all prescribed therapeutic treatment plans

Further expectations include:

  • Communicating pertinent information and maintaining a positive working relationship with co-workers

  • Participating in staff meetings to discuss residents, policies and procedural changes

  • Documenting entries in the residents' electronic record daily

  • Following the supervisory chain of command with job related matters

Additionally, staff will complete in-service, classroom, online and recertification courses to become knowledgeable of all policies, procedures, manuals, work expectations and the Iowa DHS Employee Handbook.

At GRC, we strive to provide holistic treatment utilizing the multidisciplinary model in an integrated approach to service provision. A person-centered approach is our goal in assisting each individual. We rely on our professionals to share their knowledge and ideas and be instrumental in helping GRC be the right choice for Iowans in need of our services.

The Glenwood Resource Center is located in Glenwood, Iowa, in the southwest area of the state in Mills County. The beautiful, historic town square of Glenwood defines the pride of this unique community. Human Services is a major industry for the area and the Glenwood Resource Center is a primary employer. Residents are just 15 miles south of the nation's crossroads at I-29 and I-80 of the Omaha/Council Bluffs area.

The Glenwood community has the "Best of Both Worlds" offering a friendly, small town atmosphere with quick access to a booming metropolitan area. Midwest living gets no better than Glenwood, Iowa.

At GRC we are committed to helping talented professionals continue to grow by offering benefits such as:

  • Comprehensive Orientation

  • People-Centered Principles

  • Professional Development

  • Team Environment

As an employee of the GRC you are a State of Iowa employee and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following and more:

  • Insurance – Health, Dental, Life and Long Term Disability

  • IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)

  • Leave – Sick, Vacation, Family and Military Leave

  • Wellness Program

To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit thebenefitsweb page.

Set rotation of either every other weekend off with days off in between or every third weekend off with days off in between.

* All RTW's are required to be available to work mandatory overtime with no notice *

Upon hire, applicant will be enrolled in Orientation that runs for 2 weeks. During Orientation, your schedule will be Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

SHIFTS AVAILABLE:

2:00pm-10:30pm PM Shift or 10:30pm-6:15am Night Watch Shift

* Available shifts vary depending on clean vacancies at the time of hire*

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

Minimum Qualification Requirements

No specific education or experience is required.

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We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

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411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

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711 S Vine StGlenwood, Iowa, 51534

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http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/disability-services/resource-centers/glenwood

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