BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN - IRA - FT
People Inc - Akron, NY

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Instruction and supervision of individuals in all aspects associated with day programs, including but not limited to adjustment counseling, functional activities and community outings. Ensure the health, safety and well being of individuals. Responsible for ensuring confidentiality is strictly maintained concerning all agency related information

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
•Assist with development and implementation of staff training, behavior plans and crisis intervention as assigned by the behavior specialist, program manager, program administrator or support management specialist
•Assist with the development of behavior plans assigned by the behavior specialist or support management specialist
•Assists with the planning and implementation of community activities
•Completes all necessary documentation in a timely manner
•Safely transports individuals to and from activities
•Ensures supplies are available to meet individuals’ needs
•Participates in general staff meetings, in-service training and other pertinent agency and community program meetings
•Responsible for recording time worked by using company issued swipe card at the beginning and end of each shift
• Performs CPR and Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R)
•Complies with all agency policies and procedures
•Other duties as assigned
• High School Diploma or GED. AA degree or one year experience in Human Services preferred.
•18 years of age
•NYS Drivers License that meets agency policy
•Ability to read and write
•Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
•Ability to meet physical requirements of the position when performing the following: standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling and climbing
•Lifting requirement of 50 lbs
•Ability to lift and transfer individuals manually and mechanically as required by prescribed program/plan
•Ability to move, reposition, and place individuals in pieces of equipment
•Physical agility and ability to react to emergency situations including maintaining Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention certification as per regulatory guidelines
•CPR certification required
•Physical agility and ability to react to emergency situations, including Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R) certification as per regulatory guidelines

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