Location: Mountain Home, AR
The Classroom Technician works directly under the supervision of the Teacher or Lead Classroom Technician of his or her treatment room. The Classroom Technician assists with the supervision of patients and participates in the implementation of the Individualized Educational Treatment Plan (IETP) to ensure the maximum treatment of the patients served.
The Classroom Technician will maintain visual supervision of the patients at all times and ensure appropriate adult-to-child ratios are maintained.
Ensures a positive emotional climate for the patients by showing respect to children and adults through a willingness to help others, by maintaining harmonious inter-personal relations, and use of appropriate and approved discipline techniques under the guidance of the Teacher or Lead Classroom Technician.
Assists the Teacher or Lead Classroom Technician in maintaining an environment conducive to preventative discipline.
Speaks in a well modulated, pleasant, and caring voice to patients, parents, and personnel.
Attends and actively participates in job-related center functions such as parent meetings, peer reviews, conferences with supervisors, staff workshops, and job orientations, as directed by supervisor(s).
Represents the program to parents, visitors, and the public in a positive way.
Maintains a clean, safe, healthy, and sanitary learning environment for patients by working under the supervision of the Teacher or Lead Classroom Technician to ensure that patients are kept clean, clothing is changed when necessary, and toys and other materials are cleaned and disinfected as described in the Education Policy and Procedure manual under “Cleaning of classroom toys, materials, equipment”.
During periods of physical activity, Classroom Technician will be actively involved with patients to promote gross and fine motor development.
Maintains familiarity with health and safety guidelines, including universal precautions and daily operating procedures, as implemented by the clinic nurse.
Immediately reports any information regarding health and safety concerns to the Teacher, Lead Classroom Technician, ECC, or clinic nurse.
Completes 15 hours of relevant and approved in-service training per fiscal year.
Is familiar with and responsible for following the company’s policies and procedures and guidelines, as well as those requirements set forth by regulatory agencies, including CHMS, RSPMI, CARF, AR Child Care Licensing, and the AR Health Department.
Displays concern for the rights of patients and families served by the clinic.
Assists the Teacher or Lead Classroom Technician with documentation (i.e., Daily Record of Service forms, Credible Classroom Documentation, Monthly Objective Tracking forms, Daily Send Home Notes, Meal Count, and Lesson Plans), as requested.
Will be asked to perform some housekeeping/janitorial functions.
May assist other treatment rooms if need arises.
Communicates effectively and in a timely manner with external sources, including families and referral sources.
Provides a positive role model, demonstrates respect, good approach, and delivery with patients, including administering consequences in a consistent, thoughtful fashion.
Effectively intervenes to de-escalate patients, and if applicable may have to effectively administer the therapeutic hold including the debriefing (Teachable Experience).
May perform other direct patient care responsibilities as assigned.
May perform other related and non-related duties as assigned and agreed upon by both parties.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.Qualifications Skills
Team Player Works well as a member of a group
High School/GED or better.
Licenses & Certifications