Skills Technician - Transitional in Warsaw, IN at Bowen Center 

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Warsaw, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/28/2018

Job Description

As a Skills Technician will work primarily within the Bowen Skills Center. This position’s primary focus is to assist adult consumers through advocating, teaching, demonstrating, monitoring, and/or role modeling new, appropriate skills in an effort to build self-sufficiency. Mental Health Technicians may be responsible for transporting clients for appointments and other activities that enhance community access.

Technicians may also provide a limited amount of case management services. A caseload will consist of adult population with serious mentally ill diagnoses.

Responsibilities:

  • Inform clinical staff of observations of client’s functioning, behavior, comments.
  • Develop knowledge of treatment planning model and philosophy.
  • Use approved client de-escalation techniques.
  • Maintain certifications in TCI, CPR, First Aid.
  • Accompany Activity Specialist and clients on community outings.
  • Develop knowledge and skills in nutritional issues, menu planning, food preparation and food safety.
  • Knowledge of clients’ rights and complaint process.

Job Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must meet at least one of the following educational requirements:
    • Associates Degree
    • 60 undergraduate college credits
    • High school diploma/GED with 5 years related experience