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Therapeutic Program Worker (TPW)

Location
Northfield, Ohio
Salary
$41,600 to $47,445
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Sep 2022

Salary: $20.00 - $22.81/Hr.

             $41,600 - $47,445/Annually                                                               

Division: Nursing

Hours of Work: To Be Determined

Website: www.careers.ohio.gov

Location: Northfield, Ohio

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time, Non-Exempt from the bargaining unit

 

The nature of the work will include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Trains patients to function independently in self-help & daily living skills (e.g., personal hygiene, feeding, grooming, etiquette, social skills) by using variety of training techniques (e.g., behavior modification, token economy systems, hand-over-hand instruction, limit setting) according to prescribed individual treatment plan (i.e., ITP).
  • Institutes appropriate crisis intervention (e.g., verbal, physical), for unacceptable behavior as defined by ITP.
  • Implements appropriate therapeutic precautions (e.g., suicide, assault, escape).
  • Organizes/conducts activities &/or groups (e.g., educational, games, crafts, walks) & ensures patient participation.
  • Assists with related scheduled activities (e.g., operates motor vehicle to transport patients to appointments, recreational, educational &/or occupational activities).
  • Completes charting, documentation, records & reports (e.g., patient behavior & progress/regression in relation to ITP; problem areas; delivery of services to patients; reactions to medications or any unusual incidences; needs, changes or responses affecting ITP, census checks).
  • Participates directly or indirectly in development of ITP (i.e., plans designed toward recovery) in cooperation with hospital clinical staff (e.g., attends meetings, communicates any alterations in patient behavior verbally &/or in writing).
  • Performs variety of miscellaneous duties (e.g., light housekeeping in patient areas & living quarters; identifies & reports safety concerns; attends & completes required trainings & educational programs; shops for/with patients for clothing &/or personal belongings; clerical support.
  • Utilize Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services-approved office productivity software, intra & internet resources, & information systems in an appropriate work-related manner as specified in the NBH Personal Computer Usage Guidelines for Employees.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading, writing & speaking common English vocabulary.  Valid Ohio Driver’s License & appropriate driving record.  Statement of physical examination & TB Test prior to employment. 

 

BENEFITS AND MORE:

  • Sign-On Incentive for newly hired full-time TPWs
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Leave
  • Health insurance available the first day of following month after employment
  • Dental, Vision & Life insurance after 1 year of continuous service at no cost
  • Disability Leave benefits after 1 year of employment
  • Continuing Education opportunities and tuition reimbursement
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Retirement – Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation (Optional)

     

  • Classification: Therapeutic Program Worker - CSN (TPW-CSN)

    Circle Description automatically generatedSalary: $20.00 - $22.81/Hr.

                 $41,600 - $47,445/Annually                                                                           

    Division: Community Support Network (CSN)

    Hours of Work: To Be Determined

    Website: www.careers.ohio.gov

    Location: Cuyahoga County and Lake County, Ohio

    Job Type: Permanent, Full-time, Non-Exempt from the bargaining unit

     

    The nature of the work will include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Assigned to work with identified consumers living at the Residential site; using social learning & direct skills teaching, implements assigned responsibilities as reflected in the consumers personal plan & behavior plan.
  • Provides intensive community based & in-house living skills training & ensures consumer skills enhancement in two major areas; independent living skills includes hygiene & personal grooming, medication management with staff assisting consumers in accurately self-administering medication through monitoring psychiatric symptom management, food preparation, domestic chores, health, nutrition, physical fitness, money management & budgeting & utilization of community resources; social skills includes leisure recreation, communication skills & appropriate behavioral skills, assesses & intervenes to stabilize potential situation & works with consumers to de-escalate & problem solve (potential) crisis situation & as necessary, intervene to ensure the safety of all consumers & staff.
  • Teach consumers in meal preparation &/or prepares meals; staff will also function as a role model for consumers by behaving in a manner which is both professional & caring.
  • Works with consumers & other professionals to help develop effective, behaviorally oriented Individualized Service Plans & Behavior Plans to facilitate consumer(s) skill development; evaluates consumer progress & recommends service revisions to supervisor, case manager & consumer.
  • Works with the CSN Manager of Residential Services & CSN Group Home Manager to develop a service work plan, outlining the specific duties & responsibilities to the residential support workers contribution to the Small Group Program.
  • Participates in program development & direction under the guidelines of the Program Director; participates in all agency, program staff &/or consumer meetings &/or committees, as necessary to carry out agency programs & services; may have to transport consumers to appointments, school, work & activities.
  • Completes all required records, reports & other required documentation in a timely & accurate fashion; documents all consumer observation & progress, including changes in resident(s) behavior & progress made toward individual goals; completes logs of consumer contacts that lists dates, contacts, and services provided; maintains the cleanliness of the facility on a daily basis; performs other related duties as needed &/or assigned.

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition & subtraction & in reading, writing & speaking common English vocabulary.  Valid Ohio Driver’s License & appropriate driving record.  Statement of physical examination & TB Test prior to employment. 

     

    BENEFITS AND MORE:

    • Sign-On Incentive for newly hired full-time TPWs
    • 11 paid holidays
    • Vacation, Sick, Personal Leave
    • Health insurance available the first day of following month after employment
    • Dental, Vision & Life insurance after 1 year of continuous service at no cost
    • Disability Leave benefits after 1 year of employment
    • Continuing Education opportunities and tuition reimbursement
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Retirement – Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
    • Ohio Deferred Compensation (Optional)
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