Afternoon Full Time position available
I.M.P.A.C.T. provides quality residential care for the developmentally disabled and mentally ill, as well as assisted living services, community-based advocacy and supports, mental health and substance abuse outpatient counseling and support services, psychiatric consultation, and prevention programs in St. Clair County. These services are provided to people with complex developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, medical and health-related disabilities, the elderly in need of assisted living and persons with substance use problems.
The Residential Program Technician works under the direction of the Program Supervisor, Assistant Supervisor and Lead Program Technician. The Residential Program Technician is responsible for completing all duties and activities assigned by Supervisory staff. Positive interaction with consumers and co-workers in all program areas is required. It is the responsibility of the Residential Program Technician to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of each resident and to provide the services specified in the resident’s IPOS.
Responsibilities and Expectations include but not limited to:
Report any suspected consumer abuse and/or neglect immediately to your direct Supervisor.
The Residential Program Technician is responsible for the consumer’s activities of daily living, which may include but not be limited to bathing, feeding, dressing, personal hygiene and toileting.
Administer medications to each resident as ordered by the physician, using the procedure taught by IMPACT.
To assist the consumer with community integration, which may include outings, developing/maintaining outside friendships or Agency sponsored activities.
Ensure the rights of the consumer are upheld at all times
To monitor and complete programs for each resident as directed in their individual plan of service (IPOS). This may include dealing with challenging behaviors such as verbal and physical aggressions. Make recommendations concerning client goals by becoming involved with Person Centered Plan, self-advocacy and self-determination.
To serve as an advocate for the resident as long as he/she remains placed at the home.
Business needs may at times make the following conditions mandatory:
Overtime, work at another agency home, or adjustments to current work schedule. Employees are expected to work overtime when scheduled or requested by the employer. This is a condition of employment.