Habilitation Technicians provide support for individuals with disabilities in day program and/or community settings. Habilitation Technicians also assist individuals supported in identifying and communicating requests and needs for services and supports. Habilitation Technicians shall implement services and supports to address each individual’s goals and desired outcomes as identified in the Individual Support Plan (ISP).
Habilitation Technicians must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Habilitation Technicians must have a high school diploma or GED and at least one year experience working with individuals who have IDD/MI diagnosis. Habilitation Technicians must have a valid driver license and personal vehicle insurance coverage. Habilitation Technicians must maintain proficiency in trainings and certifications and privileging, as required including maintain CPR and First Aid certification, Medication Administration (if administering medications), NCI certification, and other trainings as required.
1. Attend and participate in monthly clinical supervision with QP and administrative supervision as needed.
2. Maintain current Innovations Competencies and other trainings as required.
3. Must have a criminal, health care registry and driving records check completed prior to employment. Annual record checks may also be required.
4. Provide service to meet the habilitation and personal care needs of individuals receiving services from P & W Group LLC.
5. Provide assistance, support, supervision and monitoring which allows individuals to participate in home, day program, employment and/or community activities.
6. Assist individuals supported with acquisition, retention, or improvement in skills related to activities of daily living.
7. Assist individuals supported to identify personal outcomes and accomplish goals listed in the ISP.
8. Understand and promote individual’s goals, personal dignity, respect and rights.
9. Provide opportunities for choice and encourage individuals supported to make choices and exercise control over themselves and their environment.
10. Provide support and supervision of the individuals supported to sustain skills gained through habilitation and training.
11. Ensures collection and documentation of required information. Completes Innovations Grids or daily progress notes as required.
12. Provide transportation for individuals to day programs, work sites, community activities, appointments as required and specified in the ISP.
13. Ensure safety by applying proper intervention techniques to avoid personal injury to self, individuals supported and others.
14. Report accidents, hazards and needed repairs immediately. Seek an understanding of and follow company policies regarding safety, fire drills, location and use of exits and fire extinguishers.
15. Ensure confidentiality regarding sensitive material.
16. Protect, respect, and advocate for client rights.
17. Report all incidents of abuse, neglect or exploitation or suspicion of such immediately.
18. Notify supervisor immediately when unable to complete program tasks as outlined and/or when behavior or activities produce unexpected and unusual results or consequences.
19. Practice universal medical precautions by understanding and utilizing personal protective and safety equipment.
20. Assist with other relevant duties as required.