Direct Skills Technician

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Division: Satellite Services & Vigo County Services
Department: All
Supervised By: Direct Skills Technician Coordinator
FLSA Status: Non-exempt/Regular/Full-time/Part-time
Effective Date: July 2014

Position Summary

The Direct Skills Technician position provides individual, group or family face-to-face contact for the purpose of the development of skills (i.e., self-care, daily life management, or problem solving skills) directed toward eliminating psychosocial barriers to referrals from HCI therapists, case managers and supervisory staff. Development of skills is provided through structured interventions for attaining goals identified in the individualized integrated care plan and the monitoring of progress in achieving those skills.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person or by telephone. The employee must be able to travel to client locations. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, and sit

Work Environment

Most of the work of the Direct Skills Technician is done out in the community with clients. Conditions such as safety, cleanliness and comfort vary widely.

Conditions of Employment

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principle job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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