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Company: State of Nevada
Location: Boulder City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Department: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS SERVICES Division: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS SERVICES Business Unit: HR-OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES Work Type: PERMANENT Pay Grade: GRADE 25 Salary Range: $33,971.76 - $49,151.52 Fulltime/Parttime: Full TimeRecruiter: LISA D FRIEND Phone: 775 684-0110 Email: Position Description Activities Therapy Technicians are assigned support functions in the evaluation, therapeutic programming, clinical treatment, and assessment of patients receiving the services of a therapist, including assisting in the implementation of the treatment plan according to the therapist's specifications; instructing patients in the proper use of tools and equipment; providing for the procurement and maintenance of supplies and equipment; and providing direction and encouragement to patients in a mental health, intellectual disabilities, rehabilitation and restoration, or related health care setting.The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Nevada State Veterans Home located in Boulder City, Nevada is recruiting for an Activities Therapy Technician 1. Incumbents assist in the implementation of the treatment plans and provide direction and encouragement to residents in a health care setting; assist residents to and from activity areas; conduct daily activities for residents with physical, mental and cognitive disabilities according to established treatment objectives; instruct and guide residents in the completion of activities or exercise; observe residents' behavior and physical condition; and provide materials for sensory, mental, social and spiritual interventions. Incumbents monitor resident performance during activities; monitor attendance and activity tolerances and provide detailed documentation regarding residents' care plan; and assists in resident outings which include special adaptations per resident's needs. Qualifying experience in a Long-Term Care setting preferred. This is a 24-hour facility; therefore, applicants may be required to work shift work, which includes holidays, evenings and weekends.Please note: if you are trying to qualify for this position based on 48 semester credits in a required field, you MUST attach copies of your transcripts to your application. The starting salary for this position is $16.27/hr. To see full Class Specifications visit: Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or the equivalent and two years of experience working with individuals with physical, mental and/or cognitive disabilities in either a therapeutic, health care or educational setting; OR forty-eight (48) semester credits from an accredited college or university in health science, physical education or recreation, nursing, or a related health or social science field, and one year of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process. Special Requirements A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

Keywords: State of Nevada, Las Vegas , ACTIVITIES THERAPY TECH 1, Other , Boulder City, Nevada

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