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REHABILITATION TECHNICIAN - GINIW WAAKAA'IGAN - RED LAKE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES

 

September 18, 2019

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

REHABILITATION TECHNICIAN

GINIW WAAKAA'IGAN

RED LAKE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES

Open: September 16, 2019

Closing: September 30, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

Primary Function:

To provide informational support to counseling staff; may include assignments with client intake and outreach with the goal of assisting in services to achieve vocational goal. Reports to Director, full-time position that includes benefits (medical, dental, eye, life insurance, 401K long-term disability and worker's compensation. Salary; DOQ.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Responsible for interpreting and understanding State, Federal and Agency policies and procedures.

• Conducts necessary research to assist in counseling and placement techniques to achieve an employment outcome for program clients.

• Responsible for documenting services to person/s with disabilities in collaboration with community service providers, potential employment sites and business leaders.

• Responsible for observing and assessing in the work place potential dangers of disabling conditions and indicate preventive and corrective measures (requires onsite assessment in collaboration with Employment Specialist)

• Possess a thorough understanding of job requirements and employment trends.

• Possess ability to conduct research regarding medical and psychological implications of disabilities as well as medical and psychological terminology so education, awareness and literature can be provided to clients and to the Employment Specialist.

• Familiar with the use and interpretation of psychometry testing.

• Attend all training and workshops as scheduled.

• Familiar with Worker's Compensation and Social Security Laws and Regulations.

• Provides administrative requirements such as weekly review of statistical management/client data entry, completes necessary forms and writes correspondence, memorandums and monthly compilation of activity reports from Employment Specialist and monthly compilation of Program activity log; maintaining Program Calendar in coordination with Program Secretary.

• Keeps current on the availability of financial resources including assigned case service funds budget and other outside resources and provides updates for the Employment Specialist.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Work Experience/Qualifications:

• College Degree; or three years' disability related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combinations of education and experience.

• Knowledge and demonstrated experience in problem solving.

• Demonstrated ability to work well with target population.

• Possess excellent communication and verbal skills as well as a moderate level of managerial skills.

• Must have valid MN driver's license and auto insurance.

• Knowledge of the morals and customs of Indian people and have the ability to generate an appreciation of cultural differences

• Employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment Drug/Alcohol test and background check.

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates are accepted at Government Center – Human Resources Department, PO Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 – Fax (218) 679-4176.

 

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