Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

Developmental Technician II - BSDC

Job Description:

Close to Heart -- Close to Home; that is Beatrice State Developmental Center (BSDC); providing care and support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Beatrice State Developmental Center is looking for dedicated Teammates who want to "Help People Live Better Lives" as a Developmental Technician.

Under general supervision, Developmental Technicians:
• Provide care for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in a facility setting.
• Train skills, abilities and behaviors according to individuals’ written plans.
• Work collaboratively with teammates to ensure individuals’ needs are met.
• Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
If this is you, then, WE NEED YOU!


 

Job Duties:
As a Developmental Technician you will:
  • Assist individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities with day-to-day supports.
  • Perform and/or monitor individual's personal hygiene care such as toileting, bathing, grooming, and dressing.
  • Maintain an active environment to expand individuals’ skills.
  • Follow individualized written plans for behavioral training.
  • Document information related to individual activities, supports, adverse reactions, etc.
  • Administer medication and treatment to individuals.
  • Participate in discussions with interdisciplinary team members about how to best support individuals.
  • Monitor physical environment and take necessary action to ensure safety, sanitary environment and compliance with State and Federal Standards.
  • Recognize emergencies and take appropriate steps to resolve the situation.
  • Accompany individuals into the community on trips, leisure, or medical appointments.
  • Successfully complete all training and certification requirements and become certified on the Nebraska Medication Aide Registry.


 

REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 18 years of age, and possess a valid driver's license.

 

OTHER: Hired candidates must successfully complete Basic Support and Facilitated Learning training within six months of employment.

 

Knowledge of: general developmental care skills; preparing and maintaining individual's records and charts; Nebraska Medication Aide registration requirements. Skill in: active listening, and communicating clearly with others.

Ability to: develop effective working relationships with staff and individuals; provide quality daily care to individuals; complete courses and competency evaluations; document treatment/training plans; count accurately and record numerical and alphabetical data; observe, recognize, report on physical status; demonstrate proper lifting, including a buddy lift, within a weight range of 50 to 200 lbs. to heights of 36 inches; lift, bend, push and/or pull 50 pounds on a continuous basis; provide quality day care to individuals; implement written treatment/training plans with supporting written record keeping; administer medications; problem solve; work regularly scheduled shifts with predictable attendance; work overtime up to and including entire shifts.


 


Benefits

We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

 

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit: https://statejobs.nebraska.gov/index.html#benefits

 

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Get in Touch
Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
218 N 5th Street Beatrice, NE, 68310
Phone: 402-223-2338
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