Lauren’s Institute for Education (L.I.F.E.) is a non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities in the East Valley in an all-inclusive pediatric therapy center, day treatment center, and private school. We are currently looking for Therapy Technicians that support our mission and vision to treat our clients with love and respect and treat each client as a whole.
If you are a fun-loving, hard-working, compassionate person and are passionate about working with clients with disabilities, we would like to meet you! We are currently interviewing candidates for full-time positions in all levels of experience. New graduates encouraged to apply!
L.I.F.E. prides itself in our interdisciplinary team approach, combining the vast educations and resources of our staff to provide the best possible treatments to our clients. At our facility, you will have the opportunity to work closely with PT's, SLP's, OT's, Music Therapists, Special Education Teachers, and/or BCBA's. Take advantage of having access to all the therapy tools, equipment, and environments needed to deliver exceptional care to your clients.
The Therapy Technician will:
- Prepare materials for therapy sessions.
- Create materials for group sessions.
- Set up and take down all materials and equipment after therapy sessions.
- Quick clean and deep clean all equipment used and all therapy areas.
- Set up and/or clear spaces during therapy sessions.
- Maintain and organize supplies for therapy sessions (i.e. bikes, balls, pool equipment, etc.)
- Maintain inventory and organize assessments.
- Prepare therapy session notes.
- Assist in transition from therapy session to class and/or parent/caregiver.
- Provide assistance to client while waiting for therapist, if needed.
- Complete home visits.
Qualifications: Experience working with children with developmental disabilities. Fingerprint clearance card, CPR/First Aid, Article 9 certification, and three letters of recommendation. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required. Strong organizational and time management skills required. Must be able to work independently.
Special Knowledge & Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows; clinical assessment and documentation; strong communication and presentation skills/ability to professionally promote therapy services.
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and be aware of surroundings. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; run; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to push items of 50 pounds; such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.
Job Status: Full Time, Part Time