Job Details

Position: Rehabilitation Assistant (Ref: 13522)
Location: Smyrna, TN 37167 USA
Duration: 10 Months 7 Days - Contract
Openings: 6
Deadline: 09/30/2023
Pay Rate:Login


***2nd Shift (3:30 PM - 12 AM)

We are seeking a Rehabilitation Assistant that performs vocational support services work of average difficulty. Candidate is responsible for assisting students with adjusting to campus life, providing support for learning and training opportunities, and monitoring the health and wellness of the students. Candidate performs responsibilities at the entry level under general supervision. The Rehabilitation Assistant differs from that of the Vocational Training Assistant in that incumbents of the latter are responsible for providing training support to students and faculty and supervising student activities within the classroom.

• Assists students and families by completing paperwork, providing information on campus life, conducting tours of campus, and providing guidance on tasks to be completed during orientation.
• Provides guidance and instructions to students on Activities of Daily Living, conducts wellness and safety room checks, and makes referrals to other support staff as needed.
• Conducts regular dorm and apartment meetings to provide information on general health, safety and emergency procedures, campus information, and to empower students to identify and solve problems.
• Monitors students on campus. Engages and interacts with students to identify safety concerns and encourage participation in campus activities. Evacuates students in emergency situations and conducts roll call.
• Provides opportunities for students to improve communication and leadership skills through training and volunteer opportunities within the campus residential program.
• Identifies and addresses emergent student health concerns after the campus wellness center closes. Provides transportation to an urgent care clinic or hospital if necessary.
• Accompanies and transports students to off-campus locations for recreational and social activities.
• Maintains, documents, and updates student living information and forms.
• Identifies safety and health concerns throughout campus and submits maintenance requests as needed. Conducts general cleaning and sanitizing of dorms, apartments, and common areas.
• Consults with case managers and other support staff regarding observations and student needs. Provides documentation on student observations, progress, group activities, and leave plans.
• Observe students in the self-administration of medications. Provides verbal guidance and documents student’s progress towards independence. Notifies nursing staff of concerns for additional training and support.
• Models and instructs appropriate professional and social behaviors. Empowers students to solve problems and resolve conflicts. Offers mediation when necessary.

Working Conditions:
• This position is needed on-site for 2nd shift 7 days per week (3:30pm - 12am) and 1st shift on Saturday and Sunday (8:00am - 4:00pm).
• The Program Manager generates the schedule 1 month in advance, or as close as possible, and shifts will vary throughout the month.
• The total hours worked for 1 week will be 37.5 hours.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Computer literacy (Required 1 Years)
  • Cooperation (Required 1 Years)
  • Critical Thinking (Required 1 Years)
  • Emotional Intelligence (Required 1 Years)
  • Ethics (Required 1 Years)

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