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Position Posted On:
5/2/2014
Employer:
Easter Seals Iowa
Address:
2920 30th St
Des Moines, IA  50310
Website:
http://www.eastersealsia.org
Job Title:
Rural Rehab/Assistive Technology Intern
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Temporary
Hours Per Week:
40
Position Start Date:
Contact us for more information
Pay Rate:
13.59
How To Apply:
Submit application and/or resume
Contact Name:
Amy Stevens  
Email:
astevens@eastersealsia.org
Phone:
515-309-2036
Fax:
515-274-6434
Job Description:
Principle Accountabilities • Develop rehabilitation plans and implement the objectives and goals of the plan using a client responsive approach for farm family members and rural residents eligible for the Rural Solutions Program. • Provide assistive technology demonstrations, tours, and evaluations. • Respond to client, technical assistance and equipment loan requests. • Utilize community resource people, places, and materials to provide needed solutions for clients • Appropriately document client information for grant purposes and quality case records and review. • Develop and implement marketing strategies for the AT Center. • Organize and prioritize all work assignments. • Document client contact and maintain client records • Other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Requirements • Bachelors Degree and ATP or CRC preferred • Experience working with people with disabilities and ability to identify creative solutions required • Understanding of agricultural work site and farming as a way of life. • Ability to work with a variety of people with and without disabilities. • Ability to work non-traditional hours as needed. • Understanding of assistive technology and accommodation evaluations. • Ability to work independently, and prioritize and organize assignments. • Ability to work cooperatively with team members, families, consumers and the public in a professional and concerned manner. • Ability to communicate effectively in written or verbal formats. • Ability to operate a computer and navigate through Easter Seals database. Experience in word processing software; Word and Excel preferred. • Ability to work under pressure, maintains accuracy, and meets deadlines. • Ability to pass Mandatory Reporter within first 30 days • High degree of physical stamina. Ability to ambulate independently throughout farms, consumer’s homes, buildings and grounds. • Ability to bend, stoop, twist and lift • Ability to transfer or move a minimum of 80 pounds. • Possession of, or ability to obtain, valid Iowa drivers license and maintenance of good driving record. • Insurable under Easter Seals vehicle insurance policy.