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0404 - Biological Science Technician

This series covers all positions that primarily require a practical knowledge of the methods and techniques of one or more of the biological or agricultural sciences when the work is not more appropriately included in another technician series of the Biological Sciences Group, GS-0400. Biological science technicians provide practical technical support to production, research, operations, or program administration efforts in laboratories.

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0401 – Biologist

This series covers positions that involve professional work in biology, agriculture, or related natural resource management when there is no other more appropriate series. Thus included in this series are positions that involve: (1) a combination of several professional fields with none predominant; or (2) a specialized professional field not readily identified with other existing series.

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Biomedical Engineer

The work requires the application of engineering concepts and methodology to investigate problems and phenomena of living systems to advance the understanding of these systems and improve medical practices; to develop materials, instruments, diagnostic and therapeutic devices, and other equipment applicable in the study of life systems and the practice of medicine; and to improve health service delivery systems for communities and within individual VA facilities (medical centers, outpatient clinics, domiciliaries). Biomedical engineering work requires, in addition to knowledge and skill in engineering disciplines, a background in physiology and anatomy, and a practical facility in specialized subject matter areas such as computer applications, electronics, or mathematics.

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Certified Registered Respiratory Therapist
Certified Registered Respiratory Therapists work in an environment committed to providing high quality health care. They are challenged daily to provide the most complex diagnostics and interventions, as well as, actively participating in patient care decision-making. Whether working in intensive care, rehabilitation, quality assurance, nursing home care, or one of many other choices, VA respiratory therapists are truly integral caregivers to America's veterans.

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Chiropractor

Chiropractors are responsible for providing the full range of clinical diagnoses and chiropractic treatment for neuromusculoskeletal conditions. They collaborate with a diverse group of clinicians and administrative personnel within the facility. VA chiropractors support established clinical practice guidelines, including those relating to immunization programs.

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Dentist

As valued members of an interdisciplinary health care team, VA health care system, dentists work in an environment committed to providing high quality health care to our Nation's veterans. Because many veteran patients can be medically, physically, and/or emotionally compromised, unique treatment challenges typically are present for VA dentists and the support staff that works closely with them. These include dental hygienists, expanded-function dental auxiliaries, dental assistants, and dental laboratory technicians. The advantages of such a comprehensive approach offer unique freedom for the practice of dentistry and contribute towards providing the highest level of quality patient care.

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Dental Technologist

Dental Technologists perform various clinical techniques. As a vital part of the VA team, they plan, coordinate, and conduct preventive oral health programs for various patient groups; develop and modify instructional methods; and develop methods for evaluating the effectiveness of the preventive dentistry program. Employees work closely with, and under the general direction of, a dentist or periodontist.

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Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist

Diagnostic Radiologic Technologists are engaged in the performance or supervision of technical work that requires knowledge and competence in the field of diagnostic radiologic examinations. Most diagnostic radiologic technologists work in a hospital or clinic environment, performing examinations and procedures under the direction of a physician. They produce radiologic studies that are used in medical diagnosis and interpreted by physicians to locate injuries, foreign bodies, pathologic conditions, or lesions within the body.

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Dietitian
Dietitians at VA medical centers perform or supervise others in providing a full range of professional dietetic services in areas of program development and organization, food preparation and service, patient therapy, and education and research. Clinical dieticians perform duties in the areas of medical nutrition and education, and are responsible for clinical nutrition management, quality improvement, and the nutritional phase of medical research studies. VA dietitians work closely with physicians, nurses, and other allied health personnel to integrate the patient's nutritional care into the total treatment program. The dietitian's contribution as a team member includes the nutritional assessment of patients and the development of nutritional care plans, nutrition interventions, and individualized nutrition education.

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Expanded-function Dental Auxiliary
VA Expanded-function Dental Auxiliaries (EFDAs) work in an environment committed to providing high-quality care. Because many veteran patients can be medically, physically, and/or emotionally compromised, unique treatment challenges typically are present. The advantages of such a comprehensive approach include unique freedom for the practice of dentistry and contribution to providing the highest level of quality patient care.

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0640 - Health Aid / Technician

This series covers positions involving nonprofessional work of technical, specialized, or support nature in the field of health or medicine when the work is of such generalized, specialized or miscellaneous nature that there is no other more appropriate series. Such work is either: (1) characteristic of two or more specialized nonprofessional series in the Medical, Dental, and Public Health Group, GS-0600, when no one type of work controls the qualification requirements, or (2) sufficiently new, unique, or miscellaneous that it is not specifically included in a specialized nonprofessional series in the Group.

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1306 - Health Physicist

This series covers positions that require primarily application of professional knowledge and competence in health physics that is concerned with the protection of persons and their environment from unwarranted exposure to ionizing radiation.

0601 - Health Scientist

This series covers positions that involve research or other professional and scientific work that is specifically healthoriented in character, when the work is of such generalized or miscellaneous specialized nature that the positions are not more appropriately classifiable in any of the existing series in this or any other Group. The work requires a background of knowledge, skills and techniques gained from professional training in a health science or allied scientific field, but has no paramount, rigid or continuing requirement for the knowledge, skills and techniques characterizing any of the established series that reflect one or more of the academic disciplines or recognized professions. Such work may cut across and require understanding of scientific methods and techniques common to several recognized professional fields in the health, medical or allied sciences (e.g., work in the field of health research administration requiring knowledge of research methodology common to a number of different scientific fields); and/or the work may represent a new, emerging or miscellaneous professional occupational area of a health science not readily identifiable with established series. This series is not intended for use for interdisciplinary professional positions (and the paramount qualification needed to perform the work) that are readily identifiable with existing series.

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0670 - Health System Administrator

Positions in this series have full line responsibility for the administrative management of a health care delivery system that may range from a nationwide network including many hospitals to a major subdivision of an individual hospital. The fundamental responsibility of health system administrators is to effectively use all available resources to provide the best possible patient care. This requires an understanding of the critical balance between the administrative and clinical functions in the health care delivery system, and ability to coordinate and control programs and resources to achieve this balance. These positions require the ability to apply the specialized principles and practices of health care management in directing a health care delivery system. They do not require the services of a qualified physician.

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0671 - Health System Specialist

Positions in this series provide support to health care management officials by analyzing, evaluating, advising on and/or coordinating health care delivery systems and operations. Such positions may be located within an operating health care facility or at a higher organizational echelon. In addition to a high degree of analytical ability, positions in this series require specialized knowledge of the basic principles and practices related to the management of health care delivery systems. These positions do not have line authority.

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0673 - Hospital Housekeeping Officer

This series covers all positions requiring application of administrative ability and technical knowledge in

supervising or performing work in the development, coordination, direction, and management of hospital

housekeeping programs. The major concern of such programs is the maintenance of environmental sanitation within acceptable levels of bacteriological, as well as visual cleanliness.

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Kinesiotherapist

Kinesiotherapists use corrective exercises to maintain or improve the general state of health of patients by preventing muscular deterioration; conserving and increasing strength; maintaining function; and retaining mobility. They evaluate the history of patients by interviews, tests and measurements, and use such findings and the therapy orders of physicians to develop and implement corrective therapy programs for individual patients. These programs involve instructing patients in ambulation and educating patients to develop skill and understanding in activities of daily living. In VA, the work of a Kinesiotherapist inspires the self-confidence and motivation of patients to carry out therapy treatments.

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Medical Instrument Technician

Medical Instrument Technicians perform diagnostic examinations or medical treatment procedures as part of the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Their work involves operating or monitoring diagnostic and therapeutic medical instruments and equipment associated with cardiac catheterization, pulmonary examinations and evaluations, heart bypass surgery/heart-lung transplant surgery (perfusion), electrocardiography, electroencephalography, polysomnography, hemodialysis, ultrasonography, and vascular sonography. Positions in this series require knowledge of the capabilities and operating characteristics of one or more kinds of instruments and a practical knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. Positions also require a practical understanding of medical data generated by patient/equipment connections. Some positions may also require a practical knowledge of chemistry, pharmacology, physics, and mathematics.

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Medical Records Administrator/ Specialist

Medical Record Administrators manage, preserve, analyze, and supervise the use of diagnostic and therapeutic medical records/health information management. They develop policies and procedures, and provide advice on the use of medical records and health information management. Also included are positions assigned responsibility for a section of a medical record department as well as those assigned quality assurance, risk management, compliance, privacy, decision support, financial, or technology focused health information management responsibilities.

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Medical Records Technician

Medical Record Technicians organize, process, and maintain medical records and health information. They assemble, review, analyze, code, abstract, maintain, compile, and extract medical record and health data. Medical Record Technicians check medical records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with requirements of regulatory and accrediting agencies. Some Medical Record Technicians maintain clinical registries and work to meet the standards of regulatory and accrediting agencies. These health professionals usually work under the guidance of the Medical Record Administrator and are known by a number of titles depending on job function in the health care community. Terms may include health information technician, coder, tumor registrar, or registry technician.

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0622 - Medical Supply Aid and Technician

This series contains positions the duties of which are to provide wards, clinics, operating rooms, and other hospital facilities with medical supplies, instruments, sets, and equipment. Duties require a knowledge of aseptic techniques and sterilization practices; the care, functioning, and uses of supplies, equipment, sets, and instruments; and methods for the preparation, storage, and issue of sterile and nonsterile medical supplies and the maintenance of adequate stock levels.

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0679 - Medical Support Assistant

This series covers one-grade interval administrative support positions that supervise, lead, or perform support work in connection with the care and treatment given to patients in wards, clinics, or other such units of a medical facility. The work includes functions such as serving as a receptionist, performing record keeping duties, and providing miscellaneous support to the medical staff of the unit. This series includes work that requires a practical knowledge of computerized data entry and information processing systems, the medical facility’s organization and services, basic rules and regulations governing visitors and patient treatment, and a practical knowledge of the standard procedures, medical records, and medical terminology of the unit supported.

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0650 - Medical Technical Assistant

This series covers all classes of positions the duties of which are to supervise and perform technical work that is subordinate to professional work in medicine and dentistry, in penal and correctional institutions.

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0645 - Medical Technician

This series covers positions that involve nonprofessional technical work in clinical (medical) laboratories in

performing tests and examinations in one or more areas of work such as chemistry, blood banking, hematology, or microbiology. The reports of findings of tests and examinations may be used by physicians in diagnosis, care and treatment of patients, or in support of medical research. The work requires a practical knowledge of the techniques of medical laboratory practice in one or more areas of clinical laboratory work (e.g., blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology) and of the chemistry, biology, and anatomy involved.

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Medical Technologist

Medical technologists are engaged in clinical laboratory work that requires professional knowledge and competence in this field. Most medical technologists work in hospitals or outpatient-clinic laboratories performing analyses of human blood, urine, and other body fluids or tissues. They produce test data for use by physicians in detecting, diagnosing, and treating diseases. Some medical technologists, particularly in smaller laboratories, are generalists. Others specialize in one or more of the clinical disciplines or sub-disciplines (bacteriology, chemistry, microbiology) or functional areas (administration, education and research) of medical technology.

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Nuclear medicine technologists possess a professional knowledge of the field of nuclear medicine technology and those aspects of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and the biomedical sciences that relate to nuclear medicine. They perform a variety of radioimmunoassay (in vitro) laboratory procedures on biological specimens, in combination with a wide variety of functional studies. These studies of organs and systems involve static and dynamic imaging procedures, the injection of radio nuclides and radio pharmaceuticals, and the use of such specialized equipment as integrated computer imaging systems and single photon emission tomography. VA's nuclear medicine technologists also modify or design nuclear medicine laboratory procedures, establish and monitor quality control systems, and develop and provide formal instruction in the basic theory, skills, and application of laboratory and imaging test procedures.

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Nursing - Advanced Practice Nurse
Advance Practice Nurses function autonomously within their defined scope of practice, as well as in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers in a variety of settings - the medical center, outpatient clinic, nursing home, domiciliary or patient's home. VA values its APNs as autonomous practitioners, researchers, educators, and collaborators in the provision of interdisciplinary care.

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0621 - Nursing Assistant

This series covers positions that involve a variety of personal care, nursing care, or related procedures that do not require: (1) the knowledge and skills represented by the licensure of practical and vocational nurses by a State, territory, or the District of Columbia, or (2) fully professional nurse education.

Nursing - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) work closely with physicians and other health care practitioners. They routinely interact one-on-one with veteran patients, addressing questions and concerns, and providing consultation and guidance as part of the overall treatment program. As key members of the anesthesia care team, CRNAs assess the patient's condition to plan the appropriate anesthesia. They practice with a high degree of autonomy, often being solely responsible for the administration of anesthesia.

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Nursing - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
As valued members of the health care team, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses work in an environment committed to providing quality health care for the Nation's veterans. VA LPN/LVNs provide comprehensive health care services and are challenged daily by the needs of patients with diverse and complex medical conditions. At VA, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses are essential care givers to America's veterans.

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Nursing - Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) practice independently in a variety of settings to include; hospital outpatient clinic, nursing home, domiciliary, and even home care. NPs provide a continuum of high-quality care in a timely, responsive, and caring manner. NPs are responsible for delivering essential and preventive care, providing patient and family education, and coordinating all care services.

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Nursing - Registered Nurse
Registered Nurses support the mission of the Veterans' Health Administration by providing state-of-the-art, cost effective nursing care to patients and families as they experience and respond to health and illness. Nursing provides patient care that maximizes self-care and independent functioning, facilitates positive adaptation to changes in health status, promotes health or slows health deterioration, and supports death with dignity and comfort. Assignments are available for a variety of roles, including staff nurse, advanced practice nurse, case manager, nursing educator, infection control nurse, performance improvement nurse and community health nurse. VA nurses are highly valued members of the health care team. Nursing, as a clinical practice discipline, is supported by nursing programs in administration, education and research.

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Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapists work in an environment committed to providing quality health care to the Nation's veterans. Occupational Therapists offer comprehensive health care services on a continuum from preventive care to extended care. They are challenged daily by the needs of patients with diverse and complex medical conditions that require unique and resourceful treatment interventions.

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistants provide rehabilitative services to persons with mental, physical, emotional, or developmental impairments. The ultimate goal is to improve clients’ quality of life and ability to perform activities of daily living. The Occupational Therapy Assistant participates with the occupational therapist in planning and implementing complex treatment programs and applies occupational therapy procedures to patients under the general supervision of an occupational therapist.

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Optometrist
VA Optometrists enjoy a broad range of clinical privileges and challenging interdisciplinary practices at VA medical centers, outpatient clinics, and blind rehabilitation centers. VA offers state-of-the-art technology including scanning laser ophthalmology, digital fluorescein angiography, ultrasonography, computerized perimetry, as well as the Low Vision Enhancement System.

Orthotist-Prosthetist

Orthotists-Prothetists administer, supervise, or perform work involving designing, fabricating, or fitting orthotic or prosthetic devices to preserve or restore function to patients with disabling conditions of the limbs and spine, or with partial or total absence of limbs. Their work requires knowledge of anatomy, physiology, body mechanics, the application and function of orthoses and/or prostheses, and of the materials and technology available for use in, and fabrication of, such devices.

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0646 - Pathology Technician

This series covers positions that involve technical work subordinate to the work of pathologists or other physicians (or other professional personnel) who make the final diagnostic examinations of specimens of human tissues and/or cell preparations. Technician work in histopathology involves preparing thin sections of tissue specimens including fixing, clearing, infiltrating, embedding, sectioning, staining, and mounting. Technician work in cytology involves preparing, staining, and examining microscopically specimens of body fluids, secretions, and exudations from any part of the body to determine whether cellular structure is normal, atypical, or abnormal. Positions in this series require a practical knowledge of the techniques of anatomical laboratory practice in one or both of the areas of laboratory work (i.e., histopathology and cytology) and of the chemistry, biology, and anatomy involved.

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Pharmacist
Pharmacists play a vital role in the delivery of patient care. They work closely with physicians, nurses and other health care practitioners to ensure that the Nation's veterans receive the best care. VA pharmacists routinely interact one-on-one with veteran patients, addressing questions and concerns, and providing consultation and guidance on the use of prescribed medications. At VA, pharmacists utilize the full scope of their skills and knowledge in their practice.

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians perform routine pharmacy functions including receiving prescriptions from patients in writing or electronically from physicians. They prepare prescriptions by counting, pouring, weighing, measuring, and mixing the medication if necessary. Pharmacy Technicians maintain patient profiles; prepare insurance claim forms, stock, and take inventory of medications. They also prepare medications for inpatients in various settings, including sterile product preparation. The work of a Pharmacy Technician is performed under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.

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Physical Therapist
Physical Therapists enjoy being part of a professional team where the goal is to provide the highest standard of medical care. Physical Therapists are challenged daily by the needs of patients with diverse and complex medical problems that require creative and innovative medical management.

Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapy Assistants provide services that promote the prevention, remediation, and rehabilitation of acute and chronic physical dysfunction. The PTA participates with the physical therapist in planning and implementing complex treatment programs and applies physical therapy procedures to patients under the general supervision of a Physical Therapist.

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Physician
VA physicians enjoy being part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Ranging from clinical practice to research and academics, VA physicians provide leadership within the medical profession that extends into the communities where they live. To ensure that VA physicians are able to meet their professional and personal goals, a broad range of practice options are available that include general medicine and pri mary care, along with specialties and subspecialties such as:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Long Term Care
  • Cardiology
  • Geriatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology (Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic, and Therapeutic)
  • Urology

In addition to the above, VA offers state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for basic and clinical research to further advance the frontiers of medicine and health care. Time is made available for VA physicians to pursue this critical aspect of their profession within an environment that promotes writing, editing, and publishing.

VA physicians also enjoy a quality of life that simply can't be found in private practice. With predictable work hours and conditions, VA physicians are able to take time for themselves and their families.

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Physician Assistant
Physician Assistants assess, plan, implement, document and evaluate patient care. These health care professionals play a vital role as members of the VA health team by managing care for veterans. PA’s initiate effective actions in emergencies and work closely with patients, spouses and families to provide effective care to patients.

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Podiatrist

VA Podiatrists work in an environment committed to providing high quality health care to our Nation's veterans. A career as a VA podiatrist offers diverse and challenging, yet rewarding opportunities to fully utilize your professional skills and knowledge. Clinical, as well as academic and research opportunities are available. These opportunities are further enhanced by VA's many academic affiliations with schools and colleges of podiatry. The practice of podiatry in VA offers opportunities and challenges that are typically not found in other health care environments. VA podiatrists use all of their knowledge and skills in their daily practice and are often challenged by the needs of patients with diverse and complex medical conditions.

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Prosthetic Representative

Prosthetic Representatives perform, supervise and administer the work of rendering prosthetic and sensory aids services to disabled patients. The work may include: planning, developing, and directing a prosthetic and sensory aids program at local, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN), or national levels; advising clinicians on selecting, prescribing, and acquiring prosthetic devices; advising on new prosthetics field developments and supply sources; interpreting clinician prescriptions to ensure proper device selection; authorizing their purchase, fabrication, or repair; maintaining liaison with prosthetic supply manufacturers and dealers, inspecting their facilities and services, and participating in awarding prosthetic appliance contracts; participating in investigative/ research studies by selecting pilot wearers of newly developed prosthetic items, and evaluating and compiling data on item usefulness; and providing multiple facilities with prosthetic and sensory aids technical/administrative advice and assistance.

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0181 - Psychology Aid / Technician

This series covers classes of positions that involve the performance of nonprofessional technical work in connection with a program of research or direct services in psychology. Positions in this series involve a practical understanding of some of the principles, methods and techniques of psychology but do not require formal education in psychology. While positions in the lower grades of the Psychology Series, GS-0180, may involve performance of tasks similar to work performed by incumbents in this series, work classifiable to the GS-0180 series is distinguished by the fact that it is performed as part of a program of training and development leading to acquisition of broader knowledge, skills and insights into the overall principles and theory of psychology, whereas work in the Psychology Aid and Technician Series is performed for its immediate productive value, is typically very limited in breadth, and does not provide substantial development of broader psychological skills, knowledge, and insights.

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Psychologist

Psychologists engage in professional and scientific work that relates to behavior, capacities, traits, interests, and emotions. This work may include any one or a combination of the following: providing professional clinical services; conducting research; carrying out education/training activities; clinical consultation; supervision; and administration. VA psychologists' work is with a wide range of patients using, refining, or developing new techniques in psychodiagnosis, assessment and evaluation; pyschotherapy; behavior modification; vocational evaluation; counseling; and job placement programs.

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0189 - Recreation Aid / Assistant

This series covers positions requiring a practical knowledge of one or more recreational activities, such as military or urban community center activities, child care and youth center activities, senior citizens recreation activities, outdoor recreation activities, recreation craft centers and hobby shops, sports centers, music and theater centers, and general recreation activities for special populations such as students in Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding schools and inmates of Federal correctional institutions. This practical knowledge, combined with skill in the maintenance and use of recreation materials and equipment, is used in providing support and assistance to recreation specialists or recreation program managers by performing limited aspects of recreation work, and by working with participants in well-organized and carefully monitored recreation activities.

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0638 - Recreation / Creative Arts Therapist

This series covers positions that involve professional work requiring application of either: (1) a knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of recreation therapy, and the use of recreational modalities; or (2) a knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of a specialized creative arts therapy field (i.e., art, dance, music, and psychodrama) and the use of appropriate specialized activity modalities to maintain the physical and/or mental health or to achieve the physical and or mental rehabilitation of patients. These therapists evaluate the history, interests, aptitudes, and skills of patients by interviews, inventories, tests, and measurements, and use such findings, along with medical records and the therapy orders of physicians or nurses, to develop and implement therapy activities for individual patients. These several therapy approaches are directed toward achieving such therapeutic objectives as diminishing emotional stress of patients, providing a sense of achievement, channeling energies and interests into acceptable forms of behavior, aiding physical and mental rehabilitation, and promoting successful community reentry.

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Respiratory Therapy Technician
Respiratory Therapy Technicians are involved in the performance of technical work concerned with administering therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care and life support to patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities. The work involves: operating and monitoring respiratory equipment such as continuous and intermittent ventilators, medical gas delivery apparatus, incentive breathing/hyperinflation devices, environmental control systems, and aerosol devices; administering medical gases, humidification, aerosols and respiratory medications; maintaining clearance of patient's natural and artificial airways; obtaining blood samples and interpreting blood gas data; and providing pri mary assistance in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Technicians require knowledge of the operating characteristics and daily maintenance of respiratory equipment and devices and a practical knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, physics and mathematics.

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Social Worker

Social Workers make use of the skills of social casework, social group work, and other major treatment modalities in helping patients and their families handle the social, emotional, and economic pressures influencing continuity of family-community life during periods of illness and stress.

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Speech Pathologist

Speech Pathologists develop coherent treatment strategies and incorporate new clinical procedures.

Their expertise is used to provide treatment interventions, conduct assessments and perform functions associated with contemporary speech-language pathology practice. Speech Pathologist perform clinical services independently as they apply principles and techniques used in alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) systems, diagnosis and treatment of dysphagia, and cognitive-communication disorders techniques used in voice disorders including alaryngeal and trach/ventilator-dependent patients.

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Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist

Therapeutic Radiologic Technologists apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation oncology techniques, treatment planning procedures and dosimetry in the performance of their duties. They administer a prescribed course of treatment, observe the patient during treatment and maintain patient records of the treatment. Additional duties may include tumor localization, dosimetry, patient follow-up and patient education. They should have a stable, self-assured personality and display attributes of compassion, concern, and competence in meeting the special needs of the oncology patient.

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GENERAL APPLICANT INFORMATION: The State of Texas Employment application is required in order to apply for any open position. You may obtain the application by (1) applying in person in our Human Resources (HR) Office, (2) contacting the HR Department to request an application by mail, email or fax, or (3) downloading the application instructions with Criminal History Authorization (52 k) and application (468 k) . Please read the instructions very carefully before applying; they contain valuable information about the application process and tips on what type(s) of information to put on the application.

Please Note: The "Instructions" file contains an additional form entitled "Criminal History Authorization Form", which MUST be submitted along with your application. The applications are accessible and have Word Macros for better functioning with screen readers. If you are not a screen reader user, please ignore the information about macros.

TSBVI participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Applications are accepted in person Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or they may be returned by regular postal mail, e-mail, or facsimile, as long as they are received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes are accepted in addition to the application but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the employment history section of the application, so please complete all sections in full.

The job postings for all current openings are located in the HR Office. The closing date for each position indicates only the minimum length of time a vacancy will be posted. Positions may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applications. Some positions are posted internally for five days before they are offered to the general public. If you are interested in a position that is posted for current employees only, we encourage you to check our website again after its closing date to see if the position has been made available to all applicants.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
ATTN: Human Resources Department
1100 West 45th Street
Austin, TX 78756
HR Office: (512) 206-9129
HR Fax: (512) 206-9403
HR E-mail:

The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Listings by Job Title

  • Resident Specialist II (17-0050) OPEN TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY
  • Resident Specialist II (17-0048) OPEN TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY
  • Resident Specialist III (17-0047) OPEN TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES ONLY
  • Substitute (SUB)
  • Vehicle Driver III (17-0041) PART-TIME
  • Resident Specialist II - Escort (17-0040) PART-TIME
  • Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II or Nurse (RN) II (17-0038)
  • Residential Teacher (17-0036)
  • Resident Specialist II (17-0031) PART-TIME; MALE APPLICANTS ONLY

POSITION: Resident Specialist II – INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

***POSITION STARTS AUGUST 2017***

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B
POSTING #: 17-0050
MONTHLY SALARY: $2,277.00-$2,846.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: Evenings
OPENING DATE: 5/17/17
CLOSING DATE: 5/23/17
CLASSIFICATION #: 5203
GROUP #: A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams
  • Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Dorm Manager or Residential Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skill in using sign language
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Experience working with children

TO APPLY: Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing a State of Texas Employment Application. The application is available online at http://www.tsbvi.edu/current-positions-available or in the Human Resources Office. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

POSITION: Resident Specialist II – INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

***POSITION STARTS AUGUST 2017***

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B
POSTING #: 17-0048
MONTHLY SALARY: $1,670.25 - $2,134.50 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: 30 hrs./wk. Friday 2-10pm; Saturday 8am-10pm; Sunday 8am-4pm subject to change
OPENING DATE: 5/12/17
CLOSING DATE: 5/18/17
CLASSIFICATION #: 5203
GROUP #: A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Dorm Manager or Residential Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver’s license and clear driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skill in using sign language
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Experience working with children

TO APPLY: Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing a State of Texas Employment Application. The application is available online at http://www.tsbvi.edu/current-positions-available or in the Human Resources Office. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

POSITION: Resident Specialist III – INTERNAL EMPLOYEES ONLY

***POSITION STARTS AUGUST 2017***

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential B
POSTING #: 17-0047
MONTHLY SALARY: $2,566.00 - $3,191.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: Sun–Thurs 2:00pm-10:00pm
OPENING DATE: 5/12/17
CLOSING DATE: 5/18/17
CLASSIFICATION #: 5205
GROUP #: A11
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assumes responsibility for the operation of the dorm in the absence of the dorm manager, including supervising staff in the implementation of student programming
  • Provides responsible supervision and instruction of students and other Resident Specialists
  • Ensures that medication schedules are followed and attends to any special medical/physical needs of students
  • Writes meaningful and objectively stated present level of functioning reports and/or quarterly reports addressing assigned IEP areas
  • Provides new staff with an overall orientation to the workplace, including reviewing orientation booklet and conducting training to ensure responsibilities are understood
  • Assists with student travel arrangements as required
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Dorm Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Six months full-time direct care experience at TSBVI
  • One year and six months full-time direct care, social services, human services, or closely related experience; may substitute 45 credit hours from an accredited college or university for the required experience
  • Skill in completing assigned tasks and meeting established deadlines
  • Skill in data collection and report writing
  • Skill in developing professional relations with parents, other staff and community
  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Eligible to be approved to drive state vehicles
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • CPR and First Aid certification

TO APPLY: Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing a State of Texas Employment Application. The application is available online at http://www.tsbvi.edu/current-positions-available or in the Human Resources Office. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

POSITION: Substitute

POSTING #: SUB
DEPARTMENT(S): Comprehensive Residential A and B, Comprehensive Programs, and Weekends Home
SALARY: $12.85 per hour
SHIFT: Will vary as needed
OPENING DATE: 4/19/17
CLOSING DATE: Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #: Sub
GROUP #: N/A
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Applicants may now apply to be a substitute for the following position(s) at TSBVI: Resident Specialist, Teacher Aide, Teacher, or Transportation Escort. All substitute applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be required to attend a Substitute Information and Interview Session. If you are selected to be a substitute, you must attend New Employee Orientation. As a substitute, you will be called on an as needed basis only; work hours are not specified or guaranteed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of closely related coursework from an accredited college or university Experience working with children with disabilities

TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

POSITION: Vehicle Driver III PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home
POSTING #: 17-0041
MONTHLY SALARY: $1,423.00
SHIFT: 20 HOURS/WEEK Fridays- 1:30pm-11:30pm, and Sundays- 9:00am-7:00pm. One time per month the work day may shift to Thursday or Monday. Applicants must be available these days.
OPENING DATE: 4/19/17
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #: 9324
GROUP #: A11
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Drives students and staff to designated cities throughout Texas on weekends for Weekends Home program; serves as an emergency back-up driver during shift when not driving
  • Serves in supportive role on trips by assisting staff with the management of students
  • Assists students on and off vehicles; ensures safe and timely arrival to destination
  • Maintains discipline and safety of students during transportation
  • Maintains vehicle operation records and provides information for vehicle repair log
  • Performs routine vehicle maintenance functions, including checking fluid levels, tire pressures and related items
  • Reports problems and potential hazards in vehicle operation to supervisor
  • Maintains vehicle cleanliness
  • Provides direct care as required
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

** Applicants who meet all the minimum qualifications with the exception of the current CDL, Texas School Bus Driver Safety Training and Air Brake Certification may be considered on the condition that they obtain the required training and certification within the first two months of employment.

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One year full-time professional driving or closely related experience; may substitute 30 college credit hours (one year) from an accredited college or university for required experience
  • Texas Commercial Driver License Class A or B, including a good driving record [Copy of Texas Commercial Driver’s License required at time of interview] ***If the route duties can be fulfilled using an AB mini bus, then the applicant has two months from date of hire to obtain a full CDL Class A or B.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas School Bus Driver Safety Training Certificate which requires a physical exam before driving
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Air Brake certification
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English
  • Must have a work reference available by phone during regular business hours
  • Pre-employment alcohol and drug testing is required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current air brake and passenger endorsement
  • Experience with commercial or public transportation and working with children with disabilities

TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

POSITION: Resident Specialist II (Escort) PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home
POSTING #: 17-0040
MONTHLY SALARY: $556.75 - $626.25 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: 10 HOURS PER WEEK 2:00pm – 7:00pm Fridays and Sunday. Occasionally Thursday and/or Monday.
OPENING DATE: 4/19/17
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #: 5203
GROUP #: A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Accompanies students to and from their home communities on weekend trips, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Supervises and assists students at departure, during the trip, and at all stops
  • Participates as a member of student teams and implements the student’s educational plans during the weekends home trips
  • Fosters the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs written by the teachers and team
  • Maintains Vehicles and weekends home facilities so as to provide for safe transportation of students and a safe environment
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language (for certain assignments)
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver's license and clear driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children
  • CPR and First Aid certification

TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

POSITION: Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II or Substitute Nurse (RN) II

DEPARTMENT: Health Services
POSTING #: 17-0038
SALARY: $18.96 (Sub LVN II) per hour/$26.13 (Sub Nurse II) per hour DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: Varies (6:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-10:00pm, or 10:00pm-6:00am)
OPENING DATE: 4/19/17
CLOSING DATE: Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #: 4421 or 4411
GROUP #: A13 or B19
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides direct health care services to students
  • Maintains health center operations
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Health Services Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited program for Licensed Vocational Nurses or the equivalent
  • Current LVN license for the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]

Substitute Nurse (RN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited school for Registered Nurses
  • Current Registered Nurse license from the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pediatric, psychiatric, and/or school health experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using Word and Excel software applications

TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

POSITION: Residential Teacher

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Programs
POSTING #: 17-0036
MONTHLY SALARY: Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience
SHIFT: M-F, 12:00pm – 8:00pm (2017-2018 School Year / 187-day contract)
OPENING DATE: 4/21/17
CLOSING DATE: 5/24/17
CLASSIFICATION #: N/A
GROUP #: N/A
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Cooperates with classroom teachers and residential instructors in planning and implementing the instructional program for the students assigned
  • Works with classroom teachers, residential instructors and other team members in identifying and solving problems related to his/her students in school, dormitory, and community environments
  • Diagnoses and assesses student needs to determine instructional goals and objectives, with focus on the expanded core curricular skill areas of Independent Living; Recreation and Leisure; and Social Interaction
  • Completes Present Levels of Academic and Functional Performance; Individualized Education Program goals and objectives; and reports progress for assigned students in coordination with residential instructors
  • Utilizes teaching techniques and strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of his/her students and models these for residential instructors
  • Assists residential instructors in planning and designing schedules and instructional activities
  • Trains residential instructors to ensure that required modifications and accommodations, including necessary low vision aids and other tools to access the environment, are utilized by students in residential and community settings
  • Assists residential instructors in the selection of programs, equipment and materials to meet the needs of his/her students
  • May conduct or assist with Learning Media Assessments and Functional Vision Evaluations for assigned students
  • Performs assignments effectively related to all department and school policies and procedures
  • Promotes positive relations through effective communication and involvement with family, appropriate agencies, and community members to meet individual student needs
  • Utilizes positive behavior support techniques to assist students in learning
  • Assists with student crisis interventions related to behavior as needed and assigned
  • Continues professional growth and development
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Residential Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcripts]
  • Must have or be eligible to receive Texas special education certification
  • Must have Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments supplemental certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children with visual and multiple impairments
  • Texas Family and Consumer Sciences certification
  • Texas English as a Second Language certification
  • Skill in using sign language
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Master’s degree in education of students with visual impairments or related field

TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

POSITION: Resident Specialist II – MALE APPLICANTS ONLY

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home
POSTING #: 17-0031
MONTHLY SALARY: $1,113.50 - $1,252.50
SHIFT: PART-TIME (20 HOURS PER WEEK) Friday 1:30pm-11:30pm, Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm.
One time per month shift switches to Thursday and or Monday. Hires must be available for all these days.
OPENING DATE: 3/24/17
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #: 5203
GROUP #: A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Accompanies students to and from their home communities on weekend trips, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Supervises and assists students at departure, during the trip, and at all stops
  • Participates as a member of student teams and implements the student’s educational plans during the weekends home trips
  • Fosters the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs written by the teachers and team
  • Maintains Vehicles and weekends home facilities so as to provide for safe transportation of students and a safe environment
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language (for certain assignments)
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver's license and clear driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children
  • CPR and First Aid certification

TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

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