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Feeding Technician - Marcus Autism Center

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Marcus Autism Center 
Requisition #:  54162

 

JOB SUMMARY

The feeding technician in the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program provides direct care to patients enrolled in the feeding treatment program as well as assists with all case related preparation and organization.

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, speech communication, or allied discipline
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
EXPERIENCE*
  • No minimum experience required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment/treatment programs with individuals with developmental disabilities or medically complex populations preferred
  • Experience in Microsoft Office
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Ability to provide, assess, interpret, and communicate client-specific data in response to treatment protocols
  • Must possess strong organizational and time management skills along with ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Must be able to successfully pass all post-training tests which may include basic Applied Behavior Analysis post-test, 3-step post-test, assaultive techniques checklist post-test, and teaching procedures role playing  
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Implements behavioral feeding protocols with clients of varying backgrounds.
  2. Assists with the preparation of treatment foods following strict hygiene and safety standards.
  3. Collects and organizes behavioral data from feeding sessions.
  4. Assumes responsibility for case-related activities in conjunction with the primary therapist (e.g., graphing, medical documentation, and communication with the case manager and family).
  5. Utilizes safe and appropriate handling, management, and guidance procedures when transporting or working with patients. 
  6. Assists in the maintenance of supplies necessary for implementation of behavioral feeding protocols.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with patients, staff and visitors
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Allied Health - Rehab