Resident Treatment Worker

State of Iowa Talent Gateway - Woodward, IA 50276+1 location
$35,859 - $52,395 a year
Job Description

Woodward Resource Center (WRC) is seeking Resident Treatment Workers (RTWs) to join our Team. This job is located in Woodward, Iowa. Woodward is 35 minutes away from Ames and 34 minutes to Des Moines.

No specific Education or Experience is Required! Starting pay is $17.24 per hour. In addition, there is a shift differential of $0.90 per hour for second shift and $1.00 per hour for third shift. All Resident Treatment Workers (RTWs) are required to be available to work mandatory extra hours to meet Individual care standards.

WRC is a great place to develop or continue your healthcare career if you enjoy rewarding yet challenging work which prepares and supports Individuals to live in the community of their choice.

We also offer a strong opportunity for advancement, growth, and development.

Description of work:


  • Take appropriate action per DHS/WRC policies, procedures and work rules to ensure the rights of Individuals.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate management and training techniques so that Individuals are protected, and their training needs are addressed.
  • Provide continuous active treatment programs to each Individual so that each may function with as much independence and self-determination as possible.
  • Follow accepted health care and sanitation procedures so that Individuals reside in a safe, secure, and healthy environment.
  • Complete administrative procedures and related duties so the work environment enhances the WRC mission.
  • Assist Individuals, working as part of their interdisciplinary team (IDT), and develop their person-centered Individual Support Plans (ISPs) to meet needs, preferences, and goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We have a great total compensation package for all of our full-time employees, including:
  • Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS)
  • Retirement Investors Club (RIC) (Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan)
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays (9 days/year)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS’s) new vaccine mandate for healthcare workers (published on November 5, 2021 and affirmed by the United States Supreme Court on January 13, 2022), all potential employees of this facility must have received, at a minimum, the first dose of a primary series or a single dose vaccine OR have an approved religious or medical exemption (as determined by the agency) OR have documentation reflecting a temporary delay in vaccination (as determined by the agency in accordance with CDC allowances), prior to the start date. Candidates shall coordinate with agency staff to ensure all requirements are met before the individual provides any care, treatment, or other services for the facility and/or its clients.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

No specific education or experience is required.

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