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Resident Treatment Worker

This job class is open to application on a continuous basis.

CLASS CODE: 03201 (click on class code to apply)
ANNUAL SALARY: $28,745 - $42,016


  • Glenwood Resource Center - Glenwood, Iowa (Mills County)
  • Woodward Resource Center - Woodward, Iowa (Boone/Dallas Counties)
  • Mt Pleasant Mental Health Institute - Mt Pleasant, Iowa (Henry County)
  • Independence Mental Health Institute - Independence, Iowa (Buchanan County)
  • Cherokee Mental Health Institute - Cherokee, Iowa (Cherokee County)
  • Clarinda Mental Health Institute - Clarinda, Iowa (Page County)
  • Iowa Veterans Home - Marshalltown, Iowa (Marshall County)

DUTIES: These positions perform basic para-professional nursing or therapeutic work in the care or treatment of residents at a state institution for the elderly, mentally retarded, or mentally ill; performs related work as required.

Positions at the Woodward and Glenwood Resource Facilities perform the following duties:
Provide direct care, support, treatment and training to persons with developmental disabilities. The RTW position is a key part of the interdisciplinary team and contributes to the development of person-centered plans that provide for treatment while promoting choices and options. Specialty programs at the Resource Centers are available in the area of autism and treatment of sex-offenders with mental retardation. RTW's are also assigned to community support areas in respite care and supervised apartment living.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: No specific education or experience is required.

Designated positions in this job class require applicants to obtain the required Commercial Drivers License or Chauffeurs License and endorsements within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority at the time of hire.

For designated positions working in institutions licensed as a Skilled Nursing Facility under 481 IAC 59, the appointing authority, with prior Department of Administrative Services approval, may request the referral of only the names of those applicants who have completed an Iowa approved Nurse Aid training course of 75 or more hours and who are on the State of Iowa Nurse Aide Registry. (This applies to positions located at the Iowa Veteran's Home in Marshalltown, Iowa and the Clarinda Mental Health Institute in Clarinda, Iowa.) Applicants wishing to be considered for such designated positions must list applicable coursework, experience, certificate, license, or endorsement on the application.

Applicants on open lists should be certain to respond to all contacts from hiring departments regarding openings in open job titles. Failure to do so could result in removal from hire lists. If you are no longer interested in being considered for an open job title, contact the Employment team.

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