Behavior Technicians are responsible for implementing behavior reduction and skill acquisition treatment plans with clients under the supervision of Board Certified Behavior Analysts. The candidate will provide individualized therapy services in a 1:1 teaching format to children with autism in a clinical, school, and/or home setting.
To be successful in this role, a candidate will need to display a compassionate nature, empathy, and discretion in their work. The position will require excellent communication and time management skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, supervisors, and colleagues. Prior experience in a behavioral health setting is preferred.
*Provide direct one-on-one therapeutic care to clients in a home, school, clinic, and/or community setting in order to implement behavioral treatment plans and instructional plans utilizing ABA principles as directed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst
*Collect and record data on intervention programs such as client’s self-help skills, communication skills, social skills, and/or targeted behavior goals
*Provide a safe and supportive environment for clients and families
*Assist with supporting clients during times of challenging behaviors through the implementation of the client’s behavior support plan as developed by the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
*Partner with the Behavior Analyst to maintain ongoing communication with parents/caregivers regarding the client’s progress and plan of care
*Communicate confidentially and professionally with Behavior Analysts and other team members to discuss and collaborate regarding client progress, challenges, and outcomes
*Complete session notes and timesheets per company protocols and submit within the designated time frame.
*Assist with the creation and maintenance of instructional materials/stimuli
*Attend team meetings and on-going trainings, as necessary
*Communicate through checking voicemail, email, and other company communication platforms regularly.
*Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
*Must be at least 18 years of age
*High School Diploma or GED required
*Bachelor or Associate Degree in behavioral health, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Special Education, or related field, preferred
*Ability to acquire RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) certification within 45 days of hire date, with training provided by Surpass Behavioral Health.
*Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screening
*Prior professional experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in a multi-disciplinary team setting is preferred
*Valid CPR certification and other medical and training requirements as specified by payors (or ability to obtain)
*Works with integrity and adheres to the BACB Ethical Code, HIPAA practices, and company policies
*Ability to move freely, quickly, and frequently from a seated position (on the floor or in a chair) to a standing position
*Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, and spend time on your feet as well as the ability to lift items up to 50 lbs. on occasion
*Note: this role requires the ability to spend a significant amount of time crouching, crawling, and engaging with children on the floor or standing for long periods of time
*Strong written and verbal communication skills
*Strong interpersonal skills
NOTICE: Successful completion of a drug screen prior to employment is part of our background process, which includes medical and recreational marijuana.
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