What We Need:
Experience and Educational Requirements:
Minimum High School Diploma & and must have completed 45 hours of college coursework from an accredited university.
Bachelor’s Degree in ABA, behavioral sciences, human development, special education or related field preferred.
Current certification as a Registered Behavior Technician as issued by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) or ability to obtain certification with in 60 days.
Experience Preferred: Prior experience working with children of all ages in a classroom or 1:1 setting; experience implementing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis; Educational, Speech, or Allied Health Services experience
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide direct 1:1 therapy within clinic/community/home settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
Establish and maintain therapeutic relationship by pairing self as a reinforcer and conditioning the value of social interaction with the ABA therapist.
Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols as directed by BCBA/BCaBA. Understand the effects consequences have on behavior. Effectively use reinforcement and appropriate extinction procedures to change behavior.
Prompt safe and socially appropriate acceptable replacement behaviors as defined within client’s individual treatment plan.
Fade prompts appropriately to promote both successful and independent responding.
Accurately collect all session data and complete session notes. Data measurement may include Antecedent/Behavior/Consequence, frequency, duration, latency, inter-response time, fluency aims, event recording, permanent products recording, interval-based recording or any other data collection measurement deemed appropriate by BCBA/BCaBA.
Summarize and report goal plan updates to supervisors. Create and maintain therapy materials as needed.
Utilize safe & appropriate handing procedures when working with clients.
Maintain client dignity and confidentiality.
Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment.
Maintain and acquire technical knowledge by attending required trainings.
Understand and explain emergency action procedures (i.e. seizure action plan, crisis situation plan, etc.)
Ability to accept constructive feedback and develop knowledge and skill sets accordingly.
Effective time management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, co-workers, supervisors, and community members.
Ability to adhere to organizational policies and procedures and abide by code of ethics as indicated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
Commitment to maintain client confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA laws.
Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to clinical skills, professional development, ethics, and technology, and training in order to perform job responsibilities to required standard.
Ability to interpret and implement clinical protocols and supervisor recommendations.
Must maintain a professional appearance with regard to clothing, grooming, hair, and make-up.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Must be able to lift and carry clients with adaptive equipment.
Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, crawling, sitting, standing) for extended periods of time.
Must be able to sit on the floor or stand for extended periods of time.
Must be willing and able to restrain/hold/transport and utilize quick body movements as trained and indicated in the Behavior Intervention Plan in the course of working with children with challenging behavior.
Must have manual dexterity to perform specific computer and electronic device functions for data collection.
Must be physically present at the assigned job location, which may include home, school, and community placements.
Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication.
Must have visual acuity to read and comprehend written communication through computer, electronic devices, and paper means.
What we offer:
An opportunity to be a part of an established family owned center that values employees and fosters a collaborative and team-oriented work environment.
The ability to balance work/family/life (no weekends, nights, or major holidays) and flexible work schedules.
72 hours of PTO allocated annually (or following 60 days of full-time employment) and the opportunity to accrue additional leave each pay period.
10 paid holidays per year
Competitive benefits for full time employment including health insurance, short term disability, life insurance and opportunity for other voluntary policies.
Company paid BLS certification fees and professional liability insurance
Professional growth opportunities including extensive training to help you pass the RBT examination and earn your Registered Behavior Technician Certification.