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Behavior Technician - Full Time, Center Based

Centria Healthcare LLC
Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: 16 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Life Skills Autism Academy (LSAA) is looking for exceptional individuals to join our organization as a Behavior Technician or Registered Behavior Technician!  

LSAA is our specialized facility, designed for Early Intensive Behavior Intervention and here, we serve children, up to age 6, who have received a diagnosis of Autism. 

*candidates must reside within a 15-20 mile radius of 13615 N. 35th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85029*

What does a Behavior Technician / Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Do?:

A BT/RBT is a Certified provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). ABA is a science-based practice designed to identify, assess, understand, and then shape behaviors and skills. Through repetition and positive reinforcement, a Behavior Technician/Registered Behavior Technician will help a client to build skills and behaviors that will allow them to more successfully navigate the world around them! A BT/RBT aims to build up their clients' skills and behaviors so they may be able to engage in social relationships, experience increased independence, and improve their overall quality of life. The overarching goal is to provide a client with the tools they need to pursue their own goals, interests, relationships, dreams, etc., and to reach their full potential! 

A BT/RBT follows an individualized Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) as designed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). A BIP contains a variety of subject areas to focus on. The general areas of impact are Communication/Social Skills, Language Development, Activities of Daily Living, Academics, Motor Skills, Behavior Reduction, and more. 

A BT/RBT will use prompting, redirecting, and positive reinforcement to work towards, and ultimately, master skills and meet goals! 


Behavior Technician Summary of Job Duties:

Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training.

  • Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols as outlined in client’s individualized treatment plan built by BCBA/BC.
  • Collect, record, and summarize data on observable client behavior.
  • Assist with parent and caregiver training in line with the client’s individualized treatment and behavior reduction protocols.
  • Ensure documentation is completed on time and following established procedures.
  • Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress as instructed by BCBA/BC.
  • Utilize safe and appropriate procedures when working with clients. Report all critical incidents and safety concerns when necessary. 
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment.
  • Assist BCBA/BC in preparation of client materials, assessments, and skill acquisition as requested. 
  • Participate in supervised sessions according to Company & Board requirements:
    • 10% of clients prescribed therapy hours will be supervised by a Clinician.
    • Accept feedback and apply changes/recommendations to enhance practice and increase clinical outcomes. 

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • If extended an offer, must be willing to participate in the company’s background check process.
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma of GED is required.
  • Need to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have reliable transportation. 
  • Must have (or be willing to obtain) ABA certification:
    • Mandatory ABA training - we provide a paid training program for those not yet trained/certified. The program consists of a total of 40-hours of online ABA modules, in addition to peer mentor/onboarding meetings, and possibly shadowing sessions. 
  • Must have (or be willing to obtain) Adult & Pediatric First Aid + CPR certifications.
  • Must have (or be willing to obtain) a clear Tuberculosis (TB) test prior to starting with a client, and annually thereafter. 
  • Must be a physically able to perform job duties, with or without reasonable accommodations. Duties may include...
    • Getting up and down from the floor multiple times per day.
    • Lifting up to 50lbs on occasion.
    • Run/move quickly as needed to interact with and for the safety + protection of your client(s). 
  • Need to be reliable:
    • Showing up on-time for each scheduled therapy session
    • Giving advanced notice, and properly submitted for scheduled time off. 
  • Must maintain professionalism of both presentation and conduct.
  • Patient and persistent - perform repetitive tasks while maintaining precision and quality. 
  • Able to maintain emotional control, especially when working with challenging behaviors such as aggression, tantrums, etc. 
  • A positive attitude and drive to achieve clients goals.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions.
  • Strong understanding of technology - able to adapt to new software programs and navigate mobile device. 
  • Solid written & verbal communication skills.
  • Good moral character. 
  • Strong cultural competency with ability to remain flexible and open minded.

Additional qualifications (not required):

  • Experience working as a...
    • Behavioral Technician/Registered Behavior Technician/Board Certified Autism technician
    • Have personal or professional experience working with children with autism or disabilities. 
      • Examples: Teacher’s Aid, Tutor, CNA, Caregiver, Home Health Aide, Paraprofessional, Preschool/pre-k classroom experience. 
  • Education or pursuing education in... 
    • Psychology
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Special Education 
    • Childhood Development 
    • Applied Behavior Analysis 
    • Speech & Language Pathology 
    • ... or other related degrees/certifications. 

Pay Rates:

  • This role starts at $18 per hour with no ABA Experience and goes up based on experience, certification level, and highest level of education

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, Veteran status, or disability status. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position. Centria reserves the right to amend this job description at any time, with or without written notice.


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