Cortica is looking for a Behavioral Interventionist to join its growing multi-disciplinary team!
We are a rapidly growing healthcare company pioneering a unique, multispecialty approach to the treatment of pediatric neurodevelopmental differences. We serve a variety of patient populations including individuals with autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays, sensory processing disorder, articulation challenges, ADHD, anxiety, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, learning disorders, and more. Our care model, driven by insights and technologies from emerging neuroscience, brings together clinicians from a range of disciplines to design and deliver comprehensive care to children. Because the heart of Cortica's mission is direct patient care, the skill and compassion of our staff are crucial to achieving extraordinary experiences and outcomes for the families we serve.
We believe a great culture attracts great people. We also believe that great culture and great people working together can change the world. Our hopes and dreams are bold and ambitious. Our mission is to design and deliver life-changing care – one child, one family, one community at a time. Ultimately, we envision a world that cultivates the full potential of every child. At Cortica, every team member in every role is instrumental in bringing our mission and vision to life.
Cortica is an equal opportunity employer. Cortica celebrates diversity and fosters an inclusive environment, seeking ideas and opinions from everyone on the team. We safeguard equal rights and respect for all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status or other applicable, legally protected characteristics. All Cortica employment decisions including but not limited to hiring are made based on an individual's qualifications and ability to successfully execute the job responsibilities.
What will you do?
- Attend Cortica's orientation and complete Cortica's Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training experience in first 45 days of hire
- Provide direct implementation of behavior-analytic services to children with autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental differences
- Implement positive behavior strategies as developed and analyzed with the BCBA
- Implement strategies with children including antecedent and consequence (reinforcement) strategies, based on developed treatment plans and strategies with their BCBA
- Implement strategies with children including antecedent and consequence (reinforcement) strategies, based on developed treatment plans and strategies with their BCBA Work in the home, community, clinic or other designated settings with children and their families providing direct behavior-analytic care as determined in the child's assessment and treatment plan
- Work in the home, community, clinic or other designated settings with children and their families providing direct behavior-analytic care as determined in the child's assessment and treatment plan
- Fulfill all documentation requirements including the use of data collection of strategies and goals, completion of session notes during the session
- Assist with individualized assessment procedures through preference assessments and data collection
- Work with families and supervisor to establish an environment supportive of treatment and education across all settings of care
- Assist with the training of stakeholders (e.g., family, caregivers, other professionals) as discussed and monitored with supervisor
- Follow Cortica crisis and emergency procedures, including de-escalation strategies, first aid strategies, mandated reporting
- Maintain the client file in accordance to insurance company guidelines, assuring that all necessary paperwork is completed in a timely manner (i.e. treatment plan, progress notes, data sheets, monthly reports, discharge summary.) and adhering to all deadlines
- Serves as a representative of the Cortica ABA program, demonstrating professionalism with all families and colleagues in written and spoken communication as well as professional dress and demeanor
- Teammates are frequently required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, or crawl
- Team members must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
- Experience working with children. Experience working with children with autism preferred
- Bachelor's degree in a human service (or related) field preferred; students with 2 years of college credits toward a human service (or related) degree will be considered
- A valid California Driver's license and reliable transportation
- Be available to work some days, late afternoons and evenings from 2:00 pm-7:00 pm
- A passion for working with children
- Basic understanding of and ability to use basic software and systems including, but not limited to, electronic medical record systems and Microsoft Office products; daily use of laptop and/or tablet for email, note taking, and other tasks required
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions