Main office in Randolph, Massachusetts with satellite locations in Boston and the Northeast region of Massachusetts. Administrative staff can be designated to work at any of our office sites within the regions we cover based on positions that are available. Travel is required at times.
Behavior Technicians are responsible for implementing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) based programs as directed by the Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Master Level Clinician Supervisor. Behavioral intervention services to the patient with Autism Spectrum diagnosis (DSM 5) or an Autistic /Asperger/PDD, NOS and other behavioral health diagnoses. This is performed in accordance with the outpatient mental health clinic program.
QUALIFICATION REQUIRED AND EXPERIENCE:
A bachelor’s degree in Social Work (preferred) or Public Health, Counseling, Psychology with a clinical concentration, or have licensure or certification to practice in the Social Worker (LCW), training as a Behavior Technician or be willing to be trained. This full-Time experience on 1 year working under the supervision of a Master Level Clinician providing Behavioral intervention services to the patient with Autism Spectrum diagnosis (DSM 5) or an Autistic /Asperger/PDD, NOS and other behavioral health diagnoses for individual, children, adolescents, and families in their community environment.
The minimum requirement is a high school diploma and training as a Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) or be willing to be trained.
Must have direct care experience with youth or children with disabilities
Must have a current valid US-issued driver’s license, and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work-related purposes.
Bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
Reports to the Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Supervisor and other supervisors.
Assists the BCBA /Supervisor in implementing behavioral programming in a 1:1 setting.
Monitors patient’s progress in the implementation of the goals of the treatment plan developed by the BCBA /Supervisor.
Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
Collects data, conducts assessments (e.g., stimulus preference assessments) and writes progress notes on each patient intervention within program professional standards.
With the BCBA, instructs patients and family/significant others in-home programs and protocols.
Provides coaching, support, and guidance to the patient’s parent/guardian/caregiver in implementing a treatment plan.
Directly implements skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans developed by BCBA /Supervisor
Attends all supervision meetings, in-service and care conferences programs as assigned.
Instructs patient’s parent/guardian/caregiver in the program with BCBA /Supervisor.
Observes confidentiality and safeguards on all patient-related information.
Reports to the BCBA Supervisor if the patient is not achieving the goals and objectives outlined in the treatment plan.
Immediately reports to BCBA Supervisor any patient incidents/variances or complaints.
Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
Reports all incomplete work assignments to BCBA Supervisor.
Demonstrates effective time management, organizational skills through timely submission of documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.
Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.
Will provide individual caseload of billable hours weekly 32 or more
Progress Notes Match Reproductivity Reports submitted 1 & 15 monthly for as timesheet for billable hours
Completes Specialty Programs documentation progress notes within 24 hours and uploads inpatient file cabinet in EMR
Verifies patients after appointment or services in EMR
KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIOR:
Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills; willing to work directly with patients and clients
Ability to communicate effectively within a variety of situations and diverse populations
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent time management skills
$15-$25 per hour depending on experience
Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
Professional Education & Stipend towards Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or Education with a concentration in concentration in Applied Behavior Analyst
Flexible Schedule but must be able to work in the late afternoons and evening until 7:45 pm and some weekends
Please see our website at https://lamourclinic.org/careers/job-board/entry/141/ to apply
You will be directed to upload a cover letter and resume if suitable for the position
Complete writing sample sent via email
Return to the email provided for a scheduled interview