**HIRING CANDIDATES FOR WORK IN MEDFORD/MALDEN/REVERE AREA; BOSTON/DORCHESTER/MATTAPAN AREA; and RANDOLPH/STOUGHTON AREA - occasional travel to Randolph office will be required **
A Behavior Technician provides:
§ Behavioral intervention services to patient with Autism Spectrum diagnosis (DSM 5) or an Autistic /Asperger/PDD, NOS and other behavioral health diagnosis
§ Behavior Technicians are responsible for implementing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) based programs as directed by Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Master Level Clinician Supervisor.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
§ Reports to the Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Supervisor and other supervisors.
§ Completes a BCBA Supervisor approved RBT course and keeps registration to the BACB current.
§ 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
§ Must maintain clean CORI AND SORI
§ Understands and adheres to all policies and procedures
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
§ THIS JOB REQUIRES TRAVEL FOR WORK AT PATIENT'S HOMES; Must have a current valid US-issued driver’s license, and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work-related purposes.
§ BILINGUAL CANDIDATES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY: Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer language abilities a plus
§ This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma; Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Special Education, Counseling, Psychology or other Human Services field preferred; in addition to training as Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) - or willing to be trained