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In-home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Technician

LAMOUR Clinic and Community Health Institute Boston, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

**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 **

JOB SUMMARY:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

§ 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

LAMOUR Clinic and Community Health Institute

Why Work Here?

Community Based Work • Paid Time Off (PTO) • Flexible Schedule

LAMOUR Clinic and LAMOUR Community Health Institute were developed to provide an essential link between the community, the health care and human services system. Our staff and counselors are multicultural healthcare providers that speak and understand the cultural needs of the community. Our specialty is using a blend of Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), integrated into our behavioral health program services that meet the needs of children, adolescents, families, and adults. We are a Multi-Services Community Based Agency that is committed to advocating and providing community-based, culturally-competent, and comprehensive programming services. We have a responsibility to the communities we serve and to the staff we employ to help them develop their potential. TO APPLY: • Please see our website at https://LAMOURClinic.org/careers/job-board/ • 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

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Randolph MA 02368
Boston, MA
USA

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