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Job Title: Registered Behavior Technician
Reports to: Clinical Director, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Operations Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes
Job Type: FT/PT

Job Summary

Behavioral Technician (BT) provides clinical skills-based instruction and behavior reduction protocols based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related developmental disabilities in the clinic, home, community, and school settings.

BT/RBT Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work 1:1 with patients in the clinic, home, school, and community settings.
  • Consistently implement patient programming with fidelity (under BCBA’s direction) and prepare program materials for each session. Programming may include a wide variety of domains such as functional communication, social skills, and adaptive living skills (e.g., toileting).
  • Collect and maintain accurate data and clinical notes utilizing data collection software.
  • Review and implement consultation / supervision note recommendations.
  • Participate in on-going training, evaluation and meetings as required.
  • Assist with caregiver training, and clinical assessments as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with BCBA regarding learner’s progress.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues and caregivers as needed.
  • Maintain their Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification by tracking supervision hours and renewing their certification as mandated by regulatory body.
  • Work with integrity and ethically follow the BACB RBT Ethic Code.
  • Understanding and adherence to HIPAA policies, patient confidentiality, and patient dignity.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with patients and caregivers.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Qualifications

  • 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma (relevant college degree and coursework preferred).
  • Ability to pass a background and reference checks.
  • Valid state driver’s license, reliable transportation to and from session locations, clean driving record and car insurance.
  • Commitment to become certified as an RBT.
  • Experience with individuals with ASD and / or developmental disorders is preferred.
  • Desire to work with children.
  • Desire to learn new skills.
  • Strong technology skills for data collection and entry.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills.
Additional Skills and Abilities
  • Process driven and detail oriented.
  • Demonstrates strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Seeks and receives mentorship and feedback.
  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize appropriately to deliver timely results and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to empathize and communicate with caregivers professionally, with confidence to to achieve goals.
  • Communication skills, both oral and written, that are clear, concise, exhibit leadership, professionalism, and empathy.
  • Ability to work full-time (30 – 40 hours/week), including some flexibility regarding schedule changes required to accommodate patient and staff needs.
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively within a team from wide ranging backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Highly motivated and energetic during work hours.

Working Conditions

Physical Conditions:
  • Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, and spend long periods of time standing as well as an ability to lift items up to 50 lbs.
  • Endurance to move rapidly from a seated position to a standing position to accommodate programming and/ or for the safety of the patient.
  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity enough to operate office equipment, etc.
  • Clerical and administrative work requires adequate vision and hearing abilities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly through audio and video platforms on a variety of electronic devices.
  • Free from any physical or mental condition or addiction to any substance that could impair competent and objective professional performance of behavior analysis services and / or jeopardize public health and safety.
  • No history of investigations or disciplinary actions by a health care organization, professional association, governmental entity or regulatory or licensing agency or authority, and / or no history of conviction, plea of guilty, or current investigation or charge of a felony or misdemeanor directly relating to behavior analysis OR public health and safety.

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