Behavior Technician, RBT

Acorn Health--weTherapy
Miami-Dade, Broward & West Palm-Beach

Behavioral Technicians will provide direct ABA therapy to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in home, school, and/or clinic settings. ABA therapy will be supported and supervised by a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA).

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide direct ABA therapy services to clients as directed
  • Complete clinical data collection and daily paperwork in a detailed, accurate, and timely manner
  • Accept all client cases assigned by the Clinical Team
  • Provide input and assistance to other staff, as needed
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of instructional and clinical materials
  • Participate in ongoing communication with client’s team
  • Implement Behavior Intervention Plans and Individual Treatment Plans correctly and as directed by supervising BCBA
  • Respond and manage crisis situations as they relate to clients with potential for physical aggression
  • Maintain therapy areas and materials for the benefit of the whole organization, including cleaning, sanitizing, returning, and organizing materials after use for client treatment
  • Communicate and report any incidents or concerns to immediate supervisor and any other department head, as directed
  • Refer clients and parents to appropriate staff members with regard to therapy or non-therapy related questions
  • Communicate company information and announcements to parents and families as directed by the organization
  • Complete all other job-related duties as directed

Requirements:

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Certification and Licensure Requirements:

  • Certification as Registered Behavior Technician, or ability to become certified before providing care.
  • Maintenance of RBT certification, as well as certifications in any trainings provided (e.g., crisis training, CPR and First Aid, etc.)
  • Medicaid Moratorium bonus available for Medicaid credentialed individuals.

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and personal auto insurance
  • Must have manual dexterity to operate computers, electronic devices, office machinery, and other objects associated with clinical treatment
  • Must be able to hold, transport, restrain, and utilize quick body movements as indicated in the Behavior Intervention Plan while working with clients that demonstrate challenging behavior
  • Able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs
  • When dealing with clients that may exhibit physically aggressive behavior, employee must be able to use appropriate behavior management techniques. Appropriate responses require agility, quick reflexes, and the ability to use physically evasive movements. Training will be provided so that employee is supported through these physical demands.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Medicaid credentialed preferred

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, that will be required for communication with colleagues, parents, clients, and other staff
  • Excellent attitude and ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to organize and act on multiple activities concurrently, as required by client treatment plans
  • Adaptability and eagerness to work in a changing environment
  • Flexibility to work independently with clients, in addition to working as a part of the larger team
  • Maintenance of confidential health information


Benefits:

  • Very Competitive Pay Rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance for full-time employees
  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance, including accident, critical illness and short-term disability for full-time employees
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Loyalty Loan Program for full-time employees
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • Paid holidays for full-time employees
  • 401(k) Savings Plan for full-time employees
  • Potential for career advancement
  • Clinical support from seasoned behavior analysts
  • Convenient leading database software for clinical tasks
  • iPad with complete data collection and reporting software accessibility for full-time employees
  • Relocation benefits when applicable

Medicaid Moratorium bonus available for Medicaid credentialed individuals.

WeTherapy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • REGISTERED RBT (Preferred)
  • Medicaid credential (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time