RBT

Bluewater Behavioral Services
Niceville, FL

$15 - $20 an hour


Individuals employed in the position of RBT will provide direct, programmed instruction utilizing the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to individuals with Autism Spectrum disorders, ADHD and other developmental delays. Good fit for students in graduate behavior analysis programs looking for BCBA supervision hours, teachers, and individuals with passion to teach and make a difference with our clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directly implements behavior analytic interventions (targeting both skill acquisition and behavior reduction), as designed by the supervising consultant.
  • Effectively manages difficult behaviors such as aggression, self-injury, and property destruction, according to procedures outlined by the supervising consultant.
  • Collects detailed data to track client's behavior throughout therapy sessions, according to the guidelines provided by the supervisor.
  • Makes proper documentation of the sessions activities and the behavior of the participant in the proper format and submits to a supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Participates in training related to applied behavior analysis and autism, in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality of care to each individual served.
  • Attends off-site supervision meetings with case consultants, on a monthly (at minimum) or as-needed basis.
  • Remains professional in all interactions with family, other providers, and other BBS staff, to ensure continuity and quality of care for the individual.
  • Collaborates with supervisors and other behavior technicians to facilitate effective communication.
  • Receive supervision and feedback regarding job performance, from both supervisors and families.

‪Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

‪Education Requirements
Applicants must be 18 years or older and must be near to completion or have completed a Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university. Individuals are not required to be registered as behavior technicians (RBT) with the behavior analyst certification board (BACB) prior to their start date. However, prior completion of the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification requirements is encouraged. If not already RBT certified, the appropriate training necessary to obtain this certification will be provided at the start of your employment.

High School diploma with 2 years+ experience working with children with autism and other developmental disabilities will be considered.

‪Physical Demands
Ability to lift up to 10 pounds, stand, walk, sit, use hands or fingers, reach with hands or arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

‪Decision Making
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

‪Communication
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with our families and employees of organization.

‪Work Environment
Varies - homes, schools and community

For more information on the RBTs roles and responsibilites, check out the Behavior Analyst Certification Board website at https://www.bacb.com/rbt/rbt-requirements/.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)