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Located in Salinas, CA

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) will provide clinical skills instruction and behavior reduction protocols based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to children with Autism and related developmental disabilities in the clinic, home, community, and school settings. The Registered Behavior Technicians will work one on one with clients to implement goals that are written and overseen by a Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA). RBTs help clients acquire new skills utilizing teaching procedures rooted by science and creating learning environments that are exciting, fun, and motivating. RBTs will also be responsible for providing feedback and collecting data as it relates to the program established for each client.

RESPONSIBLITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Conduct skill acquisition and behavior reduction assessments under the
  • supervision of the Clinical Supervisors (BCBA, BCaBA) and AITs
  • Ensure all required reports/documents and tasks are completed on time
  • Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of
  • intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements
  • Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols
  • Follow and record data for prescribed toilet training protocols
  • Implement behavior programs for clients with fidelity
  • Collect, record, graph, and summarize data on observable client behavior
  • Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress as
  • instructed by the clinical supervisor
  • Maintain client confidentiality
  • Utilize safe and appropriate handing and guidance procedures when working
  • with working with clients
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment
  • Maintain and acquire technical knowledge by attending required trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Previous experience working with children. Experience with autism or other intellectual disabilities strongly preferred
  • High School diploma; college degree is preferred
  • Accepts constructive feedback & develop knowledge & skills accordingly
  • Effective time management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks at one time
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, co-workers, supervisors, and community members
  • Ability to adhere to organizational policies and procedures and abide by code of ethics as indicated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Commitment to maintain client confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA laws
  • Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to clinical skills, professional development, ethics, and technology, and training in order to perform job responsibilities to required standard
  • Ability to interpret and implement clinical protocols and written

BASIC & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have or must be willing to obtain Registered Behavior Technician Certification
  • Availability to work a full-time schedule, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am-6pm
  • Must have or must be willing to obtain CPR Certification (BLS)
  • Must be willing to change diapers
  • Must not be afraid of vomit, urine, bowel movements
  • Must not be afraid of maladaptive behavior
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to lift and carry clients with adaptive equipment
  • Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, crawling, sitting, standing) for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to sit on the floor or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be willing and able to restrain/hold/transport and utilize quick body movements as indicated in the Behavior Intervention Plan in the course of working with children with challenging behavior
  • Must have manual dexterity to perform specific computer and electronic device functions for data collection
  • Must be physically present at the assigned job location, which may include home, school, and community placements
  • Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication
  • Must have visual acuity to read and comprehend written communication through computer, electronic devices, and paper means
  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing and able to travel within the assigned regional area
  • Must have a valid state Driver’s License & insurance in good standing

Our Benefits Include:

  • In-depth training
  • Supportive work environment
  • Competitive hourly wage
  • BCBA/BCaBA supervision for BACB Independent Supervised Fieldwork
  • Paid time off for eligible employees
  • Paid Mental Health Days
  • Health, dental, vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Express Office: Monterey County
45 West Alisal Street
Salinas, CA 93901
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