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Behavior Technician - North Austin

Job Summary
Under the direction of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), the Behavioral Technician (BT) and Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) provides clinical skills instruction and behavior reduction protocols based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to children with autism and related developmental disabilities in the home, clinic, community, and school settings.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work 1:1 with patients in the home, school, clinic and community settings 
  • Consistently implement treatment plans with fidelity (under BCBA’s direction) and prepare program materials; treatment protocols that include a wide variety of domains such as toilet training, communication, social, and adaptive living skills 
  • Collect and maintain accurate data and clinical notes utilizing data collection software 
  • Review and implement consultation/supervision note recommendations 
  • Participate in on-going training, evaluations and meetings, as required 
  • Assist with parent training and clinical assessments, as needed 
  • Communicate effectively with the BCBA regarding learner’s progress 
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with colleagues and families, as needed 
  • Track supervision hours and annually renew the RBT certification as mandated by the regulatory body in order to maintain the certification 
  • Work ethically and with integrity while following the BACB Ethical Code 
  • Understand and adhere to HIPAA policies 
  • Adhere to time and attendance policies and maintain a record, in good standing, of regular and reliable attendance and punctuality, in order to provide quality and consistent patient care   
  •  Adhere to Cultivate Management Corp policies and procedures 
  •  Perform other duties as assigned 
  • High School Diploma (relevant college degree and coursework is preferred) 
  • Desire to work with children, experience with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder is preferred 
  • Commitment to become certified and maintain the certification as an RBT 
  • Availability to work at least 20 hours weekly, including some flexibility regarding schedule changes required to accommodate patient needs 
  • Must have reliable transportation for sessions at patient’s homes and schools, and possess a clean driving record and proof of automobile insurance 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • Strong technology skills for data collection and entry 
  • Professional written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude, while being an active participant who contributes to team activities, meetings, and trainings 
  • Ability to set and achieve goals that benefit the patient, the team, and the BT/RBT 
  • Ability to receive feedback, coaching, and counseling while maintaining a positive attitude and commitment to be a continuous learner 
  • Ability to pass a background screen, reference checks, and drug screen 
Physical Conditions:  
  • Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, and spend 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 treatment plan and/ or for the safety of the patient 
  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity enough to operate office equipment, etc.