Job Opening: Behavior Technician

Job Description:

Beacon Pediatric Behavioral Health has immediate openings for talented Behavior Technician (BT) to join our team! As part of the position, the BT will:

  • Provide 1:1 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services directly to children and adolescents primarily in the clinic setting and occasionally in the home, school, or community settings as well.

  • Implement behavior-reduction plans and individualized instructional programs (e.g., discrete trial training, natural environment training, pivotal response training, verbal behavior, academics, self-care skills, social and play skills, language skill development, etc.) developed by the supervising Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

  • Conduct ABA therapy within the clinic, home, school, or community setting

  • Collect and record session data and complete daily session notes

  • Communicate with parents and collaborate with other professionals in an effective manner

  • Prepare materials necessary for implementing individualized program as stated above

  • Attend supervision and training meetings and incorporate recommended changes by the BCBA into the clients’ services

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently certified as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), or capable of completing the necessary 40 hours of training to obtain certification within the next month (for more information, search online for BACB RBT REQUIREMENTS: www.bacb.com/rbt/rbt-requirements)

  • Must have at least 1 year of experience working with children and/or adolescents in a care-taking, mentoring, therapeutic, or teaching capacity

  • Preference given to applicants with experience working with individuals with special needs

  • Must be currently certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)/CPR and AED, or capable of completing the training to obtain certification within the next month

  • Must be able to pass a Criminal History Background Check (CHBC)

  • Individuals that have strong critical thinking and collaboration skills, are passionate about helping children, and that are open and eager to continually learn are the best candidates for this type of position!

Pay/Benefits:

  • Position paid at an hourly rate, based on billable services performed

  • Opportunities for raises in rate based on performance and competency; pay is competitive and commensurate with level of education and experience

  • Supervision is provided for those interested in pursuing Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA or BCaBA) at no cost to you

  • Schedule flexibility

  • Potential opportunity to participate in 401k plan

  • Health insurance is *not* offered as a benefit at this time

Application process:

For immediate consideration please submit your resume and cover letter to Dr. Adrienne DeSantis at info@beaconpediatric.com.