This is a direct service position that works one-on-one with children who have special needs. ABA Clinicians focus on increasing communication, social, and verbal behavior skills, as well as decreasing problem behavior, using the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). This position reports to the Clinical and Administrative Leadership at the Clinic. This is a non-exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Essential Daily Duties
These duties should be able to be completed with or without reasonable ADA accommodations.
Preparing for patient session including reviewing previous notes/documents
Run skill acquisition programs (including Discrete Trial Instruction and Natural Environment Teaching) and teach a variety of skills using ABA principles
Observe and track behaviors using a variety of data collection methods
Follow individualized behavior plans, including intervening on problem behavior as outlined in beneficiary’s plan
Complete end of session tasks not limited to, rendering time worked, completing ABA session documentation
Learn and use assistive technology and other specialized equipment
Attend and participate in clinic/company meetings, trainings, case reviews, etc
Assist with parent trainings by modeling ABA techniques
Opportunity to attend and participate in community events on weeknights and weekends
Completing team chores
Required Education and Experience
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree; company-sponsored RBT Certification is required prior to working independently with a patient (if not acquired prior)
Preferred Education and Experience
Bachelor’s concentration in a social science; experience applying ABA principles; working with children; RBT certification, QASP/BCaBA Certification
Computer basics; Microsoft Office basics (word, excel, outlook); Applied Behavior Analysis basics and characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders is preferred
Follow ethical standards as set forth by the BACB
Exhibit patience when working with patients who have special needs, problem behavior, and seeing progress with behavioral interventions
Maintain records and documentation in accordance with ABA funding sources
Maintain confidentiality per HIPAA standards
Communicate effectively with co-workers and leadership both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with children, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and other professionals
Accept and implement feedback consistently across sessions
Collaboration Skills/Ability to Work Well with Others
Communication Proficiency (Co-workers, Parents, Patients)
This position does not have a supervisory role.
This job operates in a professional, clinical environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers/tablets, phones, and photocopiers.
Services are primarily provided in a clinic-based setting, however occasional local travel may be required depending on patient need.
This is largely an active role. This would require the ability to bend, sit, stand, lift, walk, and diaper a child throughout the day. Lifting requirement range is 5-20 lbs. but may exceed in excess of 20 lbs. in some cases.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Business hours are 8 am – 6 pm. Work schedules may vary depending on location.
Pay is commensurate with credential level (RBT, QASP/BCaBA, Master’s Level Clinician – eligible to sit for BCBA exam within 6 months of hire)
- Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.