ABA Behavior Technicians / Therapists -- P/T

Innovative Autism Connections (IAC), LLC - Charlton, MA

Full-time

***Current Positions Available as of 9/29/18***:

Central MA: Charlton, Fitchburg

Boston area: Everett, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Milton, Revere, Winthrop

North Shore: Danvers, Lynn, North Reading

Merrimack Valley: Lawrence

South Shore: Quincy

South Boston: Canton, Stoughton, Walpole

Springfield/Pioneer Valley: Huntington

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Innovative Autism Connections, LLC

ABA Behavior Technician/Therapist

Job Summary

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The ABA Behavioral Technician/Therapist (BT) will provide one-to-one Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) based clinical skills instruction and implement individualized client maladaptive behavior reduction programs based upon the principles of ABA to children who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or related a related developmental disability in the home, community, and school-based settings. The ABA BT will collect data on all client skill acquisition and maladaptive behavior reduction programing, assist with the implementation of client parent/caregiver/legal guardian training, as well as support the Behavior Analyst Clinician and Lead ABA BT in the implementation of client direct skill-based assessments as needed. The ABA BT will be responsible for implementing the duties of the Lead ABA BT in their temporary absence.

Essential components of this position are listed below but are subject to change at the sole discretion of Innovative Autism Connections (IAC), LLC’s administrative team. This job description describes the ABA BT’s essential job duties, but does not provide an exhaustive list of responsibilities that will be assigned to the ABA BT on a case by case basis.

The specific duties & responsibilities of the ABA BT will vary depending on each individual client’s needs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Provide client direct one-to-one ABA based instruction and care in within the home, school, and community setting by utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
  • Follow prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and maladaptive behavior reduction programs and protocols.
  • Follow and record data for each of the client’s individualized skill acquisition program and individualized maladaptive behavior support plans.
  • Collect, record, and summarize data on observable client behavior.
  • Assist with the implementation of client parent/caregiver and/or client legal guardian training that is in line with the clients’ individualized ABA Treatment Plan and individualized maladaptive behavior reduction protocols.
  • Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress as instructed by their assigned IAC Behavior Analyst Clinician Supervisor and Lead ABA BT.
  • Utilize safe and appropriate prompting and guidance procedures when working with IAC clients.
  • Maintain client confidentiality.
  • Assist Lead ABA BTs and Behavior Analyst Clinician Supervisors with the client’s skill acquisition and functional behavior assessments.
  • Assist Lead ABA BTs and Behavior Analyst Clinician Supervisors with the preparation of individualized client program materials as instructed.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and treatment environment.
  • Assume the Lead ABA BT’s responsibilities in their temporary absence.
  • Collaborate with all client treatment team members, which will include the client, the client’s parents/caregivers and/or legal guardians, other client treatment providers, Lead ABA BTs, Behavior Analyst Clinician Supervisors, and IAC co-workers, as well any other members involved in the client’s care or treatment.
  • Maintain and acquire technical knowledge by attending required IAC trainings.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to accept constructive feedback regarding job performance.
  • Ability to be trained to fluently on various ABA treatment programs, protocols, and techniques by demonstrating verbal and written competence, explanation, modeling, guided practice, and demonstration of independent performance.
  • Ability to develop knowledge and skills according to constructive feedback provided.
  • Effective time management skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, client families, co-workers, supervisors, and community members.
  • Ability to adhere to IAC organizational policies and procedures and abide by the Ethical and Professional Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts, as indicated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).
  • Commitment to maintain client confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA laws.
  • Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to the development of ABA clinical treatment skills, professional development, ethical compliance, technology, and training in order to perform ABA BT job responsibilities ad duties to IAC’s standard level of care.
  • Ability to interpret and implement written ABA clinical treatment programs and protocols.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance in regard to clothing, grooming, hair, and makeup.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma, as well as must have completed 60-hours of college coursework from an accredited university.
  • Enrollment in college coursework for at least 6-hours per semester from an accredited university and at least 6-months of experience delivering ABA treatment programming and protocols.

PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Psychology, Education, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Speech and Language Treatment Services, Hearing Services, or another related field of study.
  • Experience working with children ages 0-21 providing one-to-one ABA based treatment services; experience implementing the principles, methods, and procedures of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA); and/or Educational, Speech, or Allied Mental Health Treatment Services experience.

BASIC & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 including, kneeling, squatting, crawling, sitting, or 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 by each client’s Individualized Behavior Support Plans’ (IBSPs’) in the course of working with clients who display challenging behaviors.
  • Must have the manual dexterity needed in order to perform basic computer and electronic device functions for data collection.
  • Must be physically present at the assigned job location, which may include the home, school, and community-based settings.
  • Must be able to receive detailed information through oral and written communication.
  • Must have the visual acuity to be able to read and comprehend written communication provided by computer, electronic devices, and paper means.
  • Must have reliable transportation, as well as be willing and able to travel between different job site locations.
  • Must have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License and good standing automobile insurance policy in place.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

DIRECT EMPLOYMENT SUPERVISOR: Client Behavior Analyst Clinician Case Supervisor

RELATED TRAINING: Responsible for successfully completing and maintaining all IAC required trainings once employed including, but not limited to Registered Behavior Technician Training; HIPPA Training; Mandated Reporter Training; Safety Care Training, CPR and First Aid;

Fingerprinting & National Background Checks, as well as any other IAC in-service trainings as directed by an assigned IAC Behavior Analyst Clinician Supervisor.

BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH INNOVATIVE AUTISM CONNECTIONS (IAC), LLC:

  • Part-Time and Full-Time employment positions available.
  • Competitive compensation based upon training, experience, and education.
  • Opportunities for pay increases based upon exemplary performance.
  • IAC Employee Tuition Discount at Capella University-IAC has developed a partnership with Capella University.
  • IAC Employee Educational Grants available each semester enrolled at Capella University
  • Ability to take online course at Capella University with other IAC staff members/IAC employee cohorts.
  • Paid Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) Independent Fieldwork Supervision and Training.
  • Paid Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) BCBA clinical training, supervision, and certification provided.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Ability to participate in IAC’s Flexible Spending Account Program.
  • Ability to participate in IAC’s 401(k) Retirement Program.
  • Ability to participate in IAC’s Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage Program.
  • Ability to participate in IAC’s Life Insurance Coverage Program.
  • Ability to participate in IAC’s Health Insurance Coverage Program.
  • Ability to participate in IAC’s Dental Insurance Coverage Program.
  • Ability to participate in IAC’s Vision Insurance Coverage Program.

JOB TYPE: Part-time positions available within multiple locations throughout Massachusetts

HOURLY PAY RATE: $18.00 to $25.00/Hour-Based upon training, experience, and education

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $18.00 to $25.00 /hour

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)