Autism Behavior Technician

Merakey - Education & Autism Services - Greensburg, PA (30+ days ago)3.3


Merakey is currently seeking Autism Behavior Technicians to join our *Autism Specialty School*in*Greensburg, PA*.

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential. With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee.

WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER

  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader in the human services industry
  • Highly competitive compensation plans
  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees

POSITION DETAILS

The Autism Behavior Technician provides one-on-one support and assistance to a student with autism, including support and assistance in the use of medical equipment such as augmentative communication devices; activities of daily living; and monitoring health and behavior.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Providing one on one ABA therapy for children with autism either at home or in our school/center
  • Understanding and implementation of children's program books
  • Implementation of the child's IPOS, assessment goals, and behavioral/crisis plan
  • Completion of required documentation; including daily behavioral and program data and parent communication
  • Completion of progress notes for every billable contact
  • Daily preparation for sessions
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Note: A Behavior Technician may provide support to more than one student, but not at the same time.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of a high school degree is required
  • 6 months of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities preferred
  • Experience working with children with autism is preferred

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.67 /hour

Experience:

  • Autism: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Job Location:

  • Greensburg, PA (Preferred)