Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) / Mental Health Technician

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) / Mental Health Technician

Behavior Change Institute, LLC | Alamogordo, NM, 88311, US

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Job Title: Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Company Description Behavior Change Institute is a nationally recognized service agency that specializes in providing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children diagnosed with autism and their families. We are always looking for motivated professionals who share in our commitment to improving the wellbeing of others! Job Description Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) provide 1:1 behavior intervention to individuals diagnosed with Autism and home, school and community based settings. Under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), RBTs implement behavioral strategies to improve socially significant behaviors. Behavior treatment plans typically address functional communication, challenging behavior, daily living, vocational, and social skills. The RBT is responsible for monitoring goals outlined in the treatment plan by reporting progress to the BCBA supervisor through daily data collection and clinical documentation. Essential Duties Include The Following: Communicate BCI’s philosophy of positive behavioral practice, compassion and respect. Follow all policies and protocols set forth in the BCI employee handbook. Collect daily data as prescribed by your supervisor (BCBA). Complete clinical documentation to communicate with team members and insurance funders about progress on goals and any barriers. Maintain accurate and up-to-date clinical records and documentation Implement the strategies outlined in the child’s behavior plan. Contact your supervisor with any questions, comments, or concerns. Timely communication with your supervisor about the child you are working with, especially if there are any concerns. Direct the child’s caregivers and circle of support to your supervisor (BCBA) for any questions pertaining to the child’s goals being addressed, progress being made, strategies to employ. Maintain professional boundaries with the child, family and circle of support per the BACB Professional and ethical Code of Conduct All other duties as assigned by Supervisor. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications Experience working with children (preference given to experience working with children w/special needs) Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent Criminal Background Check Clearance Ownership of and access to a reliable vehicle The ability to obtain a valid U.S. Driver’s License Proof of Auto Insurance Successful completion of the credentialing from BCI’s contracting agency Front line workers will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire. Flu vaccine is required during flu season Oct-March CPR or BLS certification (can be obtained within 90 days of hire) Minimum Availability Requirement - Available to accept work 3-days per week (Monday-Friday) from 3 - 7pm and one weekend day for at least 3 consecutive hours per day, or 4-days per week (Monday-Friday) from 3 - 7pm for at least 3 consecutive hours per day Required Skills Attention to detail Ability to take and analyze data Professional communication (written and verbal) Professional composure Adaptability & flexibility Basic reading, writing & math skills Advanced use of technology (experience with electronic time management systems, iPad technology & Google Suite a plus) Alignment with BCI’s core values of compassion, a desire for ongoing learning, teamwork & collaboration with others Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, run, sit, stand and drive. The employee is also required to use their hands and reach with their arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Employees are required to engage in frequent vocalization to effectively carry out verbal behavior training for clients requiring vocal communication training, as well as provide vocal instructions for clients who have listener discrimination programs, verbal reinforcement procedures, and other vocal instructions targeted in their treatment plans. Discerning client vocal behavior is essential to one’s ability to carry out specific ABA treatment protocols. Full auditory functioning is required to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this job. The employee may be required to intervene in physically demanding behavioral interventions with physically aggressive clients. Additional Information We take great pride in our professional team and therefore we provide competitive pay and ongoing opportunities for professional development and advancement! Benefits may vary depending on the type of role you are selected for (full-time or part-time). Behavior Change Institute is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. gMTFzcz7GW