Behavior Technician
Fort Wayne, IN Behavior Technician
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Bierman Autism Centers is looking for a full-time & center-based Behavior Technician/ABA Therapist (RBT) to join a motivated and energetic team focused on transforming the lives of children diagnosed with autism while building a fun and creative culture at work. Our one-on-one approach is focused on natural play to teach foundational skills our kids can build on, such as self-advocacy and communication. Every child’s success is unique! We continually challenge ourselves to do anything it takes to enable our kids to reach their potential on their terms.


Position Description for a Behavior Technician: 

A behavior therapist/technician will provide ABA therapy to children ages 2-12 who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental and language delays in a center setting. 

Why Become a Behavior Technician at Bierman?

· No experience? No problem! The first two weeks of employment are dedicated to RBT training at full pay and full-time hours. We also cover all costs associated with taking the RBT exam.

· Full Time Hours: All Behavior Technicians work Monday – Friday: 8:15am – 4:45pm in the center. No travel required!

· Comprehensive Benefits: Offered for full-time employees. This includes: PTO, Holiday Pay, 401k, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Pet Insurance, HSAs, FSAs, and so much more!

· Competitive Pay: Pay is based on candidate qualifications and experience. Experience outside      the field of ABA also qualifies.

· Growth and Advancement Opportunities: We host on-site trainings, student supervision, tuition reimbursement, and student loan assistance, career path opportunities and more.

· Be a Part of a Great Team: You’ll be part of a passionate, empathetic, and supportive team. We host optional engagement events throughout the year such as Spirit Weeks, Pajama Days, Trivia Nights, Monthly Wellness Competitions and more!

Key Responsibilities of a Behavior Technician:

· Conduct 1:1 therapy with clients

· Follow the prescribed skill acquisition and behavior support plan 

· Collect and record data

· Write therapy note for each session using an electronic medical records system

· Communicate with parents and caregivers regarding the client’s progress as instructed by the child’s assigned Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)   

· Assist the BCBA in preparing and organizing client materials as instructed

· Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment 

· Maintain client safety and confidentiality

· Maintain and acquire functional and technical knowledge by attending required trainings

· Become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and follow the guidelines set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)

· Contribute to a positive working environment

Requirements

Basic & Physical Requirements for a Behavior Technician:

· Must be able to lift and carry clients who are least 30 pounds

· Must be willing and able to restrain/hold/transport and utilize quick body movements as indicated in the Behavior Support Plan in the course of working with children with challenging behavior

· Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures including kneeling, squatting, crouching, crawling, sitting, standing, bending, for extended periods of time.

· Must be able to walk and run to chase clients and maintain a three-foot distance at all times

· Must be able to sit on the floor or stand for extended periods of time

· Must be able to attend to basic needs such as feeding, diapering, toileting, and dressing

· Must have manual dexterity to perform specific computer and electronic device functions for data collection and session documentation 

· Must have visual acuity to read and comprehend written communication though computer, electronic devices, and paper means.

· Must be able to take written data and transfer to electronic files or data base systems

· Must be able to maintain prolonged periods of working on a computer while sitting at a desk or on the floor

· Must be able to assemble, clean and maintain therapy space including toys and furniture

· Must be able to administer medication to clients

 
 

Experience:

· Experience required: None

· Preferred: Experience working with children ages 2-12 in a classroom, day care or 1:1 setting, experience implementing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis; Educational or Allied Health. 

 
 

Desired Qualifications:

· Must hold minimum of a high school diploma or GED

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Effective time management and the ability to manage multiple tasks at once.

· Detail oriented. 

· Be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the team and clients.

· Ability to act with integrity, professionalism.

· Proficient with Google Suite

 
 

Job Type: Non-Exempt, Full Time

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Bierman Autism Centers values diversity in the workplace. The company provides equal opportunity for employment and promotion to all qualified employees and applicants on the basis of experience, training, education, and ability to do the available work without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other status protected by law.