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Behavior Technician

Company: ChanceLight Behavioral Health
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Work. With Purpose

Chancelight Autism Services, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking an individual to join our family.

Behavior Technicians are responsible for assisting behavior analysts to implement behavior reduction and skill acquisition treatment plans. The candidate will assist patients with day-to-day activities, monitor their behavior, record and collect data on patients' progress, and communicate with clients. Other duties may include clerical and administrative duties.

To be successful in this role, you will display a compassionate nature, empathy and discretion in your work. You should have excellent communication and time management skills and be able to develop and maintain relationships with clients, supervisors and colleagues. Prior experience in a behavioral health setting is preferred.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide a minimum of 15 clinical direct support hours to clients per week
  • Assist in the implementation of behavior treatment and instructional plans utilizing ABA principles in clinical, home, and/or community setting
  • Provide direct care to clients in a one-on-one therapy in a home or clinic setting to implement skill acquisition and behavior reduction treatments as directed by the Program Supervisor.
  • Implement and report data on programs such as client's self-help skills, behavioral management, social skills and academic areas
  • Collaborate, communicate and assist with the training of clients, parents and staff.
  • Provide a safe and supportive environment for patients and family.
  • Implements the client's behavioral plan as developed by the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Collect and analyze skill acquisition and behavior data, with oversight and supervision provided by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the parent regarding child's progress and plan of care
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Confer with members of ABA therapy staff and other team members, individually and in a conference, to exchange, discuss, client information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs.
  • Complete billing sheet accordingly to insurance codes authorized and submit in the designated time frame.
  • Communicate through checking voicemail and email regularly.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • May need to all work shifts to include, mornings, evenings and weekends as needed.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor or Associate Degree in a behavioral health, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Special Education or related field preferred.
  • Registered Behavioral Technician Certification issued by the BACB or the ability to acquire certification within 45 days of hire date.
  • Prior professional experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in a multi-disciplinary team setting is preferred.
  • Valid CPR certification and other medical and training requirements as specified by payors (or ability to obtain)
  • Valid Drivers License and ability to travel throughout assigned region to client's homes for in home visits.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA practices and adherence to the policies
  • Works with integrity and adheres to the BACB Ethical Code
  • Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, and spend time on your feet as well as an ability to lift items up to 50 lbs on occasion. Note: this role requires the ability to spend a significant amount of time crouching, crawling and engaging with children on the floor or standing for long periods of time.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Keywords: ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Allentown , Behavior Technician, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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