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Registered Behavior Technician

Company: Westside Children's Therapy
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is responsible for the direct implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programming with clients at Westside Children's Therapy, under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Providing predominantly play-based therapy, the RBT will support Westside clients in the development of a wide variety of skills.

Essential Functions:

Implement direct therapy services for assigned clients and caseload, following programming written by BCBA
Engage with BCBA during regular supervision sessions to ask questions and receive feedback
Collect and record data on patients behavior
Complete and submit required documentation (SOAP notes, etc) in a timely manner, aligned with Westside's policies and procedures
Develop strong relationships with the children on your caseload and strive to make every session a fun experience
Participate in weekly team meetings with clinic's ABA team
Maintain targeted caseload of 30 therapy hours per week

Required Education, Experience and Credentials:

High school diploma or equivalent
1 year of experience as an RBT at Westside or 2 years of experience progressive progressive leadership experience in a RBT or similar role
Previous experience working with the special needs population, particularly in ABA
Active RBT certification required at time of hire
CPR certification required within 90 days of hire

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong verbal and written communication skills
Competence with a variety of computer applications
Comfortable persona to better develop relationships with children and their families

Personal Attributes:

Collaborative spirit and willingness to work as a team
Passion for working with children with special needs
Patient with the ability to redirect clients frequently and compassionately
Accountable for personal behavior and performance
Receptive to feedback with a commitment to personal and professional development
Honest and transparent communicator

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Ability to learn and implement de-escalation skills for client sessions
Ability to lift or carry 30 lbs
Ability to work in a variety of positions, including on the floor during played-based therapy

Travel Requirements

Some travel within assigned region for training, meetings and supporting client coverage needs.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Westside Children's Therapy, Orland Park , Registered Behavior Technician, Professions , Orland Park, Illinois

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