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Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Company: Mission Autism Clinics
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Our Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) are a critical part of our team. Our RBTs provide individualized services in a 1:1 teaching format to children with autism in our clinics. MAC will provide all of the necessary training you will need to start or continue your career as a Behavior Technician, as well as opportunities to grow with us through professional development, mentorship, and training. Our training program provides you with the tools you need to be successful as you learn to apply and implement behavior analytical techniques under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

*Essential Functions of a Registered Behavior Technician: *

* Work 1:1 with children and young adults with autism by applying and implementing behavior analytical techniques that increase communication, self-help, and social and play skills under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst
* Utilize positive reinforcement and antecedent modification to increase appropriate behaviors over time
* Use the appropriate/prescribed ratio of reinforcement for each client
* Assist in the development and maintenance of instructional materials
* Maintain accurate records of client performance/progress via data collection and/or clinical notes through an online and paper data collection system
* Manage any inappropriate behaviors that occur
* Keep clients motivated to learn through preference assessments
* Communicate confidentially and professionally with behavior analysts, teachers, parents, and principals
* Respond appropriately to feedback and/or correction
* Report concerns directly and promptly to your supervising BCBA
* Toilet training and diaper changing may be required
* Other duties as assigned

*Education, Experience and Skills of a Registered Behavior Technician: *

* 18 years of age or older
* Must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred
* Must have availability---from 7:45am-4:15pm and 8:45am-5:15pm on weekdays, schedule assigned during onboarding
* Must be able to work 1-2 Saturdays/year
* First Aid/CPR certification is required
* Must have reliable transportation to travel to clinic
* Must be able to pass a state and FBI background check and drug screen

* Experience/strong interest in working with children with autism or other developmental disabilities
* Ability to change one's own behavior as directed by the BCBA
* Ability to communicate effectively with others
* Must be able to obtain RBT certification within 90 days of hire, if not already certified
* Be willing to learn and grow as a Registered Behavior Technician
* Have knowledge of use of modern technology, i.e. PC, Mac, iPad or other tablets. Training will be provided on the systems used

*Minimum Physical Requirements of a Registered Behavior Technician: *

* Ability to stand and move for 100% of the day
* Use of hearing, hands and eyes 100% of the workday
* Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 30 pounds occasionally during the work day
* Stamina and ability to work all assigned hours
* Ability to move freely, quickly and frequently from a sitting (on the floor or in a chair) to standing position

_Mission Autism Clinics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $23.00 per hour

* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Pediatrics
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

* High school or equivalent (Required)

* Applied behavior analysis: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Mission Autism Clinics, Silver Spring , Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), Professions , Silver Spring, Maryland

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