Behavior Technicians are responsible for implementing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) based programs as directed by Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Master Level Clinician Supervisor. Behavioral intervention services to patient with Autism Spectrum diagnosis (DSM 5) or an Autistic /Asperger/PDD, NOS and other behavioral health diagnosis. This is performed in accordance with the outpatient mental health clinic program. Cases are assigned within Randolph, Dorchester and Medford area and traveling to patients’ home is required daily as part of duties.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
§ Reports to the Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Supervisor and other supervisors.
§ Assists the BCBA /Supervisor in implementing behavioral programming in a 1:1 setting.
§ Monitors patient’s progress in the implementation of the goals of the treatment plan developed by the BCBA /Supervisor.
§ Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
§ Collects data, conducts assessments (e.g., stimulus preference assessments) and writes progress notes on each patient intervention within program professional standards.
§ With the BCBA, instructs patients and family/significant others in-home programs and protocols.
§ Provides coaching, support, and guidance to the patient’s parent/guardian/caregiver in implementing a treatment plan.
§ Directly implements skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans developed by BCBA /Supervisor
§ Attends all supervision meetings, in-service and care conferences programs as assigned.
§ Instructs patient’s parent/guardian/caregiver in the program with BCBA /Supervisor.
§ Observes confidentiality and safeguards on all patient-related information.
§ Reports to the BCBA Supervisor if the patient is not achieving the goals and objectives outlined in the treatment plan.
§ Immediately reports to BCBA Supervisor any patient incidents/variances or complaints.
§ Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
§ Reports all incomplete work assignments to BCBA Supervisor.
§ Demonstrates effective time management, organizational skills through timely submission of documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.
§ Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.
§ Will provide individual case load of billable hours weekly 32 or more