Center Based Registered Behavioral Technician

Position Summary: 

  • The RBT provides direct support through a trauma-informed, behavior analytic approach to adult individuals with co-occurring intellectual/developmental disabilities and mental/behavioral health needs who are admitted to the Crisis Therapeutic Home (CTH).
  • The RBT participates on the direct support team in facilitating daily therapeutic and individualized programming for individuals at the CTH.
  • The RBT is responsible for assessment and daily behavioral data collection required for identified individuals and will take lead in implementing behavioral support modeling behavioral interventions to other staff. 

 Essential Job Functions:

·       Works under the clinical supervision of the REACH BCBA and administrative supervision of the CTH Program Supervisor. 

·       Assists individuals with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), behavioral and physical health goals, social-emotional wellness, community engagement, and leisure activities.

·       Teaches and reinforces policies, procedures, and programming for guests and their caregivers (if applicable) in the CTH.

·       Supports challenging behaviors and crises while respecting each individual’s dignity, individuality, and right to confidentiality.

·       Maintains professional boundaries with individuals and follows ethical and licensing guidelines for both Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and Easterseals UCP/REACH Program.

·       Participates in information gathering for the development and implementation of guests’ Crisis Education and Prevention Plan.

·       Takes the lead on information gathering for behavior supports and programming development, including indirect and direct functional behavior assessment, preference assessments, sensory assessments, and daily behavioral data collection.

· Work with the Clinical Specialist to support and implement daily therapeutic programming.

·       Applies strong organization and time management skills in the performance of duties.

·       Other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution is required.  Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field preferred.
  • RBT Certification from the BACB and 1-2 years of relevant experience are strongly preferred.  Willing to consider those currently seeking RBT Certification, with 2-3+ years of relevant experience required.
  • If eligible for QMHP status, registration is required with the Board of Counseling as a QMHP-A and/or -C or as a QMHP-Trainee.
  • Experience with crisis prevention and intervention services is strongly preferred.
  • Maintain valid state-appropriate driver’s license and auto insurance for personal vehicles.
  • Complete the training as required by the agency and service model within a specified time.
  • Must have knowledge and ability to utilize computer word processing and data programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Electronic Health Record software (Welligent), etc.
  • Must demonstrate the capacity to communicate both verbally and in written form effectively.

 Essential physical requirements:

  • Must be physically able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, bend and assist individuals with mobility needs.   
  • Must be able to hear within normal ranges.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally to articulate crisis prevention, intervention, and de-escalation supports.
  • Must be able to see with or without accommodation to observe individuals.

 Environment:

  • Facility and community
  • Travel is required, and exposure to weather elements will occur. 
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