In-Home Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Technician
Main office in Randolph. Off-site offices in Dorchester and Medford Massachusetts. Direct Care staff, based on the program they work in, are designated to regions; travel for work at patient homes, school and within the community would be required.
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
- 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
- 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
- Progress Notes Match Reproductivity Reports submitted 1 & 15 monthly for as time sheet for billable hours
- Completes Specialty Programs documentation progress notes within 24 hours and uploads inpatient file cabinet in EMR
- Verifies patients after appointment or services in EMR
KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIOR:
- Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills; willing to work directly with patients and clients
- Ability to communicate effectively within a variety of situations and diverse populations
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Excellent time management skills
SALARY & BENEFITS:
- $15-$25 per hour depending on experience
- Paid holidays
- Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Professional Education & Stipend towards Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or Education with a concentration in concentration in Applied Behavior Analyst
- Flexible Schedule but must be able to work in the late afternoons and evening until 7:45 pm and some weekends
Location: Randolph, Medford, Dorchester, MA
Job Type: Full-time
Program: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) In-Home Programs
Department: Community Direct Care
QUALIFICATION REQUIRED AND EXPERIENCE:
A bachelor’s degree in Social Work (preferred) or Public Health, Counseling, Psychology with a clinical concentration, or have licensure or certification to practice in the Social Worker (LCW), training as a Behavior Technician or be willing to be trained. This full-Time experience on 1 year working under the supervision of a Master Level Clinician providing Behavioral intervention services to patient with Autism Spectrum diagnosis (DSM 5) or an Autistic /Asperger/PDD, NOS and other behavioral health diagnosis for individual, children, adolescents, and families in their community environment.
Minimum requirement is a high school diploma and training as Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) or be willing to be trained.
- Must have direct care experience with youth or children with disabilities
- Must have a current valid US-issued driver’s license, and ability to provide a registered and insured automobile for work-related purposes.
Bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer