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Behavior Technician

Company: PRISM Learning Center
Location: Passaic
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Join our team of highly qualified, motivated, and compassionate professionals at PRISM Learning Center. We provide training, support, and resources for individuals with autism and their families. We apply scientifically proven techniques that increase communication, socialization, attending, coping, motor, and daily living skills, while decreasing maladaptive behaviors that impede functioning. Our mission is to improve everyday quality of living for our learners with ASD and those impacted by their diagnosis.

*Job Profile: **Behavior Technician*

*Job purpose: *
Responsible for direct 1:1 implementation of individualized skill acquisition and behavior reduction programs in the therapy setting

*Staffing needs: *
Female/male therapists, full day and half day positions available

*We value: *
-Teamwork
-Dedication
-Compassion
-Professional development
-Data-based decision making
-Goal-oriented approach
-Resourcefulness
-Commitment to excellence
-Valid and reliable science

*Credentials: *
-High School Diploma
-Valid Driver's License/access to transportation
-Experience working with children or young adults with special needs
-Experience working with learners with ASD (preferred)-Experience implementing skill acquisition and behavior reduction programs
-Experience recording behavior data

*Requirements: *
-Demonstrate acceptable professional, ethical, and moral standards
-Complete the PRISM training modules
-Good communication skills
-Proficient with and has access to assistive technology requisite to perform all job responsibilities (e.g., tablet, laptop, iphone/android)
-Ability/willingness to work with diverse populations and ranging levels of functioning
-Accept feedback
-Demonstrate cultural respect/sensitivity
-Maintain confidentiality

*Responsibilities: *
--- Monitor the safety of learners from their arrival at session until their departure (as specified in their behavior plan)
--- data collection
--- Implementation of all skill acquisition programs
--- Implementation of all behavior reduction programs: blocking/redirecting any noncompliant, aggressive, destructive, compulsive, stereotypical, or self-injurious behaviors
--- Render daily session notes
--- Material preparation/organization
--- Assist with self-care routines (e.g. , toileting, wiping, brushing teeth)
--- Engage with learners while they are accessing reinforcers (pairing)
--- Clean up after session/maintenance
--- Communicate with team members regarding matters concerning the learner, sometimes after work hours (e.g., txt)
--- Respect the learner's time and materials (e.g., be on time, stay focused on the learner during session, put materials back where they belong)
--- Cancel in advance and offer to make up hours (when possible)
--- Participate in staff development opportunities /trainings/meetings, sometimes outside of work hours
--- Respond to and report emergencies/injuries as per company policies and procedures
--- Report any professional, ethical, or moral concerns to proper channels

*Physical Demands: *
Must be able to implement all skill acquisition and behavior reduction programs assigned to that learner. Programs may demand the therapist perform activities including (but not limited to): sitting on a small/low chair/floor, standing for extended times, walking, running, lifting, redirecting fine/gross motor programs, redirecting play and exercise routines, hand-over-hand prompting, full physical prompting, modeling appropriate social behaviors, engaging in pretend play, toilet training, wiping, changing diapers, blocking and/or redirecting - noncompliant, aggressive, destructive, and self-injurious behaviors.

*Clearances: *
Compliance with Federal, State and NJDOE Personnel Code requirements, including but not limited to Mantoux TB test, Criminal History Motor Vehicle Review, Citizenship Status

*Benefits: *
-BCBA mentorship and direct supervision
-Fieldwork hours
-Development opportunities
-Competitive pay
-Gratifying work environment

*Salary: *

Hourly. Commensurate with credentials.

*Schedule: *
Therapy schedule accommodates the learner and their family's needs regarding where, when, and how treatment will be provided.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary

Pay: $24.00 - $30.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Professional development assistance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Passaic, NJ 07055: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: PRISM Learning Center, Passaic , Behavior Technician, Professions , Passaic, New Jersey

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