Behavior Technician, FT Days - The Lourie Center

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
May 17, 2019
Closes
Jul 10, 2019
Ref
R-2557
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Behavioral Technician who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The Behavioral Technician:
Takes the lead with any crisis situation, performing restraints or taking a student to the time-out room.
Must be able to physically manage all students at the Lourie Center School in CPI Children's Control Position or Team Control Position.
Wear mobile phone in order to be contacted at any moment to be of assistance to other staff in dealing with a crisis (during work hours)
Consistently monitors all classrooms as well as the de-escalation room and time out room, anticipating and identifying situations which may be escalating for the purpose of early intervention.
Processes behavioral intervention data sheets by proofreading forms, ensuring accuracy of documentation, obtaining appropriate signatures and making copies to send home to parent/guardian, and communicates with parents/guardians to resolve concerns of behavioral communicated through these forms.
Reviews video footage of crisis as needed for training, troubleshooting, and staff development.
Submits weekly quality indicators to the executive director of the Lourie Center and the PI coordinator, submits monthly quality indicators to the Executive Director of the Lourie Center and the Director of Education at the Lourie Center School, submits behavioral interventions or seclusion form to MCPS.
Reviews Adventist HealthCare incident investigation forms with staff members and submits completed forms to the occupational health nurse.
Available to assist in any crisis situation.
Able to skillfully use a wide variety of verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques while maintaining a patient and respectful attitude toward students.
Able to maintain professionalism with all staff and students in challenging situations, supporting leadership team regarding any changes in policy.
Assists in classrooms when other staff members are absent.
Collects and analyzes behavioral data to construct behavior plans for each individual student based on CPI crisis development model.
Communicates with transportation staff regarding reports of student behavior on the bus and relays reports to each classroom.
Coordinates meeting with transportation staff to evaluate safety plans for students presenting challenging behavior on the bus.
Interacts regularly with classroom staff and social workers and leadership team involved in crisis.
Demonstrates ability to relate to children at their level of understanding.

Work Schedule:

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
  • Work life balance through non rotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • Free Employee parking
  • Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
  • 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
  • 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay


Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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