Behavior Technician

Acorn Health of Virginia
Reston, VA
Nov 26, 2021
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
Why You'll Love This JobAcorn Health is looking for individuals who have a passion for helping children with special needs. In this entry level Behavior Technician role in Reston, VA, the impact you make on a child will resonate throughout families and the community. Now hiring for Full-Time and Part-Time hours!At Acorn you will join an elite team that shares your commitment to improving the lives of children with Autism. Through collaboration and learning you will grow your ABA career and advance within our organization. You will be inspired by leadership that plays a key role in Autism Advocacy.At Acorn you will find competitive compensation and flexible work schedules along with these other perks:Paid RBT trainingRBT exam fee reimbursement upon passing gradeCPR training course coordinated for your convenienceDevelopment Series Sessions for all Employees conducted by our executive teamiPads for BTs and RBTs that work 20+ hoursPTO for Benefits eligible employeesHealth, vision, and dental insurance for Benefits-eligible employeesAcorn Health of Virginia is proud of its welcoming culture and you will recognize that the second you step foot in the door. Apply for this top-shelf Behavior Technician opening today to get started on your bright future!ResponsibilitiesBehavior Technician ResponsibilitiesProvide direct treatment to clients, as prescribed in the behavior treatment plan to include intensive interaction with clients and their families, to strengthen the behavioral supports in place for individuals with Autism Spectrum DisordersComplete required training/testing for obtaining Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certificationWork closely with the supervising BCBA to deliver the treatment plan, as definedTrain parents and caregivers in ABA intervention as directed by the BCBAObjective monitoring of progress and documentation of client records, to exceed agency standards and to enable the best possible treatment decisionsRegular communication with parents, supervisor(s), and others as necessary to inform and improve treatment plansTravel to clients at their home, school or other location(s) as agreed and necessary, which may include work at irregular hoursEvening availability requiredRequired SkillsBehavior Technician QualificationsHigh school diploma required; a bachelor's degree in Psychology, Education or Behavior Analysis is preferred but not requiredA history of working with children, adolescents, young adults, and/or families; specific training/experience in developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders is preferred but not requiredMust have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving recordMust meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of clients, packages, or equipment, and accessing non-barrier free premisesShould enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team approach to develop and implement client treatment plansStrong communication and organizational skills, detail-oriented, able to maintain records, prepare reports and develop timely correspondenceNo criminal record and able to pass DSS 1326 clearanceProof of COVID vaccination is required prior to employment

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