ABA THERAPIST: 20 HOURS PER WEEK: ASHLAND M- F, 4 TO 8PM (#AH23)

NEBS: Ashland ( learn more )

New England Behavioral Services, Inc.

Ashland, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3038879
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 6, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The ABA Therapist will provide clinical skills instruction and behavior reduction protocols based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to children with Autism and related developmental disabilities in the home, community, and school settings. The ABA Therapist will collect data on programs, assist with parent training, and assist the Behavior Analyst, Lead Behavioral Technician, and ABA Interns with clinical assessments as needed. The ABA Therapist will be responsible for implementing the duties of the Lead Behavioral Technician and ABA Interns in the temporary absence of these team members. Essential components of this position are listed below but subject to change at the discretion of New England Behavioral Services, Inc. (NEBS).

RESPONSIBLITIES AND DUTIES:
• Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
• Follow the prescribed behavioral skill acquisition and behavior reduction protocols.
• Follow and record data for prescribed toilet training protocols.
• Collect, record, and summarize data on observable client behavior.
• Assist with parent and caregiver training in line with client’s individualized treatment and behavior reduction protocols.
• Effectively communicate with parents and caregivers regarding client progress as instructed by the Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
• Utilize safe & appropriate handing procedures when working with clients.
• Maintain client confidentiality.
• Assist Lead Behavioral Technician, Behavior Analysts, and ABA Interns with skill acquisition and behavior reduction assessments.
• Assist Lead Behavioral Technician, Behavior Analysts, and ABA Interns in preparing client materials as instructed.
• Maintain a clean, safe, and organized work and therapy environment.
• Collaborate with treatment team including client, parents and caregivers, outside professionals, Lead Behavioral Technician, ABA Interns, and co-workers.
• Maintain and acquire technical knowledge by attending required trainings.

BENEFITS

- BCBS medical and dental (50% employer sponsored)
- Enrollment in a BCaBA, BCBA, or Masters in ABA program (100% employer sponsored)
- life and disability insurance (100% employer sponsored)
- paid RBT, BCaBA, and BCBA supervision
- SIMPLE IRA with 2% employer matching
- 4 weeks paid time off
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 23 to $ 27 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Special Education Assistant
  • Job Requirements

    • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

      • Ability to accept constructive feedback and develop knowledge and skill sets accordingly.
      • Effective time management skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with clients, co-workers, supervisors, and community members.
      • Ability to adhere to organizational policies and procedures and abide by code of ethics as indicated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
      • Commitment to maintain client confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA laws.
      • Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to clinical skills, professional development, ethics, and technology, and training in order to perform job responsibilities to required standard.
      • Ability to interpret and implement clinical protocols and written.
      • Must maintain a professional appearance with regard to clothing, grooming, hair, and make-up

      BASIC & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

      • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
      • Must be able to lift and carry clients with adaptive equipment.
      • Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, crawling, sitting, standing) for extended periods of time.
      • Must be able to sit on the floor or stand for extended periods of time.
      • Must be willing and able to restrain/hold/transport and utilize quick body movements as indicated in the Behavior Intervention Plan in the course of working with children with challenging behavior.
      • Must have manual dexterity to perform specific computer and electronic device functions for data collection.
      • Must be physically present at the assigned job location, which may include home, school, and community placements.
      • Must be able to receive detailed information through oral communication.
      • Must have visual acuity to read and comprehend written communication through computer, electronic devices, and paper means.
      • Must have reliable transportation and be willing and able to travel between different job sites within the Massachusetts.
      • Must have a valid state driver’s license & insurance in good standing

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      ABA Therapist Level 2 and Lead Behavioral Technician:
      RBT Certification in good standing
      Minimum of a BA / BS
      Minimum of 2 years of ABA experience
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Theresa Reynolds, BCBA , Business Operations Manager
    • 21 Park Street
    • Suite 414
    • Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703
    • Phone: 844 - TALK - ABA
    • Fax: 508 848 0101
    • Email: click here

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