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Behavior Technician - Keller, Tx

Company: The Missing Peace Autism Therapy Center
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:At The Missing Peace, we provide a safe and therapeutic encompassment for pediatric-aged children with autism and other developmental disabilities. We incorporate an innovative and therapeutic environment where children are encouraged to develop at their own pace. We are dedicated to the patients and families we serve, by delivering the highest quality autism intervention.Benefits:Medical, Dental & VisionLife, LTD & STDSupplemental Insurances401kPTO accrualAnnual CEU AllowanceReferral programProfessional development assistanceFlexible scheduleElectronic EMRIf you are interested in learning more about joining the Missing Peace family, our culture, or immediate and future opportunities, please visit us at www.Missingpeacetherapy.ComThank you in advance for considering The Missing Peace Therapy!Job PurposeThe purpose of the Behavior Technician at The Missing Peace Autism Therapy Center (TMP) is to apply behavioral principles consistently in all interactions with clients. Behavior Technicians work under the direction of the BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) to implement Behavior Support Plans (BSPs.)Minimum Duties and ResponsibilitiesImplements and carries out processes and procedures to improve the quality of life of clients as it relates to their individual behavior support planSupports all members of the staff and assists with ideas, suggestions, work, and cleaning dutiesActively participates in staff training programs designed to increase overall skills, including but not limited to Registered Behavior Technician trainingCommunicates in a professional and respectful manner with management, parents, behavior analysts, Lead Behavior Technicians, Registered Behavior Technicians, and clientsBecomes fluent in the understanding and application of each child's Behavior Support PlanAssists in creating instructional materialsAttends and participates in meetings and other TMP sponsored eventsObserves records, and reports the condition and behavior of the clients, including maintaining daily recordsFunctions as an active member of the treatment teamWorks with clients, consultants, staff, families, and community to implement client's behavior support planConsistently implements behavior plans to reduce client's maladaptive behavior and promote desired appropriate behaviorsEffectively responds to and manages crisis situations which may include client physical aggression as directed in the Behavior Support PlanCompletes daily paperwork and data collection notes in a detailed, accurate, consistent and timely mannerFollows TMP policies and proceduresOpenly flexible and responsible in working with multiple children at one time, when necessaryMinimum Qualifications:Minimum of Bachelor's Degree preferredSpecialized knowledge in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)Minimum of 2 years experience working with children, preferably special needsProven ability to work within a team, leadership and problem solving abilitiesStrong core values, such as integrity, loyalty, trust, leadership, team work are requiredExhibits positive and proactive approaches to problem solvingWorking Conditions:Behavior Technician is required to be available to work any schedule within TMP's core business hours of 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday. Behavior Technicians may be asked to volunteer some weekends to assist with respites or community events. TMP Employees' first 90 days of employment are considered an Introductory Period. Employees must successfully complete the Introductory Period, which is also considered a new hire training period. All TMP employees will be considered full time if scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more and are eligible to earn Paid Time Off (PTO) upon successful completion of the 90-day Introductory Period. TMP employees who work 5 hours or more per day will be given a 30-minute lunch break.Physical Requirements:Behavior Technicians must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, bend, stoop and reach, as well as be able to effectively handle client physical behaviors to ensure overall safety of client and self.The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: The Missing Peace Autism Therapy Center, Pflugerville , Behavior Technician - Keller, Tx, Professions , Pflugerville, Texas

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