Registered Behavior Technician Trainer/Float: Clinic Based

Job description

Connections Behavior is a Healthcare Agency in Washington State, Washington is legally requiring all healthcare workers and school district workers, get a COVID-19 vaccination and to be fully vaccinated by October 18, 2021, or provide a medical or religious exemption. If you are not fully vaccinated, or do not have a medical or religious exemption you cannot begin work until 2 weeks after your final vaccination.

Job Title: RBT Trainer/Floater

Direct Reports: No

Reports to: Clinical Training Supervisor

Date updated: 09/10/2021

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 32-40 hours a week

Connnections Behavior Planning & Intervention is looking for experienced and highly competent Registered Behavior Technicians to join our Training Team. Our Training Team provides initial and ongoing support to BT’s pursuing their RBT credential and the successful candidate will work closely with BCBAs to ensure all RBT staff can help us achieve our mission to provide the highest quality support possible through behavior skills training (BST) and peer mentoring. Our training services directly reflect our belief that with the correct strategies and support, every member of our team can be successful.

Current (2021-2022) Full-Time Openings:

· Kent Center

· Lynnwood Center

· Kirkland Center

· Schools (North of I-90)

o Includes but not limited to: Everett School District, Northshore School District, Lake Washington School District, Issaquah School District

· Schools (South of I-90)

o Includes but not limited to: Issaquah School District, Tahoma School District, Highline Public Schools, Federal Way Public Schools

Primary Purpose:

RBT Trainers are responsible for delivering instruction based in ABA to children and adolescents with autism, emotional behavior disorder, and/or other special needs under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA). This may include teaching appropriate behaviors relative to communication, socialization, and self-help skills. In addition, under the supervision of a BC(a)BA, RBT trainers provide competency-based initial training to all newly hired behavior technicians on all BT job responsibilities. Connections provide comprehensive initial and ongoing training, and the trainer will be provided with multiple weekly opportunities to collaborate with an experienced BCBA and Clinical Training Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· All responsibilities of standard RBTs (i.e., work 1:1 clients, follow behavior plans and acquisition plans created by a BCBA, take data on all target behaviors, attend team meetings, debrief with parents daily, write daily session notes, collaborate with BCBA during observations, daily set up and clean up).

· Conduct initial and ongoing training and/or coaching to Connections BTs. Provide feedback to new staff in training in a professional and constructive manner. BST will be utilized to communicate with staff (further training in BST will be provided). This may include providing difficult feedback to trainees and diffusing potential conflict.

· Model professional conduct at all times.

· Model and explain behavioral terms and principles to new staff members.

· Work with a variety of different clients, running programs with fluency and fidelity.

· Collect data on both client and trainee performance simultaneously with fidelity. Conduct fidelity and IOA checks on RBTs.

· Assist BC(a)BA and Training Supervisor with client and trainee assessments.

· Communicate training progress with team, including problem solving barriers that arise.

· Subbing to assist with coverage of staff absences when there are no current training needs.

· Participate in monthly team meetings to discuss barriers and new initiatives.

Minimum Requirements (education, certifications, knowledge, skills and abilities):

· RBT Credential

· At least 3-6 months working in the field of ABA in centers, homes, or the public education system

· Experience working with multidisciplinary teams

· Ability to label and define key ABA terms (additional training can be provided)

· Ability to pass the trainer assessment, including running session with high fidelity (achieving at least 90% IOA)

· Positive reference from a current BC(a)BA or Director

· Ability to commit to this position for at least 6 months

· Good standing on compliance with attendance and time off parameters

· Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 according to state mandate (two weeks post last dose of COVID-19 vaccination). Please contact HR if you require a religious or medical accommodation

· Reliable automobile with current proof of car insurance

· Valid driver’s license

· Ability to pass FBI criminal background clearance

Preferred Requirements (education, certifications, knowledge, skills and abilities):

· At least 1-2 years working in the field of ABA in centers, homes, or the public education system

· Proven track record utilizing Behavior Skills Training

· Strong understanding of the ISP and IEP process

· Strong consultation skills, including building rapport and communication skills

· Strong writing and scheduling skills with efficient time management and organization

· Strong desire to work in a dynamic team and advance knowledge in Applied Behavior Analysis

Working Environment:

· Multiple locations: The working environment may include a clients’ home, school setting, or CBPI center or a combination of locations.

· Must be able to travel to different locations within the Greater Seattle Area

· CBPI will provide an iPad and other computer as it pertains to your role

· Periods of stress may occur within the clinic setting

Physical Demands:

· Activities require a significant amount of moving and engaging with clients. This may include sitting, standing, kneeling, squatting, walking, and running.

· Must be willing and able to lift and carry clients with adaptive equipment.

· Must be willing and able to restrain/hold/transport and utilize quick body movements as indicated in the client’s positive behavior support plan and QBS training in the course of working with individuals with challenging behavior including but not limited to: aggression, property destruction, floor dropping, and elopement.

· Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, that would not cause an undue hardship to the company.

Our Commitment to Inclusion and Equal Opportunity

Connections Behavior Planning and Intervention is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Company that employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, the presence of any mental, sensory or physical handicap, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In addition, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. These policies regulate all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment.

To help assure that this policy is fully in force, any aggrieved person should immediately call the matter to the attention of either their immediate supervisor or Human Resources. The person aggrieved should make their own choice as to whom of the above parties they wish to report their problem. Any employee found to have engaged in actions in violation of this policy shall be subject to disciplinary action which may include immediate discharge.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. It does not alter the “at will” employment relationship between the company and the employee.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 – $25.00 per hour

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