ABA Therapist

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

 

Job Description

The overwhelming majority of our clinical staff started working with us as ABA Therapists and undergraduate level students in behavior analysis who gradually became RBTs with the support of our board certified clinical staff.  Both ABA Therapists and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) typically work on a part-time basis to teach communication, academic and other pertinent developmental skills to children on the autism spectrum, specifically utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  All duties are to be completed under the direct supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), and extensive training and supervision will be provided in order to ensure competence.  This and all of our positions require travel as we are strictly a provider of behavioral services in the natural environment.  All candidates must have reliable transportation and must be available for a minimum of 2 days per week (Mon-Fri) and for a minimum of 3 consecutive hours each work day.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide intensive one-on-one therapy to children with ASD

  • Implement behavior acquisition and behavior reduction plans as outlined by BIP

  • Conduct stimulus preference assessments

  • Collect data

  • Maintain client's program book

  • Develop / create teaching materials

  • Provide basic care to the clients (e.g., toileting, eating)

  • Discuss client's daily progress with parents / caretakers

  • Work with BCBA to implement individualized goals and checklists

  • Maintain respect and confidentiality for all clients

  • Maintain and protect the well-being of all clients

  • Maintain technical and professional knowledge with continuing education

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate student in Behavior Analysis, Psychology or Education

  • Currently undergoing behavior analytic undergraduate-level coursework sequence as outlined by the BACB

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Outstanding social skills

  • Excellent observational and analytical skills

  • Candidates must be patient, flexible, energetic, self-motivated, creative and must work well in a team environment

  • Attend CPR and First Aid training courses

  • Pass criminal background check

  • Pass 40-hour training requirement

 

Special Considerations:

  • Candidates who have prior experience working with children

  • Candidates who are bilingual or ASL-proficient

 

Pay Rate:  Varies depending on experience and education

 

Benefits:

  • Free 40-Hour Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training course, as recognized by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)

  • Free fieldwork supervision from a BACB-accredited supervisor for hours leading to BCaBA or BCBA certification

  • W-2 employee position with federal income tax, Medicare and Social Security contributions

  • Competitive hourly compensation

  • Quarterly performance-based pay increases

  • Compensation for mandatory weekly team meetings

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit

  • Professional liability insurance coverage

  • Worker's compensation benefits

  • Unemployment / reemployment benefits

  • Paid drive time between clients

  • Paid indirect / unrestricted hours

  • Paid untimely cancellations

  • Flexible scheduling and case assignments for part-time and student employment

  • Use of geolocation technology to match client assignments and minimize drive time

  • All national holidays off

  • Company closed annually for spring and holiday breaks as per the MDCPS school calendar

  • No non-compete agreements

  • Free access to company learning and reinforcement materials for ABA therapy and assessments

  • Ability to relocate to any of our service areas

  • Lotus administrative scheduling and credentialing team that works for you

  • Secure instant messaging for team clinical support

  • Access to HIPAA-compliant telehealth technology for remote supervisions

  • On-going job training and career development in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Highly supportive work environment

 

​​Contact us:

Lotus Behavioral Interventions

Main:  (305) 330-4660

Fax:  (786) 217-1376

info@lotusbehavior.org

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