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Behavior Technician

Company: Merakey
Location: Rosedale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Merakey is currently seeking an Autism Behavior Line Technician to join our Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program at our Autism Specialty School and ABA Program in Baton Rouge, LA.This is an excellent opportunity to work and train with our highly recognized team of experts in the field of ABA as you support a life-changing experience for a child and their family. This position requires patience and resilience daily, with ability to approach work with fortitude would be key to this role-we are looking for individuals who want to be a part of some exceptional!POSITION OVERVIEWThe Autism Behavior Line Technician would provide one-on-one support and assistance to a student with autism, including support and assistance in the use of medical equipment such as augmentative communication devices; activities of daily living; and monitoring health and behavior.

  • Providing one on one ABA therapy for children with autism in our specialty school/ ABA center
  • Understanding and implementation of children's program books
  • Implementation of the child's IPOS, assessment goals, and behavioral/crisis plan
  • Completion of required documentation; including daily behavioral and program data and parent communication
  • Completion of progress notes for every billable contact
  • Daily preparation for sessions
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Note: A Behavior Technician may provide support to more than one student, but not at the same time.ABOUT OUR CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES DIVISIONThe Merakey Children and Family Services Division focuses on a continuum of care throughout the lifespan. The core, fundamental principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) are incorporated into a specialized approach across all service offerings. This division is supported by a senior management team of highly qualified professionals that provide training, supervision, guidance, and support to each of our specialized programs. This team is comprised of decades of expertise in education, autism, and behavioral health experiences.Merakey opened their very first Licensed Private Academic School for students on the Autism Spectrum in the fall of 2005. Since inception, the Education and Autism Services have grown across the state of Pennsylvania providing support for all individuals across the lifespan.Services include:---Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)---Childcare/Pre-K Readiness---Licensed Private Academic Schools---In-District Specialized Classrooms---Therapy Services---Stepping Stones Plus---Adult Autism Services---Adult Autism Housing ServicesFor more information on each individual service, please visit: www.educationandautism.merakey.orgABOUT MERAKEYMerakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders, and community partner organizations.The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual's right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping individual at a time.Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!APPLY TODAY!+
    • Minimum of a high school degree is required.
    • Completed Associates or Bachelor's degree (or degree in process) highly preferred - Degree programs of choice include Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Education, Human Services, Social Work, Special Education, Early Childhood, etc.
    • Experience with children with autism in a professional work environment highly preferred
    • Must be willing to work PRN/FFS (paid hourly - no benefits - not a full-time position)
    • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule between the hours of 8 am and 7 pm (Schedule will be set based upon client needs, your availability, and your preferred number of hours per week.
    • Must willing and able to pass a thorough background check including Education / Licensure / Employment verification, Child Abuse Clearance, Physical/TB, and a state and federal Criminal Background check

Keywords: Merakey, Baton Rouge , Behavior Technician, Professions , Rosedale, Louisiana

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