LOCATION: Cecil County, MD, USA

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

We are currently seeking a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) for a full-time or part-time position working with adults in a group home setting in the Cecil County, MD area. The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans within the treatment plan developed by the supervisor. Eligible candidates must have their certification as Registered Behavior Technician from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

Qualifications:
  • Certification as Registered Behavior Technician from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • A Bachelor’s degree in behavioral health or human services field
  • Or a Bachelor’s degree in a non-behavioral health or human services field with at least one (1) year of full-time paid work experience with adults
  • OR an Associate’s degree with at least three (3) years of full-time paid work experience with adults
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence, with clean driving record
Responsibilities:
  • Establishes & maintains therapeutic relationship by pairing self as a reinforcing entity and building the value for the patient of social interaction with the RBT.
  • Prompts safe and socially acceptable replacement behaviors in order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction, and problem solving skills.
  • Fades prompts appropriately to promote both successful and independent responding.
  • Increases the frequency or duration of safe and appropriate replacement behaviors by providing access to reinforcers (desired items/actions, attention, or removal of demands/aversive situations).
  • Provides access to reinforcers within the parameters most likely to increase future behavior (value, effort required, rate, magnitude, intensity, immediacy)
  • Limits or removes access to reinforcers within limits of safety when patient engages in inappropriate or unsafe behaviors.
  • Accurately collects behavior data including: A-B-C, count, frequency, duration, latency, inter-response time, event, and interval based recording.
  • Follows the treatment plan goals and interventions utilizing sound judgment and seeks out appropriate consultation.
  • Collaborates with family and treatment team members to provide treatment effectively and without disruption to the environment or other individuals in the environment.
  • Educates all those involved about the role of ABA based interventions and the RBT, and functions within boundaries of the RBT role in providing treatment.
  • Maintains awareness of clients history, present status, diagnoses, and treatment plan.
  • Maintains appropriate written documentation of direct one-on-one intervention with the patient and family.
  • Provides complete, timely, clear, and legible documentation in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
  • Maintains the billable expectation of the program.
  • Plans appropriate aftercare in collaboration with patient, family, community agencies, and the care manager. Facilitates inter-agency meetings.

CATEGORY: Behavioral Health | JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Part-Time |

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