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Registered Behavior Tech

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

Job Description:

Merakey is looking for -a -Registered Behavior Technicians -to join our dedicated group of professionals at our Education and Autism Center in - Fort Worth, TX. -Our RBTs provide 1:1 therapy service utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in a clinic-based setting. You should be committed and energetic with a desire to make a difference in the lives of children with Autism.
JOB SUMMARY
Review and implement IEP or treatment plan.
Complete timely ongoing data collection, including parent/staff correspondence and all required documentation.
Collaborate with families and team for continuity of care.
Provide behavioral interventions and physical interventions as needed. Physical interventions may range from simple prompting and/or guided transport up to, and including, physical restraint of client. Interventions vary based on program regulations and appropriate training is provided based on same.
Monitor client performance and record relevant data to assess progress.
Accompany and assist client(s)/student(s) with activities and daily living which may include assisting with toileting and grooming.
Implement and follow through with client/student behavior plan as well as individualized reinforcement systems for individual client assigned.
Complete required trainings as assigned.
Attend required supervisions and meetings.
Uphold the company mission and core values.
Other duties as assigned.
ABOUT MERAKEY'S CHILDRE AND FAMILY SERVICES DIVISION
The 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 Services
For more information on each individual service, please visit: - www.educationandautism.merakey.org

ABOUT MERAKEY
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education 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.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise, and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

+ Hold a - Registered Behavior Technician certification
Direct experience providing ABA services is highly preferred.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm, M-F.
Must be 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.
Must LOVE working with children.
Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, crawling, sitting, standing) for extended periods of time.
Must be able to sit on the floor or stand for extended periods of time.
Must be able to receive detailed information through oral and written communication.
Must have reliable transportation, a valid Texas Driver's license, and be able to show up on time and ready to go to work every day.
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.
Minimum of a high school degree is required.
Maintain your RBT certification by tracking supervision hours and renewing your certification on an annual basis.

Keywords: Merakey, Arlington , Registered Behavior Tech, Other , Arlington, Texas

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