Job Description

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is seeking a dedicated, patient, and enthusiastic ABA Therapist/Registered Behavior Technician to join our Mesa Outpatient Clinic. Schedule is 8-5 with flexibility needed for home visits. This position combines care collaboration functions and family skills development. In this position, you will provide direct services in the home, school, office, or related community environment. You will have the opportunity to be a pivotal change maker in the lives of clients teaching them many skills to become more independent. Leading both one-on-one and small group learning; no two days are the same. You will be a key component in helping our valued clients with self-care, skill building, copping strategies and improving their quality of life.

Ideal Candidate

Our Ideal Candidate will possess a variety of skills to successfully perform their duties. Have the ability to work in office and complete home visits. Autonomy for this is based on how you manage your home visits.

  • Flexible with schedule
  • Listening skills
  • Traveling to complete home visits
  • Work independently

About the Position

As an ABA Therapist you will provide direct Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to individuals and will serve as a central support for children, adolescent, adult clients, and their families. This position combines care collaboration functions and family skills development. In this position, you will provide direct services in the home and school. Services will be provided to clients as directed by a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and client needs assessments. This position will be responsible for implementing behavior modification treatment plans, to teach replacement behaviors to reduce challenging behaviors, train caregivers to successfully implement interventions written in treatment plans, create programs, create and complete data sheets, and complete monthly progress reports that summarizes data collected during direct service sessions.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement skill acquisition and behavior reduction interventions, including discrete trial teaching, natural environment teaching, incidental teaching and social skills training prescribed in the client’s individualized treatment plan.
  • Assist with family and caregiver training in line with client’s individualized treatment and behavior protocols.
  • Effectively communicate with families and caregivers regarding client progress as instructed by the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Utilize safe & appropriate crisis management procedures when working with clients.
  • Assist with skill acquisition and behavior reduction assessments under the supervision of a BCBA, BCaBA, and Master’s level intern.
  • Assist Behavior Technician, Behavior Analysts, and ABA Interns in preparing client materials as instructed.
  • Perform as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team in delivery of above services.
  • Collaborate with treatment team including client, families and caregivers, outside professionals, Behavior Technician, ABA Interns and co-workers.
  • Maintain and attend supervisions and training.
  • Engages in solution-focused, strength-based ABA services to consumers in accordance with company standards

Minimum Requirements 

    • Minimum requirement consists of 21 years of age.
    • Must have a fingerprint clearance issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety or eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire.
    • A High School Diploma/GED and 2 years of experience with children and/or adults with developmental disabilities. This may include experience from multiple settings such as special education at public and/or charter schools, respite care and other special needs programs/settings.

       Benefits

      • 3.3 weeks of PTO your 1st year of employment, with increased accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service!
      • 10 paid holidays
      • Low-cost medical and vision insurance and 100% company paid dental, short term disability, long term disability and life insurance for employees
      • We will help you save for retirement – 40% company match up to a 10% deferral into your SB&H retirement account!
      • Career Development – Benefit from our culture of internal promotion!
      • We help you with your higher education goals – Reduce your tuition costs with our tuition reimbursement program & discount degree programs!
      • Employee Assistance Program, Health & Wellness and much more!

        About SB&H 

        We are seeking an individual to help us fulfill SB&H’s mission, “Delivering compassionate care to enhance lives and improve communities”. To gain a stronger understanding of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services mission, values and services please review our website, https://www.sbhservices.org/history-mission-milestones 

        SB&H Values 

        • Compassion: We take an empathetic and caring approach to the well-being of one another through personal connections.
        • Integrity: We do the right thing by being sincere, honest, and keeping our word under any circumstance.
        • Quality: We uphold a standard of excellence that focuses on achieving successful outcomes.
        • Empowerment: We champion self-determination, equity, and inclusivity in an environment where our team and community feel valued.
        • Innovation: We pioneer change by encouraging team involvement and dynamic thinking that implement progressive solutions.
        • Trust: We nurture a culture where each individual can express themselves by building relationships based on respect, reliability, acceptance, and honest communication.

        SB&H is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE 

        Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        Application Instructions

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