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Registered Behavior Technician

The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) works alongside the Behavior Analysts to provide intensive one-on-one behavioral intervention services for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and other developmental disabilities. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking professional, highly motivated, energetic individuals, who are interested in implementing strategies to enhance the quality of life of those we serve.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct direct therapy (skill acquisition and behavior reduction) sessions with individuals who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental disabilities.

  • Complete session preparation and closeout procedures, including but not limited to organizing materials, datasheets, and reinforcers

  • Collect and graph data accurately and efficiently

  • Assist Behavior Analysts in creating and maintaining necessary assessment and intervention materials

  • Engage clients in a positive, enthusiastic manner while creating novel learning opportunities

  • Communicate clearly and respectfully with parents and staff

  • Maintain client confidentiality

  • Participate in ongoing supervision and group training opportunities

  • Abide by the BACB Code of Ethics as detailed in the Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts (www.bacb.com)

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Education & Work Requirements:

  • Must have or be actively working towards a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university/college in Psychology, Education, or related field, Associate’s degree required

  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) – (REQUIRED)

  • Active Medicaid Provider # (REQUIRED)

  • Must have experience with applied settings with individuals on the autism spectrum or other developmental disability

  • Experience providing intensive ABA services preferred

  • Must be creative, self-motivated, energetic, fun, and a team player

  • Ability to follow instructional guidance, to follow behavior plans, to work well independently and seek assistance when needed

  • Flexible and willing to take constructive feedback and apply it to improve own professional development

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Record of success as evident by strong references

  • Reliable transportation​

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 to $28.00 /hour

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

As a member of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing high-quality services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, the Occupational Therapist provides occupational therapy to adults and/or children in an ICF, group home, or Preschool environment to develop and/or improve the skills needed for daily living.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Delivers quality occupational therapy services in support of the physical, social, and psychological well-being of intellectually and/or developmentally disabled individuals.

1. Manages caseload effectively to ensure therapy services result in successful outcomes. Activities include but are not limited to: 

  • Administering evaluations, tests, or examinations to collect information on the type and degree of impairments, using written or oral tests or special instruments; 

  • Evaluating medical and/or background information to diagnose and plan treatment;

  • Developing and implementing appropriate treatment programs;

2. Documentation and Recordkeeping – Follows proper documentation and recordkeeping procedures in compliance with ASC policies and procedures.

  • Documents caseload activities, including the initial evaluation, treatment, progress, and discharge of individuals.

  • Submits therapy-related reports, including Medicaid and/or billing reports, in a timely manner.

  • Prepares information requested by grant sponsors or as required by ASC management, federal, state, and/or local regulations.

3. Communication – Facilitates the sharing of relevant information between all disciplines through informal communication, participation in meetings, and documentation with the best interests of the individuals in mind.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality regarding each individual’s health information in compliance with HIPAA regulations and ASC’s policies and procedures.

  • Provides training to individuals, families/guardians, and direct care staff on treatment programs, techniques, and strategies to cope with physical challenges.


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy required

  • Graduate of American Occupational Therapy Association approved program

  • At least 1+ years of related work experience (internships and externships may count towards work experience requirement).

  • Valid Florida license for Occupational Therapy.

  • Current CPR/BLS

  • Current Florida Motor Vehicle license, automobile insurance with good driving record; Reliable vehicle.

  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Must be comfortable speaking to large groups.

  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office & EMR systems)

Location: Fort Lauderdale

Job Type: Part-Time

Salary: $23/hr.

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