Behavior Therapist – Foundation Lane – Medfield, MA

Behavior Therapist Job Description

Here at Foundation Lane, we provide high quality, center-based ABA therapy in Medfield, MA. Our patients are 2-6 years old and have an autism diagnosis. We are hiring an experienced ABA Therapist who will be an exceptional addition to our team.

Responsibilities for ABA therapist:

  • Deliver 1:1 therapy to patients with autism between the ages of 2 and 6 years old
  • Monitor patient behavior and apply ABA principles
  • Respond appropriately to different situations common among patients with autism and others with behavioral and developmental challenges
  • Utilize key communication skills to provide effective feedback to patients
  • Effectively communicate positive feedback to patients
  • Be able to recognize and respond to critical improvements in patient behaviors.
  • Become familiar with and use behavioral redirection techniques
  • Know how to respond to challenging behaviors appropriately
  • Take accurate and timely data collection
  • Maintain procedural integrity
  • Provide written documentation on each patient immediately following every session
  • Maintain and manage patients and clearly communicate and collaborate with the supervising BCBA weekly.
  • Assist in making materials for individual clients
  • Effectively manage a role within the center and complete the role during scheduled office time (i.e. arts and crafts development, circle time, etc.)
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and organized center
  • Participate in monthly team meetings on Wednesdays, 4:00-5:15
  • Follow the prescribed treatment plan as written by the BCBA and collect accurate data electronically
  • Maintain complete confidentiality of all patients at all times
  • Accepts constructive feedback and actively works to improve skills
  • Willingness and ability to work with all patients at Foundation Lane as needed
  • Maintain professionalism when interacting with parents and any outside providers
  • Maintain professionalism and collaborate with all Foundation Lane staff members
  • Report directly to Supervising BCBAs at Foundation Lane

Qualifications for ABA Therapist:

  • High school diploma
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, or related field of study
  • Preferred Master’s degree in ABA, psychology, education, or related field of study or enrolled in a Master’s degree program
  • Preferred Registered Behavior Technician certificate from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
  • 1-5 years of experience required for entry-level positions
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Ability to work under high-stress situations
  • Exhibits significant reliable habits, including timeliness and organizational skills
  • Proven experience working with toddler and pre-school aged children
  • Additional evidence of successful work with autism and/or developmental disabilities
  • Other experience, certificates, or qualifications as required by state
  • Ability to move throughout the center with ease, including sitting on the floor, sitting at child-sized tables, and going for walks.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Medical Specialty:

  • Pediatrics

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Foundation Lane is committed to the health and well-being of our patients and employees. Foundation Lane will continue to promote basic hygiene and hand washing prevention measures, PPE, cleaning and social distancing as appropriate. Vaccination required.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • ABA: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Source: Indeed.com
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