Lead Behavior Technician

Job ID
2022-21683
Job Locations
US-CA-Fresno
Business Unit
Autism Spectrum Therapies
Category
Behavior Technician

Overview

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Autism Spectrum Therapies ("AST"), one of the largest and most respected autism services organizations in the county, is looking for an exceptional master’s-level ABA professional to join our team as a Lead Technician (LT).  This position is ideal for an experienced candidate ready to build their supervision skills while working toward becoming a BCBA.

 

AST currently employs nearly 100 BCBAs with offices in 7 states and growing.  We offer continual professional development opportunities and the ability to participate in AST sponsored research projects.  This is a great opportunity to join a first-class, growing organization and position yourself for success in the field of ABA.

Responsibilities

A Lead Interventionist (LI) is preferably a Master’s level employee who is in the process of accruing indirect supervised experience hours towards the completion of the BCBA certification. An LI is assigned to a clinical team under the supervision of a BCBA and is responsible for assisting the BCBA with fulfilling certain supervisory duties. The LI may also provide direct intervention services as part of their position.

 

In-Field Support

  • Provide field support to BIs on the clinical team and help them with contract fulfilment
  • Act as a floater for school cases, as needed
  • Provide Parent Education and Consultation services
  • Assist with client programing; analyzing data to identify issues for supervisor
  • Provide other support to BCBAs as requested

Off-Site Support

  • Write first drafts of progress reports
  • Review client programs on Catalyst (e.g., see if anything has failed in maintenance and needs to be re-introduced, if trial counts and other measures are being hit appropriately, if child has met goals and needs new ones, etc.)
  • Conduct Program Development
  • Assist with coordination of care (e.g., prepare emails to SC's, be present if another service provider overlaps and BCBA cannot be there)

Training/Meetings

  • The LIs will be required to complete supervisor training.
  • The LIs will be required to meet as a cohort one time per month with Clinical Manager/Clinical Director for training/coaching on the following topics:
    • Report writing; practice advice and coaching
    • Parent education
    • Programming
    • Professionalism
    • How to support BIs that need more clinical professional development

Productivity Expectations

  • Provide Field Supervision/Direct Intervention with the expectation almost exclusively in afternoon and evening timeslots
  • LTs will be expected to deliver 20 hours of billable service (direct services)
  • LTs will be paid up to 20 hours of non-billable time. .
  • All of the LT’s hours will be paid at the direct rate, with the exception of drive time

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred, but not required.  Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Preferably in graduate school pursuing BCBA certification
  • Expected to be available part-time or full-time between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Monday-Friday and on occasional weekends
  • Regular travel to clients’ homes and/or schools within the region, as well as occasional travel to office locations, is required for this position
  • Selection of LIs will be made by the Managing Clinical Sup and Clinical Director
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Strong time management skills and follow-through
  • Organized and diplomatic
  • Ability to work independently or within a larger team

AST/ Learn Behavioral is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United States.

COVID Message

The health and well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the utmost importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence of COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services to clients, while maintaining safety for everyone.  Please consider our practices on Face Coverings, Daily Health Screenings, and Employee Vaccinations below before applying for one of our open positions:

  • Face Coverings - LEARN follows the CDC’s guidance and in most locations, face coverings are optional. There are a few exceptions where continued use of face coverings, such as local county and/or payor mandates, is required. Please note that as the CDC guidance changes, LEARN’s face covering practices will also change.
  • Daily Health Screenings – We follow local county guidelines, and may adjust this practice as COVID-19 cases in your area increase/decrease.   
  • Employee Vaccination Status – Employees may be required to be vaccinated in accordance with local health requirements.  It is also anticipated that vaccinations will be required in the future in order to comply with Executive and State/Local or Payor Mandates.  Please carefully consider the potential for this requirement, if you are unvaccinated, when applying for this position. 

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