Behavior Technician Job – Miramar, FL 80661

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Acorn Health is looking for individuals who have a passion for helping children with special needs. In this entry level Behavior Technician role in Miramar, FL, the impact you make on a child will resonate throughout families and the community. Now hiring for Full-Time and Part-Time hours!

At Acorn you will join an elite team that shares your commitment to improving the lives of children with Autism. Through collaboration and learning you will grow your ABA career and advance within our organization.  You will be inspired by leadership that plays a key role in Autism Advocacy.

At Acorn you will find competitive compensation and flexible work schedules along with these other perks:

  • Paid RBT training
  • RBT exam fee reimbursement upon passing grade
  • CPR training course coordinated for your convenience
  • Development Series Sessions for all Employees conducted by our executive team
  • iPads for BTs and RBTs that work 20+ hours
  • PTO for Benefits eligible employees
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance for Benefits-eligible employees

Acorn Health of Florida is proud of its welcoming culture and you will recognize that the second you step foot in the door. Apply for this top-shelf Behavior Technician opening today to get started on your bright future!

Behavior Technician Responsibilities

  • Provide direct treatment to clients, as prescribed in the behavior treatment plan to include intensive interaction with clients and their families, to strengthen the behavioral supports in place for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Complete required training/testing for obtaining Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification
  • Work closely with the supervising BCBA to deliver the treatment plan, as defined
  • Train parents and caregivers in ABA intervention as directed by the BCBA
  • Objective monitoring of progress and documentation of client records, to exceed agency standards and to enable the best possible treatment decisions
  • Regular communication with parents, supervisor(s), and others as necessary to inform and improve treatment plans
  • Travel to clients at their home, school or other location(s) as agreed and necessary, which may include work at irregular hours
  • Evening availability required

Behavior Technician Qualifications

  • High school diploma required; a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education or Behavior Analysis is preferred but not required
  • A history of working with children, adolescents, young adults, and/or families; specific training/experience in developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders is preferred but not required
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record
  • Must meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of clients, packages, or equipment, and accessing non-barrier free premises
  • Should enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team approach to develop and implement client treatment plans
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, detail-oriented, able to maintain records, prepare reports and develop timely correspondence
  • No criminal record and able to pass DSS 1326 clearance

Vaccination for Covid-19 is a requirement of this position. You will be required to submit proof of vaccination status to the Human Resource department. If unable to submit proof of vaccination status, you will need to have an exception on file that has been approved through our Human Resource department for a reason permitted by law which include the five exemptions listed in Florida law (accessible here: Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption Forms | Florida Department of Health (floridahealth.gov)). If you chose to be exempted under one of those exemptions, please provide the form for that exemption within 3 business days of your start date. Any unvaccinated employee will be subject to a weekly covid test requirement and a properly worn mask requirement, even if one of the Florida Exemptions is selected.

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Registered Behavior Technician Job – Miramar , Florida

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Acorn Health is an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) treatment provider dedicated to providing the best quality care for our clients.  We aim to continually establish best-in-class standards in integrity and quality for not only ourselves, but also in the field of ABA.  We work courageously and with accountability to focus on the individuality of each child, collaborate with client families, and generate permanence in client outcomes. We strive to hire and to invest in our greatest asset – our employees, who are the heart of Acorn Health. 

Acorn Health is a standard-setting family of ABA treatment providers.  We believe the best employees want to work with companies who share their beliefs, and that is true for families who entrust us with children they love. Every day and every interaction, we strive to demonstrate our Five Core Values. 

Are you passionate about working with children on the autism spectrum? Do you thrive in an environment that encourages professional growth? Are you willing to be goofy and have fun while implementing evidence-based treatment? Do you feel accomplished when given the chance to make a difference in a child’s life?
 
Acorn Health is looking for Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) to join our team! Come join a company focused on helping children with Autism live their most meaningful and functionally independent lives.
 
At Acorn Health we are driving autism therapy forward.
As an RBT you will work directly with clients delivering high quality, intensive, ABA interventions under supervision of the Behavior Analysts (BCBA) who develop each client’s treatment plan. While each of our centers is unique, we share important core values. We focus on high quality, ethical, individualized treatment. We believe in authenticity and create a place where everyone can show up as their true selves. Teamwork is of the essence and we all commit to working closely together to support each other and the clients we serve. We encourage professional growth and offer career development opportunities to all of our staff.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Deliver 1:1 direct ABA treatment to clients to increase skills, decrease problem behaviors and strengthen the behavioral supports in place
  • Work closely with the supervising BCBA and other team members to ensure high quality service delivery
  • Support parent and caregiver training as directed by the BCBA
  • Collect data and document client records to monitor progress and to enable the best possible treatment decisions
  • Communicate regularly with parents, supervisor(s), and others as necessary to inform and improve treatment plans
  • Provide services to clients in home, school or other location(s) as agreed and necessary [during COVID-19 we continue to provide services in-person and have safety procedures in place]
  • Schedule may include driving between clients
Benefits
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Other supplemental insurance options, such as life insurance
  • Paid initial & continued RBT Training
  • Continued professional development opportunities
  • Supportive supervisors & mentors
  • BACB fieldwork supervision at no cost to those pursuing coursework in ABA
  • Tuition discounts from our University partners
  • Opportunities for career advancement
All benefits available to full-time staff. Some benefits also available to part-time staff
 
Qualifications
  • Certification as Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) highly preferred
  • At least 1-2 years experience working with children highly preferred
  • At least 1 year experience with ABA preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology or related field preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Should enjoy working on an interdisciplinary team and collaborating with others
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for helping others
  • Must be able to pass a background check
Apply to join our team today!
Your positive impact on our clients and their families will be significant, and you will expand your knowledge and expertise ready to take on additional challenges and grow your career.
 

Apply to join our team today!

Your positive impact on our clients and their families will be significant, and you will expand your knowledge and expertise ready to take on additional challenges and grow your career.

Apply Now

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