Behavior Technician Job – Winchester, VA 96899

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Do you have a passion for helping others? Would you enjoy influencing a child in a way that will resonate through their family and your community? Join the Acorn Health team in this Behavior Technician job in our Winchester, VA, location!

In this position you will engage in truly meaningful work every day. “Fulfilled” is the most common word Behavior Technicians use to describe their job, and for good reason!

Acorn Health works alongside individuals with special needs, typically between 3 and 13 years of age, in 1 to 1 therapy to help our clients lead more independent and meaningful lives. In this position, you will be part of a treatment team that is critical in achieving this impact.

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
  • Paid parental leave
  • 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 Full Time employees
  • Benefits (Health, vision, dental) for Full-Time and Part-Time Eligible employees
  • Paid Holidays for Full Time and Part Time Eligible employees
  • Accounts with Dario by WayForward, an employee assistance program

Use your compassionate nature to build a career you are excited about and apply for this top-shelf Behavior Technician job today!

Behavior Technician Responsibilities

  • Be fun! This is not old Mr. Watson’s boring history class. We run around. We get loud. We laugh, a lot. Your job from day 1 is making our client see you as the best choice to interact with. 
  • Get creative! We take a different perspective on how to get things done. From one day to the next, this job is not the same. You get to find new ways to interest your client in programming and teach them new skills through play.  
  • Have an open mind! Your clients and our methods will have you thinking about things in new ways. Allow for that space. The training you receive and the experience you gain will stay with you forever and you will be better for it. 
  • Mind your p’s and q’s! While it is true that we have an absolute blast and our days are filled with silliness, we do real work. That involves taking detailed, accurate and objective data on our clients’ behavior. You will be trained on behavioral interventions that are proven and research-based, and we need those plans to be implemented with integrity. We also need your help maintaining our client’s privacy in accordance with HIPAA regulations. 

Behavior Technician Qualifications

  • You must have reliable transportation  
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must be able to submit HS Diploma or GED upon request  
  • You must be authorized to work in the United States  
  • You must meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of clients, packages, or equipment up to 50lbs, accessing non-barrier free premises, and using physical management techniques when required 

Preferred / Learned Skills

  • Ability to act with integrity, respectability, and confidentiality 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Able to work unassisted and with a team  
  • Ability to learn and adapt with and for our clients  

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Registered Behavior Technician Job – Winchester, Virginia

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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
  • 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
All States
  • 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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