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Apply now for a wonderful career opportunity working as a Behavior Interventionist supporting our clients in the Newark, Castro Valley, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Ramon and Union City communities.
This opportunity is a variable hour position.
Behavior Interventionist (RBT)
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Under supervision of the Program Supervisor and/or Clinical Manager, implements in-home/community-based intervention for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum.
- Travels to home and other community settings, as required, to deliver services.
- Responsible for meeting established minimum productivity requirements, while providing efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.
- Completes necessary documentation within required timeframe, including behavioral data collection and graphing, treatment notes, and other company-related documents and current ABA treatment plans for each client.
- Remains current regarding new research, current trends and developments in ABA and related fields.
- Attends staff meetings, trainings, and other meetings as requested.
- Responsible to complete additional job duties as assigned by Supervisors/Management.
- Attaining and achieving position competencies in relation to role responsibilities.
Minimum Education, Experience & Training Equivalent to:
- High School diploma or equivalent required; relevant experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Sensitivity to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally, hearing and in writing.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion pertaining to the work environment.
- Ability to appropriately interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations of ESNorCal; training provided.
- Ability to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
- Knowledgeable and skilled in computer/word processing software and excel.
- Ability to travel to multiple work sites; reliable transportation needed (proof of CA valid driver's license, current auto insurance identification card, and acceptable driving record per NIAC standards is required).
- Bachelor's degree in child development, special education, early childhood special education, pediatric therapy, social work or related field.
- Recent experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or related developmental disabilities in a direct care capacity preferred.
- Knowledge of evidence-based methodologies found to benefit children with ASD preferred, including Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Discrete Trial Instruction (DTI).
- Previous experience providing education, coaching and support to families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or related developmental disabilities a plus.
- Competence with basic technology and software, including Microsoft Outlook and web-based time-keeping systems.
- American Sign Language or bi-lingual ability.
- Frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, twisting in order to observe, assess, and interact with clients.
- Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, stand for up to 6-8 hours a day.
- Frequent speaking and listening (50%) to clients, staff, and other professionals in meetings and on the phone.
- Frequent driving (to and from office and client homes)
- Occasional sitting and maintaining close visual attention to write reports and work at the computer.
- Occasional lifting, carrying, and loading/unloading toys and materials up to 30lbs used in home visits.
- Ability to physically implement behavior management strategies including responding to physically aggressive behavior.
- Visual and auditory ability to work with clients, staff and others in the workplace continuously.
- Ability to utilize computer, cell phone (iPhone), fax machine, telephone and copy machine.
- Frequent proofreading and checking documents for accuracy.
- Must be able to communicate effectively within the workplace, read and write using the primary language within the workplace.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Ability to obtain and maintain criminal record clearance through the Department of Justice. The People & Performance department must analyze DOJ/FBI live scan reports in accordance with applicable federal, State and local laws as well as fitness for position.
- Must have a valid California Driver's License with Insurance, and maintain a clean driving record.
- Must pass health screenings, obtain vaccinations and clear TB testing based on company policies.
- Ability to obtain and maintain CPR certificate.
- Ability to obtain and maintain clearance through the Office of Inspector General.
- Ability to obtain RBT Certification within 90 days of hire and maintain active certification status.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a National Provider Identifier (NPI).
For nearly 10 decades, Easterseals Northern California (ESNorCal) has provided services to people with disabilities and their families, helping them live, learn, work, and play to their full potential. Today, ESNorCal currently employs nearly 300 practitioners to provide clinical services to clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities. Treatment modalities include Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), early intervention for children ages 0-3, speech therapy, social skills groups, and the PLAY Project; also available are free family support and engagement programs that provide inclusive respite care, game nights and outings, and adaptive activities for client families. As of August 2018, ESNorCal opened the Kaleidoscope Community Adult Program in Dublin, California, focusing on life skills, independence and workforce development. ESNorCal is a powerhouse in the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) space and is setting a new standard of care.
Easterseals Northern California is a member of the Behavioral Health Provider Network (BHPN), and part of a larger family of companies, which includes Catalight, Xolv, Easterseals Hawaii and the Behavioral Health Provider Network (BHPN), that are working together to meet the demands of today's health care needs.
Easterseals Northern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer