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Behavioral Technician

Company: St. Nicholas Center for Children
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Here at the St. Nicholas Center, we believe it takes a village to transform the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, their families, and the community. We are looking for compassionate Behavioral Assistants to become a part of our village!

This is a full-time position, with a rate of pay starting at $13 per hour for non-degreed employees and $16 per hour for degreed employees_. _As a full-time position, it requires open availability, which is defined as available Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm. Behavioral Assistants work under the supervision of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) to implement therapeutic activities with preschool and school aged children.

Employee benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays and paid time off.

Job Description:

- Provide one-on-one or small group therapy to children with autism under the supervision of the BCBA.

- Teach children self-help skills such as getting dressed, toilet training, and hand washing.

- Teach children communication skills such as asking for things.

- Teach children play and social skills such as waiting, taking turns, making transitions between activities.

- Implement behavior modification techniques in order to reduce challenging behaviors such as hitting, biting, and self-injury

- Take data on child's progress of all targeted skills.

- Work collaboratively with other members of a child's therapy team.

Other Job Requirements:

- Punctuality

- Bachelor's Degree is preferred, however other training, certifications, or experience working with children between the ages of 2 and 12 will be considered.

- Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds unassisted.

- Must be able to endure long periods of standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, crouching, stooping, squatting.

- Must register with the Louisiana Behavior Analyst Board (LBAB) and pass a criminal background check prior to first day of work.

- Must demonstrate competency in ABA fundamentals and teaching methods during required training within the first 30 days of employment.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $13.00 - $16.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Lake Charles, LA 70605: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: St. Nicholas Center for Children, Lake Charles , Behavioral Technician, Professions , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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