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Behavior Technician - Position # 995332

Apply Now Job Number: 496791
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Categories: Teaching - JK - 12

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Job Title: Behavior Technician - 995332
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis: Hourly  
Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Under direct supervision of a BCBA and working closely with Autism Support Staff, provides the following clinical services to children at the Baudhuin Preschool:
A. Provides assistance in functional behavioral assessments which includes interviews, behavioral observations, and data collection.
B. Assists in preference assessment using both indirect and direct methodologies.
C. Assists in providing direct observations and data collection to monitor behavior plan effectiveness.
D. Contributes to the development of function-based interventions to increase pro-social alternative behavior and reduce problem behavior in collaboration with the team.
E. Provides assistance in training parents, teachers, teacher aides, and support staff in implementing treatment protocols.
F. Implements individual behavior support plans.
G. Models strategies in the classroom, as well as in other educational settings (e.g., gym, playground, therapy room) whenever needed.

2. Maintains all data and records in accordance with NSU compliance policies.

3. Regularly attends child study meetings.

4. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Intermediate knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook; data entry skills; Internet research abilities.

2. Ability to enter and verify information with accuracy.

3. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

4. Ability to maintain confidential information.

5. Organization and time management skills.

5. Proactive, punctual and reliable.

6. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

7. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. Endure short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.

2. Ability to effectively manage children who present with aggressive and self-injurious behavior.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: Must receive Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification with three (3) months of hire date.
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent and two (2) years clinical experience working with children with behavioral challenges.

--OR--

Associate's degree in Psychology or ESE Discipline, and one (1) year clinical experience working with children with behavioral challenges.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Associate's degree in Psychology or ESE Discipline, and one (1) year clinical experience working with children with behavioral challenges.

2. Bilingual (English and Spanish).
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:  
Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.
   
   

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