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Behavior Technician

Pathways by Molina • Norfolk, VA

Posted 1 day ago

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Full-Time
Healthcare - Health Services
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Job Description

Since our inception in 1992, Family Preservation Services (FPS) of Virginia has been a leader and innovator in the development of community-based services here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. FPS of Virginia currently operates 30 office sites, each designed to meet the unique needs of each community through the integration and use of evidence based and trauma-informed practices.

With more than 900 employees servicing more than 3,000 individuals and families each year, FPS is the largest private provider of community based services in Virginia.

As a leader in the area of mental health and behavioral health services, Family Preservation Services of Virginia, with the support and collective expertise of our global parent company, Pathways by Molina, will continue our commitment to promoting positive change in the individuals, families and communities we impact each day.

FPS is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSAs, vacation, sick, basic and optional life insurance, EAP, 401k (100% match for the 1st 4% employee contribution/immediate vesting) and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 

FPS is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

Summary

The Behavior Technician works under the close supervision of a BCBA and is responsible for the client implementation of skill-acquisition and behavior intervention plans.

Essential Job Functions and Requirements

• Knowledge of child development and developmental milestones
• Data collection
• Experience working with children on the autism spectrum disorder
• Maintain timely and accurate clinical documentation
• Timely completion of mandated paperwork
• Implement skill-acquisition or behavioral change activities
• Maintain productivity standards
• Complete all required training
• Flexibility and ability to manage ever-changing priorities, to meet the urgent requirements of the client/family
• Provide transportation
• Ability to advocate and articulate the client’s current psychiatric needs to medical and clinical staff
• Monitor behaviors and follow behavior intervention plans
• Work closely with BCBA
• Effectively use the Electronic Health Record system
• Maintain ethical standards and professional boundaries

Qualifications

• College degree in Psychology or related field
• Experience working with children on the autism spectrum disorder
• Current TB test
• CPR/First Aide certification (Adult and Child)
• Valid VA driver’s license (without restrictions)
• Current automobile insurance
•  Must be eligible for fingerprint clearance approval without restrictions (and maintain during employment)

Skills/Requirements

• Ability to effectively prioritize and manage time
• Experience working with children on the autism spectrum disorder
• Familiar with EHR software (preferred)
• Ability to meet with clients/families in their home
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Obtain certification as a Registered Behavior Technician within the first year of  employment 

Preferred Skills

• Ability to effectively prioritize and manage time
• Experience working with children on the autism spectrum disorder
• Familiar with EHR software (preferred)
• Ability to meet with clients/families in their home
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Obtain certification as a Registered Behavior Technician within the first year of employment

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Job ID: WBS-348
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