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Behavior Intervention TechnicianJob ID REQ-2023-1763 Grand Island, Nebraska
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Implements 1:1 intensive ABA services to children and adolescents, as written by the licensed psychologist.
Provides direct behavioral intervention services to clients as assigned.
Provides consistent monitoring and safety of youth under your supervision to assure safety in all program and non-program areas.
Provides required documentation of youth behavior and activity in behaviorally specific language. Consistently meets required timelines for documentation and follows all program and clinic documentation guidelines.
Completes data collection as defined by the program.
Builds trusting and supportive relationships with youth through acts of fairness, concern, effectiveness, pleasantness and maintaining appropriate boundaries.
Displays professionalism by achieving high standards in the following components. (Honesty/Integrity, Learning/Adhering to all Policies, Communicates Effectively, Accepts/Implements Feedback, Productivity/Creativity and Job Development/Initiative). Collaborates with peers and supervisors.
Follows the chain of command and communicates any questions or concerns to direct supervisor in a professional, productive manner.
Implements a proactive approach in making decisions that positively impact the program. Responds effectively to concerns or crisis in the program and remains calm and solution focused when communicating information.
Ensures all policies and procedures are implemented and met consistently, including all scheduled expectations.
Actively participates in supervision.
Participates in weekly individual supervision meetings with a licensed psychologist.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Familiarity with behavioral or cognitive behavioral theoretical orientation.
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills.
Ability to demonstrate tolerance to work under adverse conditions such as constant interruptions, inappropriate behaviors, and dealing with potential verbal and physical threats from youth.
Ability to resolve conflict in crisis situations.
Ability to affect planned change in a positive manner.
High School diploma required.
Minimum 19 years of age required.
40 hours approved behavior training required (to be completed within the first 30 days).
About Boys Town:
Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.
Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.