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Lead Behavior Therapist
- Phoenix, Arizona
- $19.00 Per Hour
- Job Type
- 5 Aug 2022
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LEAD BEHAVIOR THERAPIST
Now offering a $1,000.00 Signing Bonus
Position Summary: We are looking for passionate people to join our team in our Community School and additional programs. Under clinical supervision, provides direct treatment services for clients while also providing clinical administrative support to monitor and evaluate client progress by performing the following duties personally. Responsible for ensuring that all critical tasks are fulfilled on a timely and high-quality basis. In addition to a $1,000 hiring bonus, we offer a great culture and benefits. SARRC Lead Behavior Therapists are an integral part of our team. Learn more about this position and how you can make difference in our clients' lives! Positions available in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe.
What You'll Do:
Maintains consistent alignment with SARRC mission of advancing research and providing a lifetime of support for individuals with autism while putting our clients and their family members first on a day-in and day-out basis.
Maintains primary focus upon work duties and results as well as client services needs with secondary focus on administrative tasks, while maintaining minimal distraction on achieving position goals by non-work-related responsibility and non-client service activities.
Complies fully with all medical records and information privacy regulations, local, state and federal.
Provides highly effective and best practice treatment for child clients on face-to-face bases.
Performs all work duties with a focus upon client needs and client family needs with the objective of life skills and life quality improvement on measurable bases.
Complies with and follows designed treatment plans while also ensuring that other Behavior Therapists do the same.
Coordinates fully with other internal clinical professionals and external contacts in the best interests of clients and their family members while recommending treatment plan improvements as necessary based upon client progress and treatment responses.
Properly documents all work activities, session notes and treatment service results on a fully accurate and timely basis while ensuring that all client documentation may be properly utilized for additional treatment purposes.
Participates in and contributes to effective and therapeutic individual and group supervision on a regular basis.
Effectively communicates with supervisors, other clinical professionals and client family members regarding client concerns, limitations and treatment progress.
Maintains exceptional organizational and preparation skills related to all client interactions.
Safely operates motor vehicles for the purpose of travel to, between and from client appointments at varying locations.
Takes all steps necessary to ensure personal safety and informs other team member(s) when risks are likely or actually occur.
Effectively performs administrative tasks such as data and document correlation as well as Catalyst updating.
Performs work duties at a variety of locations including clinics, client homes, schools, workplaces, and throughout the community.
Interacts effectively with teachers and volunteers while ensuring successful client outcomes.
While supervised by a Clinical Supervisor, maintains appropriate independence and decision-making freedom within the context of treatment sessions.
Who You Are:
Bachelor s Degree from an accredited college or university required. Focus areas of education, sociology, special education or psychology preferred.
Registered Behavior Technician certification is required.
In excess of 1,000 direct treatment hours of clinical experience is required.
1 to 3 years of employment in a clinical environment whether full-time, part-time or work-study, preferably including work with individuals with ASD.
Active BLS/CPR and Basic First Aid certifications required (will help you acquire these qualifications if you do not have them)
Demonstrated ability to relate to and work with diverse backgrounds, human capabilities and limitations, and cultures.
Interest in service to individuals with specialized and occasionally complex needs.
Why You'll Love Working at SARRC:
Starting at $19/hr
8 paid holidays per year
Up to 16 days per year Paid Time off, based on hours worked
40 hours per year of Paid Sick Time, based on hours worked
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Professional development up to $1000 per calendar year
401(k) with company match
Paid travel time and mileage reimbursement
ABA Masters benefit for qualified employees
Covid-19 vaccination preferred
Who We Are: Established in 1997, the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) is an internationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to autism research, education, evidence-based treatment, and community outreach. We are one of the only autism organizations in the world that provides a lifetime of services for individuals and their families while also conducting cutting edge research.
Half paid on first check after 90 days of service and balance paid on first check after 6 months of service. Must complete one full year of service or liable for repayment of $750.00.