Behavioral Registered Technician

Missouri MENTOR   Saint Louis, MO   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on November 15, 2022
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Behavioral Registered Technician

Do you have experience working with individuals with developmental behavior challenges? Bring your commitment and clinical know-how to a team-based workplace that puts people first.

  • Ensure that individuals’ treatment plans are consistently implemented by following the treatment plan goals and interventions, building and maintaining a therapeutic relationship with those served, utilizing sound judgment, and seeking out appropriate consultation.
  • Collaborate with family and treatment team members; educate parents/guardians on reinforcement and intervention information when requested.
  • Utilize appropriate interactional style and maintain dignity and respect towards those served.
  • Prompt safe and socially acceptable replacement behaviors in order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction, and problem-solving skills.
  • Fade prompts appropriately to promote successful independent responding.
  • Increase the frequency or duration of safe and appropriate replacement behaviors by providing access to reinforcers.
  • Review participant progress objectively using behavior analytic methods, identify solutions to barriers, and make recommendations to the supervisor and behavior analyst when needed.
  • Accurately collect behavioral data as defined in the RBT program as needed.
  • Complete all clinical and residential documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Review daily updates such as new programs, access level changes, scheduled sessions, etc.
  • Ensure proper implementation and retraining as needed by routinely communicating with staff.
  • Schedule and prepare for leisure activities to keep participants engaged and active when therapy sessions are not taking place.
  • Participate in training and refreshers from clinical staff on the implementation of program updates to ensure that rehabilitative objectives are achieved.
  • Attend clinical meetings such as access review meetings, clinical team meetings, progress conferences, etc. as assigned.
  • Provide up-to-date residential status of participants and identify problem areas affecting the participant; implement solutions as recommended by the clinical team.
  • Understand and ensure adherence to company policies and procedures while maintaining compliance with relevant external regulatory guidelines.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • RBT Credential or desire to work toward obtaining the RBT Credential with guidance provided, and the ability to complete that training and board exam within 30 days from hiring date.
  • Two years of completed college coursework in psychology, education, social work, behavioral science, human development, or related field preferred.
  • Two years of experience working with individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury or other individuals with developmental behavior challenges who engage in severe problem behaviors preferred.
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification as required by state.
  • Current driver’s license in good standing, car registration, and auto insurance if providing transportation for individual receiving services.
  • Professional, with the ability to maintain composure and exercise sound judgment and discretion.
  • Exceptional communication skills with an ability to establish trust and rapport quickly.
  • A good listener with an ability to empathize while still providing guidance.

Why Join Us?

  • Paid time off and health benefits for employees working 30+ hours/week.
  • Enjoy job security with career development and advancement opportunities.
  • Paid training, holiday pay, mileage reimbursement.
  • Work with some of the best co-workers you could ask for!
  • Rewarding, hands-on work that makes a lasting impact on the lives of individuals.

We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!