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Behavioral Health Technician

Location: McKinney, TX, United States
Job Type: Part Time
Job Category: Healthcare
Job Industry: Healthcare Systems and Services
Salary: The pay we're offering is $15 - $18 per year
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The Opportunity

Description

We're looking for a Behavioral Health Technician, working in Healthcare Systems and Services industry in McKinney, Texas, United States.

Do you excel in building relationships with children and their families with trust and care?

Do you have a passion for helping neurodiverse children feel great about themselves while building confidence to achieve daily and long-term social and behavioral success?

Are you a compassionate care giver with at least a high school diploma (or GED) located in McKinney, TX?

Centria Health is looking forBehavioral Health Techniciansto work one-on-one with children and families with autism to implement learning programs, collect data on target behaviors, communicate with stakeholders, maintain client confidentiality, and regularly meet with their direct leader. You will build trust and care with the child and their family in their home setting within 15 minutes from where you reside.

Our comprehensivepaid behavioral health trainingwill prepare you to directly impact the developmental growth of the children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and guide you to support your assigned child through their unique development opportunities, including potentially aggressive reactions. Under the guidance of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), you will use evidence-based techniques to teach communication, social, and daily living skills while reducing interfering behaviors.


What makes this role unique?

  • Family-home environment
  • 15-20 hours/week
  • Assignments within 15 minutes from your residence
  • Paid training
  • 401k savings plan


What your day will look like:

  • At the child’s home, you will adapt teaching techniques to various physical and mental behaviors to provide one-on-one developmental and behavioral support, understanding some patient styles may be more confrontational than others.
  • For guided help, you will partner with a Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to implement individualized behavioral intervention plans which may include many physical and mental exercises to provide optimal support to your assigned child.
  • You will use you evidence-based techniques to engage actively with children with physical activity which may include standing, walking, sitting, grasping, reaching, bending, kneeling, crouching, squatting, lifting and at times carrying children or objects that weigh up to 50 pounds.


How we take care of our team members:

  • Astarting hourly rate between $15-$18that increases based on experience, certification level, and highest level of education.
  • Unlimited opportunities to make an impact in the life of a child with special needs.
  • A structured career path in the field of Behavioral Analysis.
  • Discounts to hundreds of retail partners via of our Benefit Hub

Our Client

Do Wonders. Since 2010, our client has helped over 10,000 children to acquire essential life skills to help them reach their full potential. Being a leader in ABA Therapy, they have had the great satisfaction of seeing the impact their work has had on our clients. The number of children reaching their potential through their services continues to flourish.

Experience Required for Your Success

  • Ahigh school diploma or GEDandat least 18 years of age.
  • Minimum of1 year experience working with children ages 0-18 years in adaycare, classroom setting preferred.
  • Minimum1 year experience working one-on-one with clients in a behavioral health environment preferred.
  • A passion about helping children with autism and making a real difference in their lives.
  • Patience and compassion with the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to obtain a CPR, First Aid Certification and Tuberculosis test (if you haven’t had one in the past year)
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Ability to move in various positions (sit, squat, bend, etc.)
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

What Do You Think?
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