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Behavioral Therapist

Company: Partners In Excellence
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about making an impact on the life of a child and helping them reach their greatest potential?

Join us as a Behavior Therapist and be a part of an amazing team, dedicated to improving the lives of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through providing early intensive therapies to children ages 1 to 10 years old.
Partners In Excellence (Partners) is a premier autism therapy center providing autism therapy services to children ages 1-10 in a healthcare setting.
Our autism therapy center provides simulated environments that reflect real-life situations, enabling the children to work on their skills one-on-one or in small groups with trained behavior therapists.
Through our paid two-week premiere training program, you will be equipped with the skills needed to apply ABA techniques to implement targeted curriculum with a variety of teaching techniques.
Clinical staff will provide you with supervision, ongoing coaching, and professional development opportunities as you accumulate your clinical/supervision hours.
All new staff are assigned a mentor upon hire

Benefits of Working at Partners:
Competitive pay
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Short and Long-Term Disability
401(k) (with automatic Partners contribution)
Employee Assistance Program
Casual Dress Environment
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Flexible Spending Accounts
Life Insurance
Profit Sharing
Employee Appreciation Events
Kudos Program
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Collaborative, empathetic, supportive, and rewarding company culture

Responsibilities:
Works under supervision to provide direct therapy to a team of 4-6 clients following client treatment plans ensuring goals and objectives are being met
Documents therapy services accurately and timely (e.g., daily treatment notes, data collection, reporting parent and Partners In Excellence communications and client information)
Ability to read written treatment directions, collect numeric data, and write progress notes
In order to effectively fulfill the duties of a BT, you will have access to protected health information (PHI) of many of Partners' Clients. It is your responsibility to be fully knowledgeable of Partners in Excellence's Privacy Policies and Procedures and to report any violations to their direct and/or clinical supervisor (see Partners' Policies and Procedures - HIPAA). It is the responsibility of the BT to protect Partners' Clients' privacy at and away from work
Completes the required technical training and participates in ongoing training opportunities
Redirects, intervenes, observes, and monitors client behaviors
Ability to problem solve and make appropriate decision
Possesses the interpersonal skills to be playful, enthusiastic, and bring a high level of energy into the therapeutic situation
Ability to work with a team and accept corrective feedback, complying with supervisory direction
Effective communication skills with parents, co-workers, and supervisors
Makes sound decisions and uses good judgment when dealing with clients, parents, and co-workers
Demonstrates dependability and consistency in therapy and other job-related activities
Communicates daily progress and client concerns to the appropriate staff members
Organizes and cleans clients' space and equipment
Assists in keeping the facility safe, organized, sanitary, and guides others to do the same
Assists clients with personal care including dressing, toileting, personal hygiene, food, nutrition, and diet needs
Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds
Attends and participates in meetings
Reports all safety concerns to the Center Manager or their direct supervisor
The BT is assigned to an area or areas (i.e., POD) at the Partners in Excellence's center-based programs
Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
We require candidates to have:
High School diploma
Must be at least 18 years of age
Successfully passed an initial and subsequent background checks (no history of felonies, substantiated client maltreatment or vulnerable adult incidents, or disqualifying misdemeanors)
We prefer candidates to have:
Previous behavioral therapy experience
Bachelor's degree in related field
Knowledge of teaching procedures associated with Verbal Behavior Therapy
General knowledge of typical and special needs clients

Partners offers both full-time and part-time positions, working Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm.

To learn more about starting a rewarding career with an innovative, exciting company that offers room for promotion and advancement, please visit our website at www.partnersmn.com.

Individuals with experience working with culturally diverse populations are encouraged to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $17.00 - $26.57 per hour

Keywords: Partners In Excellence, Saint Cloud , Behavioral Therapist, Healthcare , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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