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ABA Therapist / Behavior Technician

Stride Autism Centers
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Stride Autism Centers in Des Moines, IA 50319
From $14 an hour - Full-time

Location

Stride Autism Centers in Des Moines, IA 50319

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance

Full job description

We are seeking ABA Therapists / Behavior Technicians for our center in Clive! You will work as valued members of our team to provide individualized services in a 1:1 teaching format to children with autism. Stride provides paid training that covers everything necessary to start a career in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Stride also provides ongoing professional development to advance your career in the field of ABA. Therapists will work closely with our Lead BCBA to drive great outcomes for our young learners. They will have the opportunity to grow into more senior clinical roles as they gain experience.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the best possible support to children with autism and their families by attracting, developing and retaining world-class clinicians and therapists. Stride has an unwavering commitment to meaningful outcomes. Please visit www.stridecenters.com to learn more about us!

Responsibilities

  • Work 1:1 with children with autism under the direct supervision of a BCBA
  • Follow treatment plans developed by BCBAs that help increase the child's communication, self-help, social and play skills
  • Relay info on client progress to BCBAs to keep them informed
  • Assist BCBAs with assessments
  • Accurately record client progress using Stride's data collection system
  • Write and submit clinical notes summarizing client sessions
  • Toilet training and diaper changing as required
  • Voices issues/concerns to leadership as appropriate
  • Build positive relationships with families while maintaining professional boundaries
  • Abides by Stride's policies and procedures
  • Coordinate as needed with parents, teachers and other professionals on the child's team
  • Support team members and assist in non-clinical activities as needed
  • Positively contribute to the Stride culture
  • Maintain client confidentiality, ethics and professionalism at all times
  • Caring, compassionate and empathetic demeanor
  • Exudes a positive and constructive energy/attitude
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Communicates effectively with clients, parents, BCBAs and others
  • Passion to learn and grow individually and looks for improvement opportunities for Stride

Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Available Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
  • Reliable transportation to our center and/or client homes
  • Must be able to pass a clinical background check
  • Ability to move freely, quickly and frequently from sitting to standing and to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Working knowledge of computer usage
  • Successfully complete Stride's onboarding and training

Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid training
  • Mentorship from our lead clinical staff
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • PTO
  • Predictable 8am-4pm Mon-Fri schedule
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Support for tuition towards a degree in behavior analysis

Stride's Program

Stride’s center-based ABA program for preschool learners (ages 2-6) utilizes both structured and natural teaching strategies. Our full-day programs allow for predictable and manageable scheduling that results in superior client outcomes and enhanced quality of life for therapists. Our clinical team provides training and supervision that prepares you, the therapist, to positively impact the lives of the children we serve and their families.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $14.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Pediatrics

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Stride is taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect our clients, clinicians and communities. Measures include limiting group activities and implementing heightened sanitary, safety and distancing protocols.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • https://stridecenters.com/

Company's Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/StrideCenters/

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place