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Autism/ABA Services

Behavior Assistant

Behavior Assistants are responsible for administering and implementing all applied behavior analysis (ABA) programs and services within the Hills & Dales Autism Services for clients with autism and autism spectrum disorders.  The role requires collaborative working relationships with children, family/visitors, co-workers, physicians and their office staff, social services, dietary/nutrition, school system employees, vendors/volunteers, outside agencies, students and all necessary departments in the performance of operations & responsibilities.

Some of the responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provision of Care
  • Documentation
  • Charges relating to services.
  • Maintains professionalism
  • Demonstrates & carries out the mission & values of the organization and is a role model operating with the highest standards of ethical practices.
  • Communication with all staff.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING REQUIRED

  • Free from a conviction or prior employment history of child or resident abuse or dependent adult abuse.
  • Behavior Assistant must have a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology or another Health related field.
  • Become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) within one year of hire by passing the certification exam offered by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).
  • A minimum of three months experience resulting in an established clinical background in the treatment of children with Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Knowledgeable in area of school curriculum, especially Strategies for Teaching Based on Autism Research (STAR).
  • Must have a general working knowledge of computers and department specific software.
  • Experience with services and resources available within the community for families and children, strongly preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license.

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All positions at Hills & Dales require the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

Full-time positions receive benefits including health, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and 401(k). Part-time positions receive paid vacation, sick time and paid holidays.

Hills & Dales is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Fill out an online application or send resume and cover letter to humanresources@hillsdales.org.