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Autism Behavior Line Technician (PT)
HAMMOND LA 70404
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-89814262

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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Autism Behavior Line Technician (PT)
Merakey is currently seeking an **Autism Behavior Line Technician** to join our Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program at our Autism Specialty School and ABA Program in Hammond, LA. This is an excellent part-time opportunity to work and train with our highly-recognized team of experts in the field of ABA as you support a life-changing experience for a child and their family. This position requires patience and resilience daily, with ability to approach work with fortitude would be key to this role--we are looking for individuals who want **to be a part of some exceptional!**


**_ABOUT MERAKEY_**


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee


**_WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER_**


+ The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs

+ Highly competitive compensation plans

+ Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

+ Flexible scheduling

+ Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

+ Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

+ Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


**_WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER_**


+ The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs

+ Highly competitive compensation plans

+ Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

+ Flexible scheduling

+ Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

+ Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

+ Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


**_ABOUT MERAKEY SCHOOLS_**


By blending behavioral expertise utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and education, the Merakey Schools partner with families, school districts and community organizations to provide a quality educational environment. The goal is to teach students the skills necessary for success in the general education setting and to transition them, as appropriate, back to a less restrictive environment within their home school districts,


+ Autism Classrooms

+ Emotional Support Classrooms

+ Transition Services (Vocational Training, Independent Living, Post-Secondary Education)

+ PETALS (Promoting Educational & Tangible Alternative Life Strategies) for Girls

+ PAES (Practical Assessment Exploration System)

+ ESY (Extended School Year)

+ For more information, please visit merakey.org/services-education-autism


**_POSITION DETAILS_**


The **Autism** **Behavior** **Line** **Technician** would provide one-on-one support and assistance to a student with autism, including support and assistance in the use of medical equipment such as augmentative communication devices; activities of daily living; and monitoring health and behavior.


+ Providing one on one ABA therapy for children with autism in our specialty school/ ABA center

+ Understanding and implementation of children's program books

+ Implementation of the child's IPOS, assessment goals, and behavioral/crisis plan

+ Completion of required documentation; including daily behavioral and program data and parent communication

+ Completion of progress notes for every billable contact

+ Daily preparation for sessions

+ Other duties as assigned

+ Note: A Behavior Technician may provide support to more than one student, but not at the same time.


_The following shifts are needing to be filled_ :


7:30 a.m. to 12 noon


12 noon to 4:00 p.m.


7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Monday; Wednesday; Friday OR Tuesday; Thursday; Saturdays-are always flexible.


**_Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_**


+ Minimum of a high school degree is required

+ Completed Associates or Bachelors degree (or degree in process) highly preferred -- Degree programs of choice include Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Education, Human Services, Social Work, Special Education, Early Childhood, etc.

+ Experience with children with autism in a professional work environment highly preferred

+ Must be willing to work PRN/FFS (paid hourly -- no benefits -- not a full time position)

+ Must be willing to work a flexible schedule between the hours of 8 am and 7 pm (Schedule will be set based upon client needs, your availability, and your preferred number of hours per week)

+ Must willing and able to pass a thorough background check including Education / Licensure / Employment verification, Child Abuse Clearance, Physical/TB, and a state and federal Criminal Background check
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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