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ChildServe Behavior Technician-Full Time-Johnston in Johnston, Iowa

Behavior Technician-Full Time-Johnston

Behavioral Health (Mental Health, RBTs, Psychologists, BCBA) Johnston, Iowa



The Behavior Technician (BT) is responsible for the direct implementation of child specific Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs as written by the Behavior Analyst (where an RBT is not required). BTs work with the child and family by providing behavioral interventions and skill acquisition programming per the plan. What You'll Do:

  • Individualized Plans: Participate in the development of program plans and provide updates on progress. Ensure that each client’s individual plan is implemented as written.

  • Documentation: Maintain appropriate records, collect data and complete of treatment notes as required and within the specified time frames.

  • Training: Participate in all training that enables performance of duties effectively, efficiently, and competently (ex. staff meetings, orientation, in-services).

  • Compliance: BT must abide by the subset of the BACB ® Professional and Ethical Compliance Code designated as relevant to the practice of behavior technicians.

  • Perform other BT duties/responsibilities required by the Program and within the scope of certification.

  • Schedule Flexibility: Be willing to provide direct care in the Autism Day Health Program if needed.

    When you'll Work:

  • Monday- Friday

  • 40 hours per week

  • Business hours- varied

    What You'll Need:

  • Bachelors degree

  • Preferred: Minimum of two years’ experience working with children with Autism and other developmental disabilities.

  • Organization, time management, and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work effectively, accurately, and efficiently under multiple demands and frequent interruptions.

  • Effective and professional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to foster effective relationships with co-workers, children, and families.

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships and demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

  • Self-motivation, assertiveness, and independent decision making skills.

  • Ability to accept and initiate change, have patience and understanding, and work within a team environment.

  • Confidentiality regarding the affairs of clients, staff, their families, and ChildServe.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.

Who We Are

  • ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 4,600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today!

Child Serve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.