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ChildServe Registered Behavior Technician in Johnston, Iowa

Registered Behavior Technician

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



The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is responsible for the direct implementation of child specific Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs as written by the Behavior Analyst. RBTs work with the child and family by providing behavioral interventions and skill acquisition programming per the plan. When You'll Work7:30am - 4:30pmWhat 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: RBT must abide by the subset of the BACB ® Professional and Ethical Compliance Code designated as relevant to the practice of behavior technicians.

  • Perform other RBT 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.

What You'll Need

  • Current RBT credential in good standing with BACB (willing to pursue the credential and obtain within 90 days of hire; or working towards credentialing as BCBA).

  • High school diploma required, bachelor's degree preferred.

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

  • 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

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” When you join our team, you’ll leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a positive difference for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

We serve nearly 4,500 children each year through our wide range of specialty pediatric healthcare programs and services in Ames, Des Moines and Iowa City. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between). Each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission: We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for five years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. If you’re ready to help families move Forward Together with support from ChildServe, apply today.