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Behavior Interventionist

Company: Cortica
Location: Torrance
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Cortica is looking for a Behavior Interventionist to join its growing team! In this role, you will provide direct behavior therapy services to individuals with autism and work as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team. This role presents an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, growing healthcare company.
We are a rapidly growing healthcare company pioneering the most effective treatment methods for children with neurodevelopmental differences. Our mission is to design and deliver life-changing care - one child, one family, one community at a time. Ultimately, we envision a world that cultivates the full potential of every child. At Cortica, every team member is instrumental in helping us achieve our mission.
Our culture and values guide how we work and treat one another. Cortica celebrates diversity and fosters an inclusive environment, seeking ideas and opinions from everyone on the team. We safeguard equal rights and respect for all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status or other applicable, legally protected characteristics. All Cortica employment decisions are made based on an individual's qualifications and ability to successfully perform the job responsibilities.
What will you do?
Attend Cortica's orientation and complete Cortica's Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training
Provide direct implementation of behavior-analytic services to children with autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental differences in both 1:1 and group settings
Implement positive behavior strategies as developed and analyzed with the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Implement strategies with children including antecedent and consequence (reinforcement) strategies, based on developed treatment plans and strategies with their BCBA
Work in the home, community, school, clinic or other designated settings with children and their families providing direct behavior-analytic care as determined in the child's assessment and treatment plan
Fulfill all documentation requirements including the use of data collection of strategies and goals, completion of session notes during the session
Assist with individualized assessment procedures through preference assessments and data collection
Work with families and supervisor to establish an environment supportive of treatment and education across all settings of care
Follow Cortica crisis and emergency procedures, including de-escalation strategies, first aid strategies, mandated reporting
Serves as a representative of the Cortica Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program, demonstrating professionalism with all families and colleagues in written and spoken communication as well as professional dress and demeanor
In this role you are required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, or crawl; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Team members must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
We'd love to hear from you if:
You have experience working with children, preferably children with autism.
You ideally possess a bachelor's degree in a human service (or related) field; candidates with relevant work experience in lieu of bachelor's degree will be considered; students enrolled in undergraduate studies will also be considered.
You are currently a Registered Behavior Technician or are willing to obtain this credential via Cortica's training program within the first 45 days of starting.
You are available to work some days, late afternoons and evenings.
You possess a valid California Driver's license and reliable transportation.
You are skilled at using software and systems including electronic medical record systems and Microsoft Office products.
You preferably have knowledge of HIPAA regulations to safeguard patient information.
Benefits you deserve:
Cortica cares deeply about each team member and their wellbeing! We strive to foster an outstanding employee experience and culture. We also provide a terrific benefits package. Full-time employees enjoy a variety of company subsidized medical and dental insurance options, 401K with company match and rapid vesting, Personal Time Off that increases based on tenure, paid holidays, company-paid life insurance, disability insurance options, tuition reimbursement for continuing education and professional development, employee referral bonus awards, and more. Part-time employees who average between 26 and 29 hours during are eligible for sick time as well as medical, dental and vision benefits, in accordance with company policies, the employee handbook, and benefit plan provisions.

Keywords: Cortica, Torrance , Behavior Interventionist, Other , Torrance, California

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