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Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) - Part Time - Somerset , NJ

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Somerset
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) - Part Time - Somerset , NJ
Req #: 0000153808

Category: Behavioral and Mental Health

Status: Part-Time

Shift: Day

Facility: Childrens Specialized Hosp

Department: RUCARES - Peds Feeding Dis

Location:

Easton (EAS),
888 Easton Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873

Job Overview: Registered behavior technicians (RBTs) provide applied-behavior-analytic services for patients diagnosed with developmental disabilities, pediatric feeding disorders, or other behavioral diagnoses under the direction of a professional behavior analyst (e.g., board certified behavior analyst, licensed psychologist). RBTs assist with patient assessments and program implementation. RBTs assist with organizing and maintaining data-collection and statistical-analysis systems, research activities, and staff training. Qualifications: Required:

High-school degree/GED American Heart Association BLS Provider Preferred:
Experience working with patients or individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities, pediatric feeding disorders, or other behavioral diagnoses in an educational, instructional, or therapeutic setting Certifications and Licenses Required:
  • American Heart Association BLS Provider Scheduling Requirements:
    Monday Friday Part Time 20 hours/week Essential Functions: Applied-Behavior-Analytic Services
    Conduct sessions with patients using standard procedures under the direction of a professional behavior analyst Provide suggestions of possible procedures and methods to a professional behavior analyst Assist professional behavior analyst in implementing intake, assessment, treatment, and discharge procedures Prepare initial drafts of session materials, session descriptions, and progress notes Enter assessment and treatment data into spreadsheets and graph the data Report the behavior and environment in observable and measurable terms to a professional behavior analyst and provide goal updates Perform initial analysis of findings and present recommendations to a professional behavior analyst Assist in the creation of data-collection protocols and systems Assist with the development of skill-acquisition programs (e.g., increasing acceptance and consumption of healthy food and liquid, developmental feeding skills such as self-feeding or chewing, social and communication skills, curriculum-based developmental, social skills) Assist with the development of behavior-reduction programs (e.g., extinction protocols to reduce inappropriate mealtime behavior, non-contingent reinforcement to reduce crying, functional communication training) Assist in the training of caregivers (e.g., parents, school personnel) Auxiliary Program Support
    Assist in organization, cleanliness, and maintenance of department location, materials, and equipment Assist clinical faculty and professional behavior analysts with various research activities Physical Demands:
    Must be able to move, lift, and carry patients and objects Moving, lifting, or transferring of patients may involve independently lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds, as well as assisting with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds Use of abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue Frequent movement, use of limbs, and good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina Extended periods of standing or sittin Other Duties:
    RBTs may work with patients who vomit, or who engage in other forms of challenging behavior, such as aggression, self-injury, elopement, expulsion (spitting out food or liquid during treatment), or property destruction Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Benefits and Perks:
    Paid Time Off (PTO) Retirement Plans Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more! Choosing RWJBarnabas Health! RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health. RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education. RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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