Position

The ABA unit at Easy Speech Therapy Center provides clinic based and some school based behavioral intervention for individuals with Autism and related disorders with a variety of skill deficits and behavior concerns. We currently looking for a Behavior Analyst to join our ABA team in Palm Desert, California. If you are working towards or want to obtain your Board Certification from the BACB and have the passion to make a difference and the desire to grow in a team environment, then this is the job for you!


Requirements

Experience/Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, Psychology, or currently enrolled in a Masters program with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis or BCBA/ BCaBA coursework. 

  • Must have prior training in Applied Behavior Analysis.

  • Must have previous experience supervising ABA Therapists and implementing ABA curriculum in the home and/ or the school setting.

  • Excellent Clinical & Leadership skills

  • Experience servicing individuals with varying diagnoses, diverse levels of functioning, and a broad range of ages

  • Excellent report writing skills

  • Expertise in assessment and intervention strategies

  • Self-motivated, responsible, honest, articulate, excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrate skills consistent with serving culturally and linguistically diverse families.

  • Maintains professional boundaries, professional composure, and work well under pressure

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills to interact with clinicians, clients, family members, and staff.

  • Desired Skills

  • A desire to help clients and families

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong writing skills required for documentation

  • Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity

  • Enjoys being a team player

  • Comfortable in a busy therapy practice

  • Bilingual applicants preferred but not required.


Job Summary

  • Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments and develop behavior support plans (BSP).

  • Conduct assessments (e.g. VB-MAPP, AFLS).

  • Develop individualized treatment plans (e.g., goals, objectives, and interventions)

  • Provide Direct Case Supervision and monitor client progress towards goals.

  • Provide direct ABA therapy to children with Autism and other developmental disorders in the clinic, home, school, and community settings when needed.

  • Provide parent, teacher, and staff training on the principles of ABA

  • Consult and collaborate with schools, medical professionals, and other pediatric discipline

  • Write initial FBA reports and progress reports

  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

  • Maintain all applicable personal certifications, licenses, professional insurances, TB clearance up to date

  • Maintain reliable transportation and current liability insurance for the vehicle

  • Stand, sit, twist, kneel, bend-over, crouch down, walk, and sit/play on floor for extended periods of time as well as lift, push, and pull up to 30lbs without assistance from another adult.

Compensation:

$20-$27 per hour DOE

Benefits:

Flexible work hours and flexible days of week you work. For example: Working 4 days a week/ten hour days for a long weekend every week.

Raises given upon satisfactory work performance and employee review.

Opportunities to grow within the company and become lead of department.

50% paid PPO Medical, Dental and Vision benefits.

Future opportunities to move within the company to live/work at different Easy Speech Locations.

Paid sick time off

Paid vacation time off

Relocation:

Relocation assistance considered.

e-mail résumés to: kristine@easyspeech.org