Centria Healthcare

  • Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT)

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
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    Thank you for showing interest in Centria Autism Services. Our mission as a company is "to help every child living with autism to develop, pursue, and achieve their goals and dreams through high quality ABA therapy and support"

    ABA Therapy Description:
    Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy encourages positive behaviors and discourages negative behaviors to improve a variety of skills. The child’s progress is tracked and measured. ABA is based on the science and learning of behavior, which includes general “laws” of behavior. The therapy is also used to increase language, communication skills, attention, focus, social skills, memory, and academics. ABA techniques focus on antecedents and consequences. When a positive behavior is followed by something that is valued to the child, such as “a reward”, that behavior is more likely to occur in the future.


    ABA Behavior Technician Responsibilities:

    1. Staff will work in the home or clinic center with children on the Autism Spectrum to provide ABA therapy.
    2. Responsible for charting and collecting data on the progress (or lack thereof) and abilities of the child. Must also keep records of preferred positive reinforcements for the child.
    3. Staff will be supervised weekly by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and must be ready to provide feedback to the BCBA on current progress and implement programs and recommendations given by the BCBA. Staff will incorporate feedback as instructed by the BCBA.


    ABA Behavior Technician Requirements:

    1. Bachelor’s degree in behavior analysis, psychology, social work, sociology, special education or a related field preferred. Applicants without a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree are still accepted.
    2. Need to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification before beginning work. Certification and/or classes must be done in a live class, not online, and are at the cost of the employee.
    3. Must submit negative Tuberculosis (TB) test results. Any necessary testing is at the cost of the employee.
    4. Must be able to complete 20 to 25 hours of unpaid pre-hire modules. This requires internet access and computer.
    5. Must be able to complete an 8-hour session of paid, live training (in-person or via web depending on availability).
    6. Must have proof of reliable transportation, driver’s license, and valid car insurance.
    7. Need to be at least 18 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check.
    8. Must be able to follow through with individualized behavior plan.
    9. Must be a creative, hard-working, dependable individual with a passion and positive up-beat attitude for helping children.


    Physical Requirements: The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Employee must be able to lift 50 lbs. occasionally.
    2. Required to perform activities that entail: fine motor skills, kneeling, sitting on floor level, or standing.

    The above list reflects the essential functions and other job functions considered necessary of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, or assigned by supervisory personnel.


    This job description is used as a guide only and not inclusive of responsibilities and job duties.



    About Centria Healthcare:
    Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Centria Healthcare is a leading provider of home-based catastrophic injury and rehabilitation care, private duty nursing, and supportive living services across the state of Michigan. Centria coordinates among multiple disciplines for its rehabilitation services including physical therapy and occupational therapy. Transcending beyond the role of traditional home healthcare providers, Centria has established itself as a market leader through its diverse expertise spanning from the rehabilitation of those who have experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury or Spinal Cord Injury to children dependent on technology. Centria has developed the most comprehensive programs to care for individuals involved in the most serious accidents with potentially long-term complications relating to those accidents.


    Centria's flagship service is Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA), which assists children and young adults on the autism spectrum. Since 2014 Centria has grown this service division into the number two provider in the country, with services stretching across many states. This exciting program is helping children reach their goals and dreams through positive reinforcement and continual support.


    All applicants receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. 


    Benefits Offered: Medical, Vision, Dental


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