Registered Behavior Technician - RBT Jobs Mokena IL

The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is responsible for the direct implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programming with clients at Westside Children’s Therapy, under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Providing predominantly play-based therapy, the RBT will support Westside clients in the development of a wide variety of skills. Locations include: Carol Stream, DeKalb, Elmhurst, Frankfort, Glen Ellyn, Homer Glen, Joliet, Lockport, Lombard, Machesney Park, Naperville, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Oswego, Plainfield, Rockford, Schaumburg, Shorewood, Tinley Park, Wheaton, and Willowbrook.

Registered Behavior Technician RBT - Job Functions

  • Implement direct therapy services for assigned clients and caseload, following programming written by BCBA
  • Engage with BCBA during regular supervision sessions to ask questions and receive feedback
  • Collect and record data on patients behavior
  • Complete and submit required documentation (SOAP notes, etc) in a timely manner, aligned with Westside’s policies and procedures
  • Develop strong relationships with the children on your caseload and strive to make every session a fun experience
  • Participate in weekly team meetings with clinic’s ABA team
  • Maintain targeted caseload hours of therapy per week
  • RBTs are expected to maintain a caseload of 25-30 direct therapy hours per week

Registered Behavior Technician RBT - Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Active RBT certification required at time of hire or within 90 days of hire
  • CPR certification required at time of hire or within 90 days of hire
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Competence with a variety of computer applications
  • Previous experience working with the special needs population, particularly in ABA
  • Comfortable persona to better develop relationships with children and their families

RBT - Job Competencies

- Collaborative spirit and willingness to work as a team
- Passion for working with children with special needs
- Patient with the ability to redirect clients frequently and compassionately
- Accountable for personal behavior and performance
- Receptive to feedback with a commitment to personal and professional development
- Honest and transparent communicator

RBT - Work Environment and Physical Demands

- Able to receive training in, and implement, de-escalation skills for clients
- Ability to lift or carry 30 lbs
- Ability to work in a variety of positions, including on the floor during played-based therapy

Why Word for Westside

Westside is a culture-first organization that cares foremost about how our Psychologists feel on a daily basis. We foster a safe environment where employees are free to be themselves, make mistakes, ask for help when they need it, and experience the power of working on high-functioning teams. Above all, we aim to meet our mission of changing kids’ lives. As a Psychologist with a wear-it-on-their-sleeves passion for working with kids, we think you’d be a great fit!