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Behavior Therapist - Minnetonka

Company: Partners In Excellence
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Are you passionate about making an impact on the life of a child and helping them reach their greatest potential? Join us as a Behavior Therapist and be a part of an amazing team, dedicated to improving the lives of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through providing early intensive therapies to children ages 1 to 10 years old. + Partners In Excellence (Partners) is a premier autism therapy center providing autism therapy services to children ages 1-10 in a healthcare setting. + Our autism therapy center provides simulated environments that reflect real-life situations, enabling the children to work on their skills one-on-one or in small groups with trained behavior therapists. + Through our paid two-week premiere training program, you will be equipped with the skills needed to apply ABA techniques to implement targeted curriculum with a variety of teaching techniques. + Clinical staff will provide you with supervision, ongoing coaching, and professional development opportunities as you accumulate your clinical/supervision hours. + All new staff are assigned a mentor upon hire Benefits of Working at Partners: + Competitive pay + Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance + Short and Long-Term Disability + 401(k) (with automatic Partners contribution) + Employee Assistance Program + Casual Dress Environment + Paid Holidays + Paid Time Off + Flexible Spending Accounts + Life Insurance + Profit Sharing + Employee Appreciation Events + Kudos Program + Employee Referral Bonus Program + Collaborative, empathetic, supportive,and rewarding company culture + Works under supervision to provide direct therapy to a team of 4-6 clients following client treatment plans ensuring goals and objectives are being met + Documents therapy services accurately and timely (e.g., daily treatment notes, data collection, reporting parent and Partners In Excellence communications and client information) + Ability to read written treatment directions, collect numeric data, and write progress notes + In order to effectively fulfill the duties of a BT, you will have access to protected health information (PHI) of many of Partners Clients. It is your responsibility to be fully knowledgeable of Partners in Excellences Privacy Policies and Procedures and to report any violations to their direct and/or clinical supervisor (see Partners Policies and Procedures HIPAA). It is the responsibility of the BT to protect Partners Clients privacy at and away from work + Completes the required technical training and participates in ongoing training opportunities + Redirects, intervenes, observes, and monitors client behaviors + Ability to problem solve and make appropriate decision + Possesses the interpersonal skills to be playful, enthusiastic, and bring a high level of energy into the therapeutic situation + Ability to work with a team and accept corrective feedback, complying with supervisory direction + Effective communication skills with parents, co-workers, and supervisors + Makes sound decisions and uses good judgment when dealing with clients, parents, and co-workers + Demonstrates dependability and consistency in therapy and other job-related activities + Communicates daily progress and client concerns to the appropriate staff members + Organizes and cleans clients space and equipment + Assists in keeping the facility safe, organized, sanitary, and guides others to do the same + Assists clients with personal care including dressing, toileting, personal hygiene, food, nutrition, and diet needs + Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds + Attends and participates in meetings + Reports all safety concerns to the Center Manager or their direct supervisor + The BT is assigned to an area or areas (i.e., POD) at the Partners in Excellences center-based programs + The BT may be required to transfer from one area to another or from one center to another depending on the needs of the organization + Able to work a flexible work schedule, including overtime, nights and weekends as required including attending events/meetings as needed + Performs other duties as assigned We require candidates to have: + High School diploma + Must be at least 18 years of age + Successfully passed an initial and subsequent background checks (no history of felonies, substantiated client maltreatment or vulnerable adult incidents, or disqualifying misdemeanors) We prefer candidates to have: + Previous behavioral therapy experience + Bachelors degree in related field + Knowledge of teaching procedures associated with Verbal Behavior Therapy + General knowledge of typical and special needs clients This is a full-time position, working Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm. To learn more about starting a rewarding career with an innovative, exciting company that offers room for promotion and advancement, please visit our website at . Individuals with experience working with culturally diverse populations are encouraged to apply. Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of computers/software, Microsoft Office O365, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome. Physical Demands This role requires the ability to lift fifty (50) pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This role would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets, and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Other Duties 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. ID: 2021-1793 External Company Name: Partners In Excellence, Inc. Street: 5501 Feltl Road

Keywords: Partners In Excellence, Minnetonka , Behavior Therapist - Minnetonka, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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