Assistant Behavioral Technician - Clinic-Child Psych (0.5 FTE, Days)

Category: Psychology & Social Science
Job Type: Part-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Palo Alto CA 94034
Req: 14387
FTE: 0.5

Psychology&Social Science

0.5 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift 

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

The Behavioral Technician implements naturalistic developmental behavioral treatments based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) under the oversight of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). The Behavioral Technician will also work with the BCBA to create weekly lesson plans, group activity task analyses, and staffing plans. The Behavior Technician will work primarily with patients registered in Autism Clinic intensive early intervention programs. The Behavioral Technician will participate in evaluation of new patients to assess treatment needs, prepare instructional materials, and implement individualized behavioral treatment plans in both 1:1 and group settings. The Behavioral Therapist will collect and graph data to assess progress and treatment outcomes and participate in daily and weekly team meetings.

 Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its Code of Conduct.

  • Independently delivers naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions to young children receiving early intervention services.
  • Monitor child whereabouts at all times while in program and assist with daily living activities during program participation. Collects data regarding child progress during treatment.  Assists BCBA in updating & maintaining data collection systems
  •  Leads parent education sessions under the supervision of the Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Assists in the development of individual treatment plans and goals; responsible for maintaining individual patient binders.
  • Coordinates weekly lesson plans.
  • Coordinates daily rounds by presenting the agenda, assigning therapist roles for the day, and tracking clinical updates to be discussed in supervision with BCBA. Attends weekly supervision meetings.
  • Upload and organize video recorded data for research and supervision purposes
  • Assist in ongoing training related to implementation of naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions, classroom protocols, and data collection procedures
  • Participates in assessment of program eligibility for new patients and systematic evaluation of treatment progress.
  • Prepare clinic room and instructional materials to optimize learning opportunities.
  • Assist in conducting skill acquisition and behavior reduction assessments under the supervision of the Certified Behavior Analyst

 Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

Experience:  Two (2) years of relevant experience. Prior experience implementing naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions with young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is preferred.

License/Certification: None

 Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to relate to a multi-ethnic community and varied learning levels.
  • Ability to collect and document patient care data with accuracy and confidentiality in all required records of the patient care process.
  • Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in interactions with all patients, families and staff, including high volume and stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written, verbal, and electronic form to patients, public, hospital/clinic and medical staff, and physicians.

 

Physical Requirements

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.