Damar Services, LLC

ABA Therapist

Job ID
2016-1135
US-IN-Indianapolis
Category
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Overview

ABA Therapist
Remarkable People — We Are a Remarkable Team
 
ABA Autism Services by Damar combines the long-term experience and expertise of Damar Services with cutting-edge Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) approaches to offer a solution to families facing the challenges of raising a child with autism.  
While many nonprofit and for-profit businesses offer ABA services, only ABA Autism Services by Damar can back its services with the experience and expertise of an organization that has been serving people with developmental challenges and autism for more than 50 years.   
We are currently seeking a talented, motivated and detail oriented ABA Therapist to join our highly skilled team. This person will be responsible for performing a variety of duties related to verbal behavior, behavior modification, treatment plan implementation, data collection and intervention in individual treatment of clients.
 
An ABA Therapist is also responsible for providing direct support to individuals diagnosed with autism and assists the treatment team, including the Program Manager, Program Director and Director of ABA Services and other members as designated, in the evaluation of clinical services.INDHP123

Responsibilities

  • Serves as a member of the Damar Services’ interdisciplinary team.
  • Provides direct services to children diagnosed with Autism in an ABA setting, using the principles of Applied Behavior  Analysis.
  • Maintains neat, chronological documentation of all goals and behaviors.
  • Provide crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Interacts professionally with parents, school, medical personnel, and others using only excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Keep abreast of current treatment technology, literature, practices, and regulations.
  • Attends mandatory staff meeting and other meetings as assigned.
  • Completes and updates mandatory training and other licensure related items in a timely manner.
  • Completes incident reports, including reporting any suspected exploitation, abuse, or neglect of a client.
  • Ensures that the agency meets its quality improvement, evaluation and reporting requirements.
  • Actively participates in and/or oversees data collection and the use of data to improve outcomes, practices and service delivery.
  • Utilizes data collection in relation to driving and tracking outcomes and achieving agency initiatives and goals.
  • Respects the culture, diversity and rights of all clients, their families and the community. Shows initiative by identifying solutions to work towards improving stakeholder satisfaction.

Qualifications

Knowledge Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to follow and execute specific oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to promote and maintain positive interaction with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to physically manage when necessary, including ability to assist in lifting, maneuvering, and physically supporting individuals up to 200 pounds; ability to lift up to 35 pounds.
 Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must obtain Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification as outlined by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) within 60 days of initial hire.
  • ABA therapy experience and/or experience working with children with autism is preferred but not required.
  • Minimum age of  21 depending on program and / or department requirements.
  • Valid Indiana driver’s license and driving record that meets eligibility requirements of Damar’s insurance carrier.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work at any of the Damar ABA facilities.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen and physical.
  • Must meet background screening requirements of program(s) assigned to

 

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