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Behavior Technician Mercy Autism Services Mercy St. Vincent

Requisition R027754 Market Toledo, OH Department Physical Therapy - St. Vincent - Mercy Autism Services Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Job Summary

Under the direction of a Behavioral consultant, OT, Speech Pathologist, Teacher or intervention specialist, directs, guides, teaches, and mentors students with autism. Helps provide a positive and interactive learning environment for all students.  Treats students and their families with dignity and respect while helping to reinforce a positive and conducive environment for learning.


Provides one on one and small group instructions implementing daily and weekly programs as assigned by lead staff as well as assisting students in class routines and transitioning between activities.

Teach students under direction of lead staff in the following areas:  Recreation, motor, vocational, socialization and communication.

Reinforce behaviors through the use of positive behavior supports as established by the ABA consultant.

Lifts, feeds, toilets, changes diapers, dresses, consoles child during the course of the school day.

Collects data, and writes separate anecdotal information of student behavior/progress for collaboration with other staff and instructional purposes.

Assists in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies, as well as cleaning up after the child completes the activities.

May need to travel to assist with transition in a typical peer placement or go to a student’s home to assist with generalization of student's newly acquired skills.

Participates in in-service training and behavior analysis program training.  Attends all staff meetings and recommended training programs and/or conferences.

Exercises tact, discretion and confidentiality while assuring the safety and welfare of all individuals in the clinic.


Required Minimum Education: 2 year Associates Degree

Specialty/Major: Autism related preferred.

Preferred Education: 4 year Bachelors Degree

Specialty/Major: Autism related preferred.


Preferred: CPR


Must have at least 48 equivalent semester hours towards post-secondary degree.

Must have experience in leading, teaching, working with special needs children.

Preschool population experience and experience with autism preferred.


Hours per pay period: 80

Hours: 8:00am to 5:30pm

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: Days, Job Schedule: Full-Time

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy to  abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

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Physical Therapy - St. Vincent - Mercy Autism Services

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