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Behavioral Technician-Autism- Mercy St Vincent

Requisition R022800 Market Toledo, OH Department Physical Therapy - St. Vincent - Mercy Autism Services Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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Under the direction of a Behavioral Consultant, or Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA), the Behavioral Technician directs, guides, teaches, mentors students with autism and teaches/mentors new hires for behavioral/educational instructors. Uses the Applied Behavioral Analyses (ABA) techniques to reinforce desired behaviors set up through the programming. 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

Uses ABA techniques to develop skills and behaviors as set up by the BCBA in areas of: recreation, communication, motor, vocational and socialization

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

Works with new staff through training, modeling and observation of ABA treatment techniques. Acts as mentor for ideas and collaboration.

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 students’ 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.


Required: Registered Behavioral Technician through the State of Ohio, Psychology board. If not currently registered must obtain within 120 days of employment

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

Preferred: One year of experience working with ABA and autism

Preschool population experience and experience with autism preferred.

Hours per pay period: 80

Hours: 7:45am to 4:45pm

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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