PEDIATRIC BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN

Crane Rehab is hiring part-time and full-time Behavior Technicians to work in our Autism program.

Position Summary

Pediatric Behavior Technicians work under the direction and supervision of the Clinical Director in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Crane Rehab Center, LLC. standards to implement individualized treatment plans for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disabilities. Behavior Technicians work directly with children to promote language, social skills, self-help skills, and appropriate behaviors in a clinical setting.

Prior experience working with children with special needs preferred but not required.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalence.

  • Basic Life Support/CPR Certification (Crane Rehab will provide upon hire).

Specific Position Requirements

  • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate. Two hours mandatory volunteer time per calendar year.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail.

  • Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs.

  • Coordination of observers and volunteers.

  • Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times.

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility.

  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department.

  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient care, documentation and therapy software responsibilities, patient rights, and safety and sanitation.

  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc….

  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information.

  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures.

  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to standard ethical practices and completes all appropriate compliance training.

  • Maintain HIPAA compliance at all times.

Essential Functions

  • Implement, as directed by supervisors, individualized treatment plans in a group and individual setting.

  • Be familiar and follow through with all children’s behavior and therapeutic goals

  • Collect data in a group and individual setting.

  • Attend weekly staff meetings.

  • Participate in on-going training events.

  • Prepare therapy areas prior to the start of therapy sessions.

  • Sanitize and return work materials and toys to designated areas at the end of therapy sessions.

  • Prepare therapy/work materials.

  • Lift a child up to 50 pounds.

  • Keep children safe during instances of aggression and/or self-injury and follow protocol.

  • Assist children in transitions at drop off and pick up times.

  • If assigned to an individual child, monitor and assist that child during all of his/her daily activities (therapy, lunch, nap, gym, etc.).

  • Monitor and play with children during gym and/or outside play times.

  • Assist children during lunch and snack time routines.

  • Prepare children’s lunches and snacks.

  • Change and dispose of diapers in designated area.

  • Follow toileting plan if applicable.

  • Clean diaper changing area and bathroom area after child’s use.

  • Monitor children during nap time, keeping them in their designated area.

  • Send home children’s belongings including backpacks, copies of data sheets, lunch. boxes, and any other personal belongings at the end of each day.

  • After therapy day make sure all items are sanitized and put away in designated area.

Work Environment

  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, etc): occasionally.

  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves chemicals, lead, dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements: rarely.

  • Normal setting for this job is: office in outpatient clinic.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close and Far vision.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually of moderate volume.

To apply for this position please e-mail cover letter and resume to kwomack(at) cranerehab.com


Crane Rehab Center, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, age, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Crane Rehab Center, LLC policy also prohibits sexual harassment. This nondiscrimination policy covers employment as well as community and vendor activities.