Come join our team and help make a meaningful difference every day in the lives of Children and Adolescents with Autism. Northway Academy, a part of REM Minnesota offers day program services using Applied Behavior Analysis so children, and their families, can reach goals of increased growth and independence. Hiring immediately! Join us in serving our brand new program in Elk River! Pay rates start at $16.75 with rates increasing for those with a Master's Degree. Children with Autism have a variety of developmental, learning, physical and emotional needs. As a Behavior Technician, you will work closely with our clinical team to achieve the following: - Run therapeutic and behavioral plans, and provide early intervention to increase social and self-management skills - Provide guidance on a range of developmental goals from communication, exercise and nutrition and academic skills to assist with school readiness - Support individuals with learning and maintaining personal skills such as: hygiene, grooming and/or toileting - Teach and model interpersonal and social skills to help individuals thrive in their communities - Provide assistance using strategies to properly manage and redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors Qualifications: - Must be minimum of 18 years of age - A compassionate approach with a reliable and responsible attitude - An ability to connect with children with an ability to work with others to accomplish goals - Six months of experience in human services preferred - Successful clearance of background checks Job-specific Qualifications: - HDS EIDBI Benefit – Level I Provider (to be discussed) - Enrolled in a Master's Program or have obtained a Master's Degree - DHS EIDBI Benefit – Level II Provider (to be discussed) - Enrolled in a Bachelor's Program or have obtained a Bachelor's Degree or - Provide evidence of 4,000 hours of clinically supervised experience working with ASD or related conditions Why Join Us? - Full-time, M-F day schedules. No evenings or weekend shifts - Competitive pay rates; health/dental/vision benefits for employees working 30+ hours/week; 401(k) with company match; Holiday pay and Paid Time Off - Rewarding, high impact work with some of the best co-workers you can find - With Autism Spectrum Disorders being increasingly recognized and diagnosed, these jobs offer career development and advancement opportunities within our nation-wide organization Northway Academy and REM Minnesota are partners of The Mentor Network, a national network of local healthcare human services providers. With approximately 32,000 employees serving 30,000 individuals in 37 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply today! ##SEM2021 Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets
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