Patient Care - Autism and Developmental Disorders

at MaineHealth in Westbrook, Maine, United States

Job Description



The Developmental Disorders Unit at Spring Harbor Hospital is looking for dedicated and passionate Behavioral Technicians to make a difference in the lives of youth with autism and developmental disorders.
$2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS!*
*Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.
Behavioral Technicians are integral and highly valued members of our multidisciplinary team who work with developmentally disordered/autism spectrum population on our 12 bed unit for our school aged youth.
This nationally recognized program is one of only a few in the United States. Behavioral Techicians partner with a team of healthcare professionals including Occupational and Speech Therapists, Nurses, Social Workers, Behavioral Analysts, Psychologists and Psychiatrists.
As a Behavioral Technician, you will:
Assist in the development of individualized behavior plans.
Work closely with patients to manage their behavior plan.
Teach parents and other caregivers in how to manage the plan.
Make a real difference in the lives of children and adolescents with autism and developmental challenges.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: High School diploma preferred.
License/Certifications: N/A
Experience: 1+ years of experience and/or coursework in a social services related field required.
Demonstrates proficiency in all aspects at the entry level position.
Must be able to annually demonstrate competency in seclusion and restraint training.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 755400

Posted On: May 20, 2022

Updated On: May 20, 2022