Bilingual (Spanish-English) Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Oklahoma City, OK
Contract type: Full time
Job description

About Us

Therapitas is a multidisciplinary pediatric therapy company that focuses on serving the Latino/Hispanic community across the state of Oklahoma. We currently have three large clinics in Oklahoma City and Tulsa and continue to grow. Our mission is to ensure Latino children have the same access to appropriate therapy services as any other child in the community. We are achieving this by providing culturally-linguistically appropriate services, educating the community on bilingualism, advocating for our patients, and implementing strategies to improve access to quality care. We are excited to add Applied Behavioral Analysis services to our OKC clinics to provide even more comprehensive care to our patients and families.

Who we are looking for How You’ll Make a Difference:

We’re seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Bilingual (Spanish-English) Registered Behavior Technicians / Behavior Therapists (RBTs) who will collaborate with experts and implement best practice child-specific Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs, analyze data, and track client progress for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disorders. Our RBTs are the front line and serve as a critical team member in the Therapitas community and the families we serve. We are looking for an individual that has a passion for working with children and will put the needs of our patients first. Our RBTs provide direct one-to-one (1:1) ABA therapy and are required to collect accurate and immediate data into our electronic data collection system (Central Reach). During an entire session, therapists are responsible for keeping the child engaged, the setup of incidental learning opportunities, teaching appropriate play and social skills, and providing reinforcement for desired behaviors.

Don\'t you worry! Our BCBAs and Lead RBT will help provide support and direction for the clients you work with, as well as, support you along your career journey. You\'ll also have the ability to take part in our RBT career ladder which provides learning opportunities, internal growth, and career advancement. At Therapitas we pride ourselves on clinical excellence and building relationships with our patients and families. As an RBT you will receive mentorship, guidance, and coaching from the best BCBAs and Lead RBTs in the ABA field. You will foster a culture that is Caring, Accountable, Collaborative, and Family-Focused. As part of a multidisciplinary team of therapists (SLPs, OTs, PTs) you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a child’s entire treatment to ensure best practice and best outcomes for each patient.

What we are looking for!
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be a credentialed Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
  • Passionate individual who loves working with children 18 and under
  • Preferred experience working with children diagnosed with autism or a developmental disorder
  • Time management skills, observation skills, and analytical skills
  • Ability to receive detailed information through written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to learn and implement new skills, as well as the ability to work on a team
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • No tardiness, you are required to show up to work on time - Our kiddos and families depend on us and absenteeism isn\'t acceptable
  • Ability to work during normal hours of operation (9am-6pm Monday-Friday)
  • Reliable Transportation is required
Why Choose Therapitas?
  • Collaborative and Team-Oriented work environment
  • Competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience and geographic region
  • CPR and BLS certification assistance
  • RBT career ladder provides learning opportunities, professional growth, and career advancement
  • Work-Life Balance + Generous PTO
  • Sick leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Benefits for full-time employees (FT is 32 hours per week)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Health and Dependent Care FSA (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life and AD&D
  • Long-term Disability options
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability options
  • Ongoing Professional & Career Development with a CEU allowance
  • A chance to make a meaningful impact on the life of the children served and their families
  • Treatment center hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9am-6pm
  • Our Pledge to Service holds us accountable to safety and health during COVID-19
Our Pledge to Service

Therapitas will hold ourselves ACCOUNTABLE to safety and health:
  • Ensure the highest standards of workplace safety to meet, or exceed the Centers for Disease Control guidelines for virus containment:
  • Therapitas will protect our clients by complying with the most up to date recommendations set forth by the CDC and WHO, as well as the BACB.
  • Therapitas will protect staff members, their families, and our communities to the best of our ability while continuing to provide essential services.
Therapitas may not operate business as usual, but will make the following key structural changes based on the CDC and WHO recommendations, to fulfill our FAMILY Focused values:
  • Refer to professional and accreditation entities when making decisions regarding essential and nonessential services.
  • Prioritize team member safety by complying with all current CDC guidelines.
  • Practice the appropriate, essential, and prudent use of PPE.
  • Provide appropriate PPE for all staff members
  • Communicate frequently through email and/or during routine staff meetings to share updates, changes in center protocols, and strategic initiatives to cover the safety and health of our team members and families.
What to expect:
  • Direct therapy with patients (implementing the patient\'s programs/procedures as specified by the Program Supervisor) in-clinic and in the patient\'s home
  • Taking and graphing data
  • Communicating regularly and professionally with your Program Supervisor
  • Attending team meetings and trainings
  • Punctuality and professionalism with families
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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