Behavior Technician

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Why You'll Love This Job

Acorn Health is an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) treatment provider dedicated to providing the best quality care for our clients.  We aim to continually establish best-in-class standards in integrity and quality for not only ourselves, but also in the field of ABA.  We work courageously and with accountability to focus on the individuality of each child, collaborate with client families, and generate permanence in client outcomes. We strive to hire and to invest in our greatest asset – our employees, who are the heart of Acorn Health. 

Acorn Health is a standard-setting family of ABA treatment providers.  We believe the best employees want to work with companies who share their beliefs, and that is true for families who entrust us with children they love. Every day and every interaction, we strive to demonstrate our Five Core Values. 

Are you passionate about working with children on the autism spectrum? Do you thrive in an environment that encourages professional growth? Are you willing to be goofy and have fun while implementing evidence-based treatment? Do you feel accomplished when given the chance to make a difference in a child’s life?
Acorn Health is looking for Behavior Technicians (BTs) to join our team! Come join a company focused on helping children with Autism live their most meaningful and functionally independent lives.
At Acorn Health we are driving autism therapy forward.
As an Behavior Technician, you will work directly with clients delivering high quality, intensive, ABA interventions under supervision of the Behavior Analysts (BCBA) who develop each client’s treatment plan. While each of our centers is unique, we share important core values. We focus on high quality, ethical, individualized treatment. We believe in authenticity and create a place where everyone can show up as their true selves. Teamwork is of the essence and we all commit to working closely together to support each other and the clients we serve. We encourage professional growth and offer career development opportunities to all of our staff.
Job Responsibilities
  • Complete training necessary to provide therapy (requirements vary by state) 
  • Deliver 1:1 direct ABA treatment to clients to increase skills, decrease problem behaviors and strengthen the behavioral supports in place
  • Work closely with the supervising BCBA and other team members to ensure high quality service delivery
  • Support parent and caregiver training as directed by the BCBA
  • Collect data and document client records to monitor progress and to enable the best possible treatment decisions
  • Communicate regularly with parents, supervisor(s), and others as necessary to inform and improve treatment plans
  • Provide services to clients in home, school or other location(s) as agreed and necessary
  • Schedule may include driving between clients
  • Starting Behavior Technicians at $18 / hr. 
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Other supplemental insurance options, such as life insurance
  • Paid initial & continued RBT Training
  • Continued professional development opportunities
  • Supportive supervisors & mentors
  • BACB fieldwork supervision at no cost to those pursuing coursework in ABA
  • Tuition discounts from our University partners
  • Opportunities for career advancement
All benefits available to full-time staff. Some benefits also available to part-time staff
  • 1-2 years experience working with children highly preferred (caregiver, paraprofessional, daycare, etc!) 
  • Obtained or pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, teaching, or related field preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must be able to pass a background check 
  • Should enjoy working on an interdisciplinary team and collaborating with others
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion for helping others

Talent Code – ACHSOVA

Apply to join our team today!
Your positive impact on our clients and their families will be significant, and you will expand your knowledge and expertise ready to take on additional challenges and grow your career.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification.

Acorn Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sec (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship or immigration status, veteran status, genetic information, height, weight, hair or hairstyle, familial status, marital status, or any other protected status covered by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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