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Behavior Technician (School-based) in Lynnwood, WA at ResCare

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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    Lynnwood, WA
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Job Description


Title: Behavior Technician (School-based)

Job Category: Professional: Clinical

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Behavior Technician (School-based).

About this Line of Business

Rehab Without Walls (RWW) NeuroSolutions started more than 30 years ago.  RWW originally designed a program helping brain injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke patients using real-life activities in their own environment. Today, RWW is still removing walls, breaking barriers and rebuilding lives. But RWW is also connecting the neuro-rehab continuum, providing expertise in the right place at the right time with outpatient and residential services in addition to groundbreaking home and community rehab.

RWW services start with the understanding of a patient’s health, lifestyle and goals. RWW then assembles a team of neuro-trained therapists who work across therapy disciplines to create a truly personalized program that blends scientifically backed rehab protocols with the patient’s real-life activities. It’s a combination that delivers better results during the recovery journey and into the future.

As a(n) Behavior Technician (School-based) you will: 

  • Implements intervention protocols established by the school district to assist the person served in achieving the goals established by their education or care system.  Collects behavior and function data on the person receiving services.
  • Ensures safety, support and appropriate training for person receiving services, while fostering independent functioning. 
  • Uses appropriate methods and tools in all teaching and training activities, including those associated with transitioning to new environments or from program supports.
  • Teaches independent functioning and pro-social behavior by modeling appropriate social and professional behavior.  Encourages positive communication with others.
  • Observes and assists with activities of daily living, including eating, toileting, and daily hygiene.
  • Serves as a Mandated Reporter of Suspicion of neglect or abuse.  Notifies the appropriate State Protective Service (Child or Adult) as appropriate.
  • Implements community integration activities under the direction of the IEP Case Manager and BMAC Case Coordinator to assist the person receiving services with a variety of needs during activities.  Assists the person receiving services in learning safe community behavior and community skills.
  • Maintains timely communication with the teaching team, IEP Case Manager and the BMAC Case Coordinator. Participates in the team process; provides input and effective intervention strategies.  Attends team and educational meetings.  
  • Observes, documents and reports changes in the condition of the person served to the teacher and other education or service team members, as appropriate.
  • Maintains the highest standard of professional conduct in relation to information that is confidential in nature.  Complies with Company’s HIPAA and school’s FERPA policies. 
  • Maintains and submits documentation in the format and timelines required by the Company, school district, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Attends, participates in internal staff development programs. Maintains and enhances behavior training skills.
  • Performs other duties assigned.

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED, plus a minimum of six months prior work/volunteer experience providing individual instructions, preferably in a health care environment. 
  • Demonstrates effective and professional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently and part of a team
  • Demonstrates strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Has reliable transportation and is able to travel to/from multiple assignments/locations on a daily basis

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

20818 44TH AVE W STE 170 and 270 , LYNNWOOD, WA 98036-7709 USA