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Behavior Technician - PRN - Marcus Autism Center - Severe Behavior

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  PRN
Location:  Marcus Autism Center 
Requisition #:  41141



Provides direct client services under the supervision of a BCBA or BCBA-D.  The Behavior Technician is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) protocols.



• High school diploma 


• Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
• CITI training within 30 days of employment
• Marcus Crisis Prevention Program (MCPP) training within 30 days of employment


• No minimum experience required


• Bachelor’s degree in related field is highly preferred (Psychology, Education, ABA, Behavioral Health, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, etc.)
• Experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment/treatment programs with children with developmental disabilities
• Knowledge of normal/abnormal growth and development throughout the age continuum
• Experience with Microsoft Office


• Ability to provide, assess, interpret, and communicate client-specific data in response to treatment protocols
• Must possess strong organizational and time management skills along with ability to manage multiple tasks
• Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must possess excellent customer service skills
• Must be able to successfully pass the Registered Behavior Technician exam, the Marcus Crisis Prevention Program (MCPP) post-test, and teaching procedures role playing


1. Provides direct client care utilizing applied behavior analysis protocols.
2. Accurately collects behavior data during direct observations using data collection systems.
3. Utilizes safe and appropriate handling, management, and guidance procedures when transporting or working with clients.

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Allied Health - Behavior Treatment

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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