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Autism Technician-Entry Level

Company: Opya
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Join OPYA and make a big impact!

We are continuing to hire during the COVID-19 constraints and are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. We have updated our protocols and guidelines for in-home care. Updates include staff self-screenings for symptoms and asking clients and families basic health screening questions before each session. All technicians will be provided with PPE such as gloves, masks, sanitizer and disinfectant products. We continue to leverage and monitor local health department information to ensure safe working conditions for our employees.

We're changing the world for kids with Autism and their families! Want to join us? If you're caring, entrepreneurial and value teamwork, then do something amazing with us today.

Who Are We?

We are Opya! We're on a big mission to change the world for kids with Autism and their families. We're doing this today by connecting evidence-based trailblazing autism therapies with the latest technologies. Our passionate team of amazing people is dedicated to achieving therapeutic goals better and quicker while improving the Autism care experience for our clients.

Our innovative customized technologies connect families with our Autism care and team, streamlining our Autism therapies and services for the families we serve. We care for our clients, their families, our team and we are contributors to the Autism community.

What is a Behavior Technician?

Behavior Technicians work independently under the supervision of our amazing team of Behavior Analysts, and Speech and Occupational Therapists to help our clients with Autism. They work in homes, schools, and our clinics to provide individualized therapies that help kids learn to improve their social interactions and communication, and to better their ability to take care of themselves.

Behavior Therapies can be something like showing a kid the steps needed to tie their own shoe laces, or wash their hands. Or helping them to communicate better with the people around them. The ultimate goal is to increase behaviors that are helpful and decrease behaviors that are harmful or affect learning. Our goal is for our clients to reach their full potential through our clinically excellent Autism care.

Of course, there's a lot of science that goes into our Autism care, and we'll be supporting you every step of the way.

Here's How You'll Make a Big Impact!
Providing clinically excellent care for individuals diagnosed with Autism
Building and strengthening therapeutic relationships with clients
Educating parents on behavior therapy principles
Using our innovative technology to accurately collect ongoing clinical data
Collaborating with clinical leadership teams to communicate client progress
Assuring the health and safety of clients
Travelling to homes and schools

Want to Join Us? This Is What You Need
Must be available to work during the weekday peak hours, (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Minimum Education, Experience & Training Equivalent to:
High School diploma or equivalent required

Required
Your own reliable transportation & current insurance policy
A valid US driver's license
Experience using productivity tools like Google/G-Suite
Willingness to travel to multiple worksites
Timely, reliable, responsible and committed to long-term employment

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
Recent experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Recent experience providing education, coaching, and support to families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or related learning and developmental disabilities a plus
American Sign Language or bilingual ability

Benefits & Perks!
Competitive pay starting at $20.00-$25.00 per hour, depending on relevant experience
Opportunity to work on a dynamic multidisciplinary team
Immediate pay raise after completing Opya's fully paid and sponsored training
Paid driving time & mileage reimbursement
iPhone & iPad for work communication & clinical data collection

Regular part-time employees who work at least 20 hours per week and regular full-time employees qualify for the following company-supported benefits: Company-sponsored Medical Insurance
Free Dental & Vision Insurance
Access to
401[K] employee plan
Free Pet Wellness Program
Pet Insurance discounts
Student loan refinancing at preferential rates with bonus cash back
Gym discounts, travel & lifestyle discounts
Free Headspace app for mindfulness, meditation and wellness
Free UrbanSitter subscription for your childcare needs

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Keywords: Opya, Newark , Autism Technician-Entry Level, Professions , Newark, California

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