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Behavior Technician - Child/Youth Outpatient, Medford, OR

Options for Southern Oregon

Behavioral Health Professional

Medford, OR

June 7, 2018

Behavior Technician – Child/Youth Outpatient (Medford)

How to Apply:


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The Behavior Technician (Behavior Analysis Interventionist) is a paraprofessional staff that specializes in providing behavioral support services to children with autism. The technician, under the guidance of clinical supervisor, is responsible for working one-on-one with a child following a behavior plan. This position is primarily responsible for following the behavior plan and helping the child develop skills to adapt to daily life. This position will be required to document and follow a set behavioral plan developed by the supervisor (BCBA) and will be responsible for creating data sheets based on the behavior plan and inputting data into an Excel spreadsheet.


  • Works with the child and family to observe client functions and collect information to be used by the BCBA in the functional assessment process.
  • Implements behavior intervention plans as defined by the behavioral analyst.
  • Develops and facilitates client groups.
  • Teaches and helps to promote language, behavioral, social, and daily living skills.
  • Provides support to parents, teachers, and caregivers to make the most of their efforts in making our programs universal across all areas of the child’s environment (generalization).
  • Reports symptoms and manages immediate crisis including danger to self or others, and implements crisis intervention plan if necessary.
  • Follows agency established clinical protocols for the ABA program.
  • Works collaboratively with treatment team to meet client goals and maintains timely communication with clients, Options staff and supervising BCBAs.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science preferred. Or, specific experience with children who have emotional and/or mental disabilities, autism or developmental disabilities; ABA experience a plus.
  • Must successfully complete a 40-hour class to become a registered behavior technician within 6 months of hire. (see for more information on becoming a RBT).
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, around the needs of the clients. Candidate must be able to work independently.
  • Comfortable working with children who display behavior problems.
  • Possess business experience sufficient to meet the demands of the position, including computer proficiency to use Electronic Health Records and a variety of computer programs including Excel.
  • Valid OR driver's license and excellent driving record required. Must successfully complete state-required background and DMV checks.

Company Overview:

Options for Southern Oregon is a private non-profit organization. We serve people of all ages who have mental health needs. Our holistic approach addresses housing, advocacy, community integration, crisis intervention, therapy, co-occurring issues, education, work, and economic well-being. We foster the development of mental and emotional health in children, adults, and families, and support the participation of our clients as respected members of the community. We employ over 350 people in 11 locations in Grants Pass and Medford.

Excellent salary and benefits: family medical, long term disability, 403 (b) plan with 6% match - and more.

How to Apply:

Please visit our website at and click on Jobs to complete the online application process, or call 541-476-2373.

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