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Amergis Behavior Technician $21/hr in Olathe, Kansas

The Behavior Technician works to facilitate educational and behavioral services with children and adults with special needs and collaborates with school professionals and other behavioral specialists to achieve learning and behavioral goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follows instructions from the BCBA, teacher, and/or program supervisor

  • Implements behavior management techniques in the form of prevention, intervention, and consequence strategies

  • Provides crisis intervention

  • Reviews and implements behavior intervention plans

  • Reviews and performs tasks to behavioral and ABA goals found within an IEP at the direction of an instructor

  • Assists in facilitating academic instruction at the direction of an instructor

  • Assists in facilitating SLP, OT, and PT development plans

  • Documents session per policies and procedures

  • Collects behavioral and academic data accurately and efficiently

  • Strictly adheres to confidentiality requirements

  • Assists students in the development of independent daily living skills through self-care activities such as toileting, clothing routines, and personal hygiene

  • Supports students across environments (i.e. classroom, playground, lunch room, gym, sensory room, library, etc.)

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Two (2) years of pediatric experience preferred

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

    • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.