Research Analyst II, Developmental Medicine
JOB SUMMARY: Under moderate supervision, set up, conduct experiments, and continue research projects following protocols including the appropriate recording of data and reporting of standard or variant results. Assist in other laboratory and research functions. Full time position working directly with young children with autism as part of a small team of multi-disciplinary professionals providing Applied Behavior Analysis intervention as part of a multi-site randomized control study funded by the Department of Defense. This position is for a registered behavior technician (RBT) or a person eligible to become an RBT. RBTs will provide 1:1 intensive ABA services under the close supervision of Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) .
Therapy is provided in the clinic at Vanderbilt as well as family homes in the Clarksville area. Candidates must have reliable transportation. Successful candidates will demonstrate a clear ability to learn intervention techniques, respond to feedback regarding performance, work professionally and respectfully with families and other team members, communicate effectively in both written, electronic, and verbal interactions with families and coworkers, and manage their time efficiently to meet all project task deadlines.
To become an RBT, applicants must pass a comprehensive multi state background check, participate in 40 hours of didactic training (provided), and pass both a field and praxis exam.
This is a unique opportunity to participate in an important research project studying effective interventions for young children with autism. RBTs will receive intensive and ongoing training and supervision to allow for the highest quality of service delivery. Our project is happy to support efforts by our RBTs to further their professional development as part of this project.
* Bachelors (or equivalent experience) and 2 years experience
* Day Shift/Non-Exempt Position
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