Registered Behavior Technician / Developmental Medicine
This is a full-time position for a certified Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) or a person eligible to be trained and certified as an RBT through the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB). An RBT is a paraprofessional certification in behavior analysis. RBTs assist in delivering behavior analysis services and provide direct treatment to clients under the direction and close supervision of an RBT Supervisor.
The Division of Developmental Medicine's mission is to provide excellent patient care, quality medical education and innovative clinical research programs to children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families.
Our division focuses on assessment and treatment of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Our clinics provide developmental screening, medical evaluation and treatment and psychological assessment and intervention. We offer care to children with a wide variety of developmental concerns, including autism, cerebral palsy and spasticity, intellectual disability, developmental delay and ADHD.
We operate in close collaboration with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) . The VKC's Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) conducts research related to many different topics. These include novel methods for rapid identification of ASD, participation in federally funded work to understand the prevalence of ASD within the state of Tennessee, studies of treatment outcomes within educational and early intervention settings, and partnerships with other departments focused developing innovative training approaches and technologies.
As exhibited by our thriving fellowship program, we are committed to providing an aspiring developmental-behavioral pediatrician with an exceptional educational experience, professional support, and academic opportunities to become a successful specialist.
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Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year experience
Registered Behavior Technician Required
Preferred Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in psychology, special education, child studies or related field * Interest in pursuing a career in a behavior related field * Ability to complete 40 hours of training and pass a praxis and field exam if not already a certified RBT * Some experience working with very young children with or without disabilities * Pass/ maintain CPR certification * Pass multi-state background check