Certified Behavior Technician (CBT)

Job ID 2022-46654
Area of Interest
Social Work/Behavioral Health
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
0.8 FTE (64 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Psychiatric Unit
Day/Evening/Night Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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Provides behavior management support to children and families with serious developmental, intellectual, emotional, and behavioral problems in collaboration with clinical psychologists and behavioral consultants in the psychiatry and behavioral medicine unit. The BHTs work is directed by Nursing Leaders or designee. Incumbents are required to work with complex and acute psychiatric patients and be comfortable in dealing with stressful and quickly changing environments. This includes initiating appropriate interventions that promote a heathy and safe environment for patients, families and staff.



Required Education/Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Special Education, or other related social/behavior science field.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience providing direct treatment services to children and families.

Required Credentials:
- WA State Certified Behavior Technician Credential (CBT).

- Experience with multi-system involved children with severe behavioral problems, and developmental or intellectual disabilities.
- Previous experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment and treatment programs with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.-
- Familiarity/Interest in applied behavior analysis; interest in gaining hours towards certification as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA).

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