Registered Behavior Technician

Siskin Children's Institute Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are looking for motivated and driven candidates that have an interest in working with young children or children with disabilities in the Nashville area. The RBT provides direct 1:1 home-based therapy to children with autism or other developmental or intellectual disabilities. The RBT will be responsible for skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans developed by the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to deliver quality therapeutic service to each child. The RBT must be able to record and maintain data collected during a session. The RBT must be able to effectively communicate with supervisor and parents/caregivers while preserving confidentiality. The RBT must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes evening appointments. Supervision by a BCBA will be provided to ensure each individuals progress.


At least 18 years old and have, at minimum, completed high school national equivalent. Must already maintain, or be willing to obtain, the RBT Certification set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). The RBT certification requirements include ongoing supervision and complying with the BACBs RBT Ethics Code.

Must maintain a valid drivers license. Must be CPR and First Aid certified.


  • Knowledge of early childhood and autism assessment tools and procedures, and child development.

  • Experience implementing positive behavior support plans and programs written by the BCBA.

  • Knowledge of current methods and techniques of applied behavior analysis and discrete trail training.

  • Comply with the RBT Ethics Code.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with patient, parents and professionals.

  • Basic computer skills and be able to use all required software.

  • Respect for cultural diversity and capability of adapting ABA procedures to that diversity.

  • Maintain 75% billable productivity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation.)

  • Provide direct behavior therapy to young children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in home, school and/or clinical setting

  • Implement, under the supervision of a BCBA, behavioral interventions based on clients needs and current research

  • Provide appropriate feedback to parents and/or teachers under the direction of the supervising BCBA

  • Work in a team to facilitate optimal care and exceptional outcomes for patients

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Registered Behavior Technician

Siskin Children's Institute