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Behavioral Health Technician: Northampton & Monroe Counties

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Job Title Behavioral Health Technician
Vacancy # TSS2024-1
Position #
# of Openings 10
Category Behavioral Clinicians
Employment Hourly
Salary $22-32/hr.
Calendar Days See Description
Published Date 07/05/2023
Target Fill Date N/A 
Closing Date N/A 
Location Northampton & Monroe Counties
Wind Gap, PA
Experience 0-2 years
Degrees / Certificates Bachelor's Degree
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BHT applicants must meet at least 1 of the following 3 categories to be considered for employment.
1. Individuals must  possess a National Board Certification as an Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaABA) or a Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) or a Behavioral Certified Autism Technician (BCAT).  Other state and/or national certifications from recognized institutions will be considered upon request.
2. Individuals must have a High School Diploma, its equivalent or higher plus a certificate of completion from an approved provider of the Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) 40 hour training. 
3.  Individuals must have 2 years of paid experience in the delivery of Behavioral Analytic Services to children and adolescents in a variety of settings such as home, school and community

Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT) provide 1:1 behavioral interventions to children and adolescents, under the direction of a lead Masters level Clinician.  Services are provided in a variety of settings which include the home, school and community across Northampton and Monroe Counties.  

Pay Range $22 - 32 per hour. 


For qualified candidates there is a Paid Time Off (PTO) program option available. In order to be eligible for PTO program, qualified applicants must be available for school hours during the academic year and be able to provide consistently 20+ service hours weekly. Benefits include a higher hourly rate and the ability to earn 1 hour of paid time off for every 20 service hours provided. Additional information to be provided during the interview process.


Application Procedure

Your application packet will be screened and reviewed by the program administrator. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contact by the administrator regarding an interview date and time.


If you are recommended as a finalist for a position, you will need to have all credentials (License, 3 Clearances, School Personnel Health Record) submitted in order to be recommended to the Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 Board of Directors for hire. This will include completing an Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and showing originals of documents you wish to submit to establish employment identity and work authorization. This will be handled through the Recruitment Office.


School Personnel Health Form – READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION.

This form is not required for you to be an active candidate. Please DO NOT have the form completed unless you are directed by a recommending administrator or the Human Resources Office.

If you are recommended as a finalist for a position, you will be required to have a pre-employment medical examination – physical and tuberculosis (TB) test. All results (physical and TB) must be recorded on the School Personnel Health Record. No other forms are acceptable. The physical and TB are at your own expense. If the physical is performed by a Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, the Physician must also sign; the TB test may be done by a physician or licensed health care provider. All areas of the physical and TB test must be completed, signed, and properly dated.


Physical and TB results within the last three months of receipt will be accepted if they are recorded on the School Personnel Health Record. Dates of results longer than three months of our receipt will not be accepted.

Selected candidates for IU20 positions will be required to produce state mandated background clearances and fraud checks as part of the employment onboarding process. All recommendations for hire shall be contingent upon receipt of acceptable clearances and fraud checks. The clearances and checks will be treated confidentially.


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