Position Title Behaviour Technician

Hospital Richmond Hill Mackenzie Health

Behaviour Technician

Temporary Full Time (6 Months)


There’s never been a better time to join Mackenzie Health! As we prepare to open our state-of-the-art Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, and continue to operate Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, we have many opportunities available for staff who share our commitment to quality, patient-centred care. Ultimately, this is where you want to be.


To provide assessment and treatment services including training and staff support in the delivery of behavioural services including assisting the Behaviour Consultant in designing and ensuring implementation, monitoring of skills promotion and behaviour intervention programs. Working within Standards of Practice as outlined by the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis. Assisting the Behaviour Consultant in developing and implementing training of mediators, individually or in a group setting on the principles and procedures of applied behaviour analysis and developing and implementing on-going education (workshops and seminars) to community agencies and parents.
What must you have?
  • Undergraduate degree in Psychology and related experience or equivalent. 
  • Current certification in First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Candidate must have a valid Ontario driver’s license and a vehicle and be willing to travel  throughout York Region and/or Simcoe County. 
What else do you bring?
  • Add any other experience, skills found under ‘qualifications’
  • Current clinical experience and knowledge of applied behaviour analysis as it applies to the areas of developmental disabilities and may also include other special issues (eg. brain injury, dual diagnosis and sexually inappropriate behaviour).
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Applied Behaviour Analytic terminology and concepts.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy in a Windows environment utilizing Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others and demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.
  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.
Preferably, your profile also includes:
  • Training and experience in crisis prevention is preferred.
  • The ability to fluently speak French language an asset.
You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health
Mackenzie Health is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
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