Behavior Assistant Driver - 51377

Mays Landing, NJ, US, 08330

Job Type: 

LOC_ATL_COUN-Atlantic County Specialty Care Req ID: 76363

Shift: Evenings

Employment Status: Regular - Part Time 

Job Summary

Thank you for your interest in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the recruitment process for this position has been placed ON HOLD. If you would still like to be considered for the role, you may apply to this position. When the status of the position returns to active, and if your resume is selected for a department interview, you will be notified. Thank you for considering CHOP. Our appreciation is sincere, knowing your talent is very valued.


Assists in providing developmental and therapeutic play and recreation programming for children. With the classroom team, supports the adaptive functioning of the child. Assists in providing structured assessment and behavioral skills training to children.  The Clinical Assistant works under the close supervision of the Clinical Specialist and the Operations Manager. Provides safe transport of children to and from the program.  Ensures that the bus maintenance and safety are continuously monitored and necessary repairs completed.  Purchase and transport of program supplies and equipment as requested.  May be requested to assist in providing clerical activities.

Job Responsibilities

Under supervision, supports the classroom team in meeting the child’s individualized treatment plan goals through the use of structured interventions developed by the clinical and behavior team.

  • Incorporates treatment goals and interventions for the child into group and individual program activities.
  • Participates in assessment of behavioral, emotional and social problems.
  • Contributes to treatment planning.
  • Develops and/or assists in providing educational and supportive activities that improve the child’s adaptive functioning.
  • Provides daily transportation services to children in the program.   Must be able to drive a minibus, as well as supervise patients being transported.
  • Serves as primary or backup therapist under close supervision of Clinical Specialist and/or licensed clinical staff.


Maintains appropriate documentation and data collection.

Responsible for timely documentation of clinical information in the patient record.

Participates in completing evaluation and outcome measures.


Participates in education and research activities.

  • Assists in data collection, compilation, retrieval and graphing, as requested
  • Contributes to the preparation and delivery of lectures, posters and other presentations.
  • Suggests potential areas for research and program improvements.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Maintains a safe therapeutic and hazard free environment.

  • Provides close supervision to children during classroom and program activities.
  • Demonstrates and utilizes clearly delineated series of non-violent crisis intervention strategies to facilitate adaptive functioning of patients.
  • Only as a last resort, when other less restrictive measures have failed to maintain safety, utilizes Non-violent Physical Crisis Intervention.
  • Under close supervision, provides ongoing assessment of the child when they require a restrictive procedure.


Provides safe transport to children and their families.

  • Picks up and drops off children only at/to authorized and designated drop-off sites and care providers.
  • Provides regular communication to a clinical team member on any behavioral issues which may have occurred with the child and/or  the family
  • Reports any malfunctioning of the vehicle and maintains service of the vehicle (e.g. takes vehicle for maintenance and repairs).
  • Responsible for safety equipment on the vehicles such as seat belts, fire extinguisher, and first aid kit, etc.
  • Notifies the Program Manager or Director of inclement weather or potentially hazardous driving conditions.
  • Maintains all necessary paperwork for the vehicles and for the children who are transported.
  • Shops for and/or picks-up and distributes program supplies, food and snacks
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention from the Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc. (CPI)
Valid New Jersey Commercial Driver License (CDL) and in good standing with the DMV.
Required Education and Experience

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree required.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience:


Preferred Experience: At least five (5) years prior of prior work experience with children who have special health care or behavioral needs.


Additional Technical Requirements
  • Knowledge of child development, demonstrated skills working with children in groups, and knowledge of behavioral principles.
  • Familiar with and comfortable using computers.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288