Work Schedule/Days: Day / Monday – Friday
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Marcus Autism Center
Requisition #: 78861
Provides behavioral services to clients and families either directly or through the supervision of staff in accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served. Provides parent, teacher, and staff training and consultation. Monitors effectiveness and implementation of behavioral protocols in clinic, home, school, and other community settings. Oversees new staff hiring and manages current staff for assigned location(s). Manages client and staff clinic schedule.
Master’s degree in psychology, education, or related field
• Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
• Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
• At least three years of previous BCBA work experience
• Three years of experience working with children with developmental disabilities or behavior disorders
• One year of experience in supervising others and/or providing training and consultation
• Five years of previous BCBA work experience
• Five years of experience working with children with developmental disabilities or behavior disorders
• Experience supervising and managing teams of Registered Behavior Technicians
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
• Must be able to organize and manage time and manage multiple tasks
• Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be able to effectively develop positive relationships with supervisees
• Knowledge of normal/abnormal growth and development throughout the age continuum
• Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
1. Designs, implements, and monitors comprehensive behavioral assessment and behavioral treatment programs (for both behavior reduction and skill acquisition) for children, families, and community caregivers.
2. Coordinates case management activities and trains parents or other caregivers to implement treatment programs.
3. Designs and implements comprehensive behavioral assessment and behavioral treatment programs (for both behavior reduction and skill acquisition) in school, home, and other community settings.
4. Provides consultative services to parents, teachers, and other clinical/educational personnel, trains staff as needed, and coordinates home and school communication.
5. Develops and disseminates information related to departmental activities, services, and research.
6. Presents workshops and other training materials for internal and external stakeholders.
7. Conducts day-to-day supervision and training of clinical staff and trainees, including other BCBA providers.
8. Prepares for and utilizes departmental supervision with supervisor and attends supervision sessions prepared with case files and up-to-date treatment plans and protocols.
9. Conducts self responsibly and ethically, comes to work in a timely manner, and maintains appropriate therapist-patient relationships.
10. Completes all paperwork and documentation in a timely manner.
11. Maintains appropriate contact and communication (e.g., phone, email, progress notes) with caregivers, outside agencies, and schools regarding treatment, development of treatment plans, and goals/objectives.
12. Completes tasks related to the conduct of clinical services.
13. Keeps up to date with research related to cases and uses findings in an appropriate manner to augment treatment planning.
14. Screens, interviews, and assists with hiring decisions of RBTs and other support staff for assigned location(s).
15. Ensures quality of service provision by BCBA providers and RBT staff members by conducting procedural integrity checks, providing feedback, and designing and implementing staff training programs.
16. Oversees the day-to-day management of BCBA providers and RBT staff members for assigned location(s), ensuring that professional and ethical behavior is engaged in throughout the course of service provision. Provides coaching and documented feedback as necessary.
17. Ensures the daily client and staffing schedule is up-to-date and approves PTO and other time off requests.
18. Communicates effectively with supervisor, and informs supervisor of any site-specific needs and updates.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking – Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
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Address: 1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Function: Allied Health – Behavior Health