The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is an exempt position within our organization. This role is responsible for the facilitation of clinical programming, maintaining clinical standard, and both external and internal relationship management within of an ABA Therapy center. The BCBA role is a key position within the Blue Sprig Pediatrics, Inc. organization, building a strong relationship with clients to provide excellence in ABA Therapy.
Clinical Key Responsibilities:
- This position will provide quality, clinical supervision and work in discipline-specific treatment for children with developmental delays, disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
- The Clinical Supervisor Social Skills Lead will facilitate behavior programs based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
- Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and function as an Assessor when needed.
- Will provide parent education, develop and deliver specific intervention activities according to the treatment plan, and monitor development of children in natural settings.
- Under the guidance of the Clinical leadership team, develop and implement new programs and perform ongoing adjustments to current programs as needed.
- Provide supervision to Behavior Therapist as required for cases
- Produces progress reports and treatment plans to meet the requirements and submission timelines of regulatory agencies and funding sources
- Partners with the Center Manager to develop and implement Behavior Support Plans as needed.
Operations Key Responsibilities:
- Function as liaison between the organization, families, community, therapists, health care providers, etc.
- Responsible for meeting financial and productivity requirements set forth in annual budget and as directed by the Center Manager or other Clinical Supervisor.
- Lead and attend staff meetings. Work with the Clinical leadership team to implement and manage ongoing staff training under your supervision.
- Mentor and support staff in meeting productivity requirements; write performance evaluations of your Behavior Therapists and track progress to goals with them directly.
- Responsible to complete additional job duties as assigned by Center Manager.
- Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in early childhood education/development, early childhood special education, special education, psychology or related field preferred. Master’s degree preferred.
- At least two years of related professional experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in a multi-disciplinary team setting preferred. Familiarity with the field of early intervention preferred.
- Expert knowledge of scientifically-validated methodologies and approaches found to benefit children with ASD; familiar with current related research findings.
- Expertise in all empirically evaluated assessment and intervention strategies related to program and service delivery for individuals with ASD.
- Valid CPR certification. Ability to pass background/fingerprint clearance, reference checks, and provide appropriate immunization records.
- Able to communicate in English effectively verbally and in writing; bilingual a plus.
- Sensitive to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
- Demonstrates creativity and a “think outside the box” attitude to provide support and achieve positive outcomes for all clients and staff.
- Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; bilingual a plus.
- Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
- Able to exercise confidentiality and discretion pertaining to the work environment.
- Able to appropriately interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Knowledgeable and skilled in computer/word processing software and excel.
- Desire to work in an exciting, fast paced high energy environment while effectively multitasking.
- Professional; able to work comfortably with individuals at all levels within the organization.
- Works with integrity and ethically. Strong understanding of HIPAA policies.
- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
- Demonstrated Leader; ability to mentor and grow staff under your supervision.
- Medical, Dental & Vision benefits are offered.
- Paid holidays and PTO provided.
- This role’s hours are typically Monday to Friday 8am-5pm.
- Events or volunteer opportunities within the community outside of these traditional hours may occur on occasion.
- There may be times where you will need to exert control of others within the guidelines of ABA therapy.
- This role calls for medium physical demands – an ability to bend, kneel, crouch, and spend time on your feet as well as an ability to lift items up to 25 lbs of force on occasion.