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Managing Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)

Company: Autism Care Partners
Location: Methuen
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description:HIG123The Managing BCBA is a key role at Autism Care Partners responsible for overseeing the quality of clinical care, training, and development and implementation of treatment programs and behavior intervention plans. The Managing BCBA provides significant training and supervision to both BCBAs and (R)BTs on the implementation of treatment programs. The Managing BCBA is responsible for both clinical and operations oversight for the center program.Requirements:Essential Duties and Responsibilities:This is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of job functions. This job description is in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The employee is required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as assigned:

  • Maintain clinical duties of a staff BCBA with reduced caseload size
  • Facilitates site staff trainings and site staff clinical meetings.
  • Provide individual and group supervision to staff BCBAs and BCBA mentees
  • Ensure that all staff are trained on best practice procedures based upon the principles of behavior analysis, and commensurate with the responsibilities of their job duties.
  • Ensure (R)BTs receive quality and sufficient supervision.
  • Conduct performance reviews for site staff alongside the Clinical Director if appropriate.
  • Staff discipline procedures up to and including termination recommendations.
  • Review and sign incident reports.
  • Review, edit, and approve treatment programs in collaboration with Clinical Director, recommend modifications to instructional programs based on frequent, systematic evaluation of direct observational data. Ensure BCBAs employee a wide array of strategies to program for and assess both skill acquisition and skill generalization over time and across people, settings, situations, and materials. Ensure treatment plans and renewals are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Supervise the design and implementation of programs written by Behavior Analyst to reduce stereotypic, disruptive, and destructive behavior, based on systematic analysis of the variables (antecedents and consequences) that occasion and maintain the behavior and matching treatment to the determined function(s) of the behavior.
  • Ensure behavior intervention plans are current for all clients
  • Supervise the implementation of functional assessments (including functional analyses) of challenging behavior and select the specific intervention suited to the behavior and the context.
  • Ensure continuous open communication with parents regarding adjustments to their child's program, staffing changes, and all other program related information. Attend parent meetings as necessary to ensure both collaboration and training occur in an appropriate manner.
  • Support Clinical Director in BCBA talent recruitment efforts
  • Create/develop performance improvement plans and/or other interventions in consultation with Clinical Director
  • Supervise the development of transition plans for children as they exit the program. Closely supervise transition programs that offer therapy outside the clinical setting.
  • Works to positively impact team spirit and overall morale.
  • Regular and predictable attendance and presence at respective center is an essential requirement of this position.
  • Complete all clinical documentation and billing via electronic health record (EHR) in a thorough, efficient, and timely manner, in compliance with internal and external quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Adhere to the BACBs Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analyst.Meeting Expectations
    • At least weekly with Clinical Director
    • Participation in cross-departmental meetings as applicable External partner meetings as applicableMinimum Qualifications
      • Education: Master's Degree
      • Licensures: Massachusetts BCBA License
      • At least 1 year of experience working as a BCBA, with at least 2 years of experience working with children diagnosed with autism. Experience with behavior intervention plan development and programming for children diagnosed with autism.
      • Supervise Staff? YesSpecific Computer Skills
        • Patient Management System (Central Reach)
        • Microsoft Outlook
        • Microsoft Office
        • WindowsBenefits
          • Health / Vision / Dental Insurance
          • Life Insurance
          • 401(K)
          • 401(K) Matching
          • Health Saving Account
          • Paid Time OffIt is the policy of Autism Care Partners to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals. Autism Care Partners values all employees' talents and supports an environment that is inclusive and respectful. All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment- related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis.

Keywords: Autism Care Partners, Methuen , Managing Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA), Professions , Methuen, Massachusetts

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