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BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst)

Job Description
Organization: 
Rocky Mountain Human Services
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Health & Mental Health
Job Description: 

This position provides quality behavioral services for children and adolescents.  Services are provided in accordance with RMHS policies and procedures, state, federal, and BACB guidelines, available research evidence of effective practices, and all applicable contractual obligations. The BCBA is responsible for providing direct clinical services as well as training and supervising behavioral staff.  While some services are provided in a clinic setting, most services are provided in home and community settings.

The BCBA will be a member of our professional interdisciplinary clinical team which provides assessments, intervention, and consultation for children and adolescents with a range of developmental and behavioral challenges, for toddlers, children and adolescents.   The BCBA will complement the existing team’s expertise by adding specialized skills in functional behavioral assessment and treatment.

Why work at Rocky Mountain Human Services?

You will have the opportunity to contribute to an organization serving children with developmental delays and disabilities, adults with cognitive and intellectual disabilities, and veterans in need of employment assistance or who are homeless.

Areas of Responsibility

Essential Duties

  • Complete Functional Behavior Assessments and write effective and timely reports of assessment results and recommendations.
  • Supervise a caseload of clients, including developing, writing, and overseeing implementation of treatment plans to teach appropriate behavior and reduce maladaptive behaviors.
  • Facilitate and assist in the development and identification of resources and support information for clients and their families.
  • Provide direct instructional supports including but not limited to training and supervision of staff working toward RBT certification, staff working toward BCBA certification, and didactic presentation to families and other professionals.
  • Create ongoing data collection system to establish baseline and programmatic efficacy for all clients, and analyze data on a frequent and ongoing basis to guide programming.
  • Work with children, families, school personnel, and other service providers in an effort to meet therapeutic goals of toddlers, children, and adolescents.
  • Provide in-home and community-based behavior assessments and treatment plans to clients and their families.
  • Completes all required authorization and clinical documentation per funders, regulatory agencies, and RMHS policies.  Including coding, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries.
  • Supervision of staff includes initial and ongoing training and tracking of training, case-specific clinical supervision, coaching, administrative supervision, developing performance goals and evaluating performance, as well as recruiting new staff.
  • Provide consultation to interdisciplinary clinical team and to service coordinators and families.
  • Build community relationships and expand services to other referral sources and populations that fit with our mission and clinical expertise.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication and data entry for clinical documentation.
  • Excellent verbal communication with clients, staff, and community providers.
  • Ability to understand the needs of a range of disabilities.
  • Knowledge of life span issues, including typical and atypical early human development.
  • Knowledge of family social, emotional, financial, psychological, and cultural issues.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance, and individual differences in ability, personality, and interests, as well as understanding of team dynamics.
  • Knowledge of behavioral principles and their application to toddlers, children and adolescents.
  • Knowledge of standards of care for children of all ages with autism and related disorders.
  • Knowledge of insurance and other funding requirements for documentation.
  • Knowledge of principles of management, including supervision, coaching, project management, and resource management.
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in behavior analysis, psychology, human development, education, or related field
  • BCBA certification – certified for a minimum of 1 year
  • At least 2 years of experience working with children autism and related disorders
  • Experience working with young children 0-18
  • At least 1 year of supervision experience
  • Experience working in-home
  • Experience working with multiple funders, including Medicaid and commercial insurance
  • Motivation and skill set to help grow our ABA program
Compensation/Benefits

RMHS provides great benefits such as:

  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Generous paid time off such as vacation, sick, personal, and holidays
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement (full-time employees only)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(B) with company match
  • Employee assistance program
     
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