Behavior Analyst-Adult - Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities - Days

WellSpan Philhaven, Lancaster, PA | Clinical Care | Behavioral Health | FTE: 1 | Regular | Tracking Code: 97330

  • Full time (80 hours biweekly)
  • Weekdays, daytime hours
  • Hybrid options and flexible schedule after 90 days of employment to include possible telehealth, and remote data entry/ analysis and programming

**Eligible for a Sign on Bonus**

Sign On Bonus Options all paid in 3 weeks of start date: $7,500 sign on bonus and has a 3-year commitment OR $5,000 sign on bonus and has a 2-year commitment OR $2,500 sign on bonus and has a 1-year commitment.

Join the highly rewarding, professional environment at CADD!

  • Frequent training and supervision including monthly Grand Rounds with national experts
  • No prior experience with developmental disabilities required
  • Robust collegial atmosphere, highly collaborative and innovative team
  • Strong administrative support to enable clinicians to focus on client care
  • Intentional, slow building of caseload for new clinicians
  • Reasonable productivity expectations with generous bonus incentive
  • Flexible schedule including hybrid work potential after 6 months of employment

Get to know us!

Located in Lancaster County, the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) is a regional center of excellence that serves patients and families in Central Pennsylvania. We have a multidisciplinary team (from the fields of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, applied behavior analysis, social work, and counseling) with recognized expertise in the treatment of the social, emotional, and behavioral issues affecting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability (ID). We offer center-based services, which include diagnostic evaluations, short-term consultation and ongoing treatment. In addition, we provide community-based services, which include ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) for adult in a variety of settings.

Who we serve...

While CADD clients and families are all impacted by a developmental disability, we often support them with a variety of other concerns. These include but are not limited to: anxiety, ADHD, depression, OCD, social skills, interpersonal relationships, and family and caregiver support.

Core expectations: How we improve the lives of those we serve:

  • Guide clients/families through treatment: develop goals and monitor progress
  • Continue to grow in expertise: engage in training and supervision opportunities
  • Contribute to CADD's supportive culture: collaborate and connect with all team members

Will you join us?

Job Description:

Works collaboratively with the ABA-A team to conduct descriptive and systematic behavioral assessments, including Functional Behavior Analyses (FBA), Behavior Support Plans (BSP), and Crisis Intervention Plans (CIP). Educates those engaged in clients care on behavior analytic interpretations of the results in a way that can be generalized across care team members. Designs and supervises the use of behavior analytic interventions to improve client's quality of life. Develop, implement, and train others on appropriate assessment, intervention, and data collection methods. Models how to carry out ethical and effective behavior analytic interventions based on published research. Supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBA) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT).

Hiring Manager: Frank DiBella, LPC fdibella@wellspan.org

Physical Demands:

  • Standing, Walking, Sitting, Kneeling/Crouching, Repetitive Motions, Reaching Eye /Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting & Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (up to 50lbs)
  • Talking, Hearing - Frequently

Minimum Experience:

  • One year of experience in providing Applied Behavior Analysis services and experience in developing/implementing behavioral analytic treatment plans.
  • Knowledge of and ability in the care and management of the unique needs of individuals with developmental disorders.

Minimum Education:

  • Master's Degree

Minimum Field Of Expertise:

  • Clinical or counseling psychology, special education, Applied Behavior Analysis, or another related field

Required Certification:

  • BCBA certification

Skills:

  • Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills; analytical abilities; visual ability to observe patient behavior and dynamics in order to prepare and review written documentation.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to positively contribute as part of a multidisciplinary team that specializes in the assessment and treatment of the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of adults with developmental disorders such as Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • Ability to problem-solve and collaborate to promote positive outcomes.
  • Familiar with use of Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management. Must be able to provide own transportation from one client to another.

Driver's License Statement:

Must possess a valid driver's license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.

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WellSpan invests in you!

Join WellSpan, where we invest in our team members:

  • $17 minimum wage starting July 2, 2023
  • Enhanced weekend differential for most hourly employees
  • More than $245M invested in merit increases, rewards and educational support in the past two years
  • Competitive salaries, benefits, paid time off and a commitment to diversity

Join us and make a difference.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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