Behavior Analyst - Children's Integrated Community Svcs - Day/Evening

Lebanon, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 74407

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Full time (80 hours biweekly)

8 am to 6 pm

 

Job Description:

Conduct descriptive and systematic behavioral assessments, including functional analyses, and provides behavior analytic interpretations of the results. Designs and supervises behavior analytic interventions. Is able to effectively develop and implement appropriate assessment and intervention methods for use in unfamiliar situations and for a range of cases. Teaches others to carry out ethical and effective behavior analytic interventions based on published research and designs and delivers instruction in behavior analysis. Supervise the work of Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBA) and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) and others who do not carry a Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) certification that implement behavior analytic interventions if they are not certified.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  1. Ensures that all behavior analytic programming conducted under their supervision by WellSpan Philhaven staff is provided in a safe and ethical manner and that the BC and WellSpan Philhaven staff will train, provide feedback, and/or report to designated authorities if the family or other non-WellSpan Philhaven professionals engage in unsafe or unethical behavioral programming.
  2. Engages in functional assessment of problematic behaviors as well as assessments of skill deficits, motivating, and other environmental variables in order to increase use of safe and socially acceptable behaviors and decrease problematic behaviors.
  3. Establishes & maintains therapeutic relationship by pairing self as a reinforcing entity and building the value for the patient of social interaction with the BC.
  4. Accurately collects and analyzes behavior data to make decisions about treatment interventions.
  5. Designs treatment plan goals and interventions that are based in research and are aligned with the dimensions of Applied Behavior Analysis outlined in (Baer, Wolf, and Risely 1968).
  6. Seeks out appropriate consultation with other BC’s or BCBA’s when encountering treatment programming that is unfamiliar.
  7. Oversees and provides training and monitors fidelity of behavioral interventions for family members and other professional staff caring for the patient.
  8. Provides direct in-situ, one-on-one, and group supervision for BT’s and Assistant BA if non-certified and RBT’s, BCaBA’a and other BCBA’s if board certified.
  9. Directly designs and supervises behavior analytic plans and interventions for skill development and/or reduction of problematic behavior in which other WellSpan Philhaven staff have not received sufficient training and exposure to previously.
  10. Collaborates with family and treatment team members to provide treatment effectively and without disruption to the environment or other individuals in the environment.
  11. Educates all those involved about the role of ABA based interventions and the BC, and functions within boundaries of the BC role in providing treatment.
  12. Understands and designs behavioral plans and programming within the regulatory scope of the service provided.
  13. Maintains awareness of patient’s history, present status, diagnoses, and treatment plan.
  14. Maintains appropriate written documentation of direct and in direct service with the patient and family.
  15. Provides complete, timely, clear, and legible documentation in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
  16. Attends treatment team meetings, supervision meetings, trainings, performance evaluations, and other administrative meetings as assigned.
  17. Maintains the billable expectation of the program.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • 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 AND one of the following licensures is required: Licensed Behavior Specialist (LBS), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • 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; must be able to provide own transportation from one client to another; must demonstrate a strong professional interest in being a part of a multidisciplinary team that specializes in the assessment and treatment of the social, emotional and behavioral needs of children and adolescents with developmental disorders such as Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders; ability to work under stress.
    • 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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Suzanne Wolf
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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • 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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Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)