Behavior Consultant III- Philhaven- ABA Services Lebanon County- FT D/E

Lebanon, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 50277

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WellSpan Health is a top-rated, integrated health system with a focus on a high-quality patient care.  As a part of WellSpan Health, WellSpan Philhaven, is a non-profit behavioral healthcare organization offering a continuum of compassionate, caring services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults in south central Pennsylvania.  We are seeking a full-time, Behavior Consultant III for our Dauphin Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Program. This is an opportunity to join the region’s largest non-profit behavioral health care organization.

  

Highlights about employment as a Behavior Consultant III with WellSpan Philhaven:

  

  • Bi-monthly group supervision with multiple BCBA’s and opportunities to discuss research articles and case presentations
  • Ongoing individual supervision for BCBA’s
  • Supervision to accrue hours towards BCBA, BCaBA, and RBT certifications
  • Data labs with collaborative analysis of behavior data and treatment decision-making with a BCBA
  • On-site supervision and support by a BCBA available for all cases
  • Use of Behavioral Skills Training model to develop staff competencies
  • Internal social media site with information and shared discussions on behavior analysis
  • WellSpan Philhaven providers utilize an inpatient and outpatient EMR system to allow for a more streamlined approach to patient care. WellSpan Philhaven will switch to EPIC at some point in 2018

  

Benefits

 

  • Bonus potential and reimbursement for mileage
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Generous paid time off + 6 paid holidays
  • Retirement savings plan with employer automatic contribution and employer match
  • Paid relocation

 

  

For confidential consideration, please contact:

 

Suzanne Wolf, Sr. HR Recruiter

 

WellSpan Philhaven

 

Phone 717-675-2803

 

swolf6@wellspan.org

 

 

General Summary:

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. 

 

 

 

 Department Description:

The Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Service (BHRS) is a medically prescribed and individualized mental health service delivered in the home, school and community. These services are supportive, time-limited, one-to-one planned behavioral health interventions. They involve both student and family, as directed by a treatment plan. We serve children with a mental health diagnosis who are between the ages of 3 and 21.

 

 

Required Skills
  1. Analytical skills are necessary for the collection and assessment of psychosocial data, interpretation of these data and the ongoing review of treatment efficiency and effectiveness.
  2. Ability to observe patient behavior and dynamics in order to prepare and review written documentation as required.
  3. Knowledge of and ability in the care and management of the unique needs of children and adolescents with developmental disorders.
  4. 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 mental retardation and the autism spectrum disorders.
  5. Must be able to provide own transportation from one client to another.
Required Experience
  • A master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology or a master’s of social work.
  • Course work in Behavioral Modification Techniques is preferred.
  • Licensure required: LBS, LPC, LSW, LCSW or LMFT.
  • BCBA certification
  • At least 1.5 years of experience in providing behavioral modification services to children and adolescents and experience in developing/implementing behavioral modification treatment plans.
  • Interpersonal verbal and listening skills are required to communicate effectively with patients and families and with other inter-agency team members.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and qualify for WellSpan Philhaven driving privileges.
  • Must obtain PA drivers’ license in accordance with PA laws if license upon hire is out-of-state.

About WellSpan
Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
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)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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