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Board Certified Behavior Analyst, BCBA, School Services

Company: Surpass Behavioral Health
Location: Collegeville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) will provide applied behavior analysis consultation and evaluation to clients. They will also be responsible for preparing and maintaining records and reports pertaining to client and/or student evaluations and treatment plans.To be successful in this role, a candidate will need to display a compassionate nature, empathy, and discretion in their work. The position will require excellent communication and time management skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, supervisors, and colleagues. Prior experience in a behavioral health setting is preferred.Job Responsibilities:*Use available resources to select the appropriate assessment for a learner/student and complete all required components for the client's funding source in time for proper review.*Administer assessments including but not limited to VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, Essential for Living, Functional Assessments, and Functional Analysis*Develop reports including but not limited to functional behavior assessments, behavior intervention plans, progress reports, and individual education plan (IEP)/ 504 plans.*Utilize behavioral skills training to teach direct care staff the skills needed for the client/student's program. Monitor progress regularly via visual analysis and make program changes when indicated.*Train and supervise behavior technicians and/or school district staff in the implementation of ABA procedures and interventions.*Develop individualized programming based on the needs of the client/student as well as caregiver and/or case manager.*Demonstrate how new and/or modified programs should be implemented.*Provide staff with feedback regarding data collection to ensure accuracy in recording.*Evaluate and graph data for program analysis and progress weekly, at a minimum.*Collect data as needed including interobserver agreement (IOA)*Complete teaching procedure changes needed to maximize client progress.*Provide training to staff and caregivers on behavior analytic concepts and procedures. Training will be individualized based on caregiver and/or school district staff priorities and needs.*Coordinate with other professionals to provide collaborative treatment.*Follow company policies, state licensure requirements as applicable, and requirements set forth by the BACB.*Provide adequate monthly supervision to RBT/BTs based on clinical recommendations.*Ensure all RBTs providing services on cases are meeting supervision requirements based on the BACB requirements.*Meet billable hours productivity requirement through provision of the following services: direct therapy sessions, substitute coverage for RBTs in the school and/or clinic setting, school district FBA/BIP consultation services, and/or other ongoing school district consultation, as well as other billable services as assigned.*Maintain copy of all clinical documentation and data collection within company database.*Utilize HIPAA compliant company drive on company-issued device for all client/student information.*Complete RBT/BT performance evaluations as applicable*Maintain communication with clinical and administrative staff via email, internal communication platforms and systems, and video/audio conferences.*Maintain communication with caregivers and school district stakeholders regarding client progress and plan of care.*Complete session notes, timesheets, and administrative tasks including conversion of billing appointments per company protocols and submit within the designated time frame.*Attend team meetings and on-going trainings, as necessary.*Remain current and increase knowledge of best practices and advances in the field of ABA.*Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.Education & Experience Requirements:*Master's degree in ABA, Psychology, Education, or related field*Minimum of 2 years of related professional experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in a multidisciplinary team setting, preferred.*Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with 2 years of experience preferred.*State licensure as applicable*Valid CPR certification and other medical training requirements as specified by payors (or ability to obtain)Additional Job Requirements:*Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals and/or governmental regulations.*Ability to read and write detail-oriented session notes, behavior plans, and treatment reports.*Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.*Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisory staff members, caregivers, and others.*Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint*Ability to think and act quickly and calmly in an emergency and make independent decisions.*Works with integrity and adheres to the BACB Ethical Code, HIPAA practices, and company policies.*Ability to move freely, quickly, and frequently from a seated position (on the floor or in a chair) to a standing position.*Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, and spend time on your feet as well as the ability to lift items up to 50 lbs. on occasion.*Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screening.*Strong written and verbal communication skills*Strong interpersonal skillsNOTICE: Successful completion of a drug screen prior to employment is part of our background process, which includes medical and recreational marijuana.By supplying your phone number, you agree to receive communication via phone or text.By submitting your application, you are confirming that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.JR# JR237525

Keywords: Surpass Behavioral Health, Philadelphia , Board Certified Behavior Analyst, BCBA, School Services, Professions , Collegeville, Pennsylvania

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