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Aug022016

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in MI!

 

The Board Certified Behavior Analyst works closely with the Autism Director to Supervise staff to assess and treat autistic and special needs children and their families.

The Board Certified Behavior Consultant (BCBA)provides supervision to students and all other intervention staff as needed while working closely with the Supervising Behavioral Consultants.

 

Summary The Board Certified Behavior Analyst works closely with the

Autism Director to Supervise staff to assess and treat autistic and special

needs children and their families.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties

may be assigned.

Leads team of staff to conduct behavior applied behavior analytic case

management including all aspects of assessment and treatment.

Leads team of staff to develop and train behavior technicians in the

appropriate training protocols and applied behavior analytic strategies.

Oversees the scheduling and activity of all team members.

Helps the staff to develop interventions based on assessment findings.

Works directly with the patient and/or family as needed.

Follows established policies and procedures to meet minimum life safety

standards of JCAHO/OSHA and the Department of Human Services SOM

Licensing.

Travels to offsite locations for approximately 50% of scheduled

appointments.

Participates in and presents educational seminars for the Autism Center and

outside agencies on a variety of topics related to ABA.

Maintains a personal calendar and schedules appointments to maintain a

full caseload.

Participates with scheduled supervision meetings and actively participates

in safety training.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Board Certified Behavior Consultant (BCBA)provides supervision to

students and all other intervention staff as needed while working closely

with the Supervising Behavioral Consultants.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual must posses and continue to

keep current the Board Certified Behavior Analyst credential.

The BCBA should demonstrate the following competencies:

Manage the a set number of contact hours and cases.

Motivational Supervision ­ Must be able to provide professional

supervision to staff.

Analytical ­ Collects and researches data.

Problem Solving ­ Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner;

Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.

Customer Service ­ Manages difficult or emotional customer situations;

Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to

improve service; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills ­ Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without

interrupting.

Oral Communication ­ Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or

negative situations; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication ­ Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for

spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read

and interpret written information.

Teamwork ­ Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;

Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Ethics ­ Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust

of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational

values.

Organizational Support ­ Follows policies and procedures; Completes

administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals

and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Planning/Organizing ­ Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time

efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.

Professionalism ­ Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under

pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their

status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through

on commitments.

Quality ­ Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to

improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity ­ Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely

manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Adaptability ­ Manages competing demands.

Attendance/Punctuality ­ Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work

responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and

appointments on time.

Dependability ­ Follows instructions, responds to management direction;

Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to

long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on

time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able

to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below

are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Must posses the Board of Behavior Analysis Certification and Experience

for a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Bachelors Degree from four­year College or university; or two to four

years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of

education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and

maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine

reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of

customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,

commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions

furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems

involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a working

knowledge of MS Office.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

ABA Certified plus supervisory requirements

Other Skills and Abilities

Proven Leadership Skills

Other Qualifications

Prior experience working in an environment with special needs children

and/or adults.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are

representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully

perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations

may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required

to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is

occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and climb

or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10

pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision

and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here

are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the

essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made

to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally

exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work

environment is usually moderate.

 

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