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Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Universal Health Services


Location:
PORTSMOUTH, VA
Date:
04/21/2017
Job Code:
210988
Universal Health Services
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Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Job Code:  210988
Facility: First Home Care - VA, MD, DC
Location: PORTSMOUTH, VA US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: 20-30%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Education / Training, Social Work/Case Management, Patient Admissions
Marketing -> Business Development
Customer Service -> Phone Support, Face-to-Face Support, Frontline Support
 
Category: Education,Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Professionals,Support
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

First Home Care has been providing quality care since 1991. We provide community-based services for children with a history of out-of-home behavioral health treatment. The First Home Care team has developed an integrated continuum of care which includes Therapeutic Foster Care, School-Based Programming, Alternative Day School and Outpatient Counseling. First Home Care has facilities located in Portsmouth, VA, Richmond, VA, Alexandria, VA, Painter, VA, Roanoke, VA, Washington, DC, Clinton, MD and Baltimore, MD.

First Home Care Corporation is comprised of First Home Care (FHC) and Oyster Point Academy. In addition, FHC has a long-standing management agreement with Foundations for Home and Community-a Washington D.C. and Maryland based non-profit corporation.

First Home Care currently has an excellent career opportunity for an experienced Board Certified Analyst in the Portsmouth, VA area to perform the following duties:

       
Evaluates each client for programming and appropriateness of placement in the program.
Gathers behavioral data necessary for the Clinical Director to evaluate the effectiveness of the behavioral plan.
Communicates effectively with community agency representatives.
Provides and documents clinical supervision to Behavioral Therapy Clinicians as outlined by Virginia Board of Medicine and EPSDT Regulations.
Completes required documentation in a timely fashion.
Provides training to family members, caregivers, and other service providers.
Attends in-service trainings as required by the Director and the organization. Maintains current certifications as required by the position.



First Home Care offers employees working full-time a robust compensation and benefit package to include: Health and Prescription Coverage, Dental, Vision, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, Life, AD&D, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401k with matching contributions, Stock Purchase plan, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Legal Plan, Critical Illness, Accident Coverage, Auto and Home Insurance and even Pet Insurance!!!

 



 
Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst:

Qualifications: The BCBA/LBA serves as a clinical supervisor as outlined by the BACB, Board of Medicine and DMAS regulations. The BCBA/LBA serves as a positive role model/supervisor for children/adolescents, parents and caregivers, any outside agencies and school personnel and contributes to formulation and implementation of the treatment plan and monitors it for effectiveness and generalization. The BCBA/LBA provides individualized services to include teaching daily living skills and enhancing social and interpersonal skills, while decreasing maladaptive behaviors by teaching replacement behaviors that serve the same function. The BCBA/LBA travels throughout the community to provide mental health supervision in the home and community and to act as a community liaison between the individuals we serve and the service providers in the community.

Education: Applicants must possess a minimum of a graduate degree (e.g., master’s or doctoral) in an acceptable field of study from an acceptable accredited institution.
Acceptable degrees are those conferred in behavior analysis, natural science, education, human services, engineering, medicine or a field related to behavior analysis and approved by the BACB.

Licensure/
Certification
: None

Experience: Three years’ experience with individuals with autism or developmental disabilities, current BCBA certification and licensed by the board of medicine as required by the state of Virginia.

Physical
Requirements
: Must be able to remain in a seated position 25% of the time. Must be able to constantly move about inside the office to access file cabinets, charts and operate office machinery. Must be able to move about in the home during sessions including running after a child in the event of an emergency. Constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, stapler, hole- puncher, copy machine and computer paper. Frequently ascend/descend stairs. Constantly stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling to conduct in home sessions with children. Must be able to frequently communicate with children and families/caregivers and other stakeholders regarding the services provided. Must be able to communicate with supervisors and team members regarding session content. Must be able to observe children/families/caregivers in the home providing prescribed interventions and provide feedback to the children/ families/ caregivers and other stakeholders as well as team members and supervisors regarding session content. Frequently must carry up to 10-15lbs of materials into homes, seldom pick up a child weighing 25-50lbs in the event of an emergency and the child must be removed from harm’s way. Occasionally exposed to outdoor conditions when transitioning from transportation into homes to conduct sessions and vice versa.
The Physical Requirements described herein are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the primary functions.



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