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,
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
First Home Care currently has an excellent
career opportunity for an experienced Board Certified Analyst in the
Portsmouth, VA area to perform the following
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.
effectively with community agency representatives.
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
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
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.
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.
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.