Job Details

Behavior TherapistHansel Union Consulting
Job Start Date:Type of Position:Full Time
Number of Openings:3Wage/Salary:$60,000Per Year
Job Location & Contact:
640 North Street
Portsmouth, VA23704
Job Description:
POSITION SUMMARY: The BCBA or PBSF reports to the Director of Therapy or designee. The position is responsible for providing the behavioral therapeutic consultation services to clients, completing and submitting documentation in accordance with agency policies and procedures, licensing regulations, and DMAS. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES / STANDARDS for BCBA or PBSF • Complete a thorough assessment of the individual and relevant environments per PCP goal/desired outcome. • Meet with individual and relevant others to confirm the desired outcome of the consultation and supports needed. • Observe individual in various environments as needed (home, work, etc.) • Review documentation from other programs and sources to determine the supports needed and any previous supports and interventions attempted. • Complete the following evaluations and/or assessments: interviews, observations, scatterplots, and if needed FAST and MAS • Collaborate with individuals and relevant others to develop a written Behavior Support plan detailing the strategy/intervention to be implemented by staff and/or family. • Provide guidance and complete hands-on training to providers/family members on the implementation of the Behavior Support Plan. • Evaluate the effectiveness of the Behavior Support Plan and make any needed adjustments. • Determine the need for continuation or termination of services. ? Develop quarterly reviews and other reports as required by regulatory bodies ? Develop and maintain a data collection system for targeted behaviors. ? Respect client confidentiality and privacy and communicate with the individual in a courteous and respectful manner. ? Answer and refer telephone calls or other inquires to ensure accurate and timely communications are facilitated. Take responsibility for helping the caller. Team Work: ? Facilitate communication in a liaison capacity among the HUCO team. ? Consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with all employees of HUCO. ? Assist other employees in the performance of their assignments. ? Seek out opportunities to help rather than waiting to be asked. ? Consider the impact of your actions on employees at both a program level and corporate level. ? Demonstrate flexibility to perform duties whenever and wherever volume deems it necessary throughout the company. Problem Solving/Reasoning: ? Demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns. ? Contribute to the achievement of Performance Improvement and participate in PI activities. 2 ? Consistently evaluate work and determine if further steps are needed to meet staff, management and or individual expectations. ? Take the initiative to do or redo inadequate or incomplete work, even if it is not yours. ? Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. ? Ability to read, analyze and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedural manuals and licensing and human rights regulations. ? Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; including the ability to use proper English grammar and spelling. ? Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, staff, individuals, and the general public. Additional Job Requirements: ? Adhere to all company and program-level policies and procedures. ? Attend all mandatory meetings and training. ? Comply with all state and federal licensing regulations, including policies, rules, and regulations related to Virginia Department of Behavior Health and Intellectual Disabilities, Human Rights, Medicare/Medicaid, OSHA, Department of Social Services and Adult Protective Services, and all rules and certification requirements necessary to maintain any licenses held in the State of Virginia. ? Communicate, implement and follow up to completion appropriate corrective action plans as required by Licensing; assure all administrative items identified during a Quality Assurance inspection are corrected within 48 hours of receiving notice of the deficiency (ies). ? Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and the ability to reference them from appropriate books and manuals. ? Consistently demonstrate the ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary. ? Assure documentation is performed timely and accurately reflects the identified problems, interventions, member responses, and effectiveness of services provided. ? Minimize non-productive time and fill slow periods with activities that will enable you to prepare to meet the future needs of the organization (education, organizing, housekeeping, assisting others). ? Maintain valid driver’s license, auto insurance, CPR/First Aid Certifications, Medicaid Waiver Certification, and any other certifications as required by Licensing, or best practices. EDUCATION: 1. Position requires a minimum of a Bachelor degree, prefer Master degree 2. Must continue CEU’s in the field of human services and behavioral health. EXPERIENCE/JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Minimum of (5) years of experience working with people with intellectual disabilities. 2. Must hold a PBSF or BCBA license or be soon to graduate with one. 3. Ability to communicate needs and follow up both in writing and orally between direct care staff, medical professionals, individuals, and families. 4. Exceptional computer skills; especially database development and or management. 5. Must be flexible with scheduling. While this position will have regular hours, additional hours may be scheduled based on organizational and staffing needs. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: 1. Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to type, finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms; Intermittent physical activity including lifting 20 – 50 pounds. 2. Regularly required to speak and listen. Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
Experience Required:
EXPERIENCE/JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1. Minimum of (5) years of experience working with people with intellectual disabilities. 2. Must hold a PBSF or BCBA license or be soon to graduate with one.
How to Apply:
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Application Deadline:
Jan 01, 1900