Employment

 

Clinic Director – BCBA

Clinic Director supports the Executive Director and Board of Directors by overseeing the day-to-day operations of the clinic by assuring consistent execution of established policies and procedures in compliance with company standards and funding source requirements for quality-based services. This position provides leadership, supervision, and support to Administrative Assistants and Program Supervisors. Effectively maintains relationships with clients and caregivers, and employees of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations. Assures the organization and its mission, programs, products, and services are consistently presented in a positive and effective way with in the school district markets and the community. Actively participates in fundraising, planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, while committing time, energy, and enthusiasm to ensure the continued success of the program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the day to day operational aspects of program to include scheduling, staffing, training, direct services and other administrative duties involving the therapy staff.
  • Communicates, collaborates and coordinates with Executive Director to ensure company mission, philosophy and procedures are embraced.
  • Provides leadership in the areas of clinical services, program evaluation, program development and training.
  • Designs, implements, and manages evidence-based ABA services (therapy, assessment, parent training, staff training, etc.).
  • Oversees the activities of school based and outside contracted Behavioral Therapist preforming weekly audits to ensure service and integrity of client goals and progress.
  • Completes weekly tracking reports for supervision, direct and consultation services on time.
  • Establishes and coordinates systems for the review of individual student progress and data based modification of student learning programs.
  • Oversees the implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programs.
  • Maintains a high quality of service and high standards for program design, staff development, and therapeutic services provided to clients.
  • Provides direct clinical services minimum of 20 hours per week, supervision and consultative services totaling a minimum of 40 hours per week.
  • Ensures that all aspects of program follow and meet all state and insurance compliance guidelines, and best practice from the BACB.
  • Fills in when needed for administrative duties for ACNM, as required.
  • Supervises and manages the clinical responsibilities of ACNM.
  • Manages staff training programs by identifying staff training topics, coordinating training schedules, and evaluating overall effectiveness of staff training initiatives.
  • Oversees the recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision of staff, as required.
  • Facilitates presentations, workshops and social skills when delegated by Executive Director.
  • Works as a team member and reports all matters of concerns to the Executive Director.
  • Performs responsibilities of HIPAA Privacy Officer for ACNM.
  • Monitors children for signs of child abuse, and reports incidents of suspected abuse to appropriate staff and personnel immediately.
  • Attends meetings, events and seminars as required by ACNM.
  • Maintains advanced working knowledge of early childhood education and development practices and standards, and principles of applied behavioral analysis.
  • Consistently demonstrates a high level of integrity, responsibility, accountability, teamwork and ethics.
  • Protocol development may require bending, reaching, and lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasional driving requirements in excess of 50 miles in various demographic areas.

The Autism Center of North MS offers full time employees:

  • Health Insurance for eligible employees: Medical, Vision, Dental
  • Short Term disability insurance, Long Term disability insurance
  • Great Pay
  • Mileage reimbursement or potential use of company car
  • 401k with match
  • 128 PTO hours yearly
  • Holiday Pay (approx. 120 hours yearly)
  • Up to $400 yearly for CEU’s

Competencies:

  • Verbal Behavior—VB-MAPP
  • Natural Environment Teaching
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • FBA’s
  • ABLLS
  • AFLS
  • PEAK

Required Education and Experience:

  • A Master’s degree in Psychology, ABA or related field.
  • Minimum of four plus years of experience directly supervising and working with children with autism or other developmental disabilities in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis, or any similar combination of education and experience.
  • Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, BCBA-D, or possess a comparable license.
  • Two (2) or more years’ experience in a clinical supervisory role.
  • Excellent verbal communication with staff and families.
  • Proficient writing skills.
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism and organizational skills.
  • Must pass background check requirements and submit to random drug screening
  • CPR/First Aid/Crisis Intervention certified

 

Behavior Analyst

The Behavior Analyst supports the individualized instructional aspect of the program by conferring with administrative and support staff, current and perspective clients and caregivers while maintaining the integrity and mission of the Board. Consistently oversees quality of programs, protocols, products and services within the instructional setting. Effectively maintains relationships with clients and caregivers, and employees of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations. Assures the organization and its mission, programs, products, and services are consistently presented in a positive and effective way with in the school district markets and the community. Actively participates in fundraising, planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, while committing time, energy, and enthusiasm to ensure the continued success of the program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise ABA instruction for clients and monitor progress and development toward retention and mastery of individualized goals, as well as behavior extension, and appropriate socialization
  • Analyze statistical data and maintain documentation outlining individual developmental progress aligned with protocols developed specifically to meet the individual needs of clients
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with staff, administrators, Board members, and prospective clients
  • Develop protocols with caregivers to coordinate implementation for effective intervention strategies
  • Conduct instructional training courses for caregivers to promote effective protocol implementation
  • Development of Individualized Treatment Plans with appropriately aligned goals and objectives
  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and caregivers according to ethical principles
  • Responsibility for representing the program in a business-like and professional manner
  • Protocol development may require bending, reaching, and lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Driving requirements in excess of 50 miles in various demographic areas

Education and Qualifications

  • Minimum Master’s degree in psychology or related field
  • Board Certification highly preferred
  • Must pass background check requirements and submit to random drug screening
  • CPR/First Aid certified

Please send resumes to brittany@autismcenternms.com.

Registered Behavior Technician

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Consistently provides one-on-one ABA therapy adhering to each client’s intensive treatment plan within the clinical setting and monitors progress and development toward retention and mastery of individualized goals, as well as behavior extension and appropriate socialization
  • Records statistical data and maintains contemporaneous documentation outlining individual developmental progress aligned with protocols developed specifically to meet the individual needs of clients
  • Actively participates in fundraising, planning and implementation by committing time, energy, and enthusiasm to ensure the continued success of the program
  • Participates in weekly staff meeting and ongoing staff development
  • Maintains professional relationships with clients and caregivers according to ethical principles
  • Represents the program in a business-like and professional manner
  • Assures the organization and its mission, programs, products, and services are consistently presented in a positive and effective way within the school district markets and the community
  • Protocol implementation may require bending, reaching, and lifting up to 40 lbs.
  • Driving requirements may exist in various demographic areas
  • Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor

Requirements:

  • Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Must work well with others, especially children
  • Must be able to learn new skills in a timely manner
  • Must be able to accept constructive criticism and feedback in a positive manner
  • Must be self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills to interact with staff, administrators, clients, and caregivers

Education and Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field
  • Must pass background check requirements and submit to random drug screening

Please send resumes to brittany@autismcenternms.com.