Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Position Title: Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Clinton Township
Type: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-time
Salary: COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
Date Requested: September 18, 2019
Available: IMMEDIATE

Position Purpose:
Ensure high-quality ABA services for children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.

Qualifications:
Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and have experience using behavior analytic strategies and tools to the access needs of children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder and develop and monitor treatment plans to address behavior and skill development. Must have experience supervising RBTs and graduate students and working with parents.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: BCBA and BACB training to supervise graduate students.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Lead team of staff to conduct behavior applied behavior analytic case management including all aspects of assessment and treatment.
  2. Lead team of staff to develop and train behavior technicians in the appropriate training protocols and applied behavior analytic strategies.
  3. Oversee the scheduling and activity of all team members.
  4. Help the staff develop interventions based on assessment findings.
  5. Work directly with the patient and/or family as needed.
  6. Follow established policies and procedures to meet minimum life safety standards of OSHA and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
  7. Travel to offsite locations for approximately 50% of scheduled appointments.
  8. Participate in and present educational seminars for the Autism Center and outside agencies on a variety of topics related to ABA.
  9. Maintain a personal calendar and schedules appointments to maintain a full caseload.
  10. Participate with scheduled supervision meetings and actively participates in safety training.

Working Conditions:

  1. Providing physical care, support, guidance, and supervision of daily activities consistent with the treatment plan and ABA programming.
  2. They need to be physically and mentally flexible as things are constantly changing in this workplace.
  3. They must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, sit and stand for long periods, run for short durations, and move between these actions readily.
  4. Maintaining a safe therapeutic environment for the client and their family.
  5. Assisting with physical management of clients. At times staff are required to lift a child and support clients ages 0-21 who have challenging and sometimes severe problem behavior.
  6. Engaging in physical activities that may include sitting and standing for long periods of time, getting up and down off the floor, running, and other physical activities related to play with children of all ages.
  7. Assisting with daily living activities that may include changing soiled clothing and diapers, and assisting clients with dressing, showering, brushing teeth, etc.
  8. All staff will follow the ethical guidelines outlined by the BACB and uphold the UPAC organizational values, policies and procedures. This includes maintaining confidentiality of client information, both written and verbal, running treatment to integrity, and treating all people with dignity and respect.
  9. All staff must also follow established policies and procedures to meet minimum life safety standards of JCAHO/OSHA and the Department of Human Services SOM Licensing
  10. Staff will assist with daily living activities that may include changing soiled clothing and diapers, and assisting clients with dressing, showering, brushing teeth, etc.
  11. Staff must also follow established policies and procedures to meet minimum life safety standards of JCAHO/OSHA and the Department of Human Services SOM Licensing

EXEMPT STATUS: This position is exempt from overtime pay provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above job description is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be all inclusive or limiting as to specific duties.

UP Autism Centers provide services, including home services to children with autism. The hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Employees are expected to be available to work when needed during these non-traditional business hours. Employees should understand that their schedule could change based on company need.

All employment decisions are made based on an individual’s qualification for a particular job. Consistent with the principles of equal employment opportunity and are administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, marital status, genetic information covered veteran status, sexual orientation or any category protected by applicable law.