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Learn It Systems Assistant Clinical Director (BCI) in Springfield, Massachusetts

The Assistant Clinical Director will provide supervision, training, and oversight of all regional programs, Behavior Analysts, Program Coordinators, as well as direct staff. The Assistant Clinical Director is responsible for managing client numbers, including conducting intakes and assessments for new clients. This position is responsible for the oversite of the clinical and operational duties for home -based and center-based services and will also maintain a supervision caseload of BCBAs, Program Coordinators and/or Lead Therapists.

Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be expected to travel up to one hour from main office to provide services to clients. BCBA’s may be required to transport client in personal vehicle

Employee is expected to maintain confidentiality for all clients as well as maintain appropriate boundaries with family and other individuals encountered in the community.

Essential Job Functions

Include the following:

Programs Oversight

  • Supervision and management of all home services in the region

  • Curriculum development and oversight for Center-Based program

  • Development and implementation of policies and procedures

  • Interviewing and hiring direct care staff

  • Scheduling and staff management for home-based including caseload management

  • Act as a liaison for families and staff when direct supervisor is unavailable

Staff Supervision

  • Supervision of Department staff, including Program Coordinators, Behavior Analysts serving center and home clients

  • Bi-weekly supervision of assigned BCBA/Lead Therapist supervisees

  • Caseload management of all assigned supervisees

  • Case consultation and support on all supervisee cases

Intakes & Assessments

  • Conduct intakes for new clients across all regional Programs

  • Facilitate and conduct assessments for new clients

Qualification Requirements -

  • Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst- minimum 2-years post certification (BCBA and LABA are required). Experience with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and related areas including developmental disabilities.

  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive supervisory experience

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment with staff members

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects at once

  • Displays ability to coordinate with all others, contributes to Instructional knowledge and spirit in identifiable and demonstrated ways, helps to resolve conflicts when they arise; conducts oneself in a professional manner at all times.

  • Displays the desire to advance skills, contribute positively to projects and takes ownership of tasks and assignments.

  • Displays an ability to articulate well in both verbal and written communication.

Language Ability

Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating procedures, quality control procedures, and instructions. Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one conversations and before groups

Reasoning Abilities

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Strong organizational skills with ability to multi task and prioritize deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with all levels of management

Certificates and Licenses

  • CPR, first aid and as applicable-Safety Care certified

  • Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst, (BCBA and LABA required)

Other Skills and Abilities

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position

  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.

  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully

  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings.

  • Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well and accepts feedback from others

  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes timely decisions.

  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans

  • Safety and security—the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions;

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Redirect and/or physically support people who may be aggressive using approved techniques. These procedures may include the effective use of emergency procedures including restraint in compliance with State policy and the clients plan

  • Ability, with training, to perform appropriate physical restraint as needed.

  • Ability to exercise restraint/self/control in potentially volatile situations, including being confronted verbally and/or physically in a threatening or aggressive manner by children receiving support

  • You must be able to kneel; hold; and lift/carry at least 50 lbs from the floor in order to physically assist and/or restrain people as part of their behavior management guidelines and must also be able to complete required restraint training

  • Ability to quickly respond to health, safety, and emergency situations.

  • Maintain vision on a moving object/person

ID: 2020-11544

External Company Name: Behavioral Concepts (BCI)

External Company URL: http://learnitsystems.com

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