Clinical Supervisor, BCBA

  • Easterseals Hawaii
  • Honolulu, HI, USA
  • Nov 10, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

The Clinical Manager provides specialized behavioral intervention services and program supervision for children and individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Managerial responsibilities include directly supervising a group of Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT). General responsibilities include creating and implementing individualized Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs for each client including intake, assessment, ongoing treatment plan management/oversight, reassessment, and discharge/transition planning.

Clinical Responsibilities:
  • Supervises individualized ABA programs for individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, predominately in a clinic setting with some time in school/home/community-based settings
  • Provides clinical supervision and work direction to treatment teams to include skills enhancement, clinical consultation, and professional development.
  • Conducts an initial assessment of participants diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and produces an assessment report to include a recommendation for treatment and supervision hours.
  • Assures clients receive interventions to meet the full extent of the services authorized; adjusts staffing of the treatment team as appropriate to meet the needs of the client.
  • Coaches clinical teams on the procedural implementation of treatment plans via team meetings, and live/in vivo supervision.
  • Reviews data and reports submitted by the direct care team, and recommends changes to the program, procedures, and data collection methods to assure programs reflect each child's development and progress towards identified goals.
  • Observes and assesses client skills and progress to inform recommendations for ongoing intervention and behavioral programming.
  • Creates and leads the implementation of Behavior Support Plans as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with additional service providers on the client's support team to ensure comprehensive service delivery.
  • Addresses program delivery with families; including parent/caregiver coaching, challenges with implementation of the program, parent /caregiver participation, and work environment as necessary.
  • Writes progress reports and treatment plans, ensuring that they meet the requirements of regulatory agencies and funding sources and are clinically accurate and appropriate.
  • Attends progress and treatment plan review meetings with families.
  • Attaining and achieving competencies in relation to role responsibilities.
Administrative Responsibilities:
  • Meeting productivity requirements set forth in the annual budget and for providing efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of billable tasks that meets the requirements of regulatory agencies and funding sources, and is HIPAA compliant.
  • Track direct and indirect client sessions to ensure that services are provided to the full extent of the authorization for each client.
  • Track supervision of RBT's to ensure that the requirements of regulatory agencies are met
  • Participate in recruitment, interviewing, selection, and onboarding of RBT staff.
  • Coordinate documentation to ensure reauthorization and continuation of services when necessary.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Support staff in meeting productivity requirements set forth in annual budget and for providing efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.
  • Provide regular performance feedback to Program Supervisors supervised related to their strengths and areas for improvement, work with RBTs to set goals for professional development.
  • Provide regular performance feedback to RBTs supervised related to their strengths and areas for improvement, and set goals for professional development.
  • Manage the performance of direct reports through identifying areas for improvement, create and implement performance management plans when appropriate in collaboration with the Senior Clinical Manager and HR.
  • Support Behavior Analysts in Training (BAIT) in development, implementation, and oversight of performance management plans for RBT.
  • Provide clinical supervision to RBTs and BCaBA/BCBA candidates
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Ensure ESH policy and procedure is communicated to and understood by clinical teams supervised.
  • Attends staff meetings, trainings, and other meetings as requested.
  • Responsible to complete additional job duties as assigned by Supervisors/Management.
QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Education & Experience Equivalent To:
  • Master's degree, PsyD, or PhD from an accredited college or university in one of the following disciplines: applied behavior analysis, early childhood education/development, early childhood special education, special education, pediatric therapy, psychology or related field.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA®), with current Hawaii Behavior Analyst licensure in good standing with regulatory board and strong background in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
  • Two (2) or more years' experience providing staff direction and development in a supervisory role or equivalent
  • Two (2) years' experience implementing ABA programs, preferably with individuals with ASD
Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledgeable of evidence-based methodologies found to benefit children diagnosed with ASD, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and Verbal Behavior (VB)
  • Familiar with the field of ABA, and knowledgeable of other community resources and agencies that serve children.
  • Working knowledge of developmental disabilities, familiarity with ADA guidelines and understanding of the importance of inclusion.
  • Extensive training in the field of ABA, and knowledgeable of other community resources and agencies that serve children.
  • Significant knowledge of evidence-based methodologies found to benefit children diagnosed with ASD, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and Verbal Behavior (VB).
  • Experience implementing and/or designing ABA programs for individuals with ASD.
  • Sensitive to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; American Sign Language or bilingual ability preferred.
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion pertaining to the work environment and maintain all HIPAA requirements.
  • Ability to appropriately interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations of ESH; training provided.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • A commitment to the values of the organization while demonstrating good judgment, flexibility, patience and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in computer/Microsoft processing software and excel. Must be able to use an iPhone or work cell phone if applicable.
  • Ability to work in an exciting, fast-paced high energy environment while effectively multitasking.
  • Personable; able to work comfortably with individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Commitment to ongoing training and development as it relates to clinical skills.
Mental Requirements:
  • Requires alertness to respond to audio and visual cues from clients, other staff members, the environment and standard office machines and equipment.
  • Ability to calmly handle, and intervene when necessary, behavioral and health-related incidents.
  • Logic and reasoning for forecasting future needs, goals, and events.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, projects, and schedules.
  • Ability to respond quickly to rush projects or emergencies.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Logic and reasoning for forecasting future needs, goals, and events.
Physical Requirements:
  • Frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, twisting in order to observe, assess, and interact with clients.
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, stand for up to 6-8 hours a day.
  • Frequent speaking and listening (80%) to clients, staff, and other professionals in meetings and on the phone.
  • Frequent driving (to and from office and client homes)
  • Occasional sitting and maintaining close visual attention to write reports and work at the computer.
  • Occasional lifting, carrying, and loading/unloading toys and materials up to and including 25lbs to 50lbs used in home visits.
  • Ability to physically implement behavior management strategies including responding to physically aggressive behavior.
  • Visual and auditory ability to work with clients, staff and others in the workplace continuously.
  • Ability to utilize computer, cell phone (iphone), fax machine, telephone and copy machine.
  • Frequent proofreading and checking documents for accuracy.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively within the workplace, read and write using the primary language within the workplace.
Conditions of Employment:
  • Ability to obtain and maintain criminal record clearance through the Department of Justice (DOJ). The HR Department must analyze DOJ/FBI live scan reports in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, as well as fitness for the position.
  • Ability to travel to multiple work sites and client homes; reliable transportation needed.
  • Valid driver's license with an insurable driving record and the ability to safely transport participants, if designated as a driver...... click apply for full job details