Metrocare Services

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

US-TX-Dallas
1 month ago
ID
2017-2755
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where your skills and passion for delivering quality care make a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.

 

Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 52,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research and our software initiative, XenatiX, we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County

 

The BCBA will use applied behavior analysis based on scientific literature primarily to conduct behavior assessments, skills assessments, and behavioral intervention and training. The Lead BCBA will be responsible for coordinating the day to day functions, creating structures to better facilitate assigned services of the assigned CCAM location. Provide CCAM consumers with behavioral services so that their learning experiences are optimized. Perform professional work in assessment and ABA services.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Assessment of basic language and learner skills
  • Develop clear behavioral acquisition, intervention and reduction plans
  • Data analysis
  • Hands-on implementation, monitoring and adjustment of intervention plans
  • Train and supervision of other staff members providing services 

COMPETENCIES:

The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Self-motivating, able to work independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with a variety of individuals, teams and systems.
  • Able to apply working knowledge of MS Office 95/97
  • Family and staff training abilities during difficult, stressful moments
  • Ability to receive and provide clear feedback from projects within interdisciplinary groups

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Masters or PhD in Applied Behavioral Analysis.
  • Minimum of three years experience in delivery of ABA to the autism population
  • Experience working with children ages 3 to 8
  • Experience with Autism specific ABA/PBS program development and training. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • Basic math skills required for this position. 

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding of Metrocare programs. 

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Board Certification as a Behavior Analyst  

**NOTICE ON POSITIONS THAT REQUIRE TRAVEL TO/FROM VARIOUS WORKSITES**

Positions that are “community-based,” in whole or part, require the incumbent to travel between various worksites within his/her workday/workweek. The incumbent is required to have reliable transportation that can facilitate this requirement. The incumbent is further required to meet the criteria for insurability by the Center’s risk management facilitator; and produce proof of minimal auto liability coverage when applicable. Failure to meet these terms may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, contract or other status with Metrocare.

 

Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:
• Medical/Dental/Vision
• Paid Leave
• Paid Holidays
• Employee Assistance Program
• Retirement Plan, including employer matching
• Health Savings Account, including employer matching
• Professional Development Allowance
• Bilingual Stipend – up to 6% of the base salary
• Many other benefits

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Tobacco Free Facilities - Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.

No calls from staffing agencies or independent recruiters

 

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