Metrocare Services

Behavior Intervention Specialist- CCAM 1

US-TX-Dallas
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-2823
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical
Type
Regular Part-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 Behavior Intervention Specialist assigned to the Center for Children with Autism is a creative and patient individual passionate to serve individuals ages 2 to 12 that are diagnosed with Autism and/or Pervasive Developmental Disorder that would not have access to Applied Behavioral Analysis services otherwise if our programs did not exist.  The BIS is a valuable member of the team responsible for implementing the child’s behavior treatment plan which focuses on the behavioral, social, and language needs of the child. CCAM’s goal is to lead each child to his or her potential through evidence based therapy founded on the principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) including Verbal Behavior (VB).  Services are provided in the clinic Monday-Friday.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Assist consumer in identifying and articulating his/her requests and needs for services and supports.
  • Negotiate and facilitate the array of services and supports needed to address the person’s goals and desired outcomes as identified.
  • Provide behavioral intervention services in (facility, in-home/community training and support) to assigned caseload.
  • Responsible for ensuring planned services and supports are implemented and appropriately documented.
  • Connect consumer with appropriate services and supports, as needed
  • Document all meetings and notes pertaining to consumer plans
  • Establish Service Plan, along with team. 

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
  • Record data neatly, coherently, accurately, and objectively.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies and procedures related to the Agency and all stakeholders
  • Creative service implementation processes designed to meet the needs of people served.\
  • Emergency/Crisis Intervention skills

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field required. Master’s Degree in Human Service field preferred. Minimum of one year experience in services for persons with developmental disabilities required. Bilingual preferred 

  MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • Basic math skills required for this position. 

  REASONING ABILITY:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding of Metrocare programs. 

 CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • None required  

TRAVEL:

  • In-county travel.
  • None-to-Negligible travel outside of the county. 

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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