Metrocare Services

  • Behavior Support Fellow-CCAM 2

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 2:59 PM)
    ID
    2018-3547
    # 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 57,000 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 we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.

     

    The behavior support fellow uses applied behavior analysis based techniques based on scientific literature; primarily behavior assessments, skills assessments, and behavioral intervention and training. This is a office based position working with children. All work will be supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

    Responsibilities

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

    • Assessments and Evaluations utilizing a variety of assessments such as the
    • Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills, or the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program, or the Developmental Profile-3, or the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales 2nd edition. Or the Aberrant Behavior Checklist.

    • Develop clear behavioral acquisition, intervention and reduction plans
    • Data analysis
    • Hands-on implementation, monitoring and adjustment of intervention plans
    • Provide parent and caregiver training to individuals families enrolled in the program
    • Provide staff training to those involved in the care of the individual

    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 97/07
    • 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 in Applied Behavioral Analysis or related field with emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis.
    • Minimum of one to two years experience in delivery of ABA to the autism or developmental disabilities population
    • Experience working with individuals ages 3 and up
    • 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: 

    • Eligible and approved to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Exam
    • Bi- annual training in CPR and annual training in SAMA

    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.

     

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