Metrocare Services

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)- Behavior Treatment Services

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/9/2019 12:01 PM)
    # of Openings
    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 BCBA will use applied behavior analysis techniques based on scientific literature; primarily to conduct behavior assessments, skills assessments, and behavioral intervention and training. The BCBA will be responsible for coordinating the day to day functions, creating structures to better facilitate assigned services of the assigned Behavioral Treatment Services team. The BCBA will  provide consumers with behavioral services so that their learning experiences are optimized, perform professional work in assessment and ABA services.


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

    • Facilitate the completion of in-depth functional assessment of maladaptive behaviors and the development of behavior programs.
    • Develop and coordinate behavioral services needed by consumers in a variety of settings
    • Utilize various assessment instruments and techniques to assist in the identification and interpretation of psychological issues
    • Provide supervision to assigned Behavior Intervention Specialists.
    • Provide consultation services in school and vocational workshops as indicated.
    • Participate in treatment plan meetings, ARD meetings, and other planning meetings on a regular basis
    • Document interactions and progress of consumers
    • Data analysis
    • Hands-on implementation, monitoring and adjustment of intervention plans



    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
    • Knowledge of issues and challenges relating to autism spectrum disorders
    • Knowledge of administration and interpretation of assessment instruments
    • Demonstrated training and experience in individual and group counseling techniques
    • Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned area
    • Knowledge of the ARD process and IEP goal setting process and implementation



    • 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. 


    • Basic math skills required for this position. 


    • Ability to apply common sense understanding of Metrocare programs. 


    • Board Certification as a Behavior Analyst  


    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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