The Board Certified Behavior Analyst provides supervisory oversight toEIA (Educational Interventions for Autism) Tutors and other EIA Supervisors.BCBA's consult, provide training to tutors, conduct behavioral evaluations ofchildren with ASD, and direct behavioral plan development for beneficiaries. ABCBA is a clinical teacher who educates, observes, assesses, and supervises theeducational activities and service delivery of EIA Tutors.
Essential Duties andResponsibilities:
- Experience with a private agency whose primary business activity is the delivery of services to children with developmental disabilities and whose governing board includes one or more BCBAs; or
- Web-based instruction not provided by an accredited institution of higher education; and
- In the instance of the latter 3, the training curriculum has been approved by the BACB or a currently certified BCBA.
- At a minimum, the training must cover the following topics:
- Introduction to ASD, AS, and ABA and typical child development;
- Principles of ABA including reinforcement, prompting and fading, shaping, chaining, maintenance and generalization, extinction and punishment;
- Discrete trial training, natural environment training and discrimination training;
- Basic functional behavioral assessment;
- Introduction to verbal behavior and its analysis including mands, tacts, echoics, intraverbals, and feature, function and class;
- Instructional control procedures including pairing with reinforcement, environmental manipulations, and pacing;
- Treating challenging behavior including functional assessment and function based interventions, introduction to preventive interventions, least restrictive/intrusive model of intervention, and antecedent modification strategies;
- Behavioral data collection, graphing, and basic data analysis;
- Legal, ethical, and safety issues including working with families and vulnerable populations;
- Provider standards and ethics;
- The impact of children with ASD on family members and family function.
- Other duties as assigned
Experience -Directly and indirectly supervised fieldwork experiences must meet either ofthe following:
- Fifty (50) hours directly supervised fieldwork and a minimum of 500 hours indirectly supervised fieldwork. Indirectly supervised fieldwork must have been completed prior to providing EIA services to TRICARE beneficiaries under this Demonstration; or
- Forty (40) hours directly supervised fieldwork (all hours must be in-person contact between prospective EIA Tutor and supervisor) over no more than 12 weeks must have been initiated and completed within the 12 months prior to providing EIA services to TRICARE beneficiaries under this Demonstration.
- PPD or chest x-ray if applicable
- Participation and completion of Maxim’s competency program • Criminal background check which shall include Federal Criminal, State Criminal, County Criminal and Sex Offender reports for the state and county in which the providers are currently working and residing.
- Adhere to BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct Sections 1-5 (available at http://www.bacb.com/pages/conduct.html ). For the purposes of the Demonstration, the term “behavior analyst” used in the BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct shall apply to EIA Supervisors.
- NOTE: All Behavior Supervisors must report to the Maxim within 15 days sanctions issued by the BACB for violation of published disciplinary standards (available at http://www.bacb.com/pages/prof_standards.html
- Submit information/documentation required to become TRICARE authorized as an EIA Supervisor
- Maintain documentation of receiving on-going supervision by or performing joint supervision with a BCBA as is required.
- Serve as a principal supervisor to EIA Tutors and Tutors-in-Training employed by or contracted by Maxim Healthcare Services
- Serve as the lead in the development of the BP, EPR and quarterly family treatment progress meetings for TRICARE beneficiaries receiving services through the Maxim Healthcare Services
- Initiate professional self-improvement
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing
- Demonstrate sensitivity to non-behavioral providers
- Understands personal and professional limitations
- Submit documentation in a timely manner
- Maintains proper attire and demeanor
- Lead new tutor ABA trainings (40 hours) that meet Tri-Care EIA Tutor requirements
- Lead monthly in-services and tutor support groups
- Assist in prospecting new BCBA'S and funding sources
- Assist in BCBA and tutor interviews
- Assist in yearly evaluations of tutors
- Develops sound working relationships with clients both in supplemental and home health markets.
- Educates hospital staff, physicians and other facilities regarding the benefits of utilizing supplemental and Home Care Services.
- Makes the initial contact with other health care providers regarding service agreements and financial arrangements to ensure appropriate services.
- Promotes open communication between all departments to ensure proper implementation of new contracts.
- Keeps General Manager informed of changes in the health care community and makes recommendations on ways to meet Company goals while maintaining compliance with state and Federal guidelines.
- Adheres to all policies and procedures as well as Corporate goals and objectives.
- Establishes linkage with the community to maintain awareness of community needs.
- Presents in-services to hospital staff, physician’s office, and facility staff, as requested.
- Demonstrates professional behavior and serves as a role model to staff at all times.
- Performs specific projects as requested by the General Manager.
Our company is committed to maintaining a challenging environment that promotes personal accountability, personal growth, and an active role in the driving vision of the company. We offer competitive pay, full benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage as well as 401(k), 529 college savings plan, basic life insurance with the option of supplemental, and 17 days paid time off in addition to holidays and two floating holidays.
* Does not apply to CA residents. CA residents are eligible for 10 vacation days and 7 sick days.
Maxim Healthcare Services makes all employment decisions, including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, discharge, retirement, compensation, benefits, transfer, corrective action, or any other decisions affecting the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and local government entities. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities, “disabled Veterans”, or Veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply. Maxim values the service Veterans have given to our country and we strongly support the hiring of returning Service Members.
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
- Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
- Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
- 401(k) savings plan
- Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer