Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2017-2614
# Positions
1

Overview

The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is responsible for conducting functional behavior assessments and the design and implementation of individualized behavior support plans for individuals receiving services at JFCS. The BCBA will utilize the principles of applied behavior analysis to guide intervention strategies and will provide training to staff and team to ensure effective implementation. The BCBA will utilize data collection systems to monitor client progress and determine intervention effectiveness. Work assignments require significant amounts of interaction with clients including children, parents, teachers and other caretakers. Responsible for interventions which respond to the behavioral health needs of clients which may involve serious behavior problems, developmental issues, autism and trauma as the result of abuse or neglect. The BCBA reports to the Clinical Manager responsible for the Direct Support Teams.

Responsibilities

 

 

  • Reviews all relevant records and data pertaining to clients on caseload. Conducts Functional Behavior Assessments: Direct observations, structured interviews, preference assessments.
  • Examines and evaluates data from staff, professionals and others to monitor client progress. Devises and implements behavior support plans. Assists in development of ISP treatment goals.
  • Inputs and graphs behavior data. References behavior analytic research to ensure evidence based protocols are being implemented.
  • Trains and models behavior intervention techniques for staff across environments (home and community sites). Coaches and mentors co-workers as directed. Provides BCBA supervision for individuals obtaining hours for certification.
  • Participates in clinical meetings and staffings. Demonstrates leadership qualities and works as a team.
  • Demonstrates ability to adhere to agency policies, licensure, and CARF requirements.
  • Valid paperwork/documentation meeting necessary timelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills including the ability to input all required data. Ability to use /work technology devices, i.e. iPads, computers, cell phones, telephones, GPS, ability to organize data, with the ability to exchange accurate information electronically.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis preferred.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • BCBA certification
  • Arizona Behavior Analyst License

Satisfactory work history as determined by Human Resources.

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