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Supervising Clinician - BC (Behavior Consultant) Sign on Bonus

Company: Centria Healthcare
Location: Hillsdale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Centria Autism is the largest provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across the state of Michigan, with services in 10 other states. Our mission is to help every child living with autism to develop, pursue and achieve their own goals and dreams through high-quality ABA Therapy and support.

Job Purpose

The Supervising Clinician will provide support to individuals and their families by coordinating and providing Applied Behavior Analysis, function analyses and assessment, behavior acquisition and reduction procedures, and adaptive life skills. This position is considered a leadership role within Centria. The ideal candidate will be able to develop a client's treatment plans and supervise Behavior Technicians to implement such programs. Behavior Technicians will rely on their BC to assist them in overcoming challenges and answering questions about their day to day client interactions. Solid communication skills and openness to feedback are necessary. The Supervising Clinician should be organized and self-sufficient to perform in this role successfully.

Success measures include clinical outcomes, client retention, behavior technician engagement and retention, and overall team performance.

Duties And Responsibilities

The below reflects the essential functions considered necessary for a Supervising Clinician and shall not be construed as

a detailed description of all work requirements inherent in the job or assigned by supervisory personnel. This job

description is used as a guide only and not inclusive of all responsibilities and job duties.

Essential Duties Provide clinical oversight to clientele to drive compliance and retention to achieve optimal outcomes. (50%)
Conduct initial and six (6) month assessments, which recommend the clinically appropriate number of hours per week. Work with parents to achieve the number of hours necessary for the best outcomes for the client.
Manage and maintain full productivity targets as indicated by center or home-based model.
Complete and submit all documents the same day as the work performed. Must be in by Sunday night at midnight to count for the following week.
Train, manage, and retain a team of Behavior Technicians who directly report to you. (20%)
Maintain a highly engaged team of Behavior Technicians with a retention rate at or above company standards.
Conduct a pre-case open meeting with each Behavior Technician to initiate training on the client's Treatment Plan before services begin.
Provide one hour of supervision/ten hours that the Behavior Technician provides.
Conduct weekly team meetings to inform and engage Behavior Technicians.
Engage parents in ABA therapy to improve client outcomes (10%)
Ensure client retention to company target and family satisfaction at or above target relative to NPS with survey response rates at or above company targets.
Conduct monthly family engagement sessions with the parents.
Ensure parent involvement in treatment planning and goal setting.
Keep parents constantly up to date on the client's progress, as well as treatment planning changes and therapy hour recommendations.
Develop child-specific behavior plans in accordance with the principles of ABA therapy. (10%)
Monitor and adjust behavior plans throughout the treatment period in accordance with the child's progression.
Submit supervision notes daily at the end of each session.
Attend corporate meetings and training as scheduled. (5%)
Participate in weekly team meetings with your Clinical Director and fellow Supervising Clinicians.
Attend Clinical Summits to earn CEUs and hear company updates.
Conduct monthly group technician training.
Continue training and education to advance knowledge and learning in the field of ABA.
Promote the growth of Centria Healthcare and assist in the pursuit of business opportunities. (5%)
Build relationships with current referral sources.
Comply with all necessary payer requirements to drive referral source satisfaction.

Managerial Responsibility

This Role Is Responsible For
Leading and maintaining staff by orienting and training team members;
Ensuring the daily functions of the team are completed by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results;
Managing, coaching, and developing a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value, and continuous improvements;
Consistently promoting high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that everyone understands the standards and behaviors expected of them.

Education/Training
Master's degree or higher from an accredited university in acceptance with BACB guidelines, including specifically outlined coursework
Meets state-specific guidelines for a mid-level provider
Completion of 750 hours of supervised fieldwork/practicum

License/Certification
Meets state-specific guidelines for a mid-level provider

Work Experience
1 + years working with children and autism spectrum disorders
Previous supervision experience, preferred
Crisis management experience, preferred

Equipment and Technology Experience
Basic computer skills
Working knowledge of laptop and mobile devices such as iPads
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel)
Proficiency in G Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Google Meet)
ABA platforms, preferred

Knowledge and Skills
ABA clinical knowledge and experience;
Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to synthesize a variety of clinical and social data to determine an appropriate diagnosis, treatment plan and monitor effectiveness of treatment programs;
Ability to effectively engage in one to one communication with parents and clients;
Expertise in tracking and ensuring clinical outcomes, progress, and maintaining a high level of compliance;
Ability to seamlessly transition between strategic and hands-on responsibilities;
Proven experience and understanding of customer service;
Works well in a collaborative environment and builds mutual trust and credibility at all levels of the organization;
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal with clients, internal and external stakeholders;
Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-motivated to achieve business goals;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
Superior skills in time management, observation, and data analytics;
Proven strong work ethic with attention to detail, accuracy, and quality.

Working Conditions
Centria's office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, with primary hours conducted after school hours (3:00 pm - 8:00 pm).
The work location varies on a case-by-case basis and can include the client's home, a company facility, or community.
Additional time or flex schedules may be required to complete the above work or meet company objectives.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the team member may be exposed to a client who exhibits physically aggressive

behavior, which can include kicking, pinching, punching, biting, hitting, etc. The team member may need to use

appropriate behavior management techniques with a client, which requires agility, quick reflexes, strength, the ability to

run and restrain the child, and the ability to use physically evasive movement. The team member will be required to stand,

walk, sit, grasp, reach, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, lift and carry the child, hear, type, see, and write. The team member

must be able to push independently, pull, lift, move, and carry objects weighing up to seventy-five (75) pounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race,

religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, Veteran status, or disability status. This job

description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working

conditions associated with the position. Centria reserves the right to amend this job description at any time, with or without

written notice.

Keywords: Centria Healthcare, Lansing , Supervising Clinician - BC (Behavior Consultant) Sign on Bonus, Professions , Hillsdale, Michigan

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