Organization: Continuum of ColoradoTitle: Behavior Analysts
Categories: Nonprofit Jobs
Region: Denver Metro Area
Subcategory: Health & Mental Health
Org Type: 501(c)(3)
Continuum of Colorado is seeking Board Certified Behavior Analysts to provide ABA services to adults and children with developmental disabilities in various settings. Our BCBA’s conduct assessments, write treatment plans, provide parent education, and both supervise and train direct care staff to implement ABA programs. We also work collaboratively with families, case managers and other team members to ensure proper implementation of ABA services.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our behavioral services division at the ground floor and participate as part of a small and committed team, while working within a well-established and reputable organization (one of the largest non-profits in Colorado).
You will have the opportunity to support individuals across the life span in home, community, center-based and residential settings.
Our primary clinic is in Aurora, co and our team work throughout the Denver Metro area, especially in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Conducts functional behavioral assessments.
•Develops and monitors implementation of behavior plans and associated programs.
•Makes recommendations to case managers and teams regarding level of behavioral supports needed.
•Creates and trains team members to utilize data systems for measuring client behaviors and progress.
•Provides ongoing consultation and analysis as directed to support clients and teams.
•Responds promptly and professionally to individual and family needs and requests.
•Ensures adherence to rules and regulations and agency policies and procedures in provision of services.
•Oversees implementation of behavior plans and associated programs by direct care staff.
•Provides ongoing training and supervision (both individual and group) to behavioral line staff.
•Completes daily case notes and other required program-related documentation.
•Ensures working case files are developed and maintained.
•Regularly analyzes data and completes written reports to document client progress.
•Ensures paperwork (case notes and data) is completed by supervisees and distributed and filed correctly.
•Reports abuse and neglect situations; files appropriate reports.
•Completes performance reviews of team’s clinical practices.
•Communicates to Manager of Behavioral Services concerns related to the clinical skills and practices of the team.
•Initiates contact with individuals, families and providers as necessary.
•Attends and participates in client meetings; schedules and facilitates meetings as needed.
•Actively participates as a team member.
•Follows appropriate lines of communication and assures that Manager of Behavioral Services is well informed.
•Assures communication and interactions regarding behavioral, medical and other information occur in an appropriate, effective and respectful manner with clients, staff, family members, supervisors, agencies and others.
•Maintains client confidentiality.
•Works with Supervisor to assure expenditures are approved and are within budgetary guidelines.
•Manages agency funds appropriately.
•Monitors health and safety issues, advises and counsels as necessary.
•Follows site-specific and agency safety procedures.
•Exhibits safe work practices.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Knowledge of developmental disability disorders and appropriate behavioral interventions.
•Team player with the ability to provide parent education and consultative services to other therapeutic disciplines.
•Ability to maintain necessary training, certifications and licensure.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills; effectively communicates with clients, families, staff and others.
•Effectively writes, reviews and implements plans.
•Functions interdependently with clients, co-workers, other staff, agency administration and external agencies while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.
•Professionally interacts with a diverse group of individuals.
•Able to work flexible hours.
•Ability to meet physical demands of the position.
•Ability to productively conduct interviews to obtain needed information.
•Demonstrates excellent presentation skills.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
•A Master’s Degree or higher in a behavioral, social, health science, or education field is required.
•Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or within 3 months of sitting for the exam.
•At least two (2) years of direct supervision experience in developing and implementing behavior support plans for individuals with developmental disabilities, using methods consistent with best practices from the field of applied behavior analysis.
•Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work, where applicable.
•Valid Colorado motor vehicle license.
•Proof of motor vehicle insurance.
•Meet agency driving requirements and operate agency (if needed) and personal vehicles.
* Candidates are strongly encouraged to attach their Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) for all states in which they were licensed in the past 3 years to their online application in order to demonstrate meeting the necessary driving requirements and advance your application packet. If you are waiting to receive your MVR from the DMV, you may apply now and then attach the MVR to your application when you receive it.
MVR’s must show 3 current consecutive years of driving history with no suspensions or revocations during that period for any reason; no serious violations in the past three years; no more than two moving violations in the past three years; and must be less than 60 days old.
For more information about Colorado MVR, please go to: http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/Revenue-MV/RMV/1186043480608. If you are unable to attach your MVR you may fax it to: 303-858-2086, Attention: CoC-BA Hiring.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
•Great work-life balance and flexible schedule within a 36 hour/week (usually four days)!
•Health/dental/vision coverage, and other types of insurance including life and supplemental
•Generous paid time off and select holiday pay
•Annual continuing education / professional development credit
•401(k) investment plan, with an employer match up to 4%
•Tuition reimbursement program
•Healthcare reimbursement and flexible spending plans
•On-site employee gym at both the Aurora and Inverness offices and an employee lounge at our Inverness office
•Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance
•Employee assistant program
•Credit union membership
•Employer-paid training opportunities
Additional benefits include:
•Reasonable caseloads with a focus on quality service rather than billable hours
•Work with an energetic, passionate, collaborative and FUN team of professionals
•Easy access to both dynamic city life AND the great outdoors
Continuum of Colorado is a 501 (c)(3), nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of disabilities. We are a commonly controlled entity of Developmental Pathways, a Community Centered Board that serves Arapahoe and Douglas Counties and the City of Aurora. Our Vision is to provide innovative and effective services characterized by self-direction, choice and respect for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
This is a posting on Colorado Nonprofit Association’s Career Center.