Under the direction and guidance of the Director of Community Based Service and Clinical Supervisor of In-Home Behavioral Treatment (Licensed Behavior Analyst – LBA), the position of Behavior Analyst is responsible for assisting with all clinical aspects of the Applied Behavior Analysis program for children and adolescents with significant behavioral and developmental disabilities, within the policies and procedures of St. Joseph’s Villa. Responsibilities include assisting with assessments, staffing, conducting individual, group and family sessions, and other services listed in the treatment plan. Responsibilities include supporting ABA staff, assisting with service delivery and clinical program development.
All work is performed within a systems-based framework with strong collaboration skills with and in support of other services offered by St. Joseph's Villa.This position actively advocates for the clients and the Villa in the community while ensuring quality services to each person served and their families. Additionally, work should be performed in accordance with the highest professional ethical standards and in alignment with Saint Joseph’s Villa mission, values, and guiding principles.
Completes assessments for In-Home Behavioral Treatment Services.
Maintains a caseload of clients and/or provides direct client care hours. Provides behavioral/crisis support to clients during non-traditional work hours.
Provides assistance with training of staff to Clinical Supervisor of In-Home Behavioral Treatment (IHBT).
Provides one-on-one behavioral support services.
Provides transportation for clients and their families when necessary in accordance with St. Joseph’s Villa’s transportation procedures.
Works in conjunction with the Clinical Supervisor and treatment staff in matters of training, data collection and maintenance, and documents review. Also assist in the development of program goals, objectives and policies consistent with those of St. Joseph’s Villa.
Participates and/or facilitates in staff meetings, community meetings, and other staff and program activities that support the operation of an effective clinical service delivery program.
Develops and/or supervises the development behavior/treatment plans, objectives and methods necessary for providing effective services to individual persons served and their families.
Assists Clinical Supervisor with the analysis of behavioral patterns and the identification of needs for each person served, and in creating effective and behaviorally sound Individualized Service Plans for each person served.
Assists Clinical Supervisor with developing and implementing in-service trainings to improve staff competencies in clinical and therapeutic interventions.
With Clinical Supervisor oversight, maintains and oversees all appropriate persons’ served documentation from referral through discharge.
Supports Villa management’s efforts in licensing, certification, and accreditation issues: attainment, documenting and monitoring compliance.
Follows established procedures to report critical incidents and suspected abuse and/or neglect. Responds to charges of inappropriate treatment.
Evaluates work processes and methods; staffing levels, qualifications and training needs; and tools, equipment, and physical resources and submits recommendations for continuous quality improvement.
Assumes responsibility for own professional development including meeting all mandated standards and staying abreast of developments within the field.
Attends scheduled training programs for professional development that includes, at a minimum, trainings required by St. Joseph’s Villa and by regulatory and accrediting bodies.
Maintains any required documentation for licensing and accreditation authorities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be a Licensed Behavioral Analyst (LBA) in the state of Virginia and have working knowledge of behavior therapies. Requires three years related experience working with a relevant population and one year of working in a supervisor’s capacity. Proficient with Windows, Outlook, internet research, MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with proprietary software preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledgeable of Medicaid regulations preferred. Valid Virginia driver’s license with excellent driving record.