LOCATION: Franklin Township, NJ, United States08873
Short Term Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
We are seeking a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for a short term, part-time position working with the IDD population in a residential program in the Somerset, NJ area. The assignment is 10 hours/week, for 6 weeks to cover a maternity leave. The daily schedule is flexible, perfect for a BCBA looking to pick up some extra hours. We are willing to negotiate a competitive hourly rate.
- Must be a certified BCBA in the state of New Jersey.
- Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral, social or health science.
- 2 years supervisory experience, preferred.
- Complete consultations and recommendations for behavioral interventions and development of behavioral support plans that are related to the individuals intellectual or developmental disability and are necessary for the participant to acquire or maintain appropriate adaptive behaviors, interactions with others and behavioral self-management.
- Provide behavioral assessment services including observations, interviews of direct support professionals, functional behavior analysis and assessment, evaluations and completion of written assessment document. Conducts functional behavior assessments.
- Develop and monitor implementation of behavior plans associated programs.
- Provide counseling in an individual or group setting that may include cognitive behavior therapy, systematic desensitization, anger management, biofeedback, and relaxation therapy.
- Make recommendations, create, and train IDT members to utilize data systems for measuring person severed behaviors and progress.
- Oversees implementation of behavior plans and associated programs by direct support professionals.
- Develop behavior support plans, assuring input and approval from all involved parties; and train employees in the proper implementation.
- Participate in the annual planning meeting.
- Promote person-centered, self-determination, choice, and rights as it relates to the creation of the annual service plan.
- Create, train, implement, and monitor ISPs.
- Create, train, implement, and monitor BISSPs.
- Participate in the emergency on-call system, as needed.
- Engage in crisis intervention, as needed.
- Ensure adherence to rules and regulations and agency polices and procedures in provision of services. Conform to all rules and regulations regarding mandatory reporting of mistreatment, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Assure program records are complete.
- Complete all disciplinary actions of behavior specialist staff.
- Provide thorough, complete and timely orientation to new behavior specialist staff. Provide ongoing coaching and development.
- Legal, ethical, and professional practices in compliance with federal and state mandates, as well as local policies concerning performance.