Harwood seeks a Board Certified Behavior Analyst


Position: Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

PurposeUnder the direction of an Operations Director and Clinical Manager, the Behavior Analyst will provide: supervision to BCBAs and Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs), in addition to developing programs, behavior intervention plans (as needed), and program monitoring of their caseload.

Knowledge and Behaviors NeededThis position requires the individual to have a minimum of a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis, 1 years of BCBA experience, and hold an active status as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

The employee must have:• good organization and time management skills• the ability to follow through on given directions in a timely manner• patience• the ability to interact well with children• the ability to work cooperatively as a therapy team member• the ability to work well independently• passed all behavior technician competencies• good written and verbal communication skills

Principal Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:• Bill the contracted billable hours• Provide supervision of RBTs working with clients.• Provide supervision and consultation to BCBAs who have less than 5 years of experience.• Participate in training activities as needed that provides instruction on Applied Behavior Analysis, discrete trail teaching techniques, management of challenging behaviors, child development and data collection techniques applicable to the client population. In addition to recording and reporting on the behavior of individual children as assigned• Assist with training and competency checklists for new and existing RBTs• Receive supervision from the Clinical Manager for each client they work with on a monthly basis.• Conduct VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, ALFS, or other curriculum assessments adopted by Harwood• Develop functional behavior assessment and behavior intervention plan under the supervision and guidance of the Clinical Manager

Critical relationships• the ability to work effectively/positively with parents to improve the quality of life of their children• the ability to have a positive relationship with families, children, staff and others from diverse backgrounds• the ability to give and receive feedback from peers and supervisory staff

Availability• Monday through Friday 8am-6pm; hours subject to flexibility for meetings, and client scheduling.• 40 hours work week

Physical demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must have the ability to move quickly to keep pace with toddlers and have the stamina to remain alert and energetic during therapy sessions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. There is little potential for harm or personal injury when basic safety and health precautions are followed.