Assistant Clinical Director (FT)

Job Locations US-MA-Springfield
Job ID
2021-13953
Business Unit
Behavioral Concepts
Category
Hidden (37185)

Overview

The Assistant Director of Early Intervention ABA Services works directly with the Director of EI to supervise and coordinate all area EI related activities within the organization. He or she will ensure compliance within the Massachusetts Department of Public Health operational procedures.   

Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) guidelines/regulations related to Specialty Service Providers (SSP) services for Early intervention, monitored through attendance at scheduled DPH/SSP meetings and status calls and/or supervision meetings with the director.
  • Knowledge of developmental milestones from birth through age 3.
  • Liaison for all Early Intervention Centers within the area catchment including: Quality Assurance and Communication with Program Directors of Early Intervention Centers every six months (or more) regarding current and potential clients and ensure effective on-going communication with Early Intervention Case Managers within those centers. Communicate any Clinical, behavioral, family or EI center concerns to the immediate supervisor of the client in a timely manner.
  • In conjunction with the Director and program coordinator, maintenance of clinical records/referrals, performance of intake visits with potential clients and recording documentation of such visits, timely submissions of completed initial request for services forms, initial assessments, initial treatment plans (when applicable) with written goals and objectives, and initial request for ongoing services forms for all referrals and selected clients in the area
  • Maintenance of 15 billable hours per week (through assessments and/or caseload, or additional oversight to specific clients).
  • Ensure DPH policies/procedures are adhered to, including continued guidance documentation for changes as they occur within EI. (billing, procedures, etc) as monitored through attendance at scheduled area team meetings within BCI.
  • Oversee the provision of training (to families, staff, team members, and supervisees) with incidental teaching/play based strategies for children birth to three years old
  • Supervision, training and consultation for all assigned supervisees including, providing performance and clinical feedback, conduct scheduled evaluations, review billing and review of individual mock schedules for caseload assignments, and adherence to BCI policies/procedures
  • Maintain credentialing documentation with insurance companies for BCBA services
  • Transfer relevant documentation and request for staff for new clients that chose BCI prior to weekly caseload meetings for assignment of new students for BCBAs caseloads.
  •  Once a client is assigned to a BCBA transfer all relevant documentation prior to an IFSP meeting.  Ensure follow-up in a timely manner of assigned BCBA that the IFSP is conducted.
  • Submission of billable hours and Paid Time off into AccuPoint in a timely manner
  •  Local travel required when visits are scheduled at a client’s home/community
  •  Additional duties assigned by the Director of EI, the, Executive Director and/or Chief Operations Officer.

Qualifications

  1. Licensed Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA and LABA are required).  Experience with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and related areas including developmental disabilities.
  2. Ability to work effectively in a team environment with staff members and managers
  3. Previous supervisory experience
  4. Excellent attention to detail
  5. Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team player
  6. Displays ability to coordinate with all others, contributes to instructional knowledge, helps to resolve conflicts when they arise; conducts oneself in a professional manner at all times.
  7. Displays the desire to advance skills, contribute positively to projects and takes ownership of tasks and assignments
  8. Displays an ability to articulate well in both verbal and written communication
  9. Reliable transportation

Behavioral Concepts offers a competitive compensation plan, compehensive benefits including 401(k), personal time off and paid holidays.

 

Behavioral Concepts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United States.

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