Clinical Manager, BCBA (san jose downtown)

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Clinical Manager, BCBA

Essential Job Functions:
The Clinical Manager provides specialized behavioral intervention services and program supervision for children with autism spectrum disorders, ages 14 months and older. They are responsible for the creation and implementation of individualized Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs for each client, in addition to the management of Program Supervisors and their direct reports. They directly supervise a group of Program Supervisors.

Clinical Responsibilities:
• Supervises individualized ABA programs for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, ages 14 months and older, in natural settings- primarily in-home, but additionally out in the community, in the schools, and within other peer-group social contexts.
• Provides clinical supervision and work direction to treatment teams to include skills enhancement, clinical consultation, and professional development.
• Conducts initial assessment of clients diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and produces assessment report to include a recommendation for treatment and supervision hours.
• Assures clients receive interventions to meet the full extent of the services authorized; adjusts staffing of treatment team as appropriate to meet the needs of the client.
• Coaches clinical teams on the procedural implementation of treatment plans via team meetings, and live/in supervision.
• Reviews data and reports submitted by direct care team, and recommends changes to the program, procedures, and data collection methods to assure programs reflect each child’s development and progress towards identified goals.
• Observes and assesses client skills and progress to inform recommendations for ongoing intervention and behavioral programming.
• Creates and leads implementation of Behavior Support Plans as appropriate.
• Collaborates with additional service providers on the client’s support team to ensure comprehensive service delivery.
• Addresses program delivery with families; including parent/caregiver coaching, challenges with implementation of program, parent /caregiver participation, and work environment as necessary.
• Reviews progress reports and treatments plans, ensuring that they meet the requirements of regulatory agencies and funding sources and are clinically accurate and appropriate.
• Attends progress and treatment plan review meetings with families.
• Attaining and achieving position competencies in relation to role responsibilities.
• Attaining and achieving competencies in relation to role responsibilities.

Administrative Responsibilities:
• Meeting productivity requirements set forth in annual budget and for providing efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.
• Maintain accurate documentation of billable tasks that meets the requirements of regulatory agencies and funding sources, and is HIPAA compliant.
• Track direct and indirect client sessions to ensure that services are provided to the full extent of the authorization for each client.
• Participate in recruitment, interviewing, selection, and onboarding of clinical staff.
• Coordinate documentation to ensure reauthorization and continuation of services when necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Support staff in meeting productivity requirements set forth in annual budget and for providing efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.
• Provide regular performance feedback to Program Supervisors supervised related to their strengths and areas for improvement, work with Behavioral Interventionists to set goals for professional development.
• Manage the performance of direct reports through identifying areas for improvement, create and implement performance management plans when appropriate in collaboration with the Senior Clinical Manager and HR.
• Support Program Supervisors in development, implementation, and oversight of performance management plans for Behavioral Interventionists.
• Monitor staff performance throughout the onboarding process, and refer staff to the Training Department when appropriate for additional support.
• Ensure ESBA policy and procedure is communicated to and understood by clinical teams supervised.
• Attends staff meetings, trainings, and other meetings as requested.
• Responsible to complete additional job duties as assigned by Supervisors/Management.

Minimum Education & Experience Equivalent to:
• Master’s degree, PsyD, or PhD from an accredited college or university in one of the following disciplines is required: applied behavior analysis, early childhood education/development, early childhood special education, special education, pediatric therapy, psychology or related field.
• Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA®) (strongly preferred); Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT, MSW, with current licensure in good standing with regulatory board and strong background in ABA.
• Three years of experience implementing Applied Behavioral Analysis services, preferably with people with ASD
• At least 12 units of coursework from an approved BACB course sequence or equivalent experience and demonstrated skills in ABA programing and case supervision
• Two or more years’ experience providing staff direction and development in a supervisory role.

Qualifications (Skills & Abilities):
• Knowledgeable of evidence-based methodologies found to benefit children diagnosed with ASD, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-Handicapped Children (TEACCH), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and Pivotal Response Training (PRT).
• Extensive training in the field of ABA, and knowledgeable of other community resources and agencies that serve children.
• Sensitive to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
• Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; American Sign Language or bilingual ability preferred.
• Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
• Able to exercise confidentiality and discretion pertaining to the work environment.
• Able to appropriately interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations.
• Knowledgeable and skilled in computer/word processing software and excel.
• Ability to obtain and maintain criminal record clearance through the Department of Justice.The People & Performance department must analyze DOJ/FBI live scan reports in accordance with applicable federal, State and local laws as well as fitness for position.
• Able to obtain CPR certificate and maintain during employment.
• Able to travel to multiple work sites; reliable transportation needed (proof of valid CA driver license, current auto insurance identification card, and maintain acceptable driving record per NIAC standards is required).
• Must have valid California Driver’s License/insurance and maintain a clean driving record.
• Must pass health screenings, obtain vaccinations and clear TB testing based on company policies.
• Ability to obtain clearance through the Office of Inspector General.
• Ability to obtain and maintain a National Provider Identifier (NPI).

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Employees of Easterseals Bay Area enjoy a competitive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement, FSA, Paid holidays and time off and more.

Easterseals Bay Area is an equal opportunity employer.

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