Behaviorist – New Concepts for Living – Rochelle Park, NJ

New Concepts for Living, is a community based non-profit organization committed to adults with disabilities and their families. Inspired by the vision of families and consumers, New Concepts enables our clients to realize their dreams and achieve their individual potential through quality community program supports and services.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Schedule: 45 hours/ week Monday – Friday

Essential Functions of the Job (include but not limited to):

* Candidate must observe, evaluate and assess individuals to determine need for behavior plan.

* Provide assessments on individuals as referred and/or requested.

* Advise, train and assist staff in the implementation of behavior plans.

* Provide regular and special reports to the Director of the Behavioral Department.

* Attend staff meeting as if requested by management. Attend manager meetings as requested.

* Coordinate meetings with appropriate staff, parents/guardians and case managers, as necessary.

* Participate in the development of IHP/IDT’s as requested. Attend IHP/IDT meetings as needed or requested.

* Participate in on-call rotation system

* Remain up-to-date on licensing requirements to ensure compliance.

*Commute to group homes as needed in Bergen and Passaic County.

*Experience with interacting with residents during a behavior or crisis (Crisis Training is provided).

Job Requirements:

*Must have BA in Psychology or Social Work

*1-2 years of supervised training in performing behavior assessment and developing behavior plans with the Adult DD/MR population.

*1-2 years of experience working with the mental health population

*Valid driver’s license and insurable by agency.

*Must pass background check.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Home Health

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Application Question(s):

  • Are willing to be on an on call rotation?

Experience:

  • mental health: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Source: Indeed.com
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