Contracted Behavioral Specialist Consultant

Job | Posted a year ago
Favorite
Share
Apply

Description

Position Definition:  The person filling this position will design behavioral interventions in collaboration with the treatment team.  This position is available in several different levels, please see below information in regards to individual qualifications for each level of this positon. 

1. Relationship: The Behavioral Specialist (BCBA Level) shall be directly responsible to the Behavioral Health Services Supervisor.
 Qualifications:
 Education/Experience:  

  • Master’s degree, in mental health field, required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in behavior modification and interventions, required.
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention, certification required.
  • Licensed Behavior Specialist, required. 
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst certification, required.

2. Relationship: The Behavioral Specialist (Licensed) shall be directly responsible to the Behavioral Health Services Supervisor.
 Qualifications:  
Education/Experience:  
  • Master’s degree, in mental health field, required.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in behavior modification and interventions, required.
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention, certification required.
  • Licensed Behavior Specialist, preferred.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Counselor, is acceptable, only one required.

3. Relationship:       The Behavioral Specialist (Master’s Level) shall be directly responsible to the Behavioral Health Services Supervisor.
 Qualifications:  
Education/Experience:  
  • Master’s degree, in mental health field, required.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in behavior modification and interventions, required.
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention, certification required.

4. Relationship:  The Behavioral Specialist (PhD) shall be directly responsible to the Behavioral Health Services Supervisor.
 Qualifications:
 Education/Experience:  
  • PhD, in mental health field, required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in behavior modification and interventions, required.
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention, certification required.
  • Licensed Behavior Specialist, preferred.

The above positons require the following skills/knowledge:  
  • Demonstrates the ability to evaluate, counsel, and work with all stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates the ability to write positive, goal-directed, strength-based behavior intervention plans.
  • Effectively utilizes knowledge of psychopharmacology.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with limited resource population. 
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment. 
  • Proficiently utilizes Microsoft Office Suite and departmental software. 
  • Demonstrates organizational skills and time management skills providing for productivity, accuracy, and attention to detail in the carrying out of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities, with minimal supervision. 
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task within deadlines. 
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated by patience, understanding, and congeniality. 
  • Completes tasks with attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Maintains complete confidentiality. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
  • Demonstrates the skills to provide the highest level of customer service with patience and knowledge of the Provider 50 Department to clients and families.
  • Demonstrates the ability to make professional decisions.
  • Attends work regularly at assigned work hours subject to lawful leave rights and responsibilities
The above positions require the following physical abilities: 
  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, sit, lift, reach, communicate (vision, hearing, and speech), carry, or convey sufficient weight to safely and effectively carry out functions, duties, and responsibilities. 
  • Ability to independently ambulate in and around work locations.
  • Ability to travel to and from assigned work locations without employer support.
  • Ability to exhibit good manual dexterity to effectively carry out function, duties, and responsibilities.
  • Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes.
  • Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc.
Essential Functions of these positions vary depending on level of education/experience.  

Posted By

Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit

4210 INDEPENDENCE DR , SCHNECKSVILLE, PA 18078
 

At the following locations

OUT Outside Employees

4210 Independence Drive , Schnecksville, PA 18078



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$209,279

State Average: $16,365

% ELL Students

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

2.25

State Average: 14.21

% IEP Students

State Average: 18%

FTE

707

State Average: 302