Keene Perspectives, PLLC. Behavior Analyst White River Junction, VT · Full time

If you are: A child-centered, flexible thinker with a good sense of humor Someone who thrives in a structured environment Passionate about the science of behavior Excited to be part of a collaborative supportive team Interested in unique collaboration and learning opportunities Board Certified or aspire to be Then we would love to meet you!

Description

Here is the nitty-gritty:


The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is a key employee within the company and will provide assessment, programming, training, supervision, and consultation in a center-based clinic environment and in public/private school settings (if this is an interest). The Position Behavior Analyst will provide intervention based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to children ranging in age from birth to young adult with autism and other neurodiverse profiles in our clinic setting (with the possibility of a school consultative capacity if this is of interest).


In our center-based clinics, we provide year-round early intervention (ages 2-5) and after-school ABA services (school-aged). We provide individualized programming to best meet our learners’ needs. We collaborate with outside agencies, local early intervention providers, and school-based providers to best meet the needs of our learners and families. Additionally, we provide ongoing school-based consultation and training to local school districts. Experience working within a multi-tiered system of support in schools is preferred, but not required if school-based work is of interest.


Keene Perspectives (KP) will provide all necessary training required to perform the job responsibilities for this position. The essential qualifications and functions of a Behavior Analyst are listed below and may be updated, with notice, to meet the needs of KP. This job description also includes important elements that KP expects of all its employees.


Please consider this exciting opportunity to join a growing company that is dedicated to providing research-based, high quality services to young children with Autism and other developmental needs. For more information about Keene Perspectives, please visit www.keeneperspectives.com.


QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities)

Required:

  • Active BCBA or BCBA-D certification through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) in good standing (open to considering a person in training for the right fit)
  • Licensed (or eligible to be licensed) in the State of Vermont as a Behavior Analyst
  • A learner-first focus
  • Engage in regular self-reflection and self-monitoring
  • Excellent clinical, interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Philosophy aligned with values of KP

Preferred, but not required:

  • At least two years’ experience working directly with children
  • Experience with or interest in school-based collaborative consultation
  • Experience supervising direct support staff
  • Experience training and collaborating with parents and community agencies


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

All applicants must be capable of performing at all times the following functions, which are considered an essential part of day-to-day activities within the clinic at KP and while working in schools.


  • Assess, develop, monitor, and evaluate learner-specific treatment plans
  • Monitor and update skill acquisition and behavior plan in accordance with child’s progression
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently in person, remotely, and in written form with a variety of team members and stakeholders
  • Supervise Registered Behavior Technicians and students in practicum or independent fieldwork who are working with your clients and ensure program fidelity; KP operates with a 20% best practice supervision model set forth by the BACB (based on medical necessity)
  • Conduct behavioral assessments (training available in VB-MAPP, PEAK, EFL, EDSM and more)
  • Provide ongoing, evidence-based parent education and training
  • Participate in the development and implementation of regular staff meetings and staff-wide trainings as assigned
  • Attend and actively participate in regular clinical and supervisory meetings
  • Be present and available as scheduled for clinic and school responsibilities
  • Flexibility with respect to school contract consultation is preferred (training available if limited experience)
  • Maintain client integrity and confidentiality
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports
  • Utilize multiple web-based platforms for team collaboration and practice management.
  • Ability to adhere to organizational policies and procedures and abide by the code of ethics as indicated by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Commitment to training and development related to clinical skills, professional development, ethics and technology, and ongoing training to perform job responsibilities to required standards
  • Complete monthly service hours expectation


Physical Requirements: The following physical demands are representative of those that will be encountered during the performance of essential job functions of this job and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Lift 50 pounds repetitively
  • Assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, crawling, sitting, standing) for extended periods of time, often repetitively
  • Ability to implement Safety Care protocols


The above list of essential functions should be considered a guide for the functions and responsibilities necessary for the job identified but is not necessarily inclusive of all job responsibilities and job duties.


BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH KP AS A BCBA


  • Opportunity to positively impact the lives of children with autism and other developmental disabilities, as well as their families.
  • Collaborative work environment with a team of awesome humans!
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Access to an HSA and FSA
  • 401k with employer match
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Flexible schedule (within constraints of job responsibilities) & small caseloads
  • Paid Planned Time Off
  • Paid Unplanned Time Off
  • CEUs
  • CPR and Safety Care Training
  • Ongoing in-house competency-based training
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Company provided technology
  • Relocation assistance potential
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • CASP Provider (member)
  • dobettercollective (member)


Vermont Relocation Grant: https://www.thinkvermont.com/new-worker-relocation-grant-program/


We will consider candidates who have completed their coursework and supervision and are in the process of scheduling their certification exam.

Salary

$58,500 - $75,000 per year