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Behavior Analyst - Behavioral Health 5221R (New Lenox, IL)

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LOCATION: New Lenox, IL (with weekly travel to sites in surrounding towns)

SCHEDULE/HOURS: Full-time, M-F; three 8:30am-5:00 pm days with two 11:30am-8:00pm days

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Behavior Analysts are leadership staff dedicated to the practice of providing the highest quality services consistent with Trinity Services’ mission and core values. Behavior analysts provide treatment and habilitation services to individuals who have cognitive/intellectual disability and/or mental illness. In order to realize Trinity’s mission, great importance must be placed on those activities which encourage the growth and development of individuals receiving services and supports.

Behavior Analysts oversee and provide specialized services to various residential sites. They specialize in developing, training, and implementing behavior plan procedures for skill development as well as preventative and reactive strategies for challenging behavior. Behavior Analysts demonstrate servant leadership and collaborate with residential and day treatment staff to implement appropriate plan strategies, and manage behavioral incidents. Make a difference! Be a part of clinical team that helps people with developmental disabilities flourish!

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Some of the activities include

  • Supervising program specialists (similar to RBT’s) and providing specialized training materials in weekly meetings.
  • Completing observations and functional assessments.
  • Training and supporting case managers and QIDPs in completing on-the-job training for direct support staff.
  • Serving on an agency-wide Behavior Supports Committee.
  • Participating in Trinity’s Human Rights Committee meetings.
  • Developing practical evidence-based behavior plans.
  • Monitoring data collection activities and making data-based decisions regarding interventions.
  • Assisting with community involvement, engagement in daily responsibilities, and leisure tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology with additional ABA training (eligible to sit for the BCaBA exam), an understanding of the dynamics and appropriate interventions utilized with adults with intellectual disability and mental illness, and significant experience in the human services, mental health, or behavioral science fields. Requires demonstrated ability to train, coordinate and guide professional and support staff from a variety of backgrounds as well as work with people supported of varying backgrounds and abilities. Meet the state educational and experience requirements to perform work as a Behavior Intervention Services provider. Must be an Illinois Department of Human Services approved provider within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:  Board Certified Behavior Analyst or eligible to sit for the BCBA exam.

Other Qualifications:Skills and Abilities

  • Requires exceptional written and oral communication skills. Must be able to be articulate, succinct, professional, and clear in conversation and writing.
  • Apply behavior analytic intervention strategies and functional assessments.
  • Plan, organize, develop, interpret, and implement outcomes, supports, and services as well as policies and procedures, necessary for providing quality care.
  • Takes initiative to develop and maintain organization, and independently structure time effectively.
  • Professionally collaborate with staff, program participants, family members, and multidisciplinary team.
  • Maintain professional demeanor even in highly stressful situations.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills are required to interact with others in a way that builds and maintains rapport, meaningful relations with others, and the positive morale and culture of the team.

 

Physical Demands: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to demonstrate physical safety and management strategies while training staff in crisis management curriculum and implement these strategies in the event of behavioral crises.

Physical activities for this position may involve: balancing, pulling, pushing, standing, climbing, crouching, kneeling, reaching, repetitive motion, driving a motor vehicle and lifting up to 40 pounds.

CONTACT: Send resume, include position applying for and personal email, to Laurie Ferfecki at jobs@trinityservices.org

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