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Senior BCBA for TAP-IN

Company: North Texas State Hospital Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

The SSLC State Office is seeking a Board Certified Behavior Analyst II to provide services through a service program called TAP-IN (Temporary Assistance Program). The Behavior Analyst provides time limited supports to facilities that are in a stage of development where their Behavioral Health Services department is showing limited progress, is temporarily challenged to maintain adequate service levels, or is experiencing serious loses in the quality of services. The supports can range from weeks to an extended placement at a facility. Factors in the loss of progress could be staffing losses, admission of persons with dangerous challenging behaviors and mental health disorders or limited BCBAs to provide clinical supervision for trainees to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts. You will be providing temporary services in a team environment where staff clinicians collaborate to provide comprehensive care and services. The state of Texas offers many to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the , which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer , a lifetime monthly as well as under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. The Senior Behavior Analyst II for TAP-IN is dispatched to various SSLC campuses and provides temporary leadership, training and services to the team of professionals in the Department of Behavioral Health Services based upon the centers specific needs for service and supports. Develops reports on completed work. Provides advanced clinical and supervisory services and monitors the training and clinical supervision of those working towards Texas licensure as behavior analysts. Completes and/or oversees the completion of behavioral health assessments and positive behavior support plans (PBSPs). Provides training related to applied behavior analysis service delivery. May temporarily serve as the department director/manager, which includes managing department business functions and providing oversight to other members of the department. Coordinates and oversees technical consultation to behavior health staff on residents with complex high-risk behaviors that require complex behavior interventions. Teaches/trains local staff to develop and maintain advanced data systems to comply with Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) and Department of Justice (DOJ) requirements, including crisis intervention and restraint use. Coordinates, evaluates, and approves functional behavioral assessments and behavior support plans. Evaluates the implementation of behavior support plans through personal observation and review of documentation. May chair the Behavior Support Committee, the Skill Acquisition Committee, and/or the Restraint Review Committee. Responsible for maintaining knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, departmental and agency policy and for overseeing the development and implementation of systems and procedures to meet the standards and requirements therein. The work schedule varies upon request or as needed. Travel at least 40% of the time is required with telecommuting during days when not assigned to a SSLC. Works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Essential Job Functions: Attends work on a regular basis at a variety of SSLCs or via telecommuting to provide temporary services and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Travels at least 40% of the time. Develops, teaches/trains and monitors progress of PBSPs. Assists in systematically evaluating the consistent development and implementation of behavior support plans through personal observation, staff interviews, and review of documentation. Works with all levels of staff to facilitate effective staff management and program implementation. Reviews the analysis of trends and patterns of problem behaviors, use of restrictive and emergency procedures, and treatment results performed by others. Coaches others on how to do an analysis of trends and patterns of problem behaviors, proper use of restrictive and emergency procedures, and providing treatment results. Conducts and/or oversees others conducting comprehensive functional behavior assessments, develops oral and written reports of the results of such assessments, and develops or assists in the development and training of behavior support plans. Assists Behavior Analyst Is with complex behavioral assessments and treatment. Performs observations and assessments relevant to the design of positive interventions and supports for individuals and provides leadership and training to staff concerning positive approaches to preventing/addressing challenging behaviors. Works collaboratively with other team members to develop behavioral interventions, identifies environmental factors that may impact psychiatric care, and participates in restraint reduction efforts. Mentors behavioral health staff in proper consultation with the psychiatrist and other disciplines. Designs and teaches accountability systems to monitor progress on restraint reduction, psychotropic medication reduction, and effective positive interventions, including treatment and data fidelity. Provides professional development and training to staff, as needed, including applied behavior analysis, learning principles, skill acquisition, positive behavior supports, and contemporary behavioral issues to positively impact service delivery. Provides advanced technical assistance and training to staff on the treatment of individuals with complex behavioral, psychiatric, cognitive, developmental, or physical and health-related needs. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of Behavior Analyst Is, and other staff to ensure continued professional growth and positive impact of delivery of service to the residents. Temporarily serves as the department director/manager, which includes managing department business functions and providing oversight by supervising, assigning and prioritizing the work of other members of the department if needed. Provides clinical supervision, feedback, and evaluation of BCBA trainees work and skill development to meet the requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and the Texas Regulatory Board. Chairs the Behavior Support Committee, the Skill Acquisition Committee, and/or the Restraint Review Committee as needed by the SSLC and teaches others to chair those committees. Participates in mandatory training per HHS policies HHS and procedures, HIPAA policies, state and federal rules and regulations, and ICF-IID regulations, and the requirements in the SSLCs Department of Justice Settlement Agreement in order to provide quality services and care to individuals served. Maintains knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and departmental and agency policy and for developing systems and procedures to meet the standards and requirements therein and teaches this information to others. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencys obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. Knowledge Skills Abilities: Ability to conduct comprehensive functional behavior assessments and functional (analogue) behavior analysis and to develop behavior support plans. Knowledge and skills in applied behavior analysis and behavior support plan development, implementation, and evaluation. Knowledge regarding medications used to assist with behavior management and systems to track treatment effectiveness. Ability to evaluate behavioral and program data and to make clinical recommendations based on those data. Ability to teach/train staff in programming and related behavioral areas. Ability to professionally supervise behavioral and programming staff. Ability to work with minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Knowledge and experience in administering all aspects of the delivery of behavioral services to persons with intellectual disabilities. Knowledge regarding etiology and characteristics of intellectual disability. Knowledge regarding applicable local, state, and federal laws, federal regulations, Behavior Analysts Certification Board requirements, and departmental and agency policy related to the provision of behavioral services. Advanced writing skills in developing technical reports, grants, research proposals, and other relevant documents. Leadership skills in motivating staff and effectively implementing changes. Knowledge and skills in using personal computers and relevant software. Skill in quickly adjusting to new environments and working with a variety of teams. Ability to travel at least 40% of the time and to telecommute. Registration or Licensure Requirements: Must be Board Certified as a Behavior Analyst by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and eligible to be licensed as a Behavior Analyst in Texas. Initial Selection Criteria: A minimum of a Masters degree from an accredited university that was conferred in behavior analysis, education, psychology, or related discipline is required. A minimum of one year experience working as a Behavior Analyst following Board Certification. Experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with high-risk challenging behavior is preferred. Experience leading, managing, directing the work of others is preferred. Willingness to travel at least 40% of the time (as indicated on application). Additional Information: Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check. MOS Code: Military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include: 68X, 71F, 73B, 230X, 4C0X1. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For additional information see the Texas State Auditors Military Crosswalk at HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work. - Click here to download the I-9 form. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

Keywords: North Texas State Hospital Wichita Falls Campus, Wichita Falls , Senior BCBA for TAP-IN, Other , Wichita Falls, Texas

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