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Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)  

Category Social Services, Human Services, Case Management  
Description

SUMMARY

The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is responsible for the management of behavioral interventions and approaches that support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in all OV programs. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Program Supports, this role collaborates with Case Management and Program Managers to develop, train, and direct the interventions and supports appropriate to the needs of those we serve. 

Additionally, the BCBA manages the Youth Behavioral Services program that works with the Autism Treatment and Assistance Program (ATAP).  The state funded program provides ABA services to persons diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) under the age of 20. 

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with colleagues, individuals, family members, and caregivers. Demonstrate ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village’s organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of individuals and of staff.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist in the oversight of services provided to individuals with complex behavior support needs, crisis response, behavior management, and staff training on a continual basis.
  2. Consult with Case Management team for assessment of individuals and development of behavior program.
  3. Provide support and training for community individuals and collaboration with Service Contract staff for individuals with behavior programs.
  4. Attend PCP/Human Rights Committee/Behavior Intervention Committee (HRC.BIC) meetings as required
  5. Ensures compliance with State Agency requirements
  6. Assist in creating and maintaining close relationships with families, guardians, caregivers, other providers, regulatory agencies, funders, and the community.
  7. Adhere to professional and ethical guidelines for treatment staff, federal, state and county programs, laws and regulations.
  8. Supervises and assists case management team to ensure that treatment requirements for individuals are met and both internal and external deadlines are met.
  9. Write initial assessments and progress reports. 
  10. Supervise Registered Behavior Technician (RBT’s) in the direct delivery of ABA services, and provide the needed resources and guidance to assist clients, parents, and RBT’s in the development and implementation of behavior protocols.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Behavioral Staff (BCaBA, Registered Behavior Technicians) and/or Interns

 

 

 
Position Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals receiving services and their families and caregivers, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written) to ensure a common understanding of programming needs and methodologies.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles that guide the provision of services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) and their families.
  • Professional experience in intellectual and developmental disabilities program services and supervision of professional staff.
  • Professional experience working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other comorbidities.
  • Visionary leadership skills and the ability to remain calm in stressful and critical situations.
  • Support, lead, mentor, and motivate high performing staff.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in good standing.
  • Required: 2 years of experience working as a BCBA/LBA
  • Required: Achieve and maintain current CPR and CPI certifications as a condition of employment.
  • Preferred: Seven to ten years effectively managing people and/or programs.
  • Preferred: Experience working with Nevada statewide intellectual and developmental disabilities services and programs.

 

PHYSICAL ABILITIES & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to work in a typical office environment.
  • Ability to tolerate stress.
  • Ability to conduct tasks and successfully perform under critical deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment and examine documents, records and files.
  • Ability to travel to all OV sites and community partners in the Greater Las Vegas Valley.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Rate of Pay DOE  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number SOC-22-00009  
Open Date 12/8/2022  
Location Varies  
About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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