HR Use Only: Behavior Analyst - Shaker Autism School
Hospital: Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital - Shaker Campus
Facility: CLEVELAND CLINIC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL - SHAKER CAMPUS
Department: Shaker Autism School
Job Code: T99106
Pay Grade: 15
Schedule: Full Time
Behavior Analyst - Shaker Autism School
JOB SUMMARY : The Behavior Analyst will work with patients throughout the Center for Autism leading all activities related to behavioral assessments and intervention, including the formal process around Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP). The Behavior Analyst will be the Chairperson of the Behavior Management Committee and oversee all BIPs in accordance with the Joint Commission and other governing bodies. The Behavior Analyst will lead staff training. Local and national travel required.
Job Responsibilities: In accordance with The Joint Commission's accreditation standards for Behavioral Health Care and the code of ethics of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, lead activities related to functional behavioral assessment of problem behavior, functional analysis, development and oversight of function-based treatment including Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) and teaching replacement behavior, crisis management. Manage behavior data base and data interpretation. Initiate clinical research.
Serve as Chairperson of the Behavior Management Committee by convening and leading meetings to review BIPs, discuss assessment findings and monitor student/patient progress. Complete data review, documentation and reports of functional behavior assessments and BIPs, organize the schedule for BIP reviews at designated intervals. Participate in parent and team meetings to communicate assessment results and intervention plans. Obtain parent consent and signatures collaboratively with teams.
Develop and lead new staff training in behavioral teaching methods, functional assessment, behavior measurement, data collection and interpretation and other related areas, through large and small group trainings, case-based teaching, and presentations with video, real life examples. Provide similar ongoing mentor-ship to existing staff. Keep abreast of current research and update trainings and presentations accordingly.
Provide support, training and immediate feedback to classroom staff through frequent observations in the learner's environment i.e., classroom, community, home, and provide guidance regarding trouble shooting of behavior intervention plans, skill teaching and classroom management strategies. Lead debriefing sessions with staff. Provide support and oversight to ensure reliable data collection, procedural integrity, and treatment fidelity.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis preferred; Master's in Psychology, Special Education or related field will be considered.
Licensure/ Certification/Registration: Board Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA) certification.
Required Experience: Minimum 5 years experience in applying behavioral assessment, creating and implementing function-based treatment plans, and instructing learners with ASD who present with severe challenging behavior (e.g., aggression, self injury, non-compliance, elopement, pica). Demonstrates advanced understanding of the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and teaching strategies used with learners with ASD and other behavior disorders. Experience working with children age 2 to 22 years in school settings. Demonstrates high level of expertise in staff training, communicating with staff and parents, and both leading and working
collaboratively with teams. Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer efficiency is a must.
Physical Requirements: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting students, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination, physically able to manage students of varying weight and sizes. Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing. May be exposed to communicable diseases.
Category: Allied Health
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