Lead Clinical Supervisor BCBA

Sunshine Advantage of NJ Toms River, NJ $ 70-75 per hour based on experience
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ROLE OF THE LEAD CLINICAL  SUPERVISOR:

·        Oversee quality, efficiency, regulatory and cost-effectiveness of all services, outcomes and corrective action plans for “Best Practices” as well as innovative methods of budget management.

·        Ensure compliance with all training/learning requirements and take initiative in ensuring professional growth of supervisees as outlined by the professional practice ethical standards defined by professional licenses or certifications for the delivery of clinical and/or case management services.

·        Demonstrate an extensive experience in delivery of evidence-based assessment and intervention practices for assigned clinical population.

·        Provide direct supervision to BCBA, ensure clinical documentation meets regulatory reimbursement standards, while addressing clinical concerns and questions and facilitating on-boarding of new employees.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical Performance

  • Complete Behavioral Assessments to include Functional Assessments.
  • Complete Skill Acquisition Assessments including Social & Communications Skills Assessment; VB-MAPP, AFLS, ABLLS, ABLLS-R, EFL.
  • Develop individual goals and objectives to be included in the clients’ Initial Treatment Plan.
  • Develop written guidelines for behavioral intervention/maladaptive behavioral reduction and skill acquisition plans/programs.
  • Collect data for each client during each individual ABA instructional session or as frequently as defined in each of the client’s behavioral intervention/maladaptive behavioral reduction and skill acquisition plans/programs.
  • Enter client’s behavioral intervention/maladaptive behavioral reduction and skill acquisition plans/programs data into our client management system.
  • Provide training (to families, staff, team members, and individual/agencies contracting for training) in behavioral interventions and applied behavior analysis.
  • Develop periodic progress reports.
  • Analyze data collected on a weekly basis to determine client’s behavioral intervention/maladaptive behavioral reduction and skill acquisition plan/program effectiveness.
  • Provide coordination of care by collaborating with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Fulfill authorization utilization requirements to ensure clients receive all recommended services.

 

Leadership and Supervision

  • Function as a liaison between the organization, families, community, therapists, health care providers.
  • Act as a resource to the child, family, treatment team, school and Behavior Health Technicians in crisis and problem situations to develop a crisis plan and resolution.
  • Provide leadership in development of the ITP and instruction and direction to other team members in implementing the plan.
  • Provide leadership and back-up support to other clinicians in accomplishing program and departmental mission.
  • Provide leadership to resolve problems and demonstrates the ability to use helpful supportive resources.
  • Assign staff to provide all authorized services as requested by the Administration.
  • Construct and participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Conduct meetings to plan anticipated clinical needs of service providers.

Networking abilities: collaborate with schools, families, funding source representatives and internal/external resources as appropriate.

  • Provide initial on-boarding and ongoing supervision in implementation of program procedures by addressing appropriateness of interventions, progress toward the goals, adjustments and skills in implementing the interventions.
  • Provide support to staff where needed, including filling in when understaffed in any positions

Monitoring

  • Review functional assessments, behavior support plans, and provides input into annual plan revisions, and plan addendums.
  • Develop and conduct staff training concerning support and intervention plans, as well as general education pertaining to developmental disabilities and ABA interventions.
  • Ensure that the treatment goals and objectives are appropriate and fit the particular needs of the child and family.
  • Monitor provision of services to ensure that all clients receive the maximum number of authorized services weekly.
  • Review the work of the supervisees to ensure authorizations are being observed and appropriate documentation and follow through on tasks are completed timely.
  • Review staff time sheets and all therapy sessions, case management activities, attendance at meetings, incidents, etc. per agency policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Clearly and effectively communicate program goals and directives to stafffamilies, school district personnel, agency staff and other providers of service.
  • Resolve conflicts and establish program culture consistent with agency directives.
  • Regularly review standards with staff to ensure mutual understanding of procedures and develops specific action plans to improve performance.
  • Bring concern and feedback and create a plan to address improvements.
  • Give clear and concise oral and written instructions.
  • Have a working knowledge of and ability to navigate other social service systems.
  • Effectively implement conflict resolution skills in dealing with consumers and staff.
  • Respond in a culturally competent manner to consumer issues.
  • Ability to multitask yet prioritize your workload to meet specified deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to lead a team of providers who work remotely.
  • Capacity to provide quality training to staff in order to ensure clinical markers are met and maintained.
  • Monitor, document and improve employee performance.

Qualifications

  • Education: Master's Degree from an accredited university; Board Certified Behavior Analyst BCBA or BCBA-D certification; Graduate degree in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
  • Experience: At least three years’ full-time paid experience as BCBA and one year of prior experience supervising staff and/or clinical cases with leadership experience; excellent working knowledge of clinical issues relating to children, adolescents and families, best practices and latest research.
  • Training: Preferred knowledge of CentralReach software  or easiness in software adaptation and training 

Physical capabilities and work environment

  • Ability to walk up and down stairs.
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.
  • Ability to operate a computer, printer and calculator.

Valid driver’s license, own vehicle and car insurance.

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