Behavior Interventionist IV Job Opening
Behavior Interventionist IV
Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals• Fargo, North Dakota
JOB SUMMARY :
This position works in our of Solutions' Fargo office under the clinical supervision of a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/BCBA as part of the team providing Mental Health Rehabilitation services. This is a position which requires solid behavioral intervention skills. Services are provided in the office and in various community settings, including homes and schools. These are culturally competent services for adults and children who are Medicaid recipients and who are at risk of entering a mental health or hospital facility. Services are designed to restore functioning and enhance psychiatric stability, social competencies, personal and emotional adjustment, and independent living and community skills. This position assists in the development of behavioral assessment and behavioral intervention, including the development and monitoring of intervention strategies as a means to improve client functioning.
The Behavior Interventionist IV must:
- Hold at least a bachelor’s degree in a human service field, AND
- Have 2 years of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services
Other requirements for this position include:
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Must pass a criminal background check
- Must possess a valid driver’s license, have current automobile insurance and a reliable vehicle
- Ability to work independently to meet job requirements and productivity expectations
- Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule to meet client needs, managing appointment cancellations and prioritizing activities when needed
- A desire to work in home and community settings with clients having mental illnesses
- Comfort and ability working with clients who may exhibit behavior problems
- Skills to work with a variety of cultures
- Skills in managing behavior management/crisis situations
- Proficiency in the use of computers
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Assist in the development of behavioral assessments
- Assist in the planning of behavioral intervention strategies and the writing of behavioral intervention programs
- Provision of behavioral intervention strategies
- Development of data collection systems to assess baseline and outcomes of interventions
- Provides training to family, care givers and/or staff on the implementation of behavioral intervention procedures
- Monitors implementation of programming by others
- Maintain current schedule with supervisor, communicating adjustments as they occur.
- Complete chart notes daily for services provided and contacts made, ensuring that the documented time frame in the note accurately represents the service provided and that the note clearly describes the intervention provided.
- Ensure that the file is in compliance with state standards and agency policy, including but not limited to: current Diagnostic Assessment, Individual Treatment Plan, financial agreements, releases of information, HIPAA / Notice of Privacy Practices, and evidence of ongoing case consultation.
- Complete staff time and expense sheets bi-weekly for payroll processing.
- Participate in supervision activities as directed.
- Participate in 20 hours of training and continuing education annually, in the areas related to serving the needs of individuals with mental health problems.
- Adhere to HIPAA privacy guidelines, data security expectations, and mandated reporting requirements, notifying management immediately of any breaches or concerns.
- Adhere to agency policy and procedure
- Contribute to the development of agency policies and procedures as requested.
- Communicate openly and directly with others
- Take initiative, pitch in, and be a team player
- Show flexibility when situations change, and re-prioritize tasks if needed
- Show a positive attitude with respect to the job and present the agency in a positive light
- Remember that you are an ambassador for the agency at all times
- Dress appropriately for the job, following agency policy
- Be respectful of and patient with clients, co-workers, and other team members
- Work in a positive and cooperative manner with others
- Resolve problems constructively
- Accept responsibility for your own behavior, decisions, and actions
- Behave in an ethical manner, maintaining professional boundaries in relationships and following the agency’s standards for expected ethical behavior
Other Duties: Other duties may be required or assigned