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State of Nebraska Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - Increased Hiring Rate! Location Flexible Across the State in See job description, Nebraska

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - Increased Hiring Rate! Location Flexible Across the State

Salary

$27.55 Hourly

Location

See job description, NE

Job Type

PERM FULL TIME

Department

Health & Human Services Department

Job Number

202205002

Closing

Continuous

  • Description

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Description

The State of Nebraska, Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a Board Certified Behavior Analyst to join our Developmental Disabilities Division. This position is responsible in assessing behavior function, utilizing information from psychological evaluations, social work assessments, individual history, structured tools, and direct clinical observations in order to recommend interventions. Our BCBA’s do not collect billable hours. Are you passionate about advocating for individuals on appropriate treatment methods to ameliorate, reduce and resolve identified behavior concerns? If so, WE NEED YOU!

What we can offer you:

• Stable Employment Opportunity

• Career Development and Learning

• Tuition Reimbursement

• 156% match of first 4.8% contribution to Retirement Plan

• 13 Paid Holidays

• Generous Leave Accruals and benefits

• Opportunity to be part of a caring organization

• Flexible Schedules

Location flexible within the State of Nebraska

Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm

Examples of Work

The following work as assigned:

• Assess behavior function utilizing information from psychological evaluations, social work assessments, individual history, structured tools, and direct clinical observations in order to recommend interventions.

• Develop Behavior Support Plans (BSPs) that address acute and chronic behavior difficulties, document interventions, progress notes, document assessment and treatment activities to comply with governing standards.

• Provide individual and group behavior interventions when necessary and appropriate utilizing the theory based, empirically-validated approach of Applied Behavior Analysis.

• Provide indirect behavior services to individuals though assisting the IDT (Interdisciplinary Teams) in day-to-day problem solving; designs and provides in-service training on behavior interventions through the theory-based, empirically-validated approach of Applied Behavior Analysis. Coordinates interdisciplinary team meetings and/or serves as a member to ensure completeness of individual treatment plans or other case management functions or to update treatment plans.

• Oversees treatment interventions to ensure appropriateness and effectiveness; advocates and promotes use of appropriate treatment methods to ameliorate, reduce or resolve behavior concerns. Advocates and promotes the use of appropriate treatment methods to ameliorate, reduce or resolve identified behavior concerns.

• Provide information/training to families regarding the treatment of the family’s member utilizing the approaches of Applied Behavior Analysis.

• Serve as an expert consultant to the State of Nebraska in the area of behavior interventions. Participate in developing and providing community training relating to behavior interventions as needed.

• Provides peer review and assistance for treatment and habilitation being provided by other members of the team. Conducts and assists in the completion of professional research as requested.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIRED: Master’s degree or equivalent required in behavior analysis, human services, education, psychology or related field AND possess certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

PREFERRED: Two years experience in Developmental Disabilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: Learning needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness; scientific methods and procedures of understanding, predicting, and influencing human behavior.

Ability to: Communicate to persons served, other staff, families, and other agencies; monitor progress and recommend new strategies; prepare written reports; document findings and treatment; conceptualize, integrate and express interdisciplinary input; explain the significance of behavior patterns and signs to persons served and other team members; assess and interpret behaviors; assess the effectiveness of behavior interventions; communicate individuals' programs and issues; make effective reports, studies, and recommendations; establish and maintain working relationships with staff, persons served, and families.

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