Board Certified Behavioral Analyst

Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 5 months ago



Board Certified Behavioral Analyst

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type:

Req ID: 24943

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: AF - Active

  • Regular

  • Full Time

Job Summary

Implementing functional behavior assessments with children with autism, recognizing and discussing signs of autism and criteria for autism spectrum disorder, and participating in clinical teams with other autism professionals. Administer verbal behavior assessments, conducting language, play, and skill-based assessments, and in designing, implementing, and/or training others using individualized language, play and skill-based curricula.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct a range of behavioral assessments (i.e. experimental Functional Behavior Assessments, VB-MAPP, ABLLS, curriculum based assessments)

  • Develop intensive behavior support plans in the clinical setting by implementing advanced techniques to address maladaptive behaviors

  • Design and implement functional behavioral assessment with Children with Autism spectrum and development disorders.

  • Develop programmed interventions for skill deficits

  • Conduct staff training and workshops

  • Complete observations and in-vivo modeling of behavior intervention plan components

  • Complete frequent integrity assessments to ensure fidelity of implementation of behavior intervention plans

  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and any other meetings required

  • (Where required) work interactively and sensitively with parents to provide training and support

  • Supervise the professional and technical performance of behavior support staff and submit required performance assessments

  • Solid knowledge of the principles and practice of Applied Behavior Analysis. This includes general behavioral assessment and Ethical Standards in Behavior Analysis.

  • Solid knowledge of the behavioral impact of developmental disabilities, as well as the cognitive, educational, vocational and social challenges encountered by persons with developmental disabilities.

  • Documenting in Epic progress notes and reports in a clear, concise, efficient manner. Please refer to closing encounter policy with the hospital (inpatient) and department (outpatient) for requirements.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Training and certification under the BACB

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Masters of/in Psychology, Behavior Analysis or Education

Required Experience:

  • Clinical coursework in the foundations of behavior analysis, Advanced coursework in applied behavior analysis and data collection and/or working with children with disabilities, coursework and/or experience with experimental analysis of behavior in a hospital setting.

  • Two (2) years post-masters experience providing behavior analysis treatment including experimental functional analyses, data analysis, significant behavior challenges and intensive behavior intervention programming in line with current research standards.

  • Two (2) years' experience providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

  • 120 hours of direct services to individuals with complex behavior problems.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience:

  • Supervised experience in 1:1 education of learners with autism across educational and community settings, as well as familiarity with designing, participating in, or supervising in-home 1:1 programs for young children with autism, collecting, graphing, analyzing, displaying and discussing data based progress.

  • Experience in assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Skill in exercising initiative, judgment, problem solving, decision-making.

  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients and the public.

  • Ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.

  • Ability to communicate clearly.

  • Ability to accept feedback and incorporate into professional growth and own performance improvement.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others

  • Effective and creative negotiator and problem solver.

  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.

  • Knowledge of and experience with QI tools/approaches

  • Building capabilities of staff

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact

Talent Acquisition
2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146

Phone: 866-820-9288


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Medical, EMR, Behavioral Health, Patient Care, Healthcare, Research

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