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Behavior Specialist - Master Level (Hewitt, NJ)

Company: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location: Hewitt
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

linical team that strives to keep abreast with new research, adhere to a solid ethical code, and offers compassionate services designed to clinically make an impact on the individuals we serve? If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team! Being a Behavior Specialist for Devereux has its Advantages You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. What Devereux Offers YOU:

  • A work environment with dedicated clinical professionals who share the passion for helping the individuals we serve.
  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective
  • A group of like minded peers to share knowledge, thoughts and ideas within the field of Behavioral Health
  • Become a part of one of the leading fee for service agencies
  • Working environment that is collaborative with multidisciplinary team
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Excellent benefit package/Health Insurance:Eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment
  • Growth and training development
  • The ability to interface with many levels of Leadership The Behavior Specialist reports directly to a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and will be based in our Somerset location and provides clinical support to the group homes located in the region. What we look for in YOU:
    • Assist BCBA with the assessment and treatment of challenging behaviors
    • Consultation on ISP Plan Goals/Objectives, as well as environmental supports
    • Training, oversight, and monitoring of direct support professionals with respect to behavioral support and therapeutic interactions
    • Data collection and inputting data into excel database
    • Input notes regarding behavioral services
    • Provide specific number of hours of services per consumer in required settings per week
    • Conduct observations and integrity assessments of BCBA's current BSP per Individual Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 500 children, adolescents and adults, and their families, across the state. Individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities, including autism, are served through a broad spectrum of treatment settings, including community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services. Governor Murphy's Executive Order 283 COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires unvaccinated staff without a medical or religious exemption requires the following:
      • Must receive the first dose prior to their start date, if you are receiving a 2 dose vaccine, your second dose is three weeks after your first dose.
      • You will also need to receive your booster shot by 3/30 or within 3 weeks of becoming eligible based on CDC guidelines, whichever is later. Currently those guidelines call for booster shots 5 months after receiving the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or 2 months after receiving the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. The order requires all staff eligible receive the booster to be considered up to date on their vaccinations.
      • If you are already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.

Keywords: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, Paterson , Behavior Specialist - Master Level (Hewitt, NJ), Other , Hewitt, New Jersey

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