Acorn/Next Steps Looking for Clinical Director in Charlottesville

Company: Next Steps Behavioral Centers - Acorn Health
Position: Clinical Director
Location: Charlottesville, VA
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COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on our lives, families and communities. The families we serve need us more than ever. Our teams at Next Steps Behavioral Centers, an Acorn Health company, are working to continue to serve the ABA Therapy needs of our clients during this time, while keeping our employees and families safe.

We are seeking a dynamic, high-energy, detail-oriented Clinical Director to lead our Charlottesville clinical team utilizing a collaborative approach to drive a best practice environment, focused on a wide range of activities designed to deliver quality ABA clinical outcomes to our clients.

As a member of the Acorn Health family of companies, the Clinical Director will be part of a regional and nationwide leadership team and have opportunities to share their expertise, collaborate with and learn from other Clinical Directors and industry leaders. Additionally, there will be exciting professional opportunities including participating in the Acorn Leadership Development Institute and opportunities to work with and learn from our Clinical Advisory Board led by Dr. Greg Hanley.

Essential Job Functions
Responsible for driving the execution of key service, quality and growth initiatives
Manage or assist in managing the day-to-day operations of all services, including staff and client scheduling.
Execute clinical policies and procedures.
Promote a therapeutic environment for all clients, ensuring client input is fully considered when developing and carrying out treatment plans.
Provide clinical management and oversight to a team of BCBAs, BCaBAs, and RBTs.
Problem solve issues with supervisees when insufficient progress toward client goals/outcomes is observed via a review of relevant behavioral data.
Conduct staff and caregiver trainings.
Regularly reference behavior analytic literature and attend relevant conference and workshops in order to best inform evidence-based treatment.
Complete annual performance evaluations for all BCBAs, BCaBAs, and ABA Supervisors to determine potential for improvement and ensure treatment integrity.
Pinpoint performances that allow supervisees to achieve measurable outcomes valuable to the client.
Maintain a reduced clinical caseload, involving direct assessment and treatment of clients.
Participate actively in hiring process of behavior technicians, BCBAs, BCaBAs, and ABA Supervisors.
Handle sensitive employee relations issues with integrity, either individually or with the assistance of Human Resources
Communicate with Acorn Health administrative teams including Admissions, Payroll, Finance, Billing and Human Resources to assist in staff and client records management and payer relationships.
Attend meetings as required by the Regional Clinical Director.

Competitive Salary
PTO and Paid Holidays
Health, dental and vision insurance
Retirement Plan
Voluntary supplemental benefits such as life insurance
CEU opportunities
Leadership development training
Supportive leadership and administrative team
Positive, collaborative environment

Required Education/Experience:
Must possess a minimum of a master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or a related field
Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in good standing with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)
Must be a Virginia Licensed Behavior Analyst
Must have a minimum of 2 year’s experience practicing as a BCBA

Preferred Experience:
Experience serving in a leadership/management role for an ABA provider preferred
Experience managing teams, projects, and meetings highly preferred
Experience working with multiple funding sources preferred
A history of work with children, adolescents, young adults, and/or families both in clinical settings and in the client homes is essential. Specific training/experience in developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders is highly preferred.
Proficiency with ABA Data Collection and Practice Management systems such as Central Reach highly preferred

Additional Eligibility Requirements:
Must be able to communicate effectively, professionally, and openly both verbally and in writing
Must demonstrate strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, and demonstrate an ability to maintain confidential records, prepare reports, and reliably develop timely correspondence related to work according to agency standards
Must have the ability to work independently
Flexible schedule, but must be able to work irregular hours when necessary to include some weekends
Must meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of clients, packages, or equipment, accessing non-barrier free premises, and utilizing physical management techniques when necessary
Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and satisfactory driving record
Able to pass criminal background check

Join our growing team today! Your positive impact on our clients and their families will be significant, and you will expand your knowledge and expertise ready to take on additional challenges and further grow your career.