Civitas Seeks Clinical Director in Richmond

Company: Civitas Health Services, Inc.
Position: Clinical Director - ABA Therapy
Location: Richmond, Va.
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Civitas Health Services, Inc. is seeking to hire a highly skilled and motivated BCBA/LBA’s who’s looking to excel in a professional clinical environment, where your leadership skills and creativity can be the focus of your practice. Civitas Health Services is a progressive, innovative and growing company, that strives to provide the highest quality of person-centered therapeutic services and medication assisted treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults throughout the State of Virginia, and we are looking for the best clinically trained leaders and professionals, to continue to expand our vision.

About Civitas Health Services
Civitas Health Services, Inc is a provider of comprehensive Applied Behavioral Analysis, Substance Abuse, Mental and Behavioral health services in the Greater Richmond and Hampton Roads Area. Our team of professionals are invaluable to our organization. They embody our commitment to excellence and service to the community, while providing quality care and customer service. We match their commitment by providing our team with competitive compensation and professional growth opportunities.

– Salary Range: $75,000 – $115,000
– Qualifications (Minimum): must be active with the BACB and Virginia Dept. of Health Professions (BCBA and LBA)
– Negotiable Sign On Bonus
We’re looking for someone who has a high Clinical and Business Acumen. This candidate will help us continue to develop and lead a program that is striving to be the best ABA provider in the State of Virginia.

–Provides support to BCBA’s, LBA’s, BCaBA’s and RBT’s/BCAT’s by developing, coordinating, and providing clinical development trainings in coordination with the Training team.
–Provide direct ABA therapy to children with Autism and other developmental disorders in the clinic, home, school, and community settings.
–Provide parent and staff training on the principles of ABA and behavior modification.
–Proven experience developing and implementing client programs
–Provide training and supervision to Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs), Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT), Board-Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) and Board-Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs)
–Conduct functional behavioral assessments/analyses (QABF/FAST), verbal behavior/language assessments (VB-MAPP/ABLLS-R) and developmental assessments (Vineland III, DP-3).
–Utilizes the principles of ABA, including reinforcement, prompting and fading, shaping, chaining, maintenance and generalization, extinction and punishment (including DTT, NET, FBA, FAA, and other behavior analytical procedures as needed) to develop, update, and analyze goals and data and ensures that BCBA understand clinical responsibilities related to these principles.
–Conducts, writes and submits initial assessments and progress reports in a timely manner which may also require interacting with funding agencies, managing referrals, and other administrative duties.
–Ensures treatment adheres to established policies, procedures and standards of care
–Oversees clinical services being provided in-home and community settings; responsible for ensuring quality and integrity of services.
–Assist with administrative tasks and oversight of the clinical department (including ensuring compliance with insurance requirements for session notes, data collection, treatment plans, supervision, treatment authorizations, RBT/BCAT requirements, etc. Also oversee documentation by clinical staff and performs audits of Clinical Charts to ensure adherence to Regulatory Requirements
–Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies and ongoing Continuing Education opportunities as offered.
–May conduct school observations and/or support parents in communication and collaboration with schools and other service providers.
–Manage a region by providing direct support to the clinical team by supervising, mentoring, and training BCBA’s, BCaBa’s, LBA’s, LABA’s, RBT’s, & BCAT’s
–Works directly with the executive team and aides in decision making for the company
–Responsible for assisting and or creating protocols for clinical procedures and data collection
–Responsible for input to initiate company policies and procedures
–Provide management, support and mentorship to BCBAs/BCaBA’s/LBA’s/LABA’s/RBT’s/BCAT’s within a department
–Assist with establishing new business opportunities (to include territory expansion) and monitor programming
**Willing to Travel**
–Knowledgeable of other community resources and agencies that serve children. – Sensitive to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
–Parent and Community Partners/Stakeholder Consultation(s)
–Provide and or oversee the supervision, leadership and management for all staff within the department
–Conduct staff trainings on ABA teaching methods
–Provide group, 1:1 and in-vivo supervision to clinical and direct service staff
–Provide mentorship to supervisees enrolled in BCBA programs
–Attends clinical supervision meetings, 1:1 meeting, all staff meetings and all other related meetings
–Coordinate with other program staff to ensure program consistency
–Coordinate and conduct intakes, assessments and observations to develop a cohesive Functional Behavior Assessment(s)
–Assess children’s abilities and progress, develop objectives, monitor implementation of each child’s individualized program
–Ensure and maintain effective communication and collaboration between schools, families, community partners/stakeholders and other team members
–Work collaboratively with multiple departments to ensure optimal service provision for all clients within a multi-disciplinary approach
–Prepare complete, accurate and organized assessment reports, progress updates within designated timelines to ensure on-going authorization for services
–Review/analyze/graph data
–Documentation and record management of client files including program development and meeting notes
–Able to conduct supervision meetings in a variety of settings including in-home, school and remote
–Oversees the delivery of services provided by RBT/BCAT
–Conducts initial and ongoing staff observations
**Supervisory responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; contributing to performance appraisals; rewarding and counseling employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
–Adhere to requirements for timesheet submission and file maintenance (if applicable).
–Manage and maintain caseload oversight, required caseload(s) and to allow for greatest utilization of billable hours.
–Direct, supervise and review all intake operations, ensuring that intake is comprehensive, timely, and professional
–Project, develop, and monitor revenue and expense budget for fee for service programs that includes commercial and public funding
–Hiring, supervision, evaluation, scheduling, promotion, corrective action of paid and volunteer personnel (interns) within the department

–Proficient in administering and scoring standardized assessments such as VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) and Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (VABS)
–Competent in facilitating trainings, implementing and writing programs using principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) including Discrete Trial (DT), Pivotal Response Training (PRT), Precision Teaching (PT), Natural Environment Training (NET), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
–Safety Care Training certification

–Manage staff, work with families, provide parent training, and/or teach groups of parents/families and supervise programs.
–Collect data for purposes of program evaluation and program management.
–Write treatment goals and develop effective programs for children with autism spectrum disorders.