Quest, Inc

Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Tampa

1 month ago(11/10/2017 5:36 PM)
Job ID
2017-1264
Category
Behavioral
Min
USD $60,000.00/Yr.
Max
USD $65,000.00/Yr.

Overview

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

Responsibilities

At Quest, the Behavior Analysis will provide and coordinate services that enable persons served to achieve their goals and increase their independence. Responsible for the overall quality of behavior services for all individuals in the program.

  • Develop and implement behavior programming (skill acquisition and replacement behavior skills) while ensuring linkage with support plan goals for individuals receiving services in Quest Group homes. Ensure completion of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Analysis Service Plans (BASPs). Promote programs to enhance and increase residents’ independence.
  • Provide competency based training and re-training to staff, teachers, family members, and others as necessary on the implementation of behavior programming, including current BASP and required data collection. Monitor the provision of behavior programming by staff. Document training and monitoring on approved forms.
  • Participate in and model the delivery of routine, daily behavior management of the individuals served and assume the lead role in crisis management as needed. Assist the program in the development and implementation of community training with other members of the team.
  • Collect, record, interpret, and monitor data on resident behaviors and progress on behavior programming. Generate required progress reports monthly, quarterly, annually according to agency timelines. Graph Data for reports in a standardized format. Complete monthly service logs to substantiate billing and individualized Implementation Plans as needed
  • Assist staff to maintain a family home atmosphere and a positive environment. Provide positive interaction with residents and co-workers and respect individual differences. Serve as a role model in the environment.
  • Train and monitor Quest Staff on the agency for Person with Disabilities Behavior Assistant curriculum, assisting staff to attain and maintain required certification. Assist in maintaining compliance with Behavior Focus and Intensive Behavioral certification requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all state, local, and funding source standards (e.g. Med Waiver) and Local Review Committee requirements, including submitting all documentation in a timely manner. Provide services based upon the individual’s service authorization. Participate in internal and external monitoring as requested.
  • Follow all safety procedures and train other to do the same. Use safety procedures when moving individuals during behavioral crisis.
  • Report all incidents of abuse/neglect in accordance with the Disabled Abuse Act to the abuse registry and train others to recognize abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Attend Support plan meetings and advocate for individuals to assist in the development of goals that are functional, obtainable, and chosen by the individual. Consult with other professionals including Associate Program Directors, Residential Healthcare Coordinator, doctors, nurses, psychiatrists, speech therapists, and occupational therapists to develop and implement individualized goals for assigned individuals.
  • Maintain communication and collaboration with individuals, family members, social support systems, and service providers as appropriate.
  • Attend, participate, and facilitate as requested, Behavior department meetings, required training, case reviews, staff meetings, and other meetings as requested. Self-monitor training records to ensure that all required certification/validations are current.
  • Follow, model, and be able to train other in all Quest and programmatic policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Valid FL Driver’s License with a clean driving record
  • Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis or associated field
  • Board Certification in Behavior Analysis

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