Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Behavioral Specialist/BCBA - Autism-50631 in San Diego, California

Behavioral Specialist/BCBA - Autism-50631

Job ID 226 Date posted 04/16/2018 Schedule Full-Time Shift Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

Behavior Specialist-Autism has a BCBA or similar certification and performs a variety of professional work in behavioral and parent training, including behavioral intervention of children with autism or children with behavioral concerns, assessment of children's needs using appropriate psychometric assessment tools, and consultation with colleagues, pediatricians, and community organizations. Serves as a liaison with community referral sources including physicians' offices and/or other treatment professionals to facilitate clinical and treatment options. Provides educational information to patients, parents and families, and community agencies regarding treatment modalities. Leads social skills and parent groups. Provides marketing and administrative support to program by producing flyers, handouts and training materials, and entering case-related documentation into computer. Assists in program development. Participates in supervision of BA/MA-level providers in use of behavioral techniques. Maintains case files per hospital standards. Able to bill private insurances for treatment services provided when applicable.

MINIMUM QUALIFIFCATIONS:

  • Master's Degree in Autism or related discipline

  • 3 years of experience

  • License or certification that would allow for insurance billing such as BCBA, MFT, LCSW

  • Current BLS/CPR certification for Health Care Providers issued by the American Heart Association

  • Three years of experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders and their families, including parent training

  • Coursework or experience in using behavior modification and positive behavioral programming

  • Demonstrated competency in varied treatment modalities for children with autism spectrum disorders

  • Experience facilitating social interaction in children with autism in group settings

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 years of experience

  • A thorough knowledge of developmental disabilities, applied behavior analysis, developmental psychology, psychological testing, and behavioral assessment

  • Bilingual English/Spanish