Looking for rewarding work in an organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of others? Bring your clinical and interpersonal skills to a team-based workplace that puts people first. As the Clinical Specialist, you will provide services in residential, vocational, or in-home settings, providing invaluable support to the individuals you serve.
- Ensure that support plans and services adhere to Individual Plans, quality standards, and regulatory requirements.
- Complete structured assessment interviews with parents/care providers.
- Conduct observation of the individual in appropriate settings such as home, school, or community.
- Review social history information, complete functional assessments, and target appropriate behavior baseline information for each referred individual.
- Write and submit a summary of assessment and recommended behavior support plan components to interdisciplinary team (IDT) or operations leader, as applicable.
- Advocate for the human and civil rights of individuals receiving services from the agency by attending and presenting behavior support plan information to review committees.
- Document progress and activity; review records and logs to stay abreast of changes in service plans; maintain confidentiality; complete billing documentation as applicable; organize and record all documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
- Maintain healthy and professional relationships with individuals, friends, families, guardians, and case managers; implement the company’s Customer Service Standards.
- Report any instance of alleged abuse or neglect according to internal and external standards; report medical, behavioral, and other incidents following company policy and external requirements.
- Maintain confidentiality and respect the rights of individuals according to applicable bill of rights; practice universal precautions; assist individuals in exercising their rights.
- Support and train staff in implementing Individual Support Plans (i.e.: behavior intervention plans) and conduct classes and orientations as assigned. Attend staff meetings and interdisciplinary team meetings as needed.
- Assist with socialization and behavioral development, personal care, housekeeping, recreational activities, transportation, community orientation, shopping, financial management, citizenship, and other activities of daily living as needed.
- May accompany individuals to medical appointments; relay instructions and information to and from medical providers as required.
- If assigned, accurately administer and document delivery of medications and treatments; promptly report administration errors; maintain appropriate security of controlled medications and other medications and supplies.
- If assigned, monitor individual’s health, documenting concerns and communicating with nurse or supervisor as appropriate; follow individual health care directives.
- May transport individuals into the community; drive safely and according to local laws; assure proper use of safety equipment including seat belts, lifts, and wheelchair ties; report accidents and safety concerns to appropriate authorities, supervisor, or maintenance personnel immediately.
- Check water temperature as required when assisting with bathing; participate in safety drills and protect persons being served in the event of emergency.
- Comply with all established safety policies, procedures, and rules; report unsafe hazards to supervisor and participate in safety-related training or activities.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field.
- Two years of related experience.
- Training in behavior modification techniques and/or experience providing behavior management treatment as required by state or program funder.
- Knowledge of specialized populations such as individuals with a developmental disability, brain injury, or mental health; expertise in special disciplines such as behavioral support, early intervention, or crisis intervention.
- Reliable, responsible, and caring nature with ability to work well with others.
- Commitment to the company’s mission and values.
- Current driver’s license, car registration and auto insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services.
- All state-required training and certification completed in mandated timeframes.
Why Join Us?
- Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.
- 401(k) with company match.
- Paid time off and holiday pay.
- Rewarding, hands-on work with plenty of variety – no two days are ever the same!
- Make a lasting impact in the lives of individuals!
- Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.
We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!