$2,500 Sign on Bonus! Delta Projects is seeking a master’s level or doctoral Clinician, licensure strongly preferred, to provide behavioral/clinical consultation and oversight to our residential and community-based day supports, based in Dedham but extending from Weymouth to Attleboro. The Clinician develops specific behavioral change plans for individuals and behavioral health protocols for target populations and identifies, triages, and assists individuals with both medical, as well as behavioral health problems within their long-term Department of Developmental Services residential home. In addition, the Behavioral Clinician develops individualized education strategies to support skills training in the residential program.
- Provide clinical oversight of the residentially based behavioral treatment program, as embodied in the Positive Behavioral Support Plan and the activities required to maintain them at optimal efficacy. Works collaboratively and effectively with the teams, including the individual receiving services, direct support staff, residential managers, families, physicians, healthcare staff and other behavioral health professionals.
- Conducts behavioral assessments and devises treatment planning tailored to individual needs.
- Participates in clinical evaluations for referral and admission to Delta Projects.
- Provides effective and efficient management of assigned caseload.
- Participates in peer consultations, staff meetings and continuing education; ensures clinical data is current and in accordance with the treatment plans.
- Facilitates referrals to appropriate internal and/or external resources where indicated.
- Participates in program development as requested and where possible.
- Keeps current with trends and developments related to essential job competencies.
- Demonstrates continued growth in the essential job competencies.
- Utilizes effective, dignified, empowering and creative engagement strategies to ensure individuals are at the center and lead in their ISP wherever appropriate.
- Maintains up to date clinical records, including Positive Behavior Support Plans and ongoing revisions as warranted; monthly data graphed quarterly or as needed for ISPs, team meetings, psychiatry/therapy appointments; and data for annual Medication Treatment Plans.
- Advocates for individual’s needs within the residential programs, as well as with external agencies.
- Provides Orientation and In-service Trainings to direct support staff on such topics as Positive Behavioral Supports, Trauma-Informed Care, Crisis Intervention and Power Struggles.
- Flexible schedule to include visits to the homes on late afternoons/evenings, sometimes or as needed.
- Ensures that individuals we support are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Delta Projects Human Rights Policies and practices.
- Attends and actively participates in supervision and team meetings.
- Assures compliance with state and funding source regulations and policies.
- Participates in a rotating weekly on-call schedule for emergency clinical purposes and consultation via telephone.
- Master’s degree or equivalent in related field/discipline required; at least three to five years related experience and/or training working with populations diagnosed with various disorders (including but not limited to developmental disabilities, behavioral disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, etc.); experience with individuals residing in long-term residential programs preferred
- Clinical licensure strongly preferred! Candidates who have completed all requirements for licensing will be considered, as long as the Candidate is able to demonstrate a path for licensure completion.
- Knowledge of Positive Behavior Supports, including Applied Behavior Analysis and/or Cognitive Behavior Therapy (additional training available on site).
- Any of the following licensures: Licensed Psychologist (Psy.D/Ph.D),LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker), BCBA (Board Certified Behavioral Analyst), but still will need to become licensed as a LABA-Licensed Applied Behavioral Analyst, M.A., CCC-SLP (or M.S., CCC-SLP) Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology, or LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor)
- Current and valid driver’s license in the state of residence
- Qualifying lack of criminal background and driving record
- Professional oral and written communication skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Our comprehensive benefits package includes:
- 403 (b) retirement plan with company match.
- Comprehensive Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical and Dental plans. Delta contributes approximately 70% of the cost.
- Vision Plan.
- Employer-paid Life, and Long-Term Disability Insurance (no cost to you).
- Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care).
- Generous paid time off.
- Education and Training opportunities.
- Tuition Remission that pays full tuition is available for certain undergraduate programs
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