The Supervising Clinician will provide support to individuals and their families by coordinating and providing Applied Behavior Analysis, function analyses and assessment, behavior acquisition and reduction procedures, and adaptive life skills. This position is considered a leadership role within Centria. The ideal candidate will develop a client's treatment plans and supervise Behavior Technicians to implement such programs. Behavior Technicians will rely on their BCBA to assist them in overcoming challenges and answering questions about their day-to-day client interactions. Solid communication skills and openness to feedback are necessary. The Supervising Clinician should be organized and self-sufficient to perform in this role successfully.
Success measures include clinical outcomes, client retention, behavior technician engagement and retention, and overall team performance.
Duties and Responsibilities
The below reflects the essential functions considered necessary for a Supervising Clinician and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements inherent in the job or assigned by supervisory personnel. This job description is used as a guide only and not inclusive of all responsibilities and job duties.
- Provide clinical oversight to clientele to drive compliance and retention to achieve optimal outcomes.
- Conduct initial and six (6) month assessments, which recommend the clinically appropriate number of hours per week. Work with parents to achieve the number of hours necessary for the best outcomes for the client.
- Manage and maintain full productivity targets as indicated by center or home-based model.
- Complete and submit all documents the same day as the work performed. Must be in by Sunday night at midnight to count for the following week.
- Train, manage, and retain a team of Behavior Technicians who directly report to the Supervising Clinician.
- Maintain a highly engaged team of Behavior Technicians with a retention rate at or above company standards.
- Conduct a pre-case open meeting with each Behavior Technician to initiate training on the client's Treatment Plan before services begin.
- Provide one hour of supervision/ten hours that the Behavior Technician provides.
- Conduct weekly team meetings to inform and engage Behavior Technicians.
- Engage parents in ABA therapy to improve client outcomes.
- Ensure client retention to company target and family satisfaction at or above target relative to NPS with survey response rates at or above company targets.
- Conduct monthly family engagement sessions with the parents.
- Ensure parent involvement in treatment planning and goal setting.
- Keep parents constantly up to date on the client's progress, as well as treatment planning changes and therapy hour recommendations.
- Develop child-specific behavior plans in accordance with the principles of ABA therapy.
- Monitor and adjust behavior plans throughout the treatment period in accordance with the child's progression.
- Submit supervision notes daily at the end of each session.
- Attend corporate meetings and training as scheduled.
- Participate in weekly team meetings with your Clinical Director and fellow Supervising Clinicians.
- Attend Clinical Summits to earn CEUs and hear company updates.
- Conduct monthly group technician training.
- Continue training and education to advance knowledge and learning in the field of ABA.
- Promote the growth of Centria Healthcare and assist in the pursuit of business opportunities.
- Build relationships with current referral sources.
- Comply with all necessary payer requirements to drive referral source satisfaction.
This role is responsible for:
- Leading and maintaining staff by orienting and training team members;
- Ensuring the daily functions of the team are completed by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results;
- Managing, coaching, and developing a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and which delivers best practice results, added value, and continuous improvements;
- Consistently promoting high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that everyone understands the standards and behaviors expected of them.
- Master's degree or higher from an accredited university in acceptance with BACB guidelines
- Completion of 8-hour supervision course, or willing to complete within first 30 days
- BCBA certification from the BACB, in good standing
- Active state license, in good standing, when applicable
- 1 + years working with children and autism spectrum disorders
- Previous supervision experience, preferred
- Crisis management experience, preferred
Knowledge and Skills
- ABA clinical knowledge and experience;
- Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to synthesize a variety of clinical and social data to determine an appropriate diagnosis, treatment plan and monitor effectiveness of treatment programs;
- Ability to effectively engage in one to one communication with parents and clients;
- Expertise in tracking and ensuring clinical outcomes, progress, and maintaining a high level of compliance;
- Ability to seamlessly transition between strategic and hands-on responsibilities;
- Proven experience and understanding of customer service;
- Works well in a collaborative environment and builds mutual trust and credibility at all levels of the organization;
- Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with clients, internal and external stakeholders;
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-motivated to achieve business goals;
- Excellent interpersonal skills;
- Superior skills in time management, observation, and data analytics;
- Proven strong work ethic with attention to detail, accuracy, and quality.
- Centria's office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, with primary hours conducted after school hours (3:00 pm – 8:00 pm).
- The work location varies on a case-by-case basis and can include the client's home, a company facility, or
- Additional time or flex schedules may be required to complete the above work or meet company objectives.
While performing the duties of this job, the team member may be exposed to a client who exhibits physically aggressive behavior, which can include kicking, pinching, punching, biting, etc. The team member may have to use appropriate behavior management techniques with a client under such circumstances. Such a response requires agility, quick reflexes, and the ability to use physically evasive movement. The team member will be required to stand, walk, sit, grasp, reach, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, hear, type, and write. The team member will also be exposed to normal office conditions and usual office equipment such as phone, computer, copiers, files, etc. The team member must be able to independently push, pull, lift, move, and carry objects weighing up to thirty-five (35) lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near, far, and field of vision.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, Veteran status, or disability status. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position. Centria reserves the right to amend this job description at any time, with or without written notice.