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Saint Barnabas Health Care System BCBA-D Clinical Manager in Franklin Township, New Jersey

BCBA-D Clinical Manager Req #: 37612 Category: Behavioral and Mental Health Status: Full-Time Shift: Day Facility: Childrens Specialized Hosp Department: Childrens Specialized Hosp Location: Intensive Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program, 888 Easton Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873 Job Summary Sr BCBA will direct and oversee the assessment and treatment of patients diagnosed with developmental disabilities, pediatric feeding disorders, or other behavioral diagnoses and develop and coordinate research programs. The clinical faculty member's responsibilities include (a) conducting initial evaluations and triaging patients to services and (b) maintaining a caseload of patients, consisting of new patients and follow-up patients. Administrative responsibilities include (a) maintaining a budget for the program; (b) hiring and training new employees; (c) developing, writing, and implementing policies and procedures for the program; (d) participating in outreach activities in the community; and (e) developing and maintaining an active research program. Faculty members will recruit and supervise students' research, internship, and practicum experiences and will provide research and clinical supervision to professional behavior analysts, graduate students, interns, and postdoctoral fellows. Essential Job Functions Clinical Supervision and Applied-Behavior-Analytic Services Supervise BCBAs and other staff in the coordination and direction of patient intake and discharge activities Supervise BCBAs and other staff in the coordination and direction of assessment and treatment procedures Observe assessment and treatment sessions and develop solutions when progress is insufficient Review and provide final approval of session materials, session descriptions, and progress notes, as appropriate Supervise BCBAs in the development and refinement of skill-acquisition programs Supervise BCBAs in the development and refinement of behavior-reduction programs Meet and collaborate with parents, school personnel, physicians, and other stakeholders to obtain input to ensure that programs are meeting the needs of customers Provide state-of-the-art clinical and consultative services Research Develop and guide research on the assessment and treatment of patients with feeding disorders or autism and related disorders Publish research articles in peer-reviewed journals Procure grant and contract funding for research Oversee the development of presentations for local, national, and international conferences Administrative Direct and oversee compliance issues and responsible conduct of research Oversee the interviewing, hiring, and training of staff Analyze data to maintain financial solvency Develop, write, and implement policies and procedures for the program Formal Education and Job-Related ExperienceDoctorate in psychology or behavior analysis. Preference given to individuals with experience supervising work with children with feeding disorders or autism and related disorders in an educational, instructional, or therapeutic setting. CertificationLicensed or board-certified as a psychologist or behavior analyst. American Heart Association BLS required. License Licensed or board-certified as a psychologist or behavior analyst. Education and Experience - Additional Comments N/A Job Specific Contacts N/A Physical Demands Must be able to move, lift, and carry patients and objects. Moving, lifting, or transferring of patients may involve independently lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds, as well as assisting with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds. Requires use of abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. This position requires frequent movement, use of limbs, and good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina. This position may also require extended periods of standing or sitting. Working Environment - Additional Comments Sr BCBAs may work with patients who vomit, or who engage in other forms of challenging behavior, such as aggression, self-injury, elopement, expulsion (spitting out foods or liquids during treatment), or property destruction. Job Provides Direction To Registered Behavior Technician Predoc Intern I Predoc Intern II Additional Comments N/A RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.