Behavior Professional

Northeastern MN
Full Time
Part Time
Other

Location: Duluth, MN

Hours of Position: Flexible business hours M-F

Compensation: $28.00/hour

Description:

AHL Healthcare Group is seeking a Behavior Professional to build, structure, implement, and supervise services for persons with disabilities in the Duluth Minnesota area. This is a part-time with expectations to grow into full-time hours in the future. This position oversees behavior services for our community-based services program BRIDGES to Success, as well as starting/structuring an Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) we will be opening in the next few months.

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing individualized functional assessments
  • Developing person-centered, positive practice, individualized behavior support plans that identify specific proactive and, if necessary, reactive intervention strategies
  • Train and supervise waiver behavior analysts and specialists on the support plans
  • Data collection, tracking, reporting and interpreting this data
  • Evaluate effectiveness of the service and modify plans as necessary
  • Provide onsite instructional learning regarding the use of behavioral interventions

A waiver behavior professional must have competencies in areas related to:

  • Behavior reduction/elimination strategies that promote least restrictive approved alternatives
  • Co-occurring mental health or neurocognitive disorders
  • Data collection, tracking and reporting
  • Demonstrated expertise with populations being served
  • Ethical considerations related to behavioral services
  • Functional analysis
  • Functional assessment
  • Measurement of behavior and interpretation of data
  • Identifying desired outcomes
  • Selecting intervention strategies to achieve desired outcomes
  • Staff/caregiver training
  • Support plan monitoring and revisions.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Proficient computer skills

Requirements:

The waiver behavior professional must also meet one of the following six sets of criteria:

  1. Psychologist licensed under Minn. Stat. §148.88 to 148.98 with competencies as identified above actively listed with the Minnesota Board of Psychology
  2. Clinical social worker licensed as an independent clinical social worker under Minn. Statutes, Chapter 148D, or a person with a master’s degree in social work from an accredited college or university with at least 4,000 hours of post-master’s, supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services in the above competency areas
  3. Physician licensed under Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 147 and certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, or eligible for board certification in psychiatry
  4. A licensed professional clinical counselor licensed under Minn. Stat. §148B.29 to 148B.39 with at least 4,000 hours of post-master’s supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services who has demonstrated competencies in the above areas
  5. A person with a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields, with at least 4,000 hours of post-master’s supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services
  6. A registered nurse who is licensed under Minn. Stat. §148.171 to 148.285 and who either:
  • Is certified as a clinical specialist or as a nurse practitioner in adult or family psychiatric and mental health nursing by a national nurse certification organization, OR
  • Has a master’s degree in nursing or one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university or its equivalent, with at least 4,000 hours of post-master’s supervised experience in the delivery of clinical services.

Benefits:

Part-time/Variable Hour employees are eligible for employee-paid group dental and supplement insurance, 1.5x pay for holidays worked, flexible scheduling, every other weekend off, performance-based increases, longevity bonuses, and more.

Full-time employees are eligible for group medical insurance contribution, employee-paid group dental and supplement insurance, paid time off (PTO) accrual, company-paid holidays, performance-based increases, longevity bonuses, and more.

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