• Licensed Behavior Analyst I

    Job ID 2019-34151
    Area of Interest
    Social Work/Behavioral Health
    Location Name
    Lisa Li
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Autism Center
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
  • About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

    Overview

    In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by Seattle Children’s Hospital, Autism Center and The Alyssa Burnett Center, the Licensed Behavior Analyst-1 (LBA) will provide on and off-site interdisciplinary clinical services for the Biobehavioral patients based on principles of applied behavior analysis to develop and implement comprehensive interventions for children who struggle complex behavioral difficulties. Provide leadership and coaching to other team members regarding implementation of behavioral interventions across assessment and treatment. In addition, work alongside families to provide caregiver, teacher and other staff training on interventions while also carefully monitoring the effectiveness and implementation of behavioral treatments across settings. Work in collaboration with leadership on quality improvement, program development and other special projects as appropriate.

    Critical features of this position are described under the headings below, but are subject to change at the discretion of SCAC and its management. This job description reflects the designation of essential job functions but does not provide an all-inclusive list of duties that may be assigned.

    Requirements

    Licensed Behavior Analyst I:

     

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Master’s degree in social sciences, social work, psychology, counseling, special education, behavior analysis or other related social/behavior science field.
    - Minimum one (1) year experience working with and providing direct treatment services to children with autism and/or developmental disabilities and their families.

    Required Credentials:
    - Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA).
    - Washington State License as a Behavior Analyst (LBA) in good standing
    - Washington State registration/licensure appropriate to clinical field (Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration) required within 60 days of employment.

     

    Licensed Behavior Analyst II:

     

    Required Education/Experience:

    - Master’s degree in social sciences, social work, psychology, counseling, special education, behavior analysis or other related social/behavior science field. 

    - Minimum 2 years experience working with and providing direct treatment services for significant challenging behavior and/or feeding difficulties to children with autism and/or developmental disabilities and their families.

    - Minimum 2-years experience developing, implementing, and overseeing comprehensive assessment and treatment plans for children with autism or related disorders who struggle with significant challenging behavior and feeding difficulties.

     

    Required Credentials:

    - Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA) 

    - Washington State License as a Behavior Analyst (LBA) in good standing

    - Washington State registration/licensure appropriate to clinical field (Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration) required within 60 days of employment.



    Preferred:
    - Experience with multi-system involved children and adults with severe behavioral problems, pediatric feeding disorders, and developmental or intellectual disabilities.
    - Previous experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment and treatment programs with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including the use of functional analysis methodologies across settings.
    - Experience working on an interdisciplinary team focused on the assessment and treatment of children with complex pediatric feeding disorders or severe challenging behavior.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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