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Clinical Director of Adult Services

Company: Princeton Child Development
Location: Princeton
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

PCDI has a long history of providing high quality behavior analytic services to adults with autism in both the day and residential programs. Along with having experience in applied behavior analysis and the needs of adults with developmental disabilities, the ideal candidate has a flexible schedule and uses good judgment to determine where to focus their time. This is an exciting career opportunity to provide leadership, oversight, hands-on training, and program development to supervisors and staff of PCDI's Adult Program, which utilizes a behavior analytic approach to autism intervention. This position requires a flexible 40-hour workweek. It includes the opportunity to work with the executive directors to develop a strategic vision for the continued enhancement of adult services at PCDI. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Supervision and Leadership

  • Provide direct supervision of Adult Program trainers, including hands-on training, mentoring, and development of individualized programming.
  • Conduct annual staff performance evaluations.
  • Develop professional goals for trainers.
  • Provide supervision for BCBA candidates.
  • Promote and develop staff training to ensure quality intervention is provided to all adult participants. Clinical
    • Ensure a strong understanding of Applied Behavior Analysis and its implementation within PCDI's Adult Program.
    • Ensure effective programming through the design, implementation, and ongoing analysis of individualized programs designed to meet the needs of learners.
    • Ensure data are regularly collected and analyzed to ensure program effectiveness.
    • Work with Adult Program trainers to make necessary changes to intervention procedures based on data analysis.
    • Oversee the development and implementation of all behavior support plans.
    • Participate in an annual review of all individualized programs conducted by an external evaluator. General Administration
      • Support trainers and staff to provide effective science-based intervention.
      • Assist in ensuring staff adhere to policies and procedures.
      • Assist in the hiring process, performance management, and employee relations.
      • Confirm and sign payroll timesheets.
      • Assist with the development of annual budget for the Adult Program.
      • Review documentation on a monthly basis (e.g., medication logs, vehicle maintenance logs).
      • Work with Fee for Service Documentation Coordinator to ensure the timely completion of progress notes.
      • Complete and submit Unusual Incident Reports (UIRs) as needed.
      • Participate in Human Rights Committee meetings.
      • Participate in Behavior Management Committee meetings. Communication and Meetings
        • Reports to the Executive Director.
        • Schedule and conduct weekly meetings with Adult Program trainers.
        • Schedule and conduct meetings with Direct Support Professionals, as needed.
        • Participate in workshops presented to Adult Program staff.
        • Communicate professionally with all consumers, including staff, parents/guardians, board members, and community members.
        • Interact with the Division of Developmental Disabilities as needed. (The responsibilities listed are not all inclusive; other duties may be assigned by supervisor/s.) POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education: Minimum of Master's Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, or related field required. Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis preferred. Certification: BCBA certificate required Experience:
          • 5+ years' experience working with developmentally disabled individuals
          • 3+ years' supervisory experience
          • Fee For Service experience preferred. Training and Other Requirements: Must complete all trainings required by the Division of Developmental Disabilities; valid driver's license with record in good standing is required. Physical Requirements
            • Ability to sit, stand, bend, squat, kneel, stretch, stoop, and/or reach above shoulder level for extended periods of time during the workday.
            • Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
            • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
            • Ability to participate in crisis management training and implement all strategies and techniques.
            • Ability to move quickly to ensure the safety of participants at all times. Specialized Skills and Knowledge
              • Sound working knowledge of both theory and practice of applied behavior analysis.
              • Knowledge of Skill-Based Treatment a plus.
              • Ability to analyze problems and recommend and implement solutions.
              • Strong decision-making skills; sound judgment and ability to adjust focus based on the needs of participants.
              • Ability to work under pressure.
              • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work as part of a team.
              • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
              • High level of professional discretion and confidentiality.
              • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams).
              • Willingness to travel locally on a daily basis.
              • Strong commitment to helping individuals with autism and their families.
              • Ability to multi-task; well-organized and detail oriented. Employee Benefits PCDI offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement savings plan, paid time off, vacation time, and more. Background Check The qualified candidate must successfully complete a background check, including a criminal history check and fingerprinting, mandatory drug testing, motor vehicle background check, reference checks, and completion of a pre-employment physical and Mantoux test. Compensation details: 95000-125000 Yearly SalaryPI767741ba5820-31181-34521857

Keywords: Princeton Child Development, Trenton , Clinical Director of Adult Services, Executive , Princeton, New Jersey

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