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Universal Health Services
United States, Virginia, Danville
1601 Franklin Turnpike (Show on map)
May 05, 2024

Position Purpose: Responsible for assuring the operation of behavioral, cognitive and psycho-therapeutic milieu programming on assigned units; monitoring of unit staff performance and fidelity to clinical programming; coordination of treatment goals with affiliated facility staff; data collection and analysis.

Key 1. Oversees the development, implementation and evaluation of Responsibilities behaviorally oriented programs on the unit and to individual clients.

  1. Designs and revises (with input from appropriate staff) specific behavioral programming for individual clients according to presenting needs.
  1. Organizes and administrates procedures to collect, evaluate and disseminate data relative to unit and individualized programming needs.
  1. Provides on-going monitoring and training of direct care staff in the execution of their daily duties and specific client programs as it relates to behavioral programming.
  1. Monitors, reports and analyzes seclusion restraint trends for individual patients and for the facility as part of the seclusion restraint reduction initiatives.
  1. Demonstrates regular reporting of patient's progress goals to payor with treatment team input while maintaining awareness of and conveying to the team the funding source needs and status.
  1. Demonstrates patient centered treatment through the interdisciplinary team.
  1. Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Qualifications: Skills and demonstrated abilities in areas of functional assessment, empirical data analysis, group and individual behavior program development and operation, case management, family counseling and training, staff training, and staff supervision.

Education: Formal training at the Bachelor's or Master's level in Applied Behavior Analysis. Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certification preferred.

Experience: Demonstrated experience working with children and adolescents who experience behavior dysfunction secondary to brain injury, autism and other developmental disabilities, chronic medical disorders and other severe and chronic impairments, and their caregivers. Experience working with funding and referral sources, discharge planning, community liaison, and other affiliated case management responsibilities. Experience supervising and training direct-care staff affiliated with clinical program service delivery to such clients.

Physical * Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Requirements: * 80-90% of the time, the incumbent is standing, walking, kneeling, and reaching while working with patients.

  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and physical restraint of patients.

. Ability to work with self-injurious and aggressive patients who may be tall, obese, and strong.

  • Ability to perform Handle with Care, CPR and First Aid.

Exposure Blood Borne Disease Exposure Category: Category I


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