Pathways Autism Center is the fastest, growing and locally owned ABA clinics in Georgia. We have won awards in excellence, Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), Georgia Small Business Persons of the Year by US Small Business Administration (SBA), and Small Business “Success Story” by the Small Business Development Center of GA -Something none of our competitors can say!

OUR VISION

Our vision at Pathways is to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities so they can live fully productive and meaningful lives.

OUR MISSION

We strive to maximize outcomes and enhance the lives of individuals with autism and developmental disorders through the provision of excellent evidence based educational and behavioral services. Through continual professional learning and continuous improvements, we will provide the highest quality of services and turn research into practice.

WHY US?

We focus on career development and promotion – people are at the core of everything we do. If you are looking for a career and not just a job, you’re in the right place?

LOCATION:

Sandy Spring Center: 6849 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, A-1, Atlanta, ga 30328

BENEFITS

Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefit package

401(k) Company Match

Robust Paid Time Off (PTO)

Company Holidays

Flexible Scheduling

Work Life Balance

Ongoing professional development in clinical and management training

Opportunities for leadership and career advancement

CEU Reimbursement and Conference Attendance

Clinic Center-Based and School Environment

Member of a Collaborative team

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Supervisor, Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Employer: Pathways Autism Center

FLSA: Exempt

Reports: Clinic Manager

Revised: March 2020

SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing direct service to clients, supporting staff members with program implementation with fidelity, and supporting the mission of organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Attendance at work is an essential element of your position and the employment relationship

Provide regular training and support to direct care staff implementing treatment protocols in clinic, school, and community settings

Complete functional behavior assessments (FBAs), functional analyses (FA), and design behavior intervention plans for clients, to include follow through and support assistance for correct implementation

Design skill acquisition protocols inclusive of developing communication, social skills, independence, and behavior skill sets

Regularly review and analyze data to determine program and treatment outcomes and train and support staff on correct data collection measures

Provide oversight to cases, staff and family to make sure all company policies are followed and that treatment is provided according to ethical and best standards of practice

Provide regular training to parents and multidisciplinary professionals pertaining to applications of ABA

Comply with organization, state and federal regulations set forth to include professional development, safety training, confidentiality policies, and adhere to the BCBA task list

Work collaboratively with other therapists, providers, BCBAs, and school staff for effective programs

Demonstrate positive attitude and professional and ethical conduct at all times

Participate in all team meetings and company wide trainings as designated by supervisor and organization

Maintain good standing and certification status with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB®)

Performs other related duties as assigned by management

QUALIFICATIONS:

Hold a minimum of a master’s degree (BCBA) or bachelor’s degree (BCaBA) in related field (education or psychology)

Hold a certification as a BCBA or BCaBA and be in good standing with the BACB®

Experience with designing treatment protocols, behavior intervention plans and skill acquisition programs using behavior analytic principles with individuals with developmental disabilities and autism

Experience collaborating with other professionals and therapist to implement practices and principles of ABA in clinic, home, community, and school settings

Experience with delivering direct instruction/implementation of skill & behavior protocols

Experience training staff, parents, and direct care workers in implementation of ABA

Completed the supervision and ethics requirements outlined by the BACB®

Maintain current CPR and First Aid requirements

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under limited supervision and much decision-making carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

COMPETENCIES:

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results

Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.

Managing People – Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.

Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Judgement – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

TRAVEL: Locally: 15% between offices, client homes, or schools.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Frequently required to stand

Frequently required to walk

Frequently required to sit with ease (in chair or on floor)

Frequently required to bend and squat down

Sometimes required to lift 50 pounds

Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity

Utilize vision abilities and ability to adjust focus

Frequently required to talk or hear

Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; M/F/D/V

Pathways Autism Center is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Workplace. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.