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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavior Specialist in Fort Myers, Florida

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Do you enjoy helping children and family with special needs achieve their goals? If so, consider becoming a Behavior Specialist with Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health!

Being a Behavior Specialist has its Advantages

As a Behavior Specialist at Devereux, you will actively assist your assigned clients in the participation, involvement and routine of their individualized program. We offer:

  • Opportunity to work with one of the largest, national non-profit organizations with mission focus and a servant leader culture

  • Supervision and guidance from experts in the field of Behavior Analysis with possible career progression to Behavior Analyst (BCBA or BCaBA)

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides programs and services for children and families in the foster care system whose needs may extend to child with Intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Located in Fort Myers, FL, this position is responsible for providing both direct and indirect behavior analysis and behavioral programming services to clients. Responsibilities include the development of an individualized behavioral program and master treatment plan for all assigned clients. This role will work within a multidisciplinary team to review the client's treatment, goals, progress and future needs.

Keywords: behavior specialist, behavior analyst, applied behavior analysis, ABA, BCaBA, Autism, intellectually and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, non-profit

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of behavior analysis, mental health, social work, psychology, rehabilitation, special education, or a human services field required

  • Behavior Analyst Certification Preferred

Experience:

  • 1+ years experience working directly with children and families with developmental disabilities and behavior problems required

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Florida driver's license

  • 21+ years of age

  • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Test, TB Test and Influenza Vaccine

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 2 days ago (6/11/2021 2:04 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18372

Category Clinical

Position Type Full-Time

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