Acorn Health is looking for a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to join our growing Tennessee Team in the Nashville, TN area!
Acorn Health offers our clients the highest quality of intensive, behavior-based treatment for individuals with autism spectrum and related disorders. We provide an unparalleled opportunity for BCBAs and RBTs to make an impact with clients, and to learn and grow through collaboration with our professional staff. Come join a company focused on delivering high quality services to its clients and supporting the professional development of its employees!
At Acorn Health we are driving autism therapy forward.
Why You'll Love This Job!
Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) serve on client cases, providing therapy and supervision to clients as directed. They oversee client treatment plans from assessment through care delivery and direct their Behavior Technicians and Program Coordinators on how to best deliver treatment plans. They are closely involved with clients and their families, providing additional support and family training as needed and as directed by their Clinical Directors.
About Acorn Health
Acorn Health a family of companies that deliver the highest quality of intensive, behavior-based treatment for individuals with autism spectrum and related disorders. We are a partnership of behavior analytic professionals who develop, apply, and share the latest advances in the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to improve the lives of the families we serve. And while each of our partner companies is unique, we all share important core values.
AUTHENTICITY: We present our true, selves. Everyone hungers for genuine connections.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We keep our promises and can be trusted with the life and future of a child.
TEAMWORK: The best outcomes are produced by people who collaborate with enthusiasm.
GROWTH: We know the needs of children and their families are unique and ever-changing.
HUSTLE: In autism care and treatment, time is always of the essence. We do things now.
We provide an unparalleled opportunity for BCBA’s to make an impact with clients, to learn, grow and prepare to become the future leaders of the company, through collaboration with our professional staff.
• Acorn Leadership Development Institute – innovative program for BCBA’s looking for professional advancement.
• Newly appointed Board of Director, Gregory Hanley, Ph.D., BCBA-D - you’ll have excellent resources and opportunities to participate in ongoing research efforts.
Why work for Acorn Health:
Competitive salary, $70,000 - 85,000 annually
SIGN ON BONUS STARTING AT $2,500
PTO and paid holidays
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Life Insurance and other supplemental benefits
Tiered service delivery model with teams of well-trained RBTs
Free CEU opportunities
Professional and career development opportunities, including opportunities to collaborate and learn from our Clinical Advisory Board led by Dr. Greg Hanley
Leadership development opportunities through Acorn's Leadership Development Institute
Clinical mentorship on site
Supportive leadership and administrative teams
Positive, collaborative environment
Promote awareness and disseminate information regarding ASD and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) through training and presentations, both on- and off-site, as directed
Provide articles, research summaries, etc., to disseminate important information about ABA and ASD, as directed
Conduct and participate in professional development training
Support the operations for program development needs
Promote a high level of professional and ethical standards, following both company standards and BACB guidelines
Consultation and Supervision
Serve as the clinical lead on all cases, working with both the Program Coordinator (BCaBA or BCBA) and Behavior Technician (RBT) to ensure all treatment plans are progressing to reach a client’s specific goals
Conduct training workshops for the client’s extended care team, perform routine fidelity checks on RBTs, routinely collect interobserver reliability data, review client programs to analyze data, observe program implementation, and make necessary changes to the treatment program
Discuss observations/concerns of care providers
Revise client’s curriculum as needed to reach target goals
Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and schools in order to share information and implement best practice intervention programs to clients
Provide training and on-going support to parents and caregivers
Conduct behavioral, developmental and functional-based assessments
Develop, oversee and implement client’s Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) and Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP)
Perform a range of evidence-based intervention methods to assist in client treatment plans
Create and design programs, and develop strategies to accomplish the goals from the client’s ITP
Collect, maintain and evaluate data on each client’s progress
Observe and record client’s behaviors and monitor client’s progress
Communicate effectively with supervisory staff on both client and non-client specific matters
Help cover treatment sessions for other staff members when needed
Complete other job-related duties and special assignments as directed
Vaccination for Covid-19 is a requirement of this position. You will be required to submit proof of vaccination status to the Human Resource department. If unable to submit proof of vaccination status, you will need to have an accommodation on file that has been approved through our Human Resource department for a reason permitted by law.
Must possess a master’s degree in ABA or a related field.
Must be a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in good standing with the BACB.
Must be a LBA (Licensed Behavior Analyst) in the state of TN.
A history of work with children, adolescents, young adults, and/or families is essential. Specific training/experience in developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders is preferred.
Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in English.
Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and satisfactory driving record.
Must meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of clients, packages, or equipment, and accessing non-barrier free premises.
Should enjoy working in an interdisciplinary team approach to develop and implement client treatment plans.
Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, able to maintain records, prepare reports and reliably develop timely correspondence related to work.
No criminal record and able to pass background check.
Flexibility to work independently with clients in addition to working as a part of the larger team
Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders, typical development, and assessment and intervention techniques.