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BEHAVIORAL ANALYST - 67012871

Date: Oct 13, 2019

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Requisition No: 70623 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: BEHAVIORAL ANALYST - 67012871

Position Number: 67012871 

Salary:  $2,423.08-$2,500.00 Bi-weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 10/24/2019 

BEHAVIORAL ANALYST– CS

AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

NORTHEAST–67012871–DAYTONA BEACH/JACKSONVILLE/GAINESVILLE, FL

 

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

 

 

 

THIS IS A CAREER SERVICE POSITION.

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency.

www.apdcares.org

DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM - As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.  Rather than receiving a paper paycheck, your funds will be deposited directly into your account at your financial institution. This will be accomplished by Electronic Funds Transfer. Banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions are eligible to accept such deposits. Retirement funds are also required to be in the Direct Deposit Program.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Open Competitive opportunity- Any applicant who meets the minimum requirements of the position.

 

Driver’s License is required.

License/Certificates required: FL-CBA, BCaBA, or BCBA

Position may require some travel to surrounding areas, applicant must be willing and able to travel for work purposes.

**NOTE: Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work history with month, year, and hours worked are required to qualify for this position.  Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.  Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information. ***

 

***DUTIES:

Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service. This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

This is a responsible professional position which requires a certification by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board that is current and in good standing as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), or Florida Certified Behavior Analyst (FL-CBA). 

An employee in this position will be required to drive/travel in order to execute their duties in the consumers’ homes or places of service delivery and is responsible for performing the following:

Responsible for overall monitoring of progress through face-to-face visits, direct observation of consumers and their Behavior Plan implementation by staff, interviews with staff, and review of data for consumers placed on High Watch or those otherwise identified by State Office Intensive Behavior Analyst Oversight Coordinator, the Regional Senior Behavior Analyst, the Clinical Regional Program Supervisor, LRC or the ROM or DROM. In addition to conducting monitoring in the consumers’ living settings and other places of service delivery, the employee in this position is responsible for providing follow-up, technical assistance, and support to ensure that the individuals receiving intensive behavioral services on High Watch and those otherwise identified become stable and the placement is successful. Duties include working with the Regional Senior Behavior Analyst/LRC Chair and the provider to identify issues and solve problems or concerns that are negatively impacting consumer progress and ensure rapid implementation of plans to stabilize the placement and protect health and safety.

Completes the monitoring of those designated as High Watch, as well as all others assigned, within the time frames and develops immediate action plans in consultation with those mentioned above, including the State Office Intensive Behavior Analyst Oversight Coordinator.

Completes surveys specific to consumer’s watch status and documents in the appropriate databases. Provides follow up by assessing corrective action for completion, and reporting lack of compliance to the Regional Senior Behavior Analyst, as well as other appropriate regional office staff.

Conducts onsite designations for Intensive Behavior (IB) and Behavior Focus (BF) group homes on an annual basis and provides follow up monitoring visits for compliance with requirements. The frequency of visits and follow up will be determined based on the providers’ deficiencies related to the designation requirements. Records written information on the tools and job aids that were created for the purpose of collecting data and information for designation reviews and shares this information with the Regional Senior Behavior Analyst as well as other regional staff; participates as a part of the team in the final designation decision.

Provides technical assistance to each provider, as required. Attends and participates in workstream and behavioral unit staff meetings, and participates in the monthly behavioral services calls with State Office. 

Reviews LRC meeting minutes, behavior plans and data and attends LRC meetings on a periodic basis for consumers on High Watch and others being monitored, when appropriate. Attends any other meetings, when requested, in which behavioral expertise is required. Assists the Regional Senior Behavior Analyst/LRC Chairs in collecting and reporting information and data regarding the LRC process to regional and state office staff.

Provides follow up on Abuse Reports, Incident Reports, and any other reports as assigned by the Regional Incident Management System (IMS) Coordinator. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Gainesville