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Title: Behavioral Specialist - Rochester NY
Job Type: Professionals
Department: Residential
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Job Summary:

Job Purpose:

Provide behavioral services for individuals living in the assigned program.   Function as an Interdisciplinary Team (IT) member and assure compliance with all applicable standards

Salary Range :40,000.00 To 45,000.0000 (USD) Annually

Worker Category :Full Time 40hrs Full-Time

Essential Functions

Maintain the health and well being of the people EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC servesDevelop goals, objectives and methods in collaboration with relevant members of the Interdisciplinary Team to address psychological needsProvide information and consultation to the IT, volunteers, and other service providers as requestedProvide crisis intervention for individuals consistent with the Behavior Support Plans and PRN Protocols; Supervise the data collection system and assume responsibilities for completing data sheets and monthly summariesReport all policy violations to appropriate personnelProvide training and role modeling pertaining to effective behavioral support services to Agency staffSecures necessary approval for each individual's Behavior Support Plan as neededPromotes workplace safety

Education and Experience:

A Masters Degree from an accredited program in a field of psychology.One year of experience in the assessment of individuals with developmental disabilities and development of behavioral programs for individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.

Qualifications:

Valid New York State drivers' license; a vehicle is required to perform the jobPer Funders requirements may have to be SCIP-R certified; EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC may require the completion of training to teach the SCIP-R curriculumMust be able to read, write, and speak EnglishMaintain current certifications with all required trainingsAbility to effectively communicate with and promptly respond to individuals EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC serves and staffAbility to read, analyze and interpret policies, procedures, regulations, clinical plans, and individual service plansAbility to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals, and other required communications.Ability to effectively present information and respond to groups of individuals EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC serves, their families, employees, representatives of oversight agencies, other service providers, and the general public.Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of options in situations where only limited instructions exist. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to lift, transfer, and move at least 50 lbs.Must be able to talk, hear, stand for extended periods of time, walk, sit, twist, bend, use hand to finger, stretch with hands and armsSpecific vision abilities required by this job includeClose visionAbility to adjust focus

While performing the duties of this position, the employee travels by automobile and/or Agency Van and will be exposed to changing weather conditions.


Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. Employment Requirements

All Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. employees must have:
- A valid NYS driver license
- Reliable transportation
- The ability to lift, transfer and move 50 lbs
- A high school diploma or Equivalent.

Apply in person Monday-Friday, 8am-3:30pm.
You may also apply by fax or email.

2 Townline Circle
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 442-6420
(585)442-6964 Fax
recruiter@epiny.org