Behavior Analyst - Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders

  • South Portland, ME
  • Maine Behavioral Healthcare
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Behavioral Health
  • Req #: 137386
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • The Behavior Analyst works as an integral member of the multidisciplinary treatment team addressing skill acquisition and behavior reduction for children with autism and/or developmental disabilities ages 3-5 in the special purpose preschool and birth to 3 in an in-home program. The Behavior Analyst is actively involved in functional assessment, development of positive behavior support plans, staff training and consultation, data collection and analysis, caregiver training and support, and overall maintenance of behavioral assessment and treatment protocols.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Experience working with children with autism and intellectual disability
    • Certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst required
    • Master’s degree and 2+ years of post-certification behavior analytic experience required
    • DOE fingerprinting required
    • Must display strong interpersonal, planning, and analytical skills, professionalism, and maturity
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to adapt readily to change, work flexibly within a team, and work within a fast-paced environment
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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