Search, Inc. is seeking a Level 1 Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or a Level 2- Behavior Therapist/Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst to join and support our clinical services team. Some of the responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to:
Provides consultation and information to staff on behavior management techniques, interventions, and functions
Provides training to staff on implementation of behavior plan techniques methodologies
Provides training to staff on data collection and tabulation of target behaviors
Conducts behavior assessments to be used in development of behavior plans and recommendations
Monitors psychotropic medications in collaboration with IDT members
Provides information on behavior observations to psychiatrist to aid in monitoring of medications
Presents behavior plans to BHC and HR committees annually or as needed
Develops behavior plans to meet criteria of DHS, BHC, and HR requirements
Ensures behavior plans are reviewed in a timely manner
Attends ISPs, special staffings, and clinical team meetings as needed
Attends psychiatric appointments as needed or directed
Maintains, reviews, and ensures regular documentation of behavior programs, consents, assessments, data collection, and progress notes
Maintains documentation for all services provided, including sessions, consultations, trainings, reviews, observations, and assessments in a timely manner
Conducts periodic reviews of caseload to ensure appropriateness and effectiveness of behavior approaches
Collaborates with IDT members to ensure monitoring and responsiveness to behavior needs
Submit monthly billing in a timely manner
Rotating on call weekends
This position is full time and comes with a generous benefits package:
Health and dental insurance
Paid vacation and sick time
Two retirement plans
Employee recognition program
Qualified Applicants must have a minimum:
Master’s degree in related field,
Licensed as a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst, a level II BCBA as approved by DHS, or license eligible preferred, OR
Bachelor’s degree in related field,
Must be an approved DHS Level 2 provider (must provide documentation),AND
At least one year experience working with people with developmental disabilities,·
Basic computer proficiencies,
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation
Flexible work hours and travel within the northwest suburbs and Chicago are required.
About Search, Inc.
Search empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential, accept a valued role in their community and lead rich, rewarding lives. Search provides a wide range of flexible, personalized services and supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These include supported living arrangements, adult learning and employment programs, as well as medical, behavioral, therapy and home-based services.
Outstanding Services, Life-Changing Experiences
Search makes a promise to each person we serve to provide exceptional services and truly memorable experiences that inspire and empower. This is reflected by our vision of a world where all people live, learn, work and play alongside one another, bringing their unique abilities to the community.
Search is a community-based nonprofit. Our programs serve more than 600 people and their families annually at locations stretching from the southwest side of Chicago to the northern suburbs of Waukegan and Mount Prospect. Search has provided high-quality services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 50 years.
Experienced... and Certified
Search, Inc. is licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
CARF accreditation means Search has passed an in-depth review of its services. It is your assurance that we meet rigorous guidelines for service and quality -- an endorsement that Search conforms to nationally and internationally recognized service standards and is focused on delivering the most favorable results for you.
Our board of directors is a dedicated group of some of Illinois’ finest business, community and civic leaders. Through their dedication and service we are able to provide people with intellectual disabilities the quality of life they so truly deserve.