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Clinical Specialist in Arlington, Texas

Clinical Specialist Looking for rewarding work in an organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of others? Bring your clinical and interpersonal skills to a team-based workplace that puts people first. As the Clinical Specialist, you will provide services in residential, vocational, or in-home settings, providing invaluable support to the individuals you serve.

  • Ensure that support plans and services adhere to Individual Plans, quality standards, and regulatory requirements.

  • Complete structured assessment interviews with parents/care providers.

  • Conduct observation of the individual in appropriate settings such as home, school, or community.

  • Review social history information, complete functional assessments, and target appropriate behavior baseline information for each referred individual.

  • Write and submit a summary of assessment and recommended behavior support plan components to interdisciplinary team (IDT) or operations leader, as applicable.

  • Advocate for the human and civil rights of individuals receiving services from the agency by attending and presenting behavior support plan information to review committees.

  • Document progress and activity; review records and logs to stay abreast of changes in service plans; maintain confidentiality; complete billing documentation as applicable; organize and record all documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Maintain healthy and professional relationships with individuals, friends, families, guardians, and case managers; implement the company’s Customer Service Standards.

  • Report any instance of alleged abuse or neglect according to internal and external standards; report medical, behavioral, and other incidents following company policy and external requirements.

  • Maintain confidentiality and respect the rights of individuals according to applicable bill of rights; practice universal precautions; assist individuals in exercising their rights.

  • Support and train staff in implementing Individual Support Plans (i.e.: behavior intervention plans) and conduct classes and orientations as assigned. Attend staff meetings and interdisciplinary team meetings as needed.

  • Assist with socialization and behavioral development, personal care, housekeeping, recreational activities, transportation, community orientation, shopping, financial management, citizenship, and other activities of daily living as needed.

  • May accompany individuals to medical appointments; relay instructions and information to and from medical providers as required.

  • If assigned, accurately administer and document delivery of medications and treatments; promptly report administration errors; maintain appropriate security of controlled medications and other medications and supplies.

  • If assigned, monitor individual’s health, documenting concerns and communicating with nurse or supervisor as appropriate; follow individual health care directives.

  • May transport individuals into the community; drive safely and according to local laws; assure proper use of safety equipment including seat belts, lifts, and wheelchair ties; report accidents and safety concerns to appropriate authorities, supervisor, or maintenance personnel immediately.

  • Check water temperature as required when assisting with bathing; participate in safety drills and protect persons being served in the event of emergency.

  • Comply with all established safety policies, procedures, and rules; report unsafe hazards to supervisor and participate in safety-related training or activities.

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field.

  • Two years of related experience.

  • Training in behavior modification techniques and/or experience providing behavior management treatment as required by state or program funder.

  • Knowledge of specialized populations such as individuals with a developmental disability, brain injury, or mental health; expertise in special disciplines such as behavioral support, early intervention, or crisis intervention.

  • Reliable, responsible, and caring nature with ability to work well with others.

  • Commitment to the company’s mission and values.

  • Current driver’s license, car registration and auto insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services.

  • All state-required training and certification completed in mandated timeframes.

    Why Join Us?

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.

  • 401(k) with company match.

  • Paid time off and holiday pay.

  • Rewarding, hands-on work with plenty of variety – no two days are ever the same!

  • Make a lasting impact in the lives of individuals!

  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.

    We have meaningful work for you – come join our team – Apply Today!

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