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Behavior Intervention Specialists (BIS) - Family Services

Company: QSAC, Inc.
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

MissionQSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services. QSAC pursues this mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills.Job SummaryQSAC is looking for dedicated and proactive Behavior Intervention Specialists (BIS) to support our In-Home Direct Support Professionals who primarily provide 1 to 1 services in the individual's home and community. The BIS will work with the individual, family and direct care staff to develop and monitor Person Centered Service Plans to assist the individual in achieving their personal goals. Positions are available in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Long Island. The position requires traveling to the individual's home and other locations in the community. Flexible schedule which requires evening and weekend hours.Positions are available in Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Long Island. The position requires traveling to the individual's home and other locations in the community. Flexible schedule which requires some evening and weekend hours. This position includes both office based and field based hours.ResponsibilitiesAssessments & Goals

  • Visit individual's homes on a regular basis to develop, maintain and evaluate goals to ensure goals are appropriate and outcomes are being achieved
  • Complete Functional Assessments and other evaluations to assess skill level and behavioral support needs of each individual
  • Develop individual goals and activities to support outcomes identified in the Life Plan utilizing evidence-based strategies in accordance with OPWDD regulations
  • Provide support, supervision and feedback to ensure that direct care staff are able to meet the level of needs for the individuals they serve
  • Designs and monitors effective data collection systems that will allow monitoringof progress
  • In service and observe goal implementation by Direct Support Professionals
  • Monitor/Assess monthly goal progress and update short-term objectives
  • Maintain clinical paperwork and other required documentation in compliance with Federal and State regulationsTraining Support & Communication
    • Provide ongoing training support, supervision and evaluation of in home direct care staff
    • Communicate with families, individuals receiving services and other service providers on a regular basis to ensure quality services
    • Problem solve with families to resolve concerns over services.
    • Communicate effectively with team members to ensure proactive responses to concerns and maintain a positive relationship with the families and individuals servedQualifications and Work Experience
      • Master's degree and minimum 1 year experience supporting people with intellectual disabilities/autism required, ABA experience preferred
      • Highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities
      • General knowledge of theories and principles of behavioral analysis, assessments and goal development required
      • Experience supporting people with intellectual disabilities/autism required
      • Detail-oriented, multi-task capable and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
      • Bilingual Spanish or other language very helpful, but not required
      • Experience writing goals and activities utilizing evidence based interventions to help individual achieve personal outcomes including Staff Action Plans for people with autism
      • Passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families is desired
      • Ability to travel to multiple locations within NYC and Long Island required
      • Attention to detail collaboration with a calm demeanor is essential
      • Strong written and communication skills are essential
      • Ability to work independently is essential
      • Ability to run when neededBenefitsOur benefits go beyond health and retirement. You will be joining a passionate community of professionals and staff who support each other in a challenging and rewarding work culture. For full-time employees, we offer generous benefit packages:
        • Competitive salary
        • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance have very low out of pocket costs (for FT staff)
        • Medical can be as low as $1 dollar per paycheck / $26 dollars a year for full medical coverage ( for FT staff)
        • Generous Paid Time Off policy (for full time staff) Start with 20+ days annually
        • Group Life Insurance and Long Term Disability (for FT staff)
        • Flexible Spending Accounts (for FT staff)
        • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
        • 403(b) Retirement with Employer Match
        • Opportunities for career advancement
        • Qualifications are subject to change in accordance with government regulations.
          • We adhere to all strict COVID guidelines at all of our programs and sites.
            • Employee costs listed are based on individual coverageQualifications are subject to change in accordance with government regulations.QSAC is Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)Mission-Oriented. Results-Driven. Collaborative. Passionate. We Are QSAC.QSACHP1To Apply: please send resume to

Keywords: QSAC, Inc., New Rochelle , Behavior Intervention Specialists (BIS) - Family Services, Other , Bronx, New York

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