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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Early Intervention Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
Benchmark Human Services is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. The St. Louis office is seeking qualified and caring people to work as a Service Coordinator for SPOE in the St. Charles area. Successful applicants will attend paid trainings to obtain required certifications. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist and enable infants, toddlers and their families to have access to services provided under Missouri’s early intervention program, First Steps. Fulfill the role of Service Coordinator for the purpose of First Steps definitions. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Function in intake and/or ongoing service coordinator role
  • Assist in SPOE with eligibility determination, including referral, intake and eligibility determination activities
  • Conduct the family assessment, including referral, intake and eligibility
  • Collect information on the child’s development, including observations of the children
  • Coordinate evaluations and assessments
  • Inform parents of their parental rights
  • Assist parents of eligible children in planning, meeting, developing, implementing and reviewing an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
  • Collect the family’s insurance, income and household information in order to determine the family’s participation fee
  • Maintain accurate, complete and timely electronic and paper file records
  • Conduct referrals and other activities to assist families in identifying available services and providers
  • Monitor the delivery of services to ensure the services are provided timely and in accordance with the IFSP
  • Facilitate a transition plan for children exiting First Steps
  • Participate in Early Intervention Team (EIT) meetings when children assigned to the service coordinator’s caseload are discussed
    1. Perform child find and provider recruitment activities
    2. Coordinate and monitor the delivery of available services
    3. Inform families of available advocacy services
    4. Communicate and coordinate services with medical and health providers
    5. Facilitate the development of transition plan into, within and from the EI system, including transition to Part B special education preschool, or other community services as appropriate
    6. Assure families are informed of rights, options, and role in the EI process
    7. Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Early Childhood Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child/Human Development, Social Work, Public Health, Sociology, Nursing, Psychology
  • Meet provider enrollment qualifications for a Service Coordinator
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, ability to work as part of a team, and effective communication skills

BENEFITS:

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • 401k Plan with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Employee discounts with various vendors

  • Various shifts and locations

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Competitive wages based on experience

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested, apply online at www.benchmarkhs.com/careers or email resume to Lindsey at lmeyer@benchmarkhs.com

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Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Supported Living
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
DESCRIPTION: Benchmark Human Services is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. The St. Louis office is seeking qualified and caring people to work as a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. Successful applicants will attend paid trainings to obtain required certifications. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) is responsible for successfully conducting applied behavior analysis and therapy with individuals within Benchmark Human Services (BHS) or that have contracts with BHS to provide these services. The BCBA also maintains regular communication with the client’s family and/or staff to promote continuity in behavioral application of strategies and to share successes as they occur. The BCBA also consults and assists the other clinicians and direct care staff in order to provide quality services for BHS clients. He or she ensures that these services achieve BHS’s mission, meet our strategic objectives, goals and scorecard measurements and meet the quality standards set by BHS, its funders and its accreditation agencies.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct therapy using best practices and implement changes as client needs change based on the data and changing needs of each person and as advances in behavioral treatment and hands-on experience provide better direction.
  • Provide direct behavior analysis services. This includes planning sessions, implementing treatment plans, conducting and writing up functional behavioral assessments (FBAs), monitoring progress and changing objectives as needed, cleaning up materials and maintaining equipment as necessary and completing appropriate paperwork.
  • Create individual behavior therapy goals that are realistic and achievable in accordance with the IEP, PCP and/or ISP.
  • Record data for each goal during each session and record the data on a weekly progress note along with a weekly summary of progress detailing goals worked on, any changes or progress. The weekly data is then calculated monthly.
  • Copy and disseminate monthly progress notes to parents, service coordinators, permanent files, working files etc.
  • Write monthly reports, quarterlies, yearly progress reports, recommendations for services, consultation reports, discharge summaries etc. as needed.
  • Write monthly summaries and quarterly reports, as well as IEP goals for students from AWS who are receiving behavior therapy.
  • Record frequency and duration of therapy in order to complete monthly billing to ensure billing is accurate and up to date at all times.
  • Complete billing for additional services such as consultations, observations, presentations, trainings etc. each month.
  • Schedule new therapy clients as they are presented.
  • Maintain a caseload of a minimum of 24 billable hours per week.
  • Travel to and from family homes, BHS residential houses, schools etc. for therapy, consultation or meetings as needed and document the mileage as part of monthly reports.
  • Brainstorm with other therapists to develop ideas for special projects and work as part of a team to develop and implement ideas for these projects, including planning outings as needed and developing behavioral programming which is consistent with the goals as well as the missions and values of BHS.
  • Collaborate with other therapists as needed to ensure consistency with implementation, especially when one client is being seen by other therapists.
  • Provide consultation with other professionals including colleagues, as well as providing consultation with teachers and other professionals working with clients in the school or home settings.
  • Provide support for families by attending ISP meetings or other conferences as appropriate and on the request of families. Serve as voice and advocate for individuals
  • Provide counseling to families as appropriate for the scope and range of behavior therapy and assist families in finding resources as needed for other areas of concern in a manner keeping with ethical guidelines and within the scope and range of the field, as well as in keeping with BHS’s mission and values.
  • Work with school districts and other agencies to provide consultation services.
  • Attend and contribute at weekly clinical meetings to ensure communication and cooperation among therapists and to stay current with any changes in the schedule.
  • Participate in internal committees and projects as necessary. Attend staff meetings.
  • Supervise and oversee the activities of Registered Behavioral Technicians (RBTs) and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Leadership skills. Good communication skills. Ability to prioritize, problem solve, be creative, flexible, a team player, dependable and patient
  • Ability to work independently or in a group to accomplish goals
  • Understand and apply the use of technology in therapy session as well as understanding basic computer skills such as Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Good report writing skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Master’s’s degree in Behavior Analysis and Therapy. Current license/certification or action to procure license/certification in behavior analysis has been initiated.
  • Experience: Successful work experience in conducting therapy or education. Knowledge of treatment and therapies for individuals with DD especially applied behavior analysis techniques.
  • Attend and pass trainings required for job duties, including but not limited to CPR/First Aid, Mandt, Blood Borne Pathogens, and Abuse/Neglect, stay current with trainings and schedule refresher courses as needed.
  • Maintain all certifications, licenses and trainings necessary to maintain credentials.

  • Maintain a class E driver’s license, as needed.

BENEFITS:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Various shifts and locations
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive wages based on experience
Benchmark Human Services is and EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested, apply online at www.benchmarkhs.com/careers or email resume to Lindsey at lmeyer@benchmarkhs.com Open Job
Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Supported Living
Wage: Up To $15.00
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
Benchmark Human Services is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. The St. Louis office is seeking qualified and caring people to work as a Registered Behavior Technician. Successful applicants will attend paid training to obtain required certifications. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is a paid position that is responsible for successfully conducting specified aspects of applied behavior analysis and therapy with individuals with behavioral needs. The  Registered Behavior Technician also maintains regular communication to promote continuity in behavioral application of strategies and to share successes as they occur. This position works directly with the individuals served. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Implement behavior support plans using best practices. Make recommendations for changes as client needs change based on the data and changing needs of each person and as advances in behavioral treatment and hands-on experience provide better direction. 2. Provide specified aspects of behavior analysis services. (see task list) 3. Work with designated Project Manager and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. 4. Complete additional paperwork as required by Benchmark Human Services (i.e., incident reports, log notes, etc.). 5. Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 1. Describe the role of the RBT in the service delivery system. 2. Respond appropriately to feedback and maintain or improve performance accordingly. 3. Communicate with stakeholders (e.g., family, caregivers, other professionals) as authorized. 4. Maintain professional boundaries (avoid dual relationships, conflicts of interest, social media contacts). QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Attend and pass trainings required for job duties, including but not limited to CPR/First Aid, Mandt, Blood Borne Pathogens, and Abuse/Neglect ,Positive Behavior Support stay current with trainings and schedule refresher courses as needed. 2. Must possess RBT certification and maintain all certifications, licenses and trainings necessary to maintain credentials. 3. Maintain a current driver’s license and automobile insurance. BENEFITS: 1. Health and dental insurance 2. Life Insurance 3. Mileage reimbursement 4. 401k plan with company match 5. Tuition Reimbursement 6. Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay 7. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 8. Employee discounts with various vendors 9. Various shifts and locations 10. Advancement opportunities 11. Competitive wages based on experience Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested, apply online at www.benchmarkhs.com/careers or email resume to Lindsey at lmeyer@benchmarkhs.com Open Job
Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Supported Living
Wage: Up To $12.25
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:
Benchmark Human Services is hiring immediately! Benchmark is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. The St. Louis office is seeking qualified and caring people to work as a Direct Support Professional. Successful applicants will attend paid training to obtain required certifications. No experience necessary, learn on the job.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide training, assistance, and support to individuals with intellectual disabilities and significant behavioral challenges and mental health conditions.
  • Ability to work with individuals who display aggression toward staff and other program participants. Ability to implement plans and training throughout crisis situations while also responding to behaviors utilizing positive behavior supports.
  • Assist individuals served in expanding their opportunities to participate in community life as they choose.
  • Assist individuals in learning and maintaining skills, having new life experiences, and respond to behaviors utilizing positive behavior supports.
  • Provide training to individuals served in all identified areas and function as part of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be willing to flex schedule according to the needs of the individuals served.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in the development and positive implementation of individual’s plans.
  • Implement Behavior Support Plans, Replacement Behavior Trials and reinforcement plans consistently, continuously and as written across all environments.
  • Provide positive behavioral supports according to individual BSPs and provide positive reinforcement when individuals engage in socially appropriate behavior.
  • Respond to emergency situations as trained utilizing all aspects of the Mandt Training.
  • Implement Meaningful Day Schedules and provided continuous active treatment through the ISP, BSP, daily schedules, day programs/work and reinforcement schedules.
General Qualifications:
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid auto insurance and driver’s license
  • High school diploma or GED
Benefits:
  • Competitive wages based on experience
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Various shifts and locations
  • Advancement opportunities
Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested apply online at www.Benchmarkhs.com/careers or email resume to Lindsey at lmeyer@benchmarkhs.com Open Job
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