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Director of Clinical Services - Residential Programs

Job Description

Mission:


QSAC 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.



This position represents an exciting opportunity to play a critical hands-on role in supporting QSAC’s Clinical Residential Programs!


Position Summary:


The Clinical Director oversees and provides support to the Clinical Department, including: planning, communications, research, and assisting in training clinical staff in QSAC’s group homes in New York City and Long Island. The Clinical Director works closely with the Residential and Nursing Departments to support the functions of the Residential department; designs; implements and supervises interventions for individuals on the autism spectrum. Ongoing coordination, training, and analysis of behavior support plans. The Clinical Director works closely with medical doctors providing psychiatric support to individuals in the Residential Program. The Residential Program manages approximately 200 individuals diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities, many of whom are duly diagnosed with a psychiatric disability.



Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The Clinical Director oversees the management of behavioral services across all residential programs; Manages and supervises the Assistant Clinical Director, Behavior Intervention Specialist’s and QIDP’s and provides overall supervision to the clinical team.


Clinical Intervention, Assessment & Analysis



•         Coordinate and oversee collection and analysis of behavioral data



•         Design, conduct and supervise behavioral interventions for individuals that engage in challenging behaviors.



•         Develop various types of behavioral intervention, analyze various types of data, and develop useful reports to support effective decision-making



•         Design, conduct and supervise behavioral interventions for individuals that engage in challenging behaviors



•         Oversee psychological assessments, behavior support plans, progress notes and psychiatric management



•         Participate in clinical aspects of the admissions process including, but not limited to screenings, assessment, and in the development of new programs/services, proposals



Train & Coach



•         Develop and supervise training programs for staff development to appropriately work with individuals living in residences operated by QSAC



•         Train and supervise Behavioral Intervention Specialists (BIS) in the completion of functional behavioral analysis



•         Develop and deliver oral presentations for both internal and external groups



•         Attend workshops, seminars, committee meetings, regional and national conferences, and organizations


 


Administrative


 



•         Develops timelines, goals for individual behavior plans



•         Provide ongoing review of best clinical practices and propose changes to maximize effectiveness



•      Support management initiatives and presentations by contributing to staff meetings and training sessions

Job Requirements

Education and Work Experience:



•         Master’s Degree in Social Work, Behavioral or Social Sciences or Psychology required, PhD is preferred



•         Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), is preferred



•         5 years of experience working in behavioral health residential services for people with ID/DD or autism



•         Strong supervisory and leadership skills required



•         Experience with nonprofit services, compliance and OPWDD regulations



•         Strong clinical/diagnostic skills



•         Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications



•         Willingness to travel within QSAC locations



•         NYS Driver’s License



•         Ability to travel to other agency locations as required



•         Deep commitment to the QSAC mission



Benefits: 


Our 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:




•         Generous Paid Time Off policy, plus your birthday!



•         Medical Insurance as low as $1.00 per paycheck



•         Dental, and Vision Insurance starting at $5.00 per paycheck



•         Low employee cost Group Life Insurance and Long Term Disability



•         Flexible Spending Accounts



•         Opportunities for career advancement



•         Competitive salary



•         Flexible schedule



QSAC is Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) 



*This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned.


Mission-Oriented. Results-Driven. Collaborative. Passionate. We Are QSAC

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Location US-NY-New York
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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QSAC

QSAC 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. Learn More

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Job Description

Mission:


QSAC 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.



This position represents an exciting opportunity to play a critical hands-on role in supporting QSAC’s Clinical Residential Programs!


Position Summary:


The Clinical Director oversees and provides support to the Clinical Department, including: planning, communications, research, and assisting in training clinical staff in QSAC’s group homes in New York City and Long Island. The Clinical Director works closely with the Residential and Nursing Departments to support the functions of the Residential department; designs; implements and supervises interventions for individuals on the autism spectrum. Ongoing coordination, training, and analysis of behavior support plans. The Clinical Director works closely with medical doctors providing psychiatric support to individuals in the Residential Program. The Residential Program manages approximately 200 individuals diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities, many of whom are duly diagnosed with a psychiatric disability.



Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The Clinical Director oversees the management of behavioral services across all residential programs; Manages and supervises the Assistant Clinical Director, Behavior Intervention Specialist’s and QIDP’s and provides overall supervision to the clinical team.


Clinical Intervention, Assessment & Analysis



•         Coordinate and oversee collection and analysis of behavioral data



•         Design, conduct and supervise behavioral interventions for individuals that engage in challenging behaviors.



•         Develop various types of behavioral intervention, analyze various types of data, and develop useful reports to support effective decision-making



•         Design, conduct and supervise behavioral interventions for individuals that engage in challenging behaviors



•         Oversee psychological assessments, behavior support plans, progress notes and psychiatric management



•         Participate in clinical aspects of the admissions process including, but not limited to screenings, assessment, and in the development of new programs/services, proposals



Train & Coach



•         Develop and supervise training programs for staff development to appropriately work with individuals living in residences operated by QSAC



•         Train and supervise Behavioral Intervention Specialists (BIS) in the completion of functional behavioral analysis



•         Develop and deliver oral presentations for both internal and external groups



•         Attend workshops, seminars, committee meetings, regional and national conferences, and organizations


 


Administrative


 



•         Develops timelines, goals for individual behavior plans



•         Provide ongoing review of best clinical practices and propose changes to maximize effectiveness



•      Support management initiatives and presentations by contributing to staff meetings and training sessions

Job Requirements

Education and Work Experience:



•         Master’s Degree in Social Work, Behavioral or Social Sciences or Psychology required, PhD is preferred



•         Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), is preferred



•         5 years of experience working in behavioral health residential services for people with ID/DD or autism



•         Strong supervisory and leadership skills required



•         Experience with nonprofit services, compliance and OPWDD regulations



•         Strong clinical/diagnostic skills



•         Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications



•         Willingness to travel within QSAC locations



•         NYS Driver’s License



•         Ability to travel to other agency locations as required



•         Deep commitment to the QSAC mission



Benefits: 


Our 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:




•         Generous Paid Time Off policy, plus your birthday!



•         Medical Insurance as low as $1.00 per paycheck



•         Dental, and Vision Insurance starting at $5.00 per paycheck



•         Low employee cost Group Life Insurance and Long Term Disability



•         Flexible Spending Accounts



•         Opportunities for career advancement



•         Competitive salary



•         Flexible schedule



QSAC is Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) 



*This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned.


Mission-Oriented. Results-Driven. Collaborative. Passionate. We Are QSAC

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