Field Assistant / RBT: Full-Time (In-home and Clinic based)

 Published 16 days ago
    
 United States
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About TA

At Therapeutic Alliance LLC we believe in collaborative leadership!

Therapeutic Alliance LLC is a private behavioral and mental health agency offering professional behavioral health and counseling throughout Virginia for the past 15 years. The Therapeutic Alliance strives to provide culturally sensitive counseling services to children, adults and their families in multiple languages with cultural awareness and empathy. The Therapeutic Alliance LLC client base comprise all cultural and economic backgrounds, including individuals from the LGBTQIA+.

The Therapeutic Alliance teams possess educational and clinical training covering mental health, substance abuse and behavioral issues using evidence-based methods. Extensive supervision is provided to each and every case as a means to ensure a sound therapeutic approach. The organization's cultural goal is to truly know the clients and to use this knowledge to guide, support, and motivate them to make necessary life changes. 

To learn more about the services offered please visit the website: https://therapeuticalliancellc.com/

 

Summary

In addition to our established in-home/community based ABA program, we are proud to announce that we added clinic-based ABA care to our service portfolio.

Our first ABA clinic has been founded at Sterling location - and we are looking for experienced and passionate RBT colleagues to join us on this exciting new journey!

The Field Assistant, as a member of the team, plays a crucial role in providing information regarding client specific behavior and learning to behavior technicians, registered behavior technicians (RBTs), and Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) - all to ensure the effective implementation of ABA interventions and high-quality services for our clients. The key duty of Field Assistant is to perform Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services to our clients, following the billable/non billable agreement breakdown both remotely and in-person, as required to ensure best practice. Field Assistant is also set to complete non-billable activities as needed and agreed upon - which may include but is not limited to, driving between patient houses, paperwork/ documentation, administrative meetings, and training of behavior technicians.

 

TA Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Full travel reimbursement
  • Environment with flexible working options
  • 401(k)
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Learning and development tailored to role
  • Continuing Education Allowance
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • Authentic and supportive team cohesiveness.
 

Job specification

Therapeutic Care and Management (estimated 30 weekly hours)

  • Assist with screenings, assessments, progress and referral information using established evaluation procedures, assessments, classroom observations, and interviews. 
  • Assist with intakes and assessments and make appropriate recommendations for treatment based on results.
  • Directly support a caseload of RBT and BT staff billing 300 hours weekly 
  • Assist in preparing individualized treatment and behavior support plans for specific clients.
  • Effectively communicate client and caregiver/family preferences to all team members
  • Assist in developing training for family members and staff,  incorporating new skills and techniques into daily routines and activities in the classroom and home settings. 
  • Collaborate and coordinate with parents/caregivers, BTs/RBTs, and BCBAs to provide the best care to children and their families. Support and services are specific to meeting the individual and family’s needs. Support and services is to be specific to meeting the BTs/RBTs individual professional needs. 
  • Assist in conducting ongoing data review and analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of program services.
  • Provides support and direction to the behavior therapist(s) implementing the treatment plan to ensure interventions are implemented with fidelity.
  • Maintain a caseload where a minimum of 12 billable direct hours are being provided.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Professional Development and Training (estimated 5 weekly hours)

  • Assists with orienting, training, supervising and assessing BT and RBT staff. Assist the team of new and current BT and RBT supervisees and ensure that they have the professional development, training and resources necessary to deliver high-quality services. 
  • Provides training and supervision for staff pursuing Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification and assists RBTs in the maintenance of their certification as needed.
  • Coordinate an ongoing and consistent schedule of support services for the BT and RBT staff, providing service coverage as needed. 
  • Support BT and RBT staff by providing case reviews and monitoring staff productivity. 
  • Liaises with employees around topics that are pertinent such as communications, branding, billing, and training. 

Policy and Internal Regulatory Compliance (estimated 2 weekly hours)

  • Record and maintain all client progress reports and documentation, in a timely, accurate manner and comply with the agency as well as government rules and regulations.
  • Comply with privacy laws and requirements under HIPAA and Medicaid/Medicare regulations and understand the consequences of non-compliance.
  • Comply with all security and confidentiality regulations as related to the supervision of staff and clients, both in-person and remotely.
  • Comply with insurance and Medicaid regulations and authorizations for billing and demonstrate appropriate use and knowledge of codes.
  • Follow all safety procedures as required by organization policy and procedure and understand the consequences of non-compliance.
  • Uphold all legislative and educational requirements as outlined in the offer letter.
  • Other duties as needed. 

Meetings and Communication (estimated 3 weekly hours)

  • Attend Site Staff Meeting 
  • Attend the following meetings: 
    1. Bi-weekly Client Meeting 
    2. Clinical Supervision Meeting
    3. Training or Update Meetings.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team and as a self starter. Is to have the best interests of the client and BT/RBT staff when communicating with the team.
  • Be able to attend remote meetings as needed and to comply with HIPAA Regulations

Education and experience: 

  • Must be a Registered Behavior Technician with an active RBT license and NPI number.
  • At least one year of ABA or related field experience.

Additional Qualities:

  • Solid knowledge of ABA principles, assessment tools, and evidence-based interventions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with staff, families, and other professionals.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and ethical guidelines related to ABA services.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and staying current with advancements in the field.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and EHR.
 

Location and working hours:

  • Location: Sterling  / Loudoun County
  • General Working hours: Monday-Friday, meeting client specific scheduling needs.

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