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Clinical Specialist I

Company: Bancroft
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Clinical Specialist I

Job Locations

US-NJ-Cherry Hill

Requisition ID



Applied Behavior Analysis


Full Time


Are you looking for a new professional challenge? Do you want to build a fulfilling career with real purpose? Join Bancroft, one of the region's largest nonprofit human services organizations. Here, you'll be supported by coworkers who are committed to one another, and who strive toward one mission and purpose. Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.

We provide a full continuum of highly effective services - for people of all ages and every level of abilities - based on best practices and scientifically proven techniques. Our services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.

As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone. Bancroft is currently seeking a Clinical Specialist I to join our team. The Clinical Specialist I, under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, conducts, develops, and implements functional behavior assessments for persons served at Program site. Develops, evaluates, and confirms functionally- sound interventions for person served and helps to generalize those interventions to caregiver in the clinic, at home and in the community. Advocates on behalf of persons served.


Under the clinical supervision and oversight a Board Certified Behavior Analyst,
Conducts skills assessments.Conducts behavior assessments to include functional assessment/experimental analysis, preference assessments, and treatment evaluations to assess and treat challenging behavior. Develops, implements and monitors least restrictive, empirically validated function -based treatments to decrease problem behavior while identifying and promoting functionally appropriate replacement behaviors, and increasing other adaptive living skills. Develops data collection systems to monitor goals, services objectives and behavior intervention progress and effectiveness. Engages in on-going data monitoring and review of data for goals, services objectives and behavior interventions to assess progress. Maintains data on target behaviors during admission and documents progress throughout admission in progress reports.
Maintains complete and accurate persons served files, including protocols, data, session data, progress reports, and other materials required by funding agencies.
Establishes effective communications with persons served, parents, guardians and other family members, healthcare personnel, external case managers, administration and coworkers across Programs and functions, etc. Operates and communicates in accordance with Bancroft and program specific policies and procedures, including those outlined in the Family Handbook.
Provides direct care to persons served when not engaged in clinical assessment and treatment sessions.
Projects a positive self -image of professionalism, appearance, confidentiality, courtesy, conduct, honesty, fairness, personal integrity, and a respect for the fundamental rights, dignity, and privacy of others.
Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by Program needs .
Abides by the Bancroft Code of Ethics, Mission Statement, and Vision Statement in promoting ethical behavior, establishing relationships and providing guidance in decision- making situations. Follows Bancroft Policies and Procedures.
Remains current with required training certifications, meets state -regulated licensing and regulatory accreditations, and adheres to mandatory requirements.
Maintains effective verbal and written communications with colleagues, those served, and their family members and/or guardians when applicable.
Willingly and effectively cooperates with Bancroft, the Department of Human Services, the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), Division of Children and Families (DCF) and other licensing or state agency or local municipalities in any inspections and investigations, upon request.
Maintains a safe and respectful environment, free of abuse, neglect, or exploitation does not allow weapons, threats, bullying or intimidation.
Reports any violations to the appropriate individual as soon as the incident occurs.
Maintains levels of support as defined in behavior plans e.g., Individual Program Plan (IPP), Individual Rehabilitation Plan (IRP), Individual Education Program (IEP), Individual Support Plan (ISP), etc., when applicable.
Demonstrates Bancroft's core values of Accountable, Innovative, Results Driven and Respect in the performance of position responsibilities.


Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and at least 6 months of experience in applied behavior analysis, RBT certification required by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board within 3 months of hire. Special Skills: Prior experience in providing clinical services to special populations with a specific interest in teaching, reintroducing and/or rebuilding the functional skills necessary to increase the level of independence. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written form required. Effective interpersonal skills, a strong desire to work with neurologically and behaviorally -challenged individuals required, and the ability to implement crisis intervention techniques required. Effective time management, organization, and prioritization skills required. Operative knowledge of MS Office Word and Excel spreadsheets preferred. Attainment of First Aid, Safe and Positive Approaches, and Medication certification within first 90 days of employment required. Valid driver's license required in incumbent's legal name and current address with no provisional restrictions. What You'll Love About Bancroft:
Meaningful Purpose: We truly make a difference in the lives of others, which inspires us to be better people, and gives us purpose. Lasting Bonds: We are a close-knit, committed team who feel like a second familyPersonal Growth: There are opportunities to learn and build skills, professional development, career advancement, tuition assistance, and loan repayment programs Outstanding Benefits: We offer competitive salaries, retirement savings program, generous paid time off, medical and dental insurance, and more About BancroftAt Bancroft, you'll do more than just make an impact. We are a care team of 2,700 employees across 200+ facilities and homes in NJ, PA, and DE committed to making a lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve and their loved ones. Together, we work diligently and compassionately, to improve the lives of the people we serve. Find your purpose and more at Bancroft. Real Life. Real

EEO Statement

Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its hiring and employment practices, so that every team member can feel a true sense of belonging, and maximize their unique potential. To this end, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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