• Clinical Director & Lead BCBA

    Job Locations US-IL-Tinley Park
    Hire Type
    Regular Full-Time
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  • Overview

    Caravel Autism Health is growing, servicing clients in the Chicagoland area and throughout Wisconsin. Due to growth, we are looking for a Clinical Director & Lead BCBA in the southern Chicago suburbs. This individual will be responsible for the initial start-up of the clinic, hiring the best and brightest clinicians to join the CAH team.  Caravel Autism Health is a leading provider of in-home therapy, utilizing applied behavior analysis (ABA) methods.  This is a full-time opportunity for those who have previous high-quality one-on-one ABA therapy experience. BCBA certification is required.  **Relocation may be available to the right candidate**


    Are you ready to take your career to the next level and grow professionally? Do you have strong management and leadership skills, with the ability to mentor and coach others and lead the start-up of our newest clinic?  Are you looking for a career where you can positively impact the lives of children on the autism spectrum and their families?   If so, this is the job for you where you can be instrumental in the start-up and success of a brand new clinic!



    Our Mission: We Change Lives

     Our Values: Advocacy, Teamwork, Passion, Professional Development, Clinical Commitment, and Operational Excellence.



    We Offer:

    • Competitive salary, with quarterly performance-based bonuses contingent upon meeting clinical commitment goals.
    • Paid Travel and Mileage compensation
    • Full range of benefits including medical, HRA, dental, vision, life insurance, STD, LTD, 401k
    • PTO and Paid Holidays
    • Support for obtaining/ maintaining credentials


    Questions can be directed to: Linda Johanek, Human Resources Director, Email:  Ljohanek@caravelautism.com, or call 920-430-0437.


    Caravel is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.



    The Clinical Director & Lead BCBA markets our services within the communities we serve and ensures client’s needs are being met or exceeded. This individual will be responsible for monitoring and assessing staff and clinic performance and creating plans to ensure clinic goals are met.  The Clinical Director & Lead Therapist ensures the consistent implementation and effective management of clinical policies, procedures, and best practices.


    Lead BCBA responsibilities include: Assessing client needs and developing programs to meet those needs, conducting progress reviews, training and consulting with caregivers and clinical staff, providing guidance and oversight for client programming, conducting behavior assessments including VB-MAPP, ABLLS, and functional assessments/analyses, providing supervision in accordance with Board Guidelines and insurance requirements, and development and oversight of transition/discharge plans.


    This position requires:

    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification
    • At least five years’ ABA experience, utilizing applied behavior analysis and providing behavior services (functional assessment, behavior intervention plans (BIP), treatment evaluation, crisis intervention) to clients with autism.
    • Master’s Degree, preferably in a human services field
    • Leadership skills including: positive attitude, integrity, accountability, ability to develop and motivate others, ability to foster teamwork, effective communication skills, and the ability to think strategically.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships
    • Natural ability to interact with children.
    • Strong client centered focus, with the desire to meet and exceed client expectations.
    • Critical thinking skills, with strong analytical abilities.
    • Must be adaptable and flexible.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • Strategic thinking skills with the ability to execute and achieve results.
    • Must display energy and creativity.
    • Self-motivated, with excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Clinical skills to include:
      • Functional assessments and/or analysis
      • Skill assessments
      • Behavior plans and protocols
      • Individualized goals and outcomes
      • Writing and submitting reports to funding agencies and team members.
      • Data analysis, progress measurement and treatment planning.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and abide by ethical guidelines and policies, including compliance with HIPAA laws and regulations.
    • Maintains professional boundaries with clients and their families, representing organization in a professional manner.
    • Must pass a thorough background check.
    • Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance is required.


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