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The Arc of Opportunity

Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts

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Day Habilitation Clinician - Part Time

Job Listing Details

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Apr 28 2017
Part-Time 4 Hours/Week
Wages $28.78 Hourly

Reports directly to the Division Director of Day Habilitation and Family Supports and serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team.  The Day Habilitation Clinician will be responsible for the clinical/behavior assessment, behavior plan development, and staff training. 

**Position hours - Total of 4 hours a week, must be completed anytime Monday - Friday (9am - 3pm)

To Apply: 

Please send resume and cover letter to applications@arcofopportunity.org

Responsibilities

  • Monitor Day Habilitation participants progress and adjust recommendations.
  • Perform 90 day and ongoing assessments to address clinical/behavior needs.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work within state regulatory guidelines.
  • Provides input and assist in determining intake, transfer and discharge decisions regarding individuals utilizing program/services.
  • Provides leadership and training support to developmental specialists.
  • Organizes and facilitates staff training on various clinical topics.
  • Enhances and promotes The Arc of Opportunity’s strategic initiatives, overall brand and organizational mission and values through positive promotion and representation while actively engaging in professional networking.
  • Attends all necessary individual specific meetings including Risk and Team as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in psychology. At least one year’s experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities required. Experience working with individuals with Mental Health preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record and CORI are required at all times during employment with The Arc of Opportunity.
  • Functional and situational reasoning ability to gather and apply factual information, exercise sound judgment, problem solve and apply principles of influence systems such as motivation, team building, accountability, coaching/counseling of staff and
  • Cross-functional communication skills, which convey clear direction, desired results and vision to staff, individuals/families served, government agencies, community partners, funding sources, and senior management.
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Possess the dexterity and/or functional ability to operate a computer and a variety of office equipment.
  • Ability to exert light to moderate physical effort which may involve lifting up to 25 pounds, pushing and/or pulling objects of similar weight.