Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

 

Autism Specialist for ADOS Administration

BRAINS is seeking an autism specialist trained to perform the ADOS to join our unique program of services through Behavioral Resources And Institute for Neuropsychological Services. This position could be part-time, or part-time with expanding to full time as caseload builds. BRAINS provides comprehensive services for children and families, infants through primarily middle adulthood. In a unique venture, BRAINS has developed an interdisciplinary team of experts working collaboratively.

Responsibilities could include administration of the ADOS and working with doctoral-level psychologists to determine diagnostic clarity for children from toddlers through adolescents. Basic proficiency in computer use and technology for electronic medical records purposes is required. This position will require Friday hours on a regular basis; however, scheduling of specific hours can be coordinated to meet both clinical and employee needs.

Qualifications Include: Individuals with experience in autism spectrum disorders, with preference given to individuals with a master’s level degree. Preference will be given for applicants with expertise and/or interest in childhood development, including developmental delays such as speech/language delays and autism. Preference also is given to individuals who already have training/experience with ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale), however, if a qualified candidate has experience with autism spectrum disorders, but is not yet trained, formal training may be supplied as a benefit of the job.

Description of the organization: BRAINS is an organization that has provided collaborative services for several years. We are accredited by the Committee for Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF). BRAINS works with individuals ranging from infancy through late adulthood, however, a majority of the clients served are looking for treatment for their children with challenges in behavior or mood regulation, have a neurodevelopmental disability, and families experiencing marital and/or family tension, or are seeking support. To meet these needs, the company is expanding services, enhancing interventions in the community.

Compensation: It is expected that this position is part-time (or will begin as part-time) with the clinician being available 10-20 hours/week. This position is to provide services on Fridays and Mondays, with some opportunity for additional hours in the future, if desired. Compensation to be determined based on qualifications. Please send resume and cover letter of interest Attn: Stephanie Speierman, Director of Finance, via e-mail (support@brainspotential.com) or faxed to 616-365-8971.


ABA Tutor

BRAINS is excited to announce that we are hiring a part-time ABA tutors/behavioral technician to provide high quality, evidence-based, one-on-one direct applied behavior analysis therapy for children ranging in age from 18 months to 19 years diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. BRAINS provides comprehensive services for children and families, and launched an in-home Applied Behavior Analysis program in September 2017. ABA sessions will occur primarily in the client’s home, with occasional sessions in the community and at BRAINS. Tutors will be supervised weekly by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Applicants must have some evening and weekend availability.

Responsibilities Include:
• Implementing a treatment protocol developed by the BCBA
• Responding correctly to target behaviors
• Managing challenging behaviors
• Monitoring treatment fidelity and outcomes
• Accurate and reliable data collection
• Accurate and timely completion of treatment notes in the electronic medical record
• Engage in frequent communication and collaboration with the Behavior Analyst
• A passion for working with children and adolescents and be able to maintain an engaging, safe, and fun environment while adhering to treatment protocols.

Qualifications Include:
• A high school diploma/GED is required
• A Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, or a child-related field is preferred
• Preference will be given to candidates who are RBT certified
• Individuals who are interested in obtaining a graduate degree in Behavior Analysis or a related field are highly preferred
• Must also have experiencing interacting with children and a willingness to play/be enthusiastic
• Work experience under the supervision of a BCBA in an early intensive behavioral intervention program is also preferred, but not required
• Applicants must also have a reliable means of transportation, an acceptable driving record, and pass a criminal background check.

Description of the organization: BRAINS is an organization that has provided collaborative services for several years. We are accredited by the Committee for Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF). Beginning June 2008, pre-doctoral neuropsychology students are enrolled in the APPIC pre-doctoral internship program. BRAINS works with individuals ranging from infancy through late adulthood, however, a majority of the clients served are looking for treatment for their children with challenges in behavior or mood regulation, have a neurodevelopmental disability, and families experiencing marital and/or family tension, or are seeking support. To meet these needs, the company is expanding services, enhancing interventions in the community.

Salary Range: This is a part-time position that will require evening hours. Pay is $16/hour.

Please send resume and cover letter of interest Attn: Stephanie Speierman, Director of Finance, via e-mail (support@brainspotential.com) or faxed to 616-365-8971. (Calls regarding this position not accepted.)


Childhood Therapist

BRAINS is seeking a therapist (social worker or psychologist) to join our unique program of services through Behavioral Resources And Institute for Neuropsychological Services. This position could be part-time or full time and will provide therapy services to children under the age of 10 and their families. BRAINS provides comprehensive services for children and families from infants through primarily middle adulthood. In a unique venture, BRAINS has developed an interdisciplinary team of experts working collaboratively.

Responsibilities could include individual outpatient treatment. Basic proficiency in computer use and technology for electronic medical records purposes is required. Outpatient positions can require afternoon-evening hours, Fridays and Saturday times, especially as your practice builds. However, scheduling of specific hours can be coordinated to meet both clinical and employee needs.

Qualifications Include: Individuals with experience in outpatient therapy, Fully Licensed in Clinical Social Work or Clinical Psychology. The candidate must be licensed by the State of Michigan. Preference will be given for applicants with expertise in early childhood development, pediatrics, including developmental delays such as autism. Experience in DIR/Floor-time, Play Project, or other child-led models preferred.

Description of the organization: BRAINS is an organization that has provided collaborative services for several years. We are accredited by the Committee for Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF). BRAINS works with individuals ranging from infancy through late adulthood; however, a majority of the clients served are looking for treatment for their children with challenges in behavior or mood regulation, have a neurodevelopmental disability, and families experiencing marital and/or family tension, or are seeking support. To meet these needs, the company is expanding services, enhancing interventions in the community.

Compensation: BRAINS is one of the highest paying and benefit-eligible companies in West Michigan for full-time employees. We have a highly competitive compensation plan with high pay and a 401(k) plan for all employees both full time and part-time.  For full-time employees, there are additional benefits including health insurance, dental/vision insurance, and short term/long term disability insurance and life insurance. It is expected that this position will begin part-time with the therapist being available 15-20 hours/week. Full-time would require availability 35-40 hours/week (averaging 26 billable hours a week; scheduling 30 clients a week on average). Compensation is based on a percentage of fees collected with opportunities for growth within the company if desired. Please send resume and cover letter of interest Attn: Stephanie Speierman, Director of Finance, via e-mail (support@brainspotential.com) or faxed to 616-365-8971.