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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Support Staff Intake Coordinator

BRAINS is a growing multidisciplinary mental health practice located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. At BRAINS, we are committed to providing the highest level of clinical and professional expertise through the use of a compassionate team approach. Our support staff team has an immediate opening for an energetic, detail focused, team-player that excels in a busy and fun environment.

This is an entry level, full-time position working as a member of a team to support 25+ clinicians. Experience in a mental health or medical setting is preferred, but not required. On the job training is provided and a candidate who is eager to learn will be set up for success in this position! This position will focus on customer service and managing paperwork processes. This position is the entry level position at BRAINS with room to learn more advanced skills, take on additional responsibilities, and grow within the company. Our front office is a fast paced, team environment that works hard to provide excellent customer service and support to the clinical team.

Responsibilities Include:
• Providing orientation and welcoming clients into the clinic
• Basic support staff duties including answering phones, scheduling clients, client checking in/out, and daily paperwork for multiple providers in multiple disciplines
• Supporting 25+ clinicians across multiple disciplines
• Managing incoming and outgoing paperwork
• Interfacing with the community via phone, face to face, and the internet
• Calculating cost estimations for services and interpreting insurance benefit information
• Working with clients & staff to secure complete intake paperwork
• Maintaining HIPAA and ensuring the protection of Protected Health Information (PHI)
• Assisting in explanation of benefits to clients daily
• Report to Support Staff Manager and Billing Manager

Qualifications Include:
• Detail oriented with the ability to also multi-task
• Outstanding organization skills and time management
• Data entry and Microsoft Office skills
• Ability to quickly and accurately analyze information
• Positive attitude and professionalism
• Knowledge of billing software and medical billing systems preferred but not required
• Entry level or basic medical billing knowledge preferred but not required
• Medical billing and reception experience preferred but not required
• Flexible availability, including some evenings and weekends

Description of the organization: BRAINS is an organization that has provided collaborative services in the Grand Rapids community for over 12 years. We are accredited by the Committee for Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF) and hold ourselves to the highest standards in the industry. Our core values are expertise, high standards, compassion, hard work ethic, and team approach. It is expected that all employees will model these core values every day in order to maximize the potential of families seeking services at BRAINS as well as to provide the best work environment for our employees.

Salary Range: This is an entry level full-time position with benefits. Hours will be Monday through Friday 8:15am-5:15pm.

How to Apply: Please submit a resume via email or fax to BRAINS, Attn: Becca Serrano, email – rserrano@brainspotential.com or fax – 616-365-8971. (Calls regarding this position and resumes submitted through third parties such as Indeed or ZipRecruiter are not accepted.)

 

Child and Adolescent Therapist

BRAINS is rapidly growing to meet community needs and 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 is full time and will provide therapy services to children under the age of 12 and their families. We provide mentoring/in house professional development, health insurance, life insurance, short/long term disability insurance, a 401(k) plan, and more.

BRAINS provides comprehensive services for children and families from infants through primarily middle adulthood. Most clinicians at BRAINS have a specialization in one section of the lifespan, and there is opportunity to grow your practice based on your passion and expertise.

The right candidate will be:
– Fully licensed (LMSW, LPC, or LLP) in the state of Michigan
– Eager to learn within a multidisciplinary team
– Outpatient counseling preferred, but not required
– Experienced with developmental disabilities
– Comfortable using a computer and EMR for note completion
– Available to work afternoon/evening hours and possibly Saturdays to grow your practice (though specific hours can be tailored for both therapist and clinic needs)

Compensation: BRAINS is one of the highest paying and benefit eligible companies in West Michigan. 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 be available 40 hours/week (averaging 30 billable hours a week; scheduling 33 clients a week on average). Please send resume and cover letter of interest Attn: Stephanie Speierman, Director of Finance, via e-mail (sspeierman@brainspotential.com) or fax to 616-365-8971.

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.

 

 

Entry Level ABA Behavior Technician – Training Provided – Part Time

BRAINS is looking for a part-time ABA behavioral technician/tutor to provide Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children ranging in age from 18 months to 19 years diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. ABA is a high quality, evidence based, one on one, form of behavior therapy that focuses on improving specific behaviors such as social skills, communication, and functional living skills through positive reinforcement. ABA is a common therapeutic intervention for individuals with autism. Preference will be given to applicants with ABA experience; however, prior ABA experience is not required and training will be provided. ABA sessions occur primarily in the client’s home or school, with occasional sessions in the community. Tutors will be supervised weekly by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Tutors pursuing BCBA licensure will have the opportunity to accrue restricted and unrestricted supervision hours. Seeking candidates with flexible schedules that have availability at least 2 days during the week. ABA sessions take place Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. (5 p.m. during the summer months). Part time hours range from 10-25 hours per week based on experience and 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
• Engage in frequent communication and collaboration with the Behavior Analyst
• A passion for working with children and adolescents and the ability 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 (registered behavior therapist) 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 and interact with them energetically
• 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 since 2007. We are accredited by the Committee for Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF). BRAINS serves individuals ranging from infancy through late adulthood who experience challenges in behavior or mood regulation and neurodevelopmental disabilities, as well as families experiencing marital and/or family tension. To meet these needs, the company is continually expanding services and enhancing interventions in the community.

Salary Range: This is a part-time position of 10-25 hours per week, with pay beginning at $16/hour.

Please send resume and cover letter of interest Attn: Joan Rozeboom, ABA Assistant, via e-mail (jrozeboom@brainspotential.com) or fax 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 is 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. The position will require afternoon and evening hours and may include 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 be available 35-40 hours/week (averaging 30 billable hours a week; scheduling 33 clients a week on average). Compensation is based on a percentage of fees collected with opportunities for growth within the company if desired. Salary may also be an option for the right candidate. Please send resume and cover letter of interest Attn: Stephanie Speierman, Director of Finance, via e-mail (sspeierman@brainspotential.com) or faxed to 616-365-8971.

 

Psychology Post-Doctoral Residency

To read more about BRAINS Postdoctoral Residency Program, click here.

BRAINS is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our one-year postdoctoral residency in Clinical Psychology with the potential for a second year of training. This residency is for the 2020/2021 year and is designed to provide advanced training in Clinical Psychology with emphasis in psychological assessment and developmental disabilities. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to make a commitment to join the practice after successful completion of licensure in Michigan.

BRAINS provides a multi-disciplinary diagnostic and intervention service for children with complex learning and behavioral disorders, both neurological and neurodevelopmental in etiology. Children are referred by schools, clinics, practitioners in the community, and medical providers. This position is based in the outpatient Assessment Clinic at BRAINS which provides neuropsychological diagnostic services for children with neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, learning disabilities, developmental aphasia, autism, and mental retardation, and for neurological disorders such as epilepsy, Tourette Syndrome, late effects of head trauma, sequelae of infectious diseases such as meningitis and encephalitis, congenital disorders such as agenesis of the corpus callosum and hydrocephalus, degenerative, metabolic, and genetic disorders, and CNS effects of cancer and its treatment. Psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety, and conduct disturbances especially in children with possible attentional and learning difficulties, and somatoform disorders are also commonly seen.

The resident’s experience combines clinical, didactic, and as available research activities. Depending on the resident’s interests, opportunity for community presentations and supervision of pre-doctoral students may also be available. Didactics include neuropsychological/psychological assessment seminars, as well as, specialized training in treatment approaches. Under the mentorship and supervision of licensed psychologists, the resident can tailor the program to meet his/her career goals.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-approved program, preferably in clinical psychology, and an APA approved or APPIC internship. It is expected that the applicant will have internship level training in psychological assessment.

This program is not participating in the match; interviews will be conducted until the position is filled.

To apply, send a letter of professional goals, a current curriculum vitae, two redacted psychological report samples, and three letters of reference (preferably two clinical supervisors and one academic/research mentor) to:

Stephanie Speierman
BRAINS
3292 N Evergreen Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Email: sspeierman@brainspotential.com
Fax: 616-365-8971