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Training at Autism Home Support

Autism Home Support Services believes in investing in our team so that our clients’ investment in us is most productive. Our initial training program includes classroom overview of autism spectrum disorder characteristics, professional conduct, and ABA basics. Autism Home Support Services uses a Skills Coach Competency Assessment to gauge and develop team members in key areas of competency such as:

  • Preparation/Structure of Session- Notes, organization, pace, transition, breaks, engagement
  • Table Work – Materials, use of SD’s, balance, consistency
  • Prompting –Appropriateness, fading, avoiding inadvertent, correction procedures
  • Data Collection – Data sheets, recording, flagging
  • Reinforcement – Pairing, role of self, differential, labeling, intonation, body language, facial,“working for”, preparation, FUN
  • Incidental Teaching/ Programmed Opportunities – Manding, intraverbals, environment, control of reinforcers, motivation
  • Behavior Intervention

AHSS requires all Care Team Members complete 30-40 hours of industry best practice online training including interactive quizzes.  Our methodology includes knowledge based and skills based evaluations as well as ongoing coaching. Quarterly refresher training include updates for First Aid, CPR, Prevention/Physical Intervention , and Teaching Methods. Training is offered for parents and others on a periodic Workshop Fee basis.

Individualized training by experienced Care Team Members and Supervisors is a core component of our program to assure that Care Team Member skills are developed and adapted to individual client needs and are developing to meet competency requirements over time.

Currently seeking:

Managed Care Contracting and Relations Manager

The Managed Care Contracting and Relations Manager supports the Operations of Autism Home Support Services (AHSS), by performing activities involved in insurance management, contacting physician groups, managed care organizations, and hospital systems. The position has responsibility for identifying and targeting strategic and transactional relationships with managed care organizations and insurance payers with the goal to have AHSS as in-network provider for mutually beneficial relationships. Responsible to maintain the database of organizations; negotiate contracts, continued relations with contracted managed care and HMO groups. Working with our finance organization, the Managed Care and Contracting Relations Manager negotiates economically sustainable rates and provides insurance partners with analysis and data to support strong relationships. This position works closely with the New Markets Manager, Finance Director, the Director of Insurance & Billing and, as needed, other members of the organization. Provides critical support in new markets by identifying resources and organizations to assure reimbursement success.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Educates AHSS on managed care, contracting and related protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Negotiates terms of contractual arrangements with physician groups, hospital systems, IPA, and managed healthcare firms within established limits. Negotiates contract renewals.
  • Participates in team meetings to review progress to budget goals and ensures issues are resolved.  Functions as an active team member by communicating ideas, concerns and issues, and using quality improvement techniques to improve performance.
  • Ensures provider database and documentation is up-to-date, accurate, and complete.
  • Plays a key role in researching and establishing additional markets for AHSS.
  • Serves as resource and trainer for insurance specialist team in all functional areas.
  • Analyzes changing business requirements; makes recommendations to management for process improvements as required.
  • Performs other related projects and duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the healthcare, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience in a healthcare organization, with a focus on contracting and financial analysis.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Word and Excel, with the ability to learn new software systems.
  • Knowledge of provider contracting, financial arrangements, and fee schedules, including understanding of healthcare reimbursement methodologies and guidelines preferred.
  • Excellent presentation skills required.
  • Maintains confidentiality and comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Benefits include:

Major medical, life, LTD, PTO, 401K, professional development allowance, work-at-home allowance, generous mileage policy, and bonus opportunities! We offer a competitive compensation package.

Apply now!

Recruiting Coordinator

Purpose of Position:

The purpose for the Recruiting Coordinator position is to assure that Autism Home Support Services (AHSS) has a high volume of quality Behavior Therapists and Board Certified Behavior Analyst’s (BCBA’s) talent. This role will be responsible for sourcing and pre-screening candidates and scheduling interviews. In addition, this role will also be responsible for ensuring that our recruiting process is efficiently and effectively managed. This position interacts closely with the following team members:

  1. Family Support Team to understand our client’s needs by area and networking
  2. Clinical Team to understand  recruiting needs and sources
  3. Client Services to provide Care Team information for scheduling

Reports to: Director, Talent Management

Qualifications:

  1. 2-5 years of recruiting and sourcing experience
  2. Attention to detail, strong Excel, Word and internet skills
  3. Experience using social media tools such as Linked IN, Facebook, Search Engines
  4. Knowledge of Chicago area geography, ability to use Google maps and other similar applications
  5. Excellent communication skills, sense of urgency and ability to respond to client needs and applicant inquiries
  6. Ability to thrive and remain calm while multi-tasking under time pressure
  7. Ability to develop relationships with schools, universities, and other Autism programs as sources of talent
  8. Proven ability to work in a team environment
  9. Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Responsibilities:

Key Responsibility: Recruiting Management

  1. Source, pre-screen, and present  qualified candidates to the organization
  2. Coordinate interview schedules including inviting candidates, coordinating interviewers and logistics
  3. Maintain recruiting databases and applicant tracking system for statistical analysis
  4. Coordinate and execute recruiting at universities (design strategy, maintain career services relationships)

Demonstrate our Core Values

  1. Results Driven: Sets high standards of performance and consistently strives to deliver the best results.
  2. Demonstrate both problem solving and problem-prevention skills.
  3. Demonstrate good communication skills.
  4. Maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to clients, families, AHSS personnel, and others.
  5. Demonstrate integrity and empathy.
  6. Team Player: Works collaboratively, seeks feedback, supports organizational goals and listens and learns from others.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Send resume, wage history, and availability to Lynn Green.

Client Services Scheduler/Coordinator

Location: Northbrook, IL

Autism Home Support Services has an immediate opening for a Client Services/Scheduler position. This role is to assure that Autism Home Support clients receive the number of hours of service that they desire and have been approved for via insurance. In addition, the Customer Service/Scheduler is essential in supporting our Care Team in meeting their job objectives for the number of hours they would like to work, in receiving training, and in scheduling time off appropriately.

This position interacts closely with:

  • Family Support Team to understand client needs by area
  • BCBA’s (Board Certified Behavior Analysts)/Supervisors to understand client needs by skill set and Care Team capabilities
  • Care Team Members to take feedback on schedules and desired hours as well as cancellations and rescheduling needs
  • Clients to take feedback on schedules and desired hours as well as cancellations and rescheduling needs

Candidates must have:

  • Attention to detail, strong Excel, Word, and internet skills
  • Agency scheduling of care team members/therapists experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Chicago area geography, ability to use Google maps and other similar applications
  • Excellent communication skills, sense of urgency and ability to respond to client needs and applicant inquiries
  • Strong project management, time management, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive and remain calm while multi-tasking under time pressure
  • Facility with email and phone
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Responsibilities include:

Maintain and manage the overall schedules of Care Team, including:

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) assessments
  • Regular therapy
  • Ad hoc respite needs
  • Team meeting schedules for BCBAs, Team Members, Parents, and Family Support Leads
  • Manage cancellations and reschedules
  • Communicate Schedule Updates via Calendar, email and phone
  • Serve as point of contact for all interactions with clinical team members, administrative associates, parents, and referral sources
  • Periodically request and update family and care team schedules in alignment with school holidays

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Board Certified Behavior Analysts for Children with Autism

Location: Chicago and surrounding suburbs, IL

Are you a bright, enthusiastic and compassionate BCBA who is interested in making a difference?  Would you like to be part of a team where your ideas and contributions are fully valued? Then Autism Home Support Services may be a great place for you!  We deliver on hopes and dreams through consistent, high quality in-home ABA services. We are a relatively new, but rapidly growing company providing ABA supports to children in the Chicago, surrounding suburbs, and Rockford areas. Our services are in high demand as a result of physician referrals and happy clients who tell their friends!

We currently have a team of over 25 BCBAs who provide assessment and plan development, consultation, monitoring and adjustments to children on the Autism Spectrum.  We have excellent professional development opportunities.

Full Time BCBAs: Assessment, plan development and monitoring, coordination with families/schools, training and coaching line staff; and completing progress reviews and plan adjustments.  Work from home!

Contract BCBAs: Up to 15 hours per week, assessment, plan development and monitoring, coordination with families/schools, training and coaching line staff and progress reviews/plan adjustments.

Benefits include: Major medical, vacation, professional development allowance, work-at-home allowance, and generous mileage policy, and bonus opportunities!  We offer a competitive compensation package.

For questions and consideration, email Lynn Green, Director of Talent Management: Lynng@autismhomesupport.com.

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Behavior Therapist for Autism (ABA)

Care Team Member for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ABA Behavior Therapist)

Are you an energetic, caring person with keen observational skills and ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) experience looking for a part-time position?

Responsibilities include 8-10 hours a week of structured one-on-one interaction/instruction with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in their home, school and/or a community setting. This may include maintaining and furthering skills from the child’s IEP (Individual Education Plan) and executing an AHSS Care Plan via ABA techniques as well as attending to physical needs of the child.  Behavior Therapists provides observational data based reports on the learning progress of their clients.

Behavior Therapists will receive training in working with children with autism including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy. They will be supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Our committed, experienced and caring leadership team wants to work with you!

  • Location: Chicago and all suburbs within a 50-mile radius (less than a 30 minute drive from your area)
  • Compensation: based on experience and education related to ABA therapy
  • This is a part-time position
  • Shifts will typically be 2-4 hours in length 3-8PM (limited daytime availability) and optional weekends
  • Experience with children with special needs required
  • ABA experience preferred
  • Psychology and education students preferred
  • Some college experience or AA, BS, or BA degree preferred
  • First Aid/CPR/ CPI training preferred

Autism Home Support Services wants you to join our team as we launch a new, technology supported service to families of children with autism in Northern, IL. Come participate in creating a new way of helping families of children with autism!

Compensation: $15-20 hourly depending on experience and education

Apply Now!