Join our team!
We are currently looking for a compassionate, positive, upbeat person with professional communication skills to join our team of Behavior Specialists as they support clients in our residential, supported living, vocational, and alternative-to-employment programs. If you’re passionate about serving people with developmental disabilities and mental health needs, and you meet the minimum qualifications (below), we would like to hear from you!
This Behavior Specialist 2 position will be based in Albany, Oregon and provide behavior support services to adults and minors with developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Conducting Functional Assessments, writing Interaction Guidelines and Behavior Support Plans, training staff on positive behavior supports and Oregon Intervention System (OIS) philosophy and practices, and performing consultation, training and documentation to ensure compliance with support plans, licensing requirements, company quality standards, and Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs).
This is a full time position. Shifts may vary, but will most often be daytime, Monday through Friday, and include regularly-scheduled periods of remaining on call 24-hours.
• Master’s degree in the human services field plus at least three years of experience in the area of behavior supports for individuals with mental health needs and/or developmental disabilities; or an equivalent combination of education, certifications, and work experience relating to behavior supports for individuals with mental health needs and/or developmental disabilities. Experience as a children’s behavior specialist, consultant, therapist, or case manager is preferred.
• Demonstrate competence conducting Functional Assessments as well as developing and implementing support documents such as Interaction Guidelines, Behavior Support Plans, etc.
• Ability and willingness to solve problems by seeking out and collaborating with resources within and outside of Renew.
• Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of personalities and individuals including clients, guardians, healthcare professionals, and state and county officials.
• Verifiable verbal and written communication skills and computer/office technology skills.
• Oregon Intervention System (OIS) Agency Instructor certification. OIS Independent Instructor certification is preferred.
• Satisfactory criminal history check, meeting company policy requirements.
• Valid driver's license and a good driving record, meeting company insurance requirements.
• Must be able to frequently drive a personal and/or company vehicle.