Job ID: 51280
Location: Woburn, MA
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Education: See Requirements
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are currently seeking a dynamic AUTISM SPECIALIST to join our team at our office in WOBURN, MA. The AUTISM SPECIALIST oversees Care Coordinators who provide telephonic triage and care management assistance of members with Autism Spectrum Disorders. (ASD) accessing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) benefit. The Autism Specialist will also be responsible for reviewing Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) Assessments submitted by providers for adherence to ASD “best practice” guidelines.
Provide peer-to-peer case consultation to BCBA network providers to support treatment planning and maximize member progress.
Act as a liaison with parents and the health care community to ensure continuum of care and support for members.
Facilitate clinical operations process to expedite linkage to care.
Train Autism Service team staff and network providers on proprietary care management platform.
Collaborate with Network Development to support recruitment and provider relations.
Participate in corporate quality improvement activities as needed.
Assist with special projects and administrative tasks as assigned.
Perform other duties as required.
Education: Master’s Degree in Mental Health field required
Licensure: Must be a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)
Relevant Work Experience: A minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience providing ABA therapy to children diagnosed with ASD.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must have experience supervising multiple staff
Must have strong organizational skills and understanding of systems analysis
Knowledge of Applied Behavioral Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Ability to multi-task especially when conversing with a member or provider while entering clinical data information onto ASG server
Must possess high-level written communication skills to complete required paperwork
Must demonstrate good computer, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
Must be self-directed and resourceful
Must maintain confidentiality and privacy with HIPAA along with state and federal guidelines
Must maintain record compliance within established ASD treatment guidelines
Must meet productivity requirements as established for the Autism Services team
** Work hours vary between 8 am and 6 pm to accommodate call center. Job may require additional hours to accomplish workload by deadlines.
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