Behavior modification asst

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  • Published date: October 1, 2015 08:15
    • Burnsville, Minnesota, United States

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State of Minnesota

BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION ASST$ 16.10-$ 22.28 hourly
Date Posted: 01/30/2015

Closing Date: 02/05/2015

Hiring Agency: Human Services Dept

Division/Bureau: DCT/CBS/MSOCS/Dakota Crisis

Location: Burnsville

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Posting Number: 15DHS000072

Employment Conditions: Permanent, Part-time , 75%

Work Shift: Rotating Shift

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: no

Job Grouping: Health Care & Human Services

Classified Status: Classified

What's Great About This Job:
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Job Description: This is a permanent, part time vacancy located in Burnsville, MN and is eligible for anticipated full employer contribution towards insurance benefits.

The Behavior Modification Assistant (BMA) is responsible for assisting in assessing individual's needs, developing and implementing residential and habilitation support plans with goals and methods, communicating with team members and other agencies, evaluating and documenting out-comes, and maintaining or modifying the plan and performing related work as required. The BMA serves as a principal provider of behavior modification services to the work site team.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have

__knowledge of behavior modification theory/techniques sufficient to design and/or implement behavior management components of treatment plans;

__knowledge of developmental disabilities and behavior problems sufficient to understand the physical and psychological limitations they put on human development;

__ability to read and write English sufficient to understand and follow directions, assist in the delivery of client programs, and write instructions for subordinate staff;

__ability to collect and summarize data sufficient to document program delivery and client progress by observing and charting behaviors and measuring the duration and frequency of inappropriate behavior;

__knowledge of therapeutic intervention techniques sufficient to control aggressive or violent behavior

__ability to provide ongoing work direction and training to other staff;

__ability to perform basic health care procedures, such as taking vital signs and administering medications.

Must pass background check.
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License
Must pass medication administration certification.
Must be able to perform all physical/essential requirements with our without reasonable accommodation.
Must pass all other required training.

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

Reference/background checks - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: -Be flexible and able to respond in a calm and confident manner in crisis situations.
-Knowledge of developmental disabilities or related conditions, mental health, traumatic brain injury and be comfortable working with individuals with a wide range of complexities.
Selection Process: The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.

If you have already submitted a resume to this database within the last 12 months that clearly identifies your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience, you do not need to submit another.

DHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, veteran friendly employer. DHS is committed to ensuring culturally responsive services and recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential. To build a diverse workforce DHS strongly encourages individuals with disabilities, people of color, American Indians and veterans to apply.
How to Apply: Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting. To apply for this position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job announcement. For additional information about the State?s selection process, go to .
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