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Requisition #:  2842     
Name of Location:   Marcus Autism Center
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday 





To work as an integral member a multidisciplinary team conducting parent focused interventions with families of infants and toddlers who are at risk of having an autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disability.  In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served, the Behavioral Clinical Specialist 1 will provide clinical or research services for patients, assist in the orientation of new staff, and perform clinical and research duties as indicated for specific projects.    


  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, speech communication or allied discipline.
  • Must have experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment/treatment programs with developmentally disabled population or population with behavior disorders.   
  • Must possess mastery in daily procedures, data collection, and treatment implementation including specific experience in managing and collecting behavioral data.
  • Knowledge of normal/abnormal growth and development throughout the age continuum required.
  • Theoretical understanding and philosophical appreciation for behavioral and or developmental intervention in a clinical setting.
  • Must possess strong organization and time management skills along with the ability to manage multiple tasks.  Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent clinical and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • BLS certification is required within 30 days of hire


Assist research and clinical staff in the implementation and or development of treatment protocols. Responsible for ensuring treatment protocols are carried out; Monitor the implementation of treatment and intervention procedures. 

Assist in the orientation of new staff/students to department procedures and data collection procedures.  Assist in the development of staff/student training programs. 

Conduct initial evaluation/screenings, as required, for specific programs.

Conduct training sessions for caretakers for implementation of treatment procedures.

Collect, develop and maintain documentation, records and reports for active cases.  Protocol dissemination – timely dissemination of protocols and revisions, management of protocols and reviews, appropriate review of protocol prior to distribution. 

Perform clinical duties as indicated for specific research projects.

Participate in fidelity maintenance and multidisciplinary activities. 

Assist in the development of unit activities.



Location Address:  1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Allied Health - Behavior Treatment




Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 575 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children's has been ranked on Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for eleven consecutive years and named one of the "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.

About Children'S Healthcare Of Atlanta

The center is designed to provide the necessary infrastructure for investigators conducting pediatric clinical research to improve the quality of care and develop better treatments for Georgia's pediatric population. The center's facilities include: A four-bed inpatient research unit A four-bed outpatient research unit A core research lab Research pharmacy services Led by Howard Katzenstein, M.D., Medical Director of the Children's Research Center/Associate Professor of Pediatrics for the Emory School of Medicine and Christine Spainhour, R.N., R.R.T., C.C.R.C., Clinical Research Unit Manager, the Children's Pediatric Research Center strives to become a leading pediatric clinical research facility. The Children's Pediatric Research Center is a new clinical interaction research site of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI). The ACTSI is a multi-institutional partnership led by Emory University. To effectively translate scientific discoveries into the clinical setting, ACTSI was collaboratively developed through a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology.

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