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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/20/2010
Job Category:
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Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Behavioral Data Analyst- Marcus Autism Center- Severe Behavior - (Job
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Job Description

In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served, the Behavior Data Analyst will organize and maintain data collection and statistical analysis system for program. They will assist with research activities and staff training.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Calculate reliability coefficients and summarize reliability data of various direct observation data collection systems.
  2. Assist in the monitoring and adjustment of routine behavioral assessments and protocols. Assumes responsibility for case-related activities in conjunction with the primary therapist (e.g., running analyze and compare programs, staff training, anticipating case related needs).
  3. Assist with the training of staff regarding data collection for assessments and treatment protocols.
  4. Utilizes safe and appropriate handling, management and guidance procedures when transporting or working with patients.
  5. Assist in the implementation of research protocols and maintenance of research literature and educational materials.
  6. Assist in the purchase and maintenance of supplies necessary for implementation of behavior protocols.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, or applied discipline, or two or more years of college level course work.
  • Experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment/treatment programs with developmentally disabled population is preferred.
  • Must be able to organize and manage time and manage multiple tasks.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of normal/abnormal growth and development throughout the age continuum.
  • Ability to provide, assess, interpret, and communicate age-specific data (in response to treatment protocols).
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of date of hire.

About Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA)

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is ranked as one of the top 3 children's hospitals nationwide by Child magazine and is among U.S. News & World Report's top pediatric hospitals. Children's is on Fortune magazine's elite list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" and is also recognized by Working Mother magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers".

Children's offers a variety of programs designed to help novice pediatric nurses and nursing students learn about our hospital and personally experience our environment of family-centered care.

Nurse Extern Program
The Extern program is a 10-week summer employment opportunity for nursing students interested in pursuing a career in pediatrics. Students acquire valuable knowledge of the highly specialized pediatric environment, establish valuable interpersonal relationships and make decisions regarding subspecialty practice, based on actual experience.

Pediatric Nurse Resident Program
The Pediatric Nurse Resident program transitions new graduates into our highly specialized pediatric environment. Every new graduate Nurse will participate in New Employee Orientation, Patient Care Provider Orientation and Preceptor-based unit orientation, creating a personalized learning experience. Throughout this program, Nurses will attend entry level pediatric classes, facilitated by clinical experts, and attend ongoing learning events during their first year.

Nurse Mentoring Program
The Nurse Mentoring program is designed to provide support, promote professional development, enhance communication and build relationships for newly-hired staff nurses as they are introduced to Childrens culture. During the year-long program, mentorees meet with their mentor on a regular basis, completing a program that includes developing confidence to question, peer relations, negotiation skills, and developing a career path.

Childrens Career Advancement for Nursing (CAN) Program
The Childrens Career Advancement for Nursing (CAN) process raises and supports professional excellence in clinical nursing practice. CAN is a clinical ladder which allows nurses to define their own career path through five levels of nursing. The program offers tracks for managerial or clinical careers, defines specific educational experiential requirements and allows each nurse to decide when and how to pursue those requirements.

Children's offers a Total Rewards Program that includes:

  • - Competitive compensation
  • - Flexible scheduling
  • - Health insurance including dental and vision plans
  • - Retirement plans with generous vesting and employer contributions
  • - Up to five weeks of paid time off each year including holidays
  • - Work-life and Wellness programs
  • - Educational assistance
  • - Professional development and more


For more information about Children's Healthcare of Atlanta or to view our current openings, please visit us at www.choa.org/jobs