NHS Human Services is seeking energetic and compassionate people who want to grow their career in behavioral health services.
NHS Human Services (NHS)
, through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation's largest non-profit providers of community-based human services. With nationally recognized programs in multiple states, NHS offers a full range of integrated services to children and adults in the areas of Mental Health, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Juvenile Justice, Autism, Treatment Foster Care, Addictive Diseases, Education, Eldercare, and Traumatic Brain Injury.
NHS Human Services is hiring fee-for-service Therapeutic Staff Supports for its DuBois, PA
location. Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS) services are a prescribed medically necessary service under the Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Program as described in the Medical Assistance Bulletin, working with those ages 3-21. Therapeutic Staff Support services provide one-on-one interventions to a child or adolescent at home, school, day care, YMCA, other community-based program, or community setting when the behavior without this intervention would require a more restrictive treatment or educational setting. TSS will utilize child specific antecedent, behavioral/teaching, consequent and reinforcement intervention techniques, structured activities specifically for that child, de-escalation techniques and additional psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan.
Therapeutic Staff Support are responsible for implementation of specific interventions to stabilize the child or adolescent, lending support for family efforts to stabilize the child or adolescent and to promote developmentally and/or age appropriate behavior. Therapeutic Staff support are responsible to model intervention techniques for members of the treatment team (i.e., the parent, grandparent, care givers, teachers, Personal Care Aide) for the transfer of skills which allows for successful discharge of services. The TSS works with other members of the treatment team and other professionals working in the home or other community settings, this includes the family.
General Responsibilities Include:
- Work one-on-one with child or adolescent.
- Implements a behavior modification treatment plan targeting the recommendations from the psychological evaluation and developed by the family and the Behavioral Specialist Consultant or the Mobile Therapist. The psychologist will determine the setting for implementation of the treatment plan based upon medical necessity.
- Utilizing prescribed interventions as needed when the child exhibits problematic behaviors in each particular setting. Targeting child specific antecedent, behavioral/teaching, consequent, reinforcement strategies as identified in the treatment plan.
- Collects behavioral and program data during session, from each environment.
- Maintains contact with case specific Behavioral Specialist Consultant or Mobile Therapist.
- Maintains progress notes for every billable contact.
- Submits payroll weekly; including all county specific paperwork required with weekly submission.
- Will receive weekly supervision from an assigned clinical supervisor; half hour (30 minutes) per week for staff that work twenty (20) hours or less and one (1) hour per week for staff that work twenty (20) hours or more.
- Attends training as required; receiving the required minimum twenty (20) hours per fiscal year.
- May perform other related duties, when required or assigned.
This is a summary of basic job responsibilities and is not to be considered all-inclusive.
NHS Human Services is an EOE.