Easterseals Bay Area (ESBA)
Since 1927, Easterseals Bay Area (ESBA) has been leading the way to ensure individuals and families affected by disabilities can live, learn, work and play to their full potential. Headquartered in Pleasant Hill, CA and with nine sites throughout the Bay Area, ESBA, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, serves 24 counties in Northern California, and is an affiliate of Easterseals Inc. which assists more than a million people through a nationwide network. ESBA provides individual behavioral services to approximately 3,500 clients with developmental disabilities and special needs, and has a specific expertise in serving clients diagnosed with autism.
ESBA is both a provider of services and, more importantly to its growth, a manager of a network of providers for those diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
ESBA strives to improve the quality of life for the clients they serve and their families by providing the most advanced and comprehensive treatment services focused on evidence-based interventions. Key services provided include Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), therapeutic services, early childhood services, and comprehensive autism services.
Mission: Leading the way to ensure individuals and families affected by disabilities can live, learn, work, and play to their full potential.
Purpose: Changing the way the world defines views and treats disabilities so that every person can achieve their full potential.
ESBA’s Values: Courage, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence
ESBA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that identifies as a high growth startup with the goal of leading the charge in autism services. ESBA seeks employees who are agile, innovative, can work with dynamic market forces, drive change and work collaboratively. Qualified candidates must be forward thinking, hard workers, quality focused and possess strong executive presence. As ESBA transitions to a data-driven environment, it will be important that this individual is comfortable working in a fast paced, technology-enabled company that is moving towards a performance driven culture.
Essential Job Functions:
Under general supervision of Therapy Manager, provides in-home or clinic based intervention for children with developmental delays, disabilities, and/or autism spectrum disorders.
Assesses, evaluates, and consults on child’s developmental progress using discipline-specific assessment tools.
Develops individual client goals and treatment plan based upon child and family’s needs.
Completes billing in a timely manner
Responsible for meeting productivity requirements for billable sessions.
Provides suggestions and educational materials through written and verbal communication to their parents/care providers.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team at Easter Seals as well as other providers who support that child.
Supports parents in learning ways to foster their child’s unique development.
Provides other resources and makes referrals to other support services as needed.
Completes necessary documentation within required time frame, including treatment notes and progress reports.
Remains current regarding new research, current trends and developments in special education and related fields.
Attends staff meetings, in-services, trainings, and other meetings as requested.
Completes additional job duties as assigned by Supervisors/Management.
Attaining and achieving position competencies in relation to role responsibilities.
Minimum Education, Experience & Training Equivalent to:
Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Two or more years of related experience preferred; strong CF candidates considered for some locations
Understanding of typical development
Experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities
Some programs require at least one year experience working with children under the age of three years.
Home based clinicians must be able to travel to multiple work sites, requiring reliable transportation needed as well as proof of valid driver license, current auto insurance identification card, and an acceptable driving record per NIAC standards
Qualifications (Skills, Abilities, Licenses):
Current California SP license; ASHA certification (CCC-SLP).
Sensitivity to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
Able to engage children and families, and work with very active children on the floor
Ability to work in a team oriented setting and collaborates with peers/leadership.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; American Sign Language or bi-lingual ability preferred.
Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion pertaining to the work environment.
Ability to appropriately interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations of ESBA.
Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
Knowledgeable and skilled in computer/word processing software.
A commitment to the values of the organization while demonstrating good judgment, flexibility, patience and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.
Ability to obtain and maintain criminal record clearance through the Department of Justice and must pass a TB test.
Must have valid California Driver’s License and maintain a clean driving record.
Ability to obtain CPR certificate.
Ability to obtain clearance through the Office of Inspector General.