Current Job Openings:

Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Worthington, OH

We are excited to announce that Step By Step Academy will be offering a full time, one year psychology post-doctoral training opportunity focused on the provision of services to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Delays. Step By Step currently offers outpatient assessment and counseling services, speech/language therapy and psychiatry to a broad range of child and adolescents. Additionally, services for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders also include center based interventions both in one-to-one and small group formats, out-reach and transition services, speech/language therapy and psychiatry.

Primary training will include, but may not be limited to:

Diagnosis and conceptualization, functional skills assessment and monitoring of treatment outcomes with additional exposure to intervention services in a variety of settings and modalities.  In the fall of 2014, Step By Step Academy will be opening a long term residential facility. Individual supervision, group supervision, didactic training and opportunities to participate in ongoing research will be provided.

Education:

  • Ph.D. or a Psy.D. from an APA accredited graduate program

Interested candidates should forward Curriculum Vitae, professional statement, and three letters of recommendation (one letter of recommendation must come from the director of clinical training at the applicant’s graduate program) to jobs@stepbystepacademy.org; or visit the employment page of our website at www.stepbystepacademy.org

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Product Design Development Coordinator - Worthington, OH

Reports To: Executive Director

Major tasks, duties and responsibilities:

This position designs/creates and coordinates various graphic designs, brand standards and video projects for internal and external audiences across print and electronic channels. Actively participates in the creative planning and implementation process of integrating marketing tactics to support the organization’s growth goals and corporate strategies utilizing graphic design and computer programs. Works in a highly collaborative team environment to promote the organization brand and provide marketing assistance to other departments.  This is a full-time, salaried, non-exempt position.

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  •  Use computer software to generate new images.
  • Mark up, paste, and assemble final layouts to prepare layouts for printer.
  • Draw and print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using computer.
  • Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.
  • Videotapes and edits program materials.
  • Videotapes program material for production using video camera equipment; makes technical decisions regarding such elements as appropriate lighting, shooting angle and placement and type of microphone.
  • Edits and assembles final visual/audio program material; ensures consistency and relevancy to production; monitors technical quality of end product.
  • Tests all equipment to determine technical quality of recording, audio and lighting apparatus prior to operation in the field.
  • Oversees the security, operation and maintenance of equipment utilized in shooting and editing.
  • Knowledge of field production techniques and standards.
  • Skill in visualizing and shooting concepts effectively.
  • Record video or audio media as needed, in addition to taking still photos.
  • Duties and responsibilities may change as a result of business needs.
  • Knowledge of and desire to participate in social media.
  • Ability to adapt in a changing media and technology landscape.
  • Ability to create non-article content – e.g. tweets, video clips, databases – for online.
  • Technology and/or web development experience preferred.
  • Works as part of the product development team that creates video products.
  • Generates and inserts on-screen text and graphics.
  • Sets up and place the lighting and the audio equipment for location work.
  • Maintains the video production equipment.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Exemplary Attendance
  • Excellent computer skills, including Desktop Publishing, graphic design software as well as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.
  • Creativity, flexibility and ability to take constructive criticism
  • Good eye for color, form and detail
  • Remain current with changes in software and graphic trends
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to remain on task
  • Ability to work independently with general direction
  • Flexible during times of change.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
  • Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, or off-site personnel/management

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Intervention Specialist - Worthington, OH - Newark, OH - Mt. Gilead, OH:

Step By Step is currently looking for Intervention Specialists for its Worthington campus and in Mt. Gilead, Ohio at Park Avenue Elementary

Major Tasks 

Primary job responsibility is to facilitate group instruction to students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Intervention Specialist will monitor and report on progress students make toward identified treatment goals, demonstrate an understanding and application of ABA principles and procedures, guide classroom support staff in assisting with group instruction activities and implementation of designated pull-out sessions, and will lead designated skill set/project meetings in collaboration with supervisors. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position.

Primary responsibilities

  • Facilitate group instruction opportunities consistent with students’ identified level of need and treatment goals, using the principles and procedures of ABA
  • Assist in the development of IEP objectives to ensure IEP and treatment goals are met for each student; goals will be submitted to the supervising Behavior Specialist or Clinic Director
  • Complete ASP & JP Quarter Reports and conduct quarterly meeting with parent/guardians
  • Implement specified teaching methods, record data accurately and chart individual student information
  • Create lesson plans for the current and following week; coordinate down- time activities
  • Follow and/or adapt state content standards per subject area to incorporate in group instruction periods, consistent with students’ identified level of need
  • Correctly implement and monitor classroom behavior management system and designated student’s specific behavior plans in collaboration with direct supervisor (as applicable)
  • Create and manage needed instructional materials for group instruction; maintain appropriate safety and structure to classroom environment
  • Assess students as needed (i.e. Direct Instruction, State Testing, etc. as appropriate/when indicated)

Qualifications

Education:

  • State of Ohio certification as Licensed Intervention Specialist

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Exemplary attendance
  • Independent decision maker
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and morale
  • Flexible, professional and neutral (when addressing behaviors)
  • Professional and effective communication with all

EOE

Step By Step offers competitive salary step contracts for teachers commensurate with experience, including excellent health, disability and life insurance programs. 

Part-time Outreach Home Community Services Practictioner - Immediate Opening:

Great opportunity for college students or those individuals looking for a part time job!

Many families need an in-home practitioner to work one on one with their child/adolescent diagnosed with autism.

Major Tasks

Primary job responsibility is to provide 1:1 mental health support to child/adolescent with autism in home and/or community setting.  The practitioners will also be responsible for collecting data, implementing skill development programs, and facilitating sibling interactions.

Practitioners will receive supervision from supervisors through observation and/or videos.

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • 2 years of college in education, psychology, etc. Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Education, or related field preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilites:

  • Exemplary attendance
  • Exemplary data collection, including, but not limited to:
    • Internal data collection
    • Billing
    • Homework
    • Pay related time keeping
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including organization and communication skills
    • Demonstrated clinical knowledge of many children with autism at different areas of the ASD spectrum
    • Demonstrated full treatment integrity when implementing behavior support plans
    • Understands, demonstrates and is consistent in prevention and CPI strategies to avert problem behavior

Previous experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred but not required for the right candidate. 

If you are looking for a rewarding and satisfying part time job in the autism field, please respond with an updated resume and references.

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Psychology Aide/Counselor:

Major Tasks

Primary job responsibility is to assist psychologist in basic duties. These duties may include the administration and scoring of psychological tests, writing reports, conducting psychological re-evaluations and assessment/diagnostic examinations, and administrative duties.  There also may be an opportunity to perform psychotherapy depending upon candidate’s qualifications and/or payor sources.  The majority of counseling services will be provided to a non-autism population, such as children, adults or adolescents with depression, anxiety, or behavioral disorders.  This position will provide case consultation to other professionalsCandidate must have a strong background in providing counseling/psychotherapy.  Schedule to be set by supervising psychologist.  This position will include a minimum productivity requirement (a minimum number of billable contact hours per week/month).  All clinical work is to be assigned and monitored by the supervising psychologist.          

Qualifications

Education:

  • LSW, Ph.D. highly preferred. Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, marital/family therapy, or counseling or equivalent. A bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field may be considered.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Exemplary Attendance
  • Experience with psychological testing (e.g., principles and practice)
  • Knowledgeable about autism, diagnosis, principles of psychology, psychopathology and
  • development psychology
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work under supervision
  • Knowledge of Child Protective Services
  • Experience with counseling adults, children, teens and families

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Full Time Behavior Technician - Worthington, OH - Newark, OH - Mt. Gilead, OH - Cardington, OH:

Roles and Responsibilities

Primary job responsibility is to work with children with autism in a small group classroom and to facilitate peer interactions; some 1:1 interaction as needed. This is a Full-Time, Non-Exempt status position.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Organize and maintain instructional area.
  • Prepare and keep reinforcement and needed materials accessible.
  • Delivers instruction following procedures learned from initial and ongoing training sessions and based on feedback given from supervisors.
  • Collect and analyze data accurately following SBSA procedures.
  • Maintain designated child’s program book.
  • Monitor designated child’s IEP/Treatment Plan objectives and the progression of goals.
  • Complete quarter review forms for designated child when assigned by Supervisors.
  • Conduct re-enforcer assessments and deliver reinforcement following principles as learned in initial and ongoing training sessions and based on feedback from supervisors.
  • Implements specific behavior plans as directed by supervisors.
  • Demonstrates accurate implementation of specific skill sets as taught in initial and ongoing training sessions and based on feedback from supervisors.
  • Identifies when interventions are needed for specific children and programs.

Requirements

  • Education: Minimum qualifications for the position of Behavior Technician Level I require that you have at least 2 years of college in psychology or related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exemplary attendance
  • High degree of flexibility
  • This is a physically demanding job that requires candidates to walk, run, sit, stand, reach, handle, crouch, crawl, lean, bend, lift above knees and life above shoulders

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Clinical Assistant – Elijah Glen Center:

Come join our experienced inter-disciplinary team, establishing Ohio’s only short-term residential treatment center founded on the principles of behavior analysis. The Clinical Assistant position would be ideal for full-time students persuing higher education.

Primary job responsibility of the Clinical Assistant is managing the execution of the weekend clinical treatment protocol in the crisis and stabilization residential program specializing in serving adolescents with ASD, and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities. This is a part-time, weekend position.

  • Assisting in functional behavioral assessments, including functional analyses under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • Managing the execution of Skill Acquisition Plans and Behavior Support Plans under the supervision of a BCBA
  • Conduct weekend crisis and stabilization technician team meetings
  • Conduct/rotate into treatment sessions with consumers when necessary
  • Record, graph and interpret problem behavior and skill acquisition data
  • Conduct weekend parent, teacher, and provider training under the supervision of a BCBA
  • Share “on call” duties with the BCBA and evening supervisors

Educational and Skills Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Social Work, Education or related field, required
  • Pursuing BCBA or BCaBA certification is preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding in behavioral principles and applying within a clinical setting
  • Clinical experience and knowledge of many clients with autism at different areas on the ASD spectrum
  • Experience in a clinical residential program structure is preferred
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with families, clients, staff and the public 
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including organization/communication skills
  • Exemplary attendance

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

Medicaid/Insurance Quality Billing Specialist:

Major tasks, duties and responsibilities: Determine initial consumer eligibility and review ongoing consumer eligibility, and follow up with staff to determine accuracy and for missing information. Create a process that ensures compliance, accuracy and efficiency for the position.

  • Previous experience with Medicaid and insurance billing and systems
  • Experience with Medicaid and insurance eligibility, coverage and benefits for consumers with online system
  • Demonstrated expertise with process creation and improvement
  • Experience with claims submission and audit processes, including 837 and 835 processing
  • Account receivable
  • Quality assurance
  • Knowledge of clinical terminology, ICD-9 and ICD-10
  • Medicaid and Insurance experience required

Medicaid/ Insurance Eligibility:

  • Uses intake/enrollment data to determine Medicaid and Insurance eligibility and benefits for consumer, using MITS and insurance online data
  • Contacts consumers to determine missing or inaccurate information
  • Inputs Payor/AR information into billing software and follows up with Admissions and clinicians to prepare for initial appointment
  • Customizes processes and procedures for position
  • Maintains and works to improve relationships with all contacts (consumers, clinical staff, Medicaid, MCP and Insurance reps to achieve excellent customer service)

Claim Posting and Payment Procedures:

  • Processes insurance and client payments accurately into billing software from ERAs, Provider EOBs and client statements
  • Knowledge of the expected payment for each of service from each insurance contract
  • Knowledge of compliance with the rules and regulations of each contracted MCP and Insurance Plan 
  • Audits claims in billing software, MITS and insurance software 
  • Tracks percentage of accounts receivable; knowledge of how to calculate days in AR and initiate calling insurance companies and clients

Qualifications and skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Education
  • Minimum qualifications for the position require at least a high school diploma, some or college or degree, preferred
  • Previous experience in Medicaid, Insurance Billing and Collections
  • Previous experience using ODJFS MITS Portal and 837 and 835 EDI processes
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Word

EOE

Step By Step offers an excellent compensation and benefit package commensurate with experience. Full-time employees receive 5+ weeks of paid time off and excellent health, disability and life insurance programs.

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Step By Step

445 E Dublin-Granville Rd

Building G

Worthington, OH 43085

Tel: (614)-436-7837

Fax: (614)-388-6473

Email: jobs@stepbystepacademy.org

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EOE