Current Job Openings:

Medicaid/Insurance Quality Billing Specialist

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

 

 

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

 

To apply:  send resume and cover letter to jobs@stepbystepacademy.org

 

EOE

 

Outreach Behavior Specialist/Behavior Analyst

Major tasks, duties and responsibilities

Primary job responsibility is supervision of consumer’s behavioral health or educational needs as directed and approved by the Director of Outpatient Behavior Clinic (OBC) for home, community, and school- based treatment along supporting supervision, training/evaluation of the Home and Community Services Practitioners (HCSP) behavior analytic interventions.

General Expectations

  1. Management responsibilities for skill acquisition, including but not limited to:
    1. Conducting skill assessments and educational assessments to develop and monitor individualized treatment in coordination with the consumer’s funding
    2. Assessing Outreach consumers to ensure they are making progress toward treatment/educational goals
    3. Training parents, professionals and HCSP
    4. Establishing and monitoring the progress of treatment goals through ABPAthfinder or other data collection methods for behavior analytic services provided in the home, community or school.
  1. Management responsibilities for behavior reduction, including but not limited to:
    1. Assessing challenging behavior as reported by the parent, school personnel or HCSP Tasks include but are not limited to conducting descriptive assessments experimental assessments, developing behavior function-based support plans, monitoring the implementation of behavior support plans.
    2. Educating and training HCSP, Behavior Technicians, school personnel, parents and outside providers on behavior support plans and general classroom management techniques.
    3. Educating and training parents and other providers (as applicable) on behavior support plans.
  1. Additional responsibilities including but not limited to:
    1. Monitoring and managing reports/reviews for caseload on the appropriate review schedule
    2. Referring appropriate situations and issues to the team Case Manager.  Communicating as a team to appropriately meet consumer and family needs.
    3. Determining, requesting/coordinating, delegating and distributing necessary materials for treatment needs.
    4. Co-conducting research studies (descriptive or experimental designs) to further the field’s research and present at local conferences
    5. Follow the designated schedule of supervision per consumer on his/her caseload
    6. Attend consultation meeting with supporting Psychologist, monthly at minimum
    7. Monitoring and providing feedback on procedural and professional growth of all HCSP (following the evaluation schedule mentioned below); identify HCSP’s goals and monitor progress in collaboration with the Outreach Home and Community Services Manager.  This includes but is not limited to the evaluation of data collection, program and procedural applications through video review and direct observations, lunch/recess/daily routine performance, specific and general behavior plan implementation, professionalism, attendance, billing errors, etc.
    8. Maintaining and managing the “Team Meeting Notes” training binder and ensure dissemination of info
    9. Answering all questions from the supervised staff within one week.
    10. Receive, assist in development, and work towards goals developed by the Director of OBC.
    11. Attending mental health meetings

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Social Work, Education or related field required
  • BCBA certified
  • 3-5 years’ experience implementing/supervising ABA based educational and behavioral programming and curriculum development
  • Exemplary data collection
  • Proven training abilities (one-on-one overlap, team teaching, or in a group)
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge of many children with autism at different areas of the ASD spectrum
  • Exemplary attendance and professionalism

EOE

Full Time Behavior Technician - IMMEDIATE OPENINGS IN MARION, MT GILEAD

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 Support is high school graduate or GED; Behavior Technician Level 1 requires 2 years of college
  • 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.

Stabilization Technician - Elijah Glen Center

Primary job responsibility is to provide care and treatment for adolescents with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities in either a 1:1, 1:2 or small group environment. While facilitating behavioral interventions to support the adolescent in crisis, ongoing treatment will be provided to drive favorable outcomes for the adolescent to move towards a less restrictive environment.  This is a Full-Time or Part-Time position.

Hired Stabilization Technicians will receive intensive training in all areas of the job requirement. Two weeks of intensive training will occur prior to working with an adolescent.

Behavioral Treatment Role

  • 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. Input behavioral data through the ABPathfinder system. Identify when interventions are needed for specific adolescent programs.
  • Monitor designated adolescent’s ISP/Person Centered Plan objectives and the progression of goals. Complete review forms for designated adolescent 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.
  • Proficient in the implementation of behavior support plans
  • Required to obtain and maintain crisis management certification. ST will utilize these techniques only as taught and approved by licensed staff.
  • Proficient in completing compliance paperwork accurately such as physical restraint paperwork
  • Organize and maintain instructional area. Prepare and keep reinforcement and needed materials accessible.
  • Demonstrates accurate implementation of specific skill sets as taught in initial and ongoing training sessions and based on feedback from supervisors.
  • Fill out Trouble Shooting forms when necessary and implement all interventions given by the supervisor.
  • Attend video reviews given by supervisor and attend meetings to ensure ongoing professional development.

Supervisory Care Role

  • Help support the adolescent in keeping their own personal items, laundry, bedroom and bathroom organized and clean.
  • Help support the adolescent during off campus times such as doctors’ appointments and community outings.
  • Provide supervision and behavioral supports during times of visiting with family, friends, and possible funders of services.
  • Supporting the adolescent in bathing and toileting.
  • Lunch and Dinner will be provided to the Stabilization Technician as they eat alongside of the adolescent.

Other

  • Provide non-treatment supports towards the daily success of the center such as administrative or cleaning task.
  • Uses professional language when describing the adolescent and/or behaviors.
  • Lift and transport adolescent across the room or as necessary while maintaining their safety.
  • Participate in all fundraising activities through distribution of materials and information.
  • Actively participate in one fundraising event per quarter.

There are 3 shifts available for this position.  First shift is 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; second shift is 3:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and third shift is 11:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Shifts will run Mon-Fri, Tue-Sat or Wed–Sun.

ANTICIPATED START DATE IS October 30th  , 2014 FOR AN ANTICIPATED CENTER OPEN DATE OF NOVEMBER 17th, BUT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Education:

High School diploma/GED required; college preferred

Skills:

Primary job responsibility is to provide care and treatment for adolescents with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities in either a 1:1, 1:2 or small group environment. While facilitating behavioral interventions to support the adolescent in crisis, ongoing treatment will be provided to drive favorable outcomes for the adolescent to move towards a less restrictive environment. This is a Full-Time or Part-Time position.

Education:

High School diploma/GED required; college preferred

Skills:
Excellent attendance

Ability to complete trainings and utilize that information in daily therapies
Ability to perform emergency medical procedures when necessary
Ability to accurately document required therapy data
Communicates self in a professional manner with coworkers and parents
Ability to follow all EGC’s policies and procedures
Intermediate computer skills

EOE

Intervention Specialist - Worthington, OH - IMMEDIATE OPENINGS IN WORTHINGTON – Paid breaks throughout the years and paid summers off!

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. 

Speech-Language Pathologist – Worthington, OH IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Step By Step is currently looking for a Speech Language Pathologist for its Worthington campus

Roles and Responsibilities

Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, this center-based speech-language pathologist will provide prevention, assessment, and remediation services for consumers who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency. These services are designed to help consumers meet their specific goals and include, but are not limited to:

  • With assistance from the Speech and Language Pathology Manager, organizes a program that addresses local school speech-language goals.
  • Designs, selects and/or modifies special curricula/therapy content.
  • Selects/implements evidence-based practices which support the goals and objectives of the speech, language and hearing program.
  • Uses evidence-based methods and techniques appropriate to stated objectives.
  • Uses a variety of equipment, materials, devices and aids.
  • Uses systematic and evidence-based intervention strategies to foster communicative competence.
  • Provides feedback and reinforcement to consumers.
  • Adjusts intervention strategies based upon consumer performance.
  • Uses systematic procedures for review of consumer progress.
  • Changes activities on basis of consumer progress.
  • Adheres to all local, state, federal regulations and ethical practices
  • Works cooperatively with school personnel to accomplish the goals/objectives of the local education agency.
  • Applies a systematic model to facilitate the organization of the speech-language program within the center.
  • Collaborates with center staff, such as Program Managers, Clinic Directors, Psychiatrist and Psychologists, to best meet the needs of all consumers.
  • At the direction of the Speech-Language Pathology Manager, attend IEP meetings.
  • Collects data for program planning and decision making for consumers.
  • Modifies therapeutic instructional approaches and other functions from data gathered during therapy.
  • Submits reports which meet local and state requirements.
  • Implements the service delivery model most appropriate to the consumer.
  • Provides activities commensurate with students’ interests and aptitudes.

Qualifications

  • Masters in Speech-language pathology with at least 1 year experience (may consider a strong CFY candidate)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • ODE certificate (or eligible for application)
  • State of Ohio License in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Knowledge of devices and autism a must
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exemplary attendance
  • High degree of flexibility

EOE

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

Nurse

Step By Step and The Elijah Glen Center have multiple openings for Nurses for all shifts, including weekends.  This is a part-time or full-time position with shifts in 8, 10 or 12 hour increments.

Major Tasks

Responsible for providing basic patient care, working under the supervision of SBSA’s Psychiatrists and Psychologists.  Administrative support of Psychiatrists and Psychologists as needed.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

Primary responsibilities

  • Gather and record patient information regarding medical records, insurance details, and completion of any other pre-treatment formalities
  • Gather and record health details and/or changes of patients in appropriate manner in patient charts
  • Take and record patient vital sign: pulse, temperature, blood pressure, height, weight, etc.
  • Schedule appointments, both new and follow-up
  • Create new patient charts
  • Administer TB tests to staff
  • Responsible for all intake paperwork/procedures
  • May be called in clinical buildings to assist with ill or injured consumers
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • LPN or RN (preferred) licensure for state of Ohio.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Previous medical office experience
  • Exemplary attendance
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, demonstrating professionalism with both co-workers and parents and consumers
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to stay focused
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to follow all SBSA policies and procedures
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Professional telephone etiquette
  • Type 40 wpm

When applying, please note which 1st, 2nd, 3rd or weekend only shifts desired.

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 forcollecting 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.

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445 E Dublin-Granville Rd

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Worthington, OH 43085

Tel: (614)-436-7837

Fax: (614)-388-6473

Email: jobs@stepbystepacademy.org

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EOE