Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network values who we are and who we serve. We recognize that each person is different, with different skills, background, knowledge, and experience. As a result, Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network is committed to fostering an open, inclusive, and supportive environment that welcomes and embraces diversity in all forms.

Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network is a community health facility in Central Texas providing services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance use disorders. We serve McLennan, Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, and Limestone counties.

Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network strives to develop and equip all staff with Trauma-Informed Care knowledge and competency-based skills. Trauma-Informed Care means treating the person as a whole, taking into account past trauma and the resulting coping mechanisms when attempting to understand behaviors. Our goal is to provide effective treatment as well as improving the quality and impact of care.

The Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for the Challenging Behavior Program and the grant funded HHSC focused autism treatment program provides community and clinical based comprehensive and/or focused treatment to children, adolescents, and adults with IDD, including Autism.  Services include assessment of the purpose of challenging behavior, language, self-care, social skills, academics, behavior function, etc.; development, training, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring of behavior intervention plans; development and updating of treatment objectives; consultation to schools and families; and client, staff and family training. Position requires extensive hands-on behavior intervention directly with clients, parents, and staff. Clients present challenges that may include lack of communication skills, physical aggression, property destruction or self-injurious behaviors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions
  • Excellent written communication and computer keyboarding for inputting clinical documentation.
  • Excellent verbal communication with clients, staff, and community providers.
  • Time management and organization required to meet service goals.
  • Local travel to client homes, school, group homes, and other community settings. 65% of time will be spent traveling locally and 35% of time will be spent on regional travel.
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, keyboarding for prolonged periods, and lifting up to 30 lbs.
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified.
  • A valid Texas driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation to get to work is required.
Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree with Board Certification as a Behavior Analyst required.
  • Experience providing behavior support beyond the work provided for certification purposes preferred.
  • 1 year of case management and/or IDD experience preferred. 
  • Required license or certification:
    •  Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM other hours as needed
Salary: $72,000.00
Location: Position 375: 312 S 4th Street, Waco, TX

Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
12 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**

Department: Developmental Services
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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