Research Analyst II

Location
Nashville, Davidson County
Posted
Jan 24, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time


Description

Are you interested in autism and cutting-edge therapy techniques?

 
Become a part of our professional intervention team that includes Speech Language Pathologists, Board Certified Behavior Analysts and Clinical Psychologists.
 
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center has several immediate openings for early interventionists as part of a new, multi-site treatment efficacy study. These individuals must have a bachelor's degree, and some experience with young children with autism. Those hired for these positions will receive comprehensive, hands-on training to become highly skilled in the implementation of a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment for toddlers with a diagnosis of autism. Interventionists will be responsible for providing daily, intensive intervention to toddlers with autism in their homes under the supervision of board certified behavior analysts. Candidates must be willing to work full time in the Clarksville / Fort Campbell area. As no compensation for travel is available, these positions are best suited for individuals living in Clarksville or the surrounding area.
 
If interested, please complete an application online and submit your resume before calling the contact person listed below for more information.
Elizabeth Gardner, SLP
(615) 343-1725

Key Functions and Expected Performances:


1. Implementation of a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment for toddlers with a diagnosis of autism

    1. Achieve fidelity of treatment standards for intervention implementation thru comprehensive hands-on training provided by our clinical research staff that includes Speech Language Pathologists, Clinical Psychologists and Board Certified Behavior
    2. Maintain fidelity of treatment standards for intervention implementation thru periodic treatment session review with supervisory staff
    3. Provide daily, intensive intervention to toddlers with autism in their homes (in the Clarksville, TN area) under supervision of a board certified behavior analyst
    4. Follow a scheduled treatment day that includes both morning and afternoon intervention sessions
    5. Develop forms and questionnaires for tracking and collection of data
    6. Maintain daily, detailed records of services provided
    7. Create and disseminate informational materials to study participant families
    8. Present information, respond to questions and give instructions to participant families in a professional manner 
Additional Information:

This is a full-time position.

Salary is dependent upon years of education and experience.

Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.

Vanderbilt is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and Vanderbilt policy, smoking is prohibited in all buildings on Vanderbilt property and on the grounds of the campus with the exception of designated outdoor smoking areas.
 
Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer
 


Basic Qualifications


Job requires Bachelor's and 2 years of experience or the equivalent.





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Primary Location TN-Nashville-One Magnolia Circle

Organization Vanderbilt Kennedy Center 104218




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