Behavior Assessment Specialist - Flagstaff, AZ (BCS-Flagstaff)

Flagstaff, AZ, USA Req #1755
Monday, February 5, 2024

Looking to build a lasting career?  Join a team that is inclusive and embraces all individuals. Intermountain Centers is one of the largest statewide behavioral health and integrated care organizations in Arizona. What does building a lasting career look like?

  • Top-level compensation packages
  • Exceptional health, dental, and disability benefits
  • Career and compensation advancement programs
  • Student loan forgiveness programs
  • 401k company match
  • Bilingual pay differential
  • Holiday, PTO and employer paid life insurance
  • Clinical licensure supervision and reimbursement
  • Evidence-based treatment approaches, training, and supervision
  • One of the first fully vaccinated COVID-19 workplaces in Arizona

Intermountain Centers and its statewide affiliates, Community Partners Integrated Healthcare, Pinal Hispanic Council, Intermountain Health Center, Intermountain Foster Care, Behavioral Consultation Services and MHRI Housing are currently recruiting career-minded individuals interested in opportunities within the largest adult and child service continuum in Arizona.

General Summary:  The Behavior Assessment Specialist (BAS) is responsible for assessing behaviors, identifying behavior intervention strategies and developing behavior plans to facilitate positive behavior change.  The Behavior Assessment Specialist (BAS) is a program team member providing direct treatment services to children, youth and families, while implementing Intermountain Centers Behavior Consultation Services’ applied behavioral program.


  • Conducts observation and identifies behaviors for intervention using behavior assessment tools.
  • Develops behavior assessments (Functional Behavior Assessment) and analyses data to develop behavior plan, i.e., Antecedent/Behavior/Consequence (ABC).
  • Supports parents, temporary caretakers and school staff, in working with children and youth in achieving positive behavior change.
  • Provides direct services and skills training to children, youth and their families.
  • Provides consultation to community and family teams regarding behavior intervention strategies.
  • Provides training to family and community teams on how to implement teaching strategies outlined in behavioral plans.
  • Maintains client files in accordance with requirements and contractual standards.
  • Completes progress notes, using the appropriate codes, in Electronic Health Record (EHR) within 24 hours of service.
  • Completes daily mileage logs and submit to supervisor for approval monthly.
  • Maintains an approved schedule and acceptable level of attendance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or necessary as it relates to the general nature of the position.


  • Education – Master’s degree in a field related to Behavioral Health preferred. Bachelor’s degree in a field related to Behavioral Health required.
  • Experience - One (1) year full-time direct applied experience working with individuals with challenging behaviors or applied behavior analysis experience preferred.


  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • DPS Level I fingerprint clearance (must possess upon hire and maintain throughout employment).
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certification, if required (must possess upon hire and maintain throughout employment).
  • Current, valid Arizona Driver’s License and 39-month Motor Vehicle Report and proof of vehicle registration liability insurance to meet insurance requirements, if required.
  • Initial current negative TB test result, if required (Employer provides).

Questions about this position?  Contact us at HR@ichd.net

ICHD is an equal opportunity employer.  ICHD does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, race, sex, gender, religion, national origin, creed, tribal affiliation, ancestry, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, socio-economic status, claims experience, medical history, physical or intellectual disability, ability to pay, source of payment, mental illness, and/or cultural and linguistic needs, as well as any other class protected by law.

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Flagstaff, AZ, USA