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Behavior Specialist (Monday-Friday, Days)

Los Angeles, California
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Behavior Specialist Highlights:


  • This position does not require weekend, night, or holiday shift coverage.
    • Rogers holidays observed include New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Christmas Day, and a floating holiday.
  • This position does not require coverage for on-call shift rotation.
  • This position does not require assisting patients with ADLs (activities of daily living).



Position Overview:

At Rogers Behavior Health, behavior specialists are valued members of the interdisciplinary team and collaborate directly with providers, therapists, nurses, dieticians, and educational specialists to meet dynamic patient care needs. Our clinics offer Partial Hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Out-Patient (IOP) programs that range from three to six hours of treatment per day, five days per week.

Behavior Specialists train and work with program therapist to implement Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Exposure-Based Therapy interventions.

Applicants must have an interest in working in a behavioral health setting, however specific experience is not required. Upon hire, behavior specialists receive extensive orientation related to their role and Rogers Behavioral Health's treatment modality.




Partial Hospitalization: Monday - Friday 8AM-430PM

Intensive Out-patient: Monday - Friday 10AM-630PM



Job Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Prior to working with patients, the behavior specialist must attend and participate in CBT Academy and other clinical trainings as deemed appropriate by the clinical director. The behavior specialist must complete annual CBT, DBT, and other clinical trainings provided by Rogers Behavioral Health talent and development department.


  • The behavior specialist must understand and participate in providing patients with CBT, DBT, and Exposure-based therapeutic interventions based on Rogers Behavioral Health clinical standards of care while under the supervision of the clinical director.


  • The behavior specialist must participate in weekly supervision sessions with the clinical director, supervisor, or lead therapist. In addition, they must participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings by providing communication related to the patient, family/support system, and utilization review needs.


  • The behavior specialist must complete medical record documentation within agency requirements of time related to treatment plans, outcome assessments, psycho-social information, and other pertinent patient care data. This includes but is not limited to the documentation of mental health services according to applicable local and federal regulations and state payor expectations.


  • The behavior specialist must support changes in staffing/scheduling when program or patient care needs require.


  • The behavior specialist must participate in projects, tasks, and opportunities to improve skills and expand competency.


  • The behavior specialist must adhere to the standards of the Rogers Behavioral Health Employee Behavioral Contracts.


  • The behavior specialist must be fully vaccinated for COVID unless approved for medical or religious exemption.



Education/Training Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree required in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, or related field.
  • Preferred experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Exposure-Based Therapy.
  • Completion of Non-violent Crisis Intervention and Basic Life Support training prior to direct patient care. Annual re-recertification is required.
  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication.
  • Must pass pre-employment background and drug screen.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.



  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, etc.) for positions of 30 hours or more per week.
  • Childcare reimbursement offered for positions of 20 hours or more per week.
  • Gainshare bonus based on company goals.
  • 401k with matching contribution that is fully vested from day 1.
  • Loan relief, tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities.



Rogers Behavioral Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit provider of highly specialized psychiatric care. Rogers offers evidence-based treatment for children, teens, and adults with OCD and anxiety, addiction, depression and other mood disorders, eating disorders, trauma, and PTSD. Backed by more than a century of experience, Rogers is leading the way on measurement-based care and use of clinical outcomes. Rogers provides residential care and has three inpatient facilities located in southeastern Wisconsin. Rogers also offers outpatient services in a growing network of communities across the U.S. 


The System also includes  Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation , which supports patient care, programs, and research; and  Rogers InHealth , an initiative that works to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges. For more information, visit  . 




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  • Job Reference: 701174444-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Rogers Behavioral Health
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent