Employment Opportunities

Centre for Neuro Skills

Position: Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Location: Bakersfield

Company Description

Since 1980, Centre for Neuro Skills® (CNS) has delivered postacute medical treatment, therapeutic rehabilitation and disease management services with specially-trained staff for individuals recovering from acquired brain injury (traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumours, infection, poisoning, hypoxia, substance abuse, ischemia, etc.).

Our cost-effective, patient-centered programs maximize treatment effect, learning generalization and stability of gains in real-world settings. The goal: to facilitate skill acquisition and help each patient resume a normal rhythm of living.

CNS offers a broad menu of rehabilitation services through its individualized treatment programs. Case managers, therapists, nurses and physicians work as an integrated team with patients and their loved ones to meet and achieve rehabilitation goals.

CNS Programs and Services Include:

• Postacute In-Patient Rehabilitation

• Community-Based Residential Rehabilitation

• Neurobehavioral Rehabilitation

• Stroke Rehabilitation

• Physical Therapy

• Occupational Therapy

• Speech and Language Therapy

• Educational Therapy

• Counseling

• Nursing

• Outpatient and Day-Treatment

• Assisted Living Services

• Community Re-Entry Assistance

• Disease Management and Treatment

• Multi-Cultural Programs and Services

• Family-Oriented Education Classes

• Home Evaluations

Minimum Education Required for Position

Master's Degree

Minimum Certification Required for Position

BCBA Required

Job Description + Responsibilities

Laugh, create, give, and love. These are just a few of the positive words of affirmation that describe the culture at Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS). We work together as a team and continually inspire each other to lead positive change, learn, and grow. Our commitment to research, innovation, and advances in technology drives us to reach for what could be possible. Every day is a new day to smile, do, and change. We are passionate about our work and making a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

Since 1980, CNS has provided post-acute medical treatment, rehabilitation and disease management, and offers residential, inpatient, outpatient and assisted living programs. Locations include Bakersfield, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston.

Our facilities have been honored many times by the prestigious Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF International) for excellence in therapeutic programs, staff education, patient treatment, and leadership. We also conduct research on brain injury and recovery, with a dedicated, in-house team of Ph.D. researchers who collaborate with major U.S. universities. Please see our moving corporate video, "The Story of Centre for Neuro Skills" at http://www.neuroskills.com/about-us/tour-cns.php.

Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS) helps people with brain injury find hope, independence and a meaningful life - and you can play a key role in that journey as a Behavior Analyst.

As a Behavior Analyst, be an integral part in the rehabilitation programs as you develop and monitor individual behavior treatment programs for the clinic, residential and extended care patients. Work is full time during the weekdays (7:30am - 4:30pm) and may require some on-call work. Work is performed primarily at the clinic, the residential site, and minimal time in the community. The residential site may be a home and/or an apartment complex which may have two stories; if two stories, the top story is accessible by one flight of stairs.

A high degree of accuracy in documentation and observation, adaptability to a variety of situations, strong organizational and communication skills, decision making and an ability to evaluate situations as they occur is needed for this position.

Salary, Benefits, + Opportunities

The company offers a competitive salary and benefits, paid time off, extended sick leave, medical insurance, paid holidays, and 401(k). Relocation assistance available.

Starting salary $72k.

Other Requirements


Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Behavior Analysis or related field of expertise

Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst or Board Certified Behavior Analyst preferred or eligibility for certification.

Working knowledge of rehabilitative care required.

Prior direct care experience working with the brain injury population of persons served is preferred.

Prior experience as Neuro Rehabilitation Specialist, Supervisor, Residential Treatment Coordinator, etc. preferred.