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This position is located in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The Early Childhood Development Specialist provides an individualized developmentally based early intervention for a group of children birth:five years with special health care needs and developmental delays at a UAMS Kids First clinic. S/He works as a member of a physician directed interprofessional team to implement the planned treatment and achieve developmental services goals outlined in each childA?s treatment plan. Salary offered commensurate to experience.Ensures quality of individualized developmental services provided at KIDS FIRST. Provides leadership for the developmental services of assigned treatment room(s) in a manner that is child:centered, family focused, demonstrates evidence:based or best practices for early childhood, and promotes continual quality improvement. Establishes rich learning environments for young children and utilizes curriculum to address the objectives contained in each childA?s treatment plan. Assures continual supervision of children assigned to his/her care and compliance with daily ratio. Assure developmental services and documentation are compliant with the guidelines set forth by KIDS FIRST, UAMS, Child Care Licensing, AFMC, CHMS, DDS, DDTCS, Arkansas Department of Health, CARF and other accrediting organizations. Accepts other duties as assigned based on clinic need. Works collaboratively and communicates effectively within the team; engage families as members of the treatment team. Collaborates and communicates with families, therapists, nurses, social workers, director, other clinic staff, and contractors to provide the best quality of care and optimal outcomes for each child. Encourages families to take an active role in supporting their childA?s development using the principles of Family Centered Care.Supports the academic mission of the Kids First program. This includes participation in the training of students and pre:service professionals, education and outreach to stakeholders, families served, and community partners. May perform other duties as assigned.Bachelors Degree AND documentation that 12 hours of coursework in Early Childhood, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or Child and Family Studies has been completed plus six (6) months of documented experience working with children OR state accreditation in Early Childhood Special Education or current Child Development Associate Certificate.Stand: FrequentlySit: OccasionallyWalk: FrequentlyBend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: FrequentlyLift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 : 50 lbsUse hands to touch, handle, or feel: FrequentlyTalk: ContinuouslyHear: ContinuouslyTaste or smell: OccasionallyRead, concentrate, think analytically: ContinuouslyPhysical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Outdoor Weather ConditionsNoise Level: ModerateVisual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuityHazards: Biological


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