Child Development Technician UAMS Medical Center Searcy

Title Child Development Technician
Date 2020
Company UAMS Medical Center
City Searcy

Short Description :

Child Development, or a related field Implements developmental services and completes documentation compliant with guidelines set forth by KIDS FIRST, UAMS, Child Care Licensing, DDS, Arkansas Department of Health,and other accrediting organizations ,…

Full Description :

Overview:

This position is located in Searcy, Arkansas

KIDS FIRST serves children with special healthcare needs ranging in age from six weeks to five years. In our pediatric day healthcare clinics, children diagnosed as having a medical condition known to place them at risk for developmental delays and disabilities receive intensive intervention.
The Child CareTechnician assists the Early Childhood Development Specialist (ECDS) in providing care and intervention to a group of young children birth to age 5 with developmental delays and special medical needs.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
Salary: $29,120 annually ($14 hourly) Responsibilities:
  • Provides quality direct patient care for a group of young children including serving mealtimes, assisting with feeding, diapering, and dressing.
  • Provides developmentally appropriate behavioral guidance within daily scheduled activities.
  • Follows the direction of the ECDS to provide individualized developmental services of their assigned treatment rooms in a manner that is child-centered, family focused, and demonstrates evidence-based or best practice.
  • Establishes exciting learning environments for young children and apply curriculum to address the objectives contained in each child’s treatment plan.
  • Implements developmental services and completes documentation compliant with guidelines set forth by KIDS FIRST, UAMS, Child Care Licensing, DDS, Arkansas Department of Health,and other accrediting organizations.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED PLUS at least six (6) months of experience working in the care of children

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Child Care Orientation Training Certification (CCOT)
  • Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field
Candidate must pass state abuse registry checks, drug screen, submit to a TB skin test and required immunizations or provide proof of immunizations. Physical Requirements:Stand: Frequently
Sit: Occasionally
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 2650 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Outdoor Weather Conditions
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Biological

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