Child Development Technician ( Kids First Pine Bluff, AR)

Updated: about 7 hours ago
Job Type: FullTime

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Closing Date:

06/21/2024

Type of Position:

Social Sciences

Job Type:

Regular

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:


No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only ):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying 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
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

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Department:

COM | Peds Kids First Pine Bluff


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Summary of Job Duties:

This position is in Pine Bluff, AR
Kids First is looking for a Child Development Technician that loves children and wants to help them grow while learning. We need someone who is experienced in providing care and intervention to a group of young children birth to age 5 with developmental delays and special medical needs.
Kid 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.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED PLUS six (6) months experience working in the care of children
  • Other education can be substituted for experience including CCOT, CDA, AA, or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related filed.
  • Candidate must pass state abuse registry checks, drug screen, submit to a TB skin test and required immunizations or provide proof of immunizations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to identify educational and developmental needs of children
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with parents, staff, and other child care professionals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of early childhood curriculum


Additional Information:

Responsibilities: 

  • Provides quality direct patient care for a group of young children including serving mealtimes, assisting with feeding, diapering, and dressing. 
  • Providing 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.


Salary Information:

31,200 yrly/$15 hourly


Required Documents to Apply:

List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Proof of Veteran Status, Resume


Optional Documents:



Special Instructions to Applicants:


Recruitment Contact Information:


Please contact [email protected]  for any recruiting related questions.


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Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Adult Maltreatment, Child Maltreatment, Criminal Background Check, FBI Background Check, Sex Offender Registry, Substance Abuse Testing


This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 



Constant Physical Activity:

Hearing

Frequent Physical Activity:

Crawling, Crouching, Kneeling, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Walking

Occasional Physical Activity:

Sitting

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

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