• Child Care Technician

    Posted Date 6 days ago(5/16/2018 6:41 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-42944
    Category
    Patient Care
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    COM Kids First Newport Staff
    Post End Date
    5/31/2018
  • Overview

    This position is located in Newport 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 Development Technician assists the Early Childhood Development Specialist 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
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary $17,957 annually ($8.63 hourly)

    Responsibilities

    1. Provides quality direct patient care for a group of young children including serving mealtimes, assisting with feeding, diapering, and dressing.
    2. Provides developmentally appropriate behavioral guidance within daily scheduled activities.
    3. 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.
    4. Establishes exciting learning environments for young children and apply curriculum to address the objectives contained in each child’s treatment plan.
    5. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma/GED PLUS at least six (6) months of experience working in the care of children 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field.
    • Child Care Orientation Training (CCOT).
    • Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

     

    Candidate must pass state abuse registry checks, drug screen, submit to a TB skin test and required immunizations or provide proof of immunizations.

     

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 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, Outdoor Weather Conditions
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological

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