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 Kids First Clinic Director is responsible for the daily operations of a UAMS Kids First site in accordance with the Kids First model, core values, and mission.
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
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy
Salary offered commensurate with experience
Directs the daily operation of a UAMS Kids First Clinic assuring compliance with all required regulations and standards.
Develops annual plan for community involvement, outreach, patient recruitment, and contact with referral sources.
Ensures expenditures are within established clinic budget. Makes recommendations for annual budget. Within authorized limits controls purchases, approves payments, assures accountability.
Recruits, interviews, and makes hiring recommendations for staff.
Sets clear performance expectations based on program model, evaluates, monitors, and manages performance of staff; including productivity.
Makes staffing assignments daily, observes, monitors, and evaluates performance of staff, students, and volunteers to ensure performance meets programmatic standards.
Consults with program managers on questions of model fidelity or appropriateness of clinical services.
Bachelors Degree in early childhood, child development, or a related field from accredited college or university Or a Bachelor's Degree in an unrelated field AND one of the following: Four years experience in early childhood, CDA credential, or Birth-PreK Credential
Two years experience in managing infant and toddler programs and/or directly supervising the work of others
Excellent communication skills with children and adults
Must have valid Driver's License
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. 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.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.
Stand: FrequentlySit: OccasionallyWalk: FrequentlyBend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: FrequentlyLift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
University Of Arkansas Medical Center