Developmental Specialist II
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Bethel , AK 99559
Posted 5 months ago
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) is located in the Southwestern Alaska town of Bethel, with a total of approximately 6,000 people. YKHC supports 1500 employees, providing the health services to a primarily Yup'ik Eskimo Native population for an area the size of Oregon. Services are provided through a Bethel located hospital and 50 clinics throughout the YK Delta.Position Summary:
This position provides early intervention services to families of eligible children age 0-3 in the YK Delta. This position assists in evaluation, reporting and interventions for infants and toddlers in the region. This position administers eligibility testing, developmental assessments, report writing, development and implementation of the IFSP, and all transition services under the supervision of a DS III. This position organizes family contact, family follow up, play groups, other service involvement such as school special education teachers and Head Start educators. This position is a member of the ILP team and provides value added ideas, quality control, service excellence, and ILP standard excellence. Village travel is required.
Minimum Education: Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education with licensure, enrolled in a Masters degree program in Early Childhood Special Education with 6 Child development credits completed and 3 units in Child assessment completed.
Minimum Experience: 1 years of experience working in a field of Early childhood or preschool activity, teaching birth to three. Knowledge of typical and non typical child development. Home visiting experience preferred. Experience with Special Needs children highly desired.
Licensing/Certification: Type A certification or applicable license. Infant CPR. Membership in professional organizations encouraged. Meet criteria for registration as SEED level 9. Eligible for an NPI number and able to bill Medicaid for TCM.
Equipment/Tools: SEED screening tool. ASQ. ASQ-SE, ELAP, HELP or other evaluation tools as appropriate.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
Training in Neuro developmental treatment, Applied Behavior Analysis, Positive Behavioral Supports, Language Instruction, specialized strategies and trainings, leading play groups. Training in Infant Mental Health and Trauma based care desired.
May supervise a Developmental Specialist I.
Generous PTO beginning at 4.5 weeks
Ten paid holidays
Comprehensive healthcare coverage
Life and Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Employee Wellness Center
YKHC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.
Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants who meet minimum requirements according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.
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