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Developmental Healthcare Specialist

Company: University of Pittsburgh
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Developmental Healthcare Specialist (23001215) Educ-Office of Child Development - Pennsylvania-Philadelphia - ( 23001215 ) The University of Pittsburgh Office of Child Development is seeking a qualified Developmental Specialist, based in the greater Philadelphia area. The Specialist will provide on-site trauma-informed mental health consultation in Early Head Start classrooms and related community settings to teachers, parents, caregivers, and team members. The candidate will support the inclusion of infants and toddlers (birth-three) who may exhibit challenging behaviors, medical conditions, and/or developmental delays or disabilities. -Responsibilities include:

  • Provide and promote classroom wide social-emotional strategies/interventions
  • Observe referred children, create/implement developmental plans, and monitor progress
  • Collaborate with families and partnering agency
  • Link families to community services and programs
  • Facilitate professional development trainings and lead parent/family groups.The position will be based out of the Philadelphia Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center (COTRAIC) office. NOT PITTSBURGH CAMPUS.A Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, special education, psychology, social work, or related discipline required. A Master's degree in related field is preferred. Two to three years of teaching experience in early childhood education, intervention, development, or special needs preferred. Child Protection Clearances required prior to start. TB test within 30 days of hire. Act 33 and 73 clearances and TB test within 30 days of hire. The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all. Department Details The Office of Child Development is deeply committed to having staff with diverse backgrounds and identities in addition to staff who represent the make-up of the communities, schools, and families that we serve. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion in which diversity can thrive for all members within the University community. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people of all cultures, races, abilities, and backgrounds. Assignment Category Full-time regular Job Classification Staff.Child Development.III Campus Pittsburgh Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m Work Arrangement Remote: Teams working from different locations (off-campus). Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications Relocation Offered No Visa Sponsorship Provided No Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

Keywords: University of Pittsburgh, Philadelphia , Developmental Healthcare Specialist, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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