• Program Specialist

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 10:18 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Area of Interest
    Pediatric Specialty Care
    PSC Point Pleasant
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Pediatric Specialty Care has an exciting opportunity for a Program Specialist!


    For 20 years, Pediatric Specialty Care has been successfully caring for medically fragile and technology dependent children. Our goal is to enable children with special needs to realize their fullest potential in a nurturing and supportive environment. It is evident to our residents and their families that whether we are helping to transition a child back to their family’s home or celebrating a resident’s small, yet miraculous achievement, we are deeply committed to their physical, psychological and spiritual well-being every step of the way.


    We are currently seeking a Program Specialist to be responsible to assist in planning, organizing, and developing IHP/ISP in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations, and as may be directed by Administrator, to ensure that highest degree of quality resident care can be maintained at all times.

    Day-to-Day tasks include, but are not limited to:

    • Provide hands on activities to residents, individual and group, according to activities calendar
    • Assist staff in ensuring safety of ambulatory/mobile residents by offering activities
    • Work with interdisciplinary team to identify behavioral /health and safety concerns
    • Assist in developing Health and Safety/ Behavior Support Plans
    • Responsible for compiling information for monthly and quarterly documentation
    • Learn the IHP/ISP Timeline over the course of 6 to 12 months
    • Develop and train staff on behavioral/health and safety plans


    • Associate’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years' experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities (Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2 years' experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities)
    • Experience working in a long term care or hospital setting
    • Experience with pediatric population
    • Must be 21 years or older



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