Location: Marystown H&CS Building (Remote Work Opportunities)
Child Management Specialist
Childrens & Women's Health - Intervention Services
Remote Work Opportunities
Temporary, Full Time (until November 1, 2024, with possible extension)
75 bi-weekly (8-hour days)
CG38, ($36.00 - $40.16)
21 September 2023
28 September 2023
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.
NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people. NLHealthServices.ca
The Child Management Specialist (CMS) develops and oversees the delivery of home-based early intervention programs, including the Intensive Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Home Therapy Program. The CMS provides advice, direction and support to families/caregivers in meeting the needs of children with significant developmental challenges. The CMS may also provide advice to community organizations seeking support to meet the need of children with developmental challenges. The CMS administers standardized developmental assessments, conducts comprehensive behavioral assessments and designs individualized behavioral and skill teaching programs. This individual will also provide group and individual training events for caregivers and support staff, train families and caregivers in the implementation of individualized programs and prepare client reports.
This position works closely with other relevant professionals in the social, health, and education fields and partners with community agencies in promoting optimal development and community inclusion for individuals with developmental and behavioral challenges.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts objects up to 10 lbs. Regularly required to drive to and from clients' homes/work sites. Regularly requires fine finger/precision work and sitting at a computer.
Regularly requires a higher-than-normal level of attentiveness/alertness for visual and auditory concentration.
Graduation with a Bachelor's Degree with a Major in Psychology OR a Master's Degree in Clinical, Experimental, Developmental or Counselling Psychology (a related clinical Master's Degree as determined by the employer may be considered) is required.
Applicants currently enrolled in the above-noted Master's program may be considered.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in individual program planning and design, functional analysis, child development, treatment ethics, applied behavioral analysis, developmental disabilities, skill teaching strategies, psychometrics.
Demonstrated skills in developing and maintaining therapeutic rapport with parents, caregivers, and children.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills, case and time management skills, analytical skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships.
A valid Class V driver's license and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
Employees, to review your attendance record please refer to your employee portal on the Intranet for details. The attendance record is only available to employees who are currently in positions that accumulate sick time.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit.