As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.<br /><br />Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Child Development Specialist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. <br /><br />The CDS works with children ages birth to four with developmental delays and their families as part of the Montgomery County Infants & Toddlers Program (MCITP). The CDS provides family counseling and training to address the social emotional need of children utilizing a home-based family coaching model.<br /><br />The Child Developmental Specialist: <br />1. Assist in scheduling eligibility and family assessments. <br />2. Provides family counseling and training to address the social emotional need of children utilizing a family coaching model. <br />3. Educates families about MCITP services and obtain background information as needed for assessment report. <br />4. Participates in eligibility and family assessments and assist in the development of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). <br />5. Administers social emotional assessment tools, interpret results and write reports. Conduct clinical observations in homes, child care centers and the community. <br />6. Provides service coordination to families and collaborate with other professionals on multidisciplinary teams. <br />7. Collaborates with community partners such as Child Welfare Services and Early Head Start regarding support for children and families. <br /><br />Qualified candidates will possess: <br /> Master's degree in social work or related field. <br /> Minimum licensure of LGSW or LGPC; LCSW or LCPC preferred.<br />Active BLS CPR card<br /><br />Work Schedule:<br /><br />This is a 32 hour position, either four 8-hour days or five 6.5 hour days.<br /><br />At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:<br />• Work life balance through non rotating shifts<br />• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise<br />• Free Employee parking<br />• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)<br />• 100% Coverage for inpatient care – at Adventist HealthCare facilities<br />• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide – after copay<br /><br />Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.<br /><br /><b>Tobacco Statement</b><br /><br />Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.<br /><br />Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.<br /><br /><b>Equal Employment Opportunity</b><br /><br />Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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