Developmental Specialist II
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp


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Developmental Specialist II

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (www.ykhc.org)

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.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education with licensure, enrolled in a Master's 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.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: May supervise a Developmental Specialist I.
Benefits Include:
  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center
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Additional Information:
ID:13379Location:BethelDepartment:Family Infant Toddler ProgramEmployment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, 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.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at YKHCRecruitment@YKHC.org or phone (907) 545-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?org=YKHC&cws=41)



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