Behavioral Edu and Dev Spclst
Location: East Providence
Posted on: January 15, 2022
The Behavioral Ed Development Specialist reports to the Director
Behavioral Education. Under general supervision participates in the
needs assessments development and delivery of competency based
education continuing education and training programs to enhance
knowledge and skill of direct care staff throughout Bradley
Responsibilities:PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates with the Director Behavioral Education in the
development of new or revised curricula and associated training
materials to support basic continuing education and advanced
training programs for direct care staff throughout Bradley
Hospital. Duties include:
Conducts assessments to evaluate the need for specific training or
Evaluates recommends and coordinates the implementation of
innovative care delivery practices techniques and methods.
Plans implements present and evaluate formal educational
experiences within the Hospital and in the community.
Collaborates with Clinical Managers to develop implement and
evaluate orientation continuing education and preceptor
Supports the development implementation and evaluation of
patient/family specific patient-care practices.
Participates in the selection training and evaluation of
Participates in the development of measures of direct care
Develops reviews and validates practice regulatory standards
policies and procedures.
Participates in research studies.
Other information:BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
Bachelors degree in Education or related field with formal sequence
Current Rhode Island teaching license preferred.
Three to five years experience working with children in a
Experience in implementing and conducting training programs in a
large institutional/corporate setting.
Data entry skills and PC experience required.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with
different levels of Hospital personnel.
Employees in this position work in a psychiatric setting under
stressful conditions associated with care of psychiatrically
impaired aggressive and sometimes self-injurious individuals.
Employees are expected to utilize de-escalation techniques taught
by Bradley Hospital to minimize need for physical intervention.
They must have the ability to remain calm during a crisis situation
as evidenced by the ability to make quick rational decisions and
prioritize immediate patient care needs to maintain a therapeutic
environment and ensure safety.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employees in this position must also be able to participate in the
physical management of patients which can include but is not
limited to awareness and demonstration of safe body positioning at
all times awareness and coordination to block and deflect possible
aggression and the ability to physically hold struggling patients
using approved methods only to maintain safety for extended periods
of time. Specifically such employees must be able to: lift up to
fifty pounds; reach with their hands and arms; grasp and hold with
their hands; bend/squat/kneel without limitation and physically
escort patients who may become combative for short distances.
Position requires occasional running for short distances and
frequent standing walking and sitting.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race color religion sex national origin age
ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or
expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan
is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Bradley Hospital USA: RI: East Providence
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Shift 1
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