Hawaii Pacific Health Educator, Early Childhood - Rehab Services, Grants in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

The Hawai‘i Pacific Health Research Institute (HPHRI) is dedicated to expanding our knowledge and investigation of the most advanced methods of health prevention in Hawai‘i. HPHRI researchers conduct more than 200 clinical trials within the Hawai‘i Pacific Health network of hospitals — Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Medical Center and Wilcox Medical Center. The Institute oversees an impressive array of research projects, covering areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency medicine and neonatology. It manages a multi-million dollar budget and a dedicated staff that includes more than 25 clinical research coordinators and up to 75 physicians. Our studies assure patient safety in all aspects of research as they break new ground in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

Our Rehab Services grant-funded program provides Early Intervention services for children ages birth to three years of age and families in the community of Central O'ahu. Our pediatric specialists provide services which support the development of children who have developmental delays as well as other conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, brain injury, extreme prematurity, hearing or vision concerns, or sensory processing disorders. Parent coaching approach is utilized for Early Intervention services. Our experienced and highly knowledgeable team provides services in children's natural environment, utilizing a coaching approach. As part of this Early Intervention program, you will have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with our Physical Therapist, Early Childhood Educator, Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Care Coordinators, Vision Specialist, deaf and hard of hearing Specialist, Nutritionist, and community partners such as the Department of Education.

As the Early Childhood Educator, you will have the opportunity to oversee life-changing rehabilitative and therapeutic services to children with disabilities. You will also provide educational programs for parents regarding all aspects of rehabilitation treatment and care. This includes designing, implementing and evaluating development plans to enhance the quality of life of children with disabilities through education, and promoting child growth and development. We are looking for someone who engages well with children, has excellent communication skills, an appreciation for family and life services and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Hawaii Pacific Health, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Per Diem

FTE: 0.475000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Special Education and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Early Childhood or Special Education certification or equivalent. Ability to work with children with various disabilities and apply individualized program. Valid driver’s license and abstract. Access to an automobile with current Hawai‘i insurance. One (1) year teaching experience in early childhood setting (0-3 years of age). Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card.

Preferred Qualifications: Hawai‘i State licensure in Early Childhood or Special Education. Ability to conceptualize, interpret and integrate early childhood education principles and techniques and apply appropriate strategies into a comprehensive rehabilitation program. Previous experience in working with children (0-3 years of age) and families in hospital setting.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Educator, Early Childhood - Rehab Services, Grants

Category Social Services

Employment Type Employee

Location Hawaii Pacific Health, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 10695