This position requires an active TVI (Teacher for the Visually Impaired) certification.
Children's Village is a collaborative and cutting edge pediatric care center that supports children with special health care needs. Our work is family centered and community based. We promote integrated health models and evidence based practice. We are looking for a Vision Specialist to round out our Early Intervention Team. Learn more about Children's Village at yakimachildrensvillage.org.
The Early Intervention Education Specialist is responsible for providing individualized developmentally appropriate family centered services to children with special needs, age birth to three, and their families as well as collaborates with families, other early childhood professionals and community resources to provide support. Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team in the planning and provision of education services outlined in IFSP in accordance with IDEA Part C.
The Vision Specialist conducts assessments and work with the child/family on strategies to enhance the child's overall learning and development in the natural environment. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with parents or guardians and staff; prepares reports required by the state and/or county; obtains required reports and consults with the child's physician regarding the child's physical condition.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Education: Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education or Early Intervention or related field required. Master's Degree preferred.
Experience: 1-3 years related experience preferred
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Current Washington State Teaching Certificate required (with Early Childhood and Special Education endorsement preferred). TVI (Teacher for the Visually Impaired) certification required. Maintain Washington State registration as a Family Resource Coordinator.
Level of Business Knowledge/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
At Virginia Mason Memorial, our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.
Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. Does this sound like the place for you? We would love to hear from you! Come be the best of the best with us!
We offer competitive benefits and compensation, including a generous 401K plan, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.
"Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."