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Developmental Services Aide - Autism Discovery Institute

San Diego, California
Job ID 12575 Date posted 08/28/2023 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Autism Discovery Institute; Administrative; Allied Health; Clinical Professional

The Developmental Services Aide for this position will support the three departments that make up Behavioral Health Programs within the Rady Children's Division of Developmental Services: Autism Discovery Institute, Alexa's PLAYC, and the Developmental Evaluation Clinic. The Aide will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of clinical psychologists, behavior specialists, preschool educators, and administrators to ensure optimal care is provided in a quality environment to patients and families. This will include, but is not limited to, data entry, supporting clinicians during group-based therapies, ordering and organization of supplies, and room/materials disinfection.  Weekly time distributions will be approximately as follows:  Autism Discovery Institute (20 hours); Alexa's PLAYC (15 hours) and Developmental Evaluation Clinic (5 hours).  

Under the direct supervision of a licensed care practitioner, provides and documents clinical care and associated tasks as assigned.  Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to ensure optimal care is provided in a quality environment to patients and families.  Utilizes appropriate age and developmental approach in application of care. 

High School diploma, GED or Foreign equivalent
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA
Those staff assisting with the provision of direct Audiology and/or Speech Pathology services must be registered with the State of California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board within three months of hire date

Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in OT/PT/Speech/Audiology
1 year of experience
Pediatric experience in inpatient, outpatient or long-term care setting 
Bi-lingual English/Spanish
Advanced knowledge of medical terminology; experience with data entry and clinical computer systems

The expected hiring range for this position is $20.00 to $27.50 

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable.  We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector.  The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates.  Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity. 


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