Behavioral Education Development Specialist Job

Job Number: EPB10727

Job Title: Behavioral Education Development Specialist

Department: Behavioral Education (DBE) - 1205253

Facility: Bradley Hospital

Location: East Providence, RI

Position Requirements:

  • Master's Degree with advanced licensure with formal sequence in Education is strongly preferred.
  • Current Rhode Island teaching license preferred.
  • Three to five years' experience working with children in a behavioral setting.
  • Experience in implementing and conducting training programs in a large institutional/corporate setting for staff members -"Train the Trainor".
  • 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.

Internal Description

This is a Part Time position - 17 hours/week

  • The Behavioral Ed Development Specialist reports to the Director Behavioral Education and will participate in Training the Staff at Bradley Hospital. Will perform needs assessments, development and delivery of competency-based education, continuing education and training programs to enhance knowledge and skill of direct care staff.
  • Participates in the development of new and revised curricula and associated training materials to support basic, continuing education and advanced training programs for direct care staff throughout Bradley Hospital.
  • Conducts assessments to evaluate the need for specific training or educational interventions.
  • 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 programs.
  • Supports development, implementation and evaluation of patient-care practices.
  • Participates in the selection, training and evaluation of instructors.
  • Develops, reviews and validates practice regulatory standards, policies and procedures.