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JOB SUMMARY: The TRIAD Outreach Team is looking for a candidate with a strong background in early intervention consulting services for a 1-3 year old children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) that includes conducting behavioral assessments, developing social and communication routines and skills, training parents in evidence-based practices.
Several years of experience working directly with children with ASD. Excellent communication/presentation skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required. A fairly extensive amount of local (i.e., non-overnight) travel is also required for this position. This travel will be completed with the consultant's own car; gas reimbursement will be provided.
Planning, preparing and conducting behavioral assessments and training activities for parents and community service providers who work with children with ASD.
Consulting with parents and community providers to help them develop appropriate goals and activities for individual children via home, clinic, and telemedicine-based services.
Participating in diagnostic evaluation through direct assessment and/or collaboration with evaluating psychologists.
Develop content for a variety of instructional programs using in field experience and expertise as necessary to research and/or review other research provided by experts. Based on research and expertise, the content developed should be presented in a collaborative manner and within an appropriate delivery mode that enables learning by those identified in the target audience (i.e. instructors, educators, etc.).
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association:among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.