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Career Opportunities


All applicants must pass drug screenings, criminal background checks, adult and child maltreatment, and FBI checks per the requirements of BBDCS and our licensing specialists.

Please download or complete the application below. Send your resume to BBDCS HR Dept, PO BOX 980 Lonoke, AR 72186, Fax (501) 676-0697, or email to jrippeto@buildingbridgesar.org

 Preschool Secretary  Qualifications:  Experience working with developmentally disabled, Microsoft word and Excel                                                                                                         Rresponsibilities: Maintain preschool attendance logs and submit to billing department on the following Monday.  Assist with consumers’ arrival or departure by bus or private transport as required.  Back up PS Program Coordinator with bus, Maintains preschool consumer file.  Assist with due process paperwork as needed.  Maintains conference packets, updates as needed and directed by Director of Children’s Services.Assist Preschool Teacher/Coordinator and Director of Children’s Services with file management. Send notices of conferences to parents/guardians. Schedule consumer’s conferences and maintains conference calendar with assistance from Preschool Teacher/Coordinator and Director of Children’s Services.  Copy therapy and due process information for Therapist, quarterly requirements and AFMC review from consumers’ due process file. Assist in preparation and sending of quarterly progress reports to parents. Create and maintain consumer face sheets, consumer information lists. Attend Service Coordination Training, perform Service Coordination duties as outlined by DDS and directed by the Director of Children’s Services.  Please download or complete the application below.

LPN  Qualifications:  Experience working with developmentally disabled 
 RESPONSIBILITIES - Administer medication to individuals receiving services as prescribed by licensed M.D. and document appropriately.  Accompany individuals to medical appointments in emergency situations.  Administer emergency first aid as needed and insure that the Center’s policies and procedures are observed; document all services rendered.
Take and record blood pressure and pulse, temperature, etc. of persons as needed.  Assist in isolating persons who are potentially contagious from contact with other people.
Assist with service recipients’ special needs, including tube feeding, specialized feeding, and other self care assistance which may be required.  Please download or complete the application below.


Occupational Therapist  Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree with a major in occupational therapy from an institution accredited jointly by the AMA and NBCOT
Certified and registered by National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy,  Licensed by the State of Arkansas. Eligible to enroll with Arkansas Medicaid Provider program.
Satisfactorily pass drug screens, criminal background checks, Adult & Child Maltreatment & FBI checks, requirements of BBDCS and Licensing Specialist.                                 R
RESPONSIBILITIES -  Screen and observes referred consumers.  Evaluates consumers by review of files, observation and evaluation.  Formulate treatment plans by reviewing baseline level of functioning. Prepare appropriate treatment plans, written evaluations, goals, and quarterly reports for both pediatric and adult consumers.  Responsible for documenting on a daily basis the following: attendance, consumer's treated, evaluated and other duties or activities performed with consumers.  Supervise treatment of consumers.
Evaluates consumer's developmental and perceptual motor function, and determines therapeutic program to stimulate maturation. Re-evaluates consumer's performance and adapts program as necessary or at least annually.   Attends evaluations, annual reviews, transition and separate programming conferences, and treatment team meetings or other meetings held under special circumstances regarding consumer care. Attend one (1) consumer conference annually.  Participates in monthly treatment team meetings and attends Public School transition meeting upon request.   Informs, counsels, and consults with consumer's family and other health care workers to obtain cooperation and continuation of in therapy services.
Documents evaluations, treatment plans, goals, implementation and consumer progress by preparing written reports. Prepares monthly and quarterly progress reports within the given time lines.   Responsible for individual therapy schedule.  Please download or complete the application below.

Part Time Physical Therapist   Qualifications: Holds a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy, Licensed by the Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy (holds a valid current license), evaluates consumers by review of files, observation and evaluation.  Prepare appropriate treatment plan, written evaluation reports, and goals/objectives if indicated by evaluation results, written documentation must be available within BBDCS time frames, responsible for documenting on a daily basis the following: each consumer's units of therapy provided on billing log and time sheet, document time in/out in therapy on classroom daily documentation form and initial, and daily note documenting date, therapeutic activities performed, time in/out for therapy, data on objectives, and therapy signature and credentials.  Supervise treatment of consumers,  re-evaluates consumer's performance at least annually,   Adheres to set standards from DDS, First Connections, Medicaid, and Department of Education, DHS-Daycare License and BBDCS regarding documentation and time frames as it pertains to therapy. Informs, counsels, and consults with consumer's family, Prepares quarterly progress reports within the given time lines, Responsible for individual therapy schedule,  Recommends appropriate adaptive equipment for consumers and assists family in ordering equipment,  promotes community awareness of physical therapy and its role in the center. Please download or complete the application below.

PRESCHOOL DIRECT SUPPORT- CABOT and LONOKE

Qualifications: High school degree, GED, or Alternative Compliance, and one year of experience in working with developmentally disabled

Responsibilities: Interacts well with consumers, staff, and parent/guardian to promote a positive environment. Assist classroom technicians in working with consumers to achieve progress in the specific goals and objectives set for each individual. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of behavior modification methods, the ability to analyze consumer problems and behaviors, and understanding of operational procedures and the ability to help consumers work through problem-solving. Please download or complete the application below.

CDL DRIVER WITH CLASS C or NON-CDL VAN DRIVER

Class C-CDL/passenger endorsement for AM/PM routes in the Lonoke/Cabot area for Building Bridges Developmental & Community Services, a day treatment facility for individuals (preschool & adults) with developmental disabilities. Looking for an opportunity to enhance the lives of others? BBDCS offers a good work environment. We are looking for that valued team member with character and caring nature to meet our consumers with a smile and focus on their needs. Diploma/GED required. Please download or complete the application below.

HOME and COMMUNITY WAIVER SERVICES - DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)

Building Bridges Developmental & Community Services is searching for caring individuals to work in our Waiver Supportive Living Program. BBDCS is looking to hire an In-Home Direct Support Professional for our Waiver Services Department. Selected applicant must be able to lift and assist with transfers for client care. A background in CNA or other caregiving is preferred. This position works with those who have disabilities in their home, helping them live a more independent life. Please download or complete application below.

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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Building Bridges Developmental and Community Services, Inc., complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other federal equal opportunity laws and therefore does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion, or disability, in admission or access to and treatment in programs and activities, as well as the center's hiring or employment practices. Complaints of alleged discrimination and inquiries regarding the center's nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Compliance Office, PO Box 980, Lonoke, Arkansas 72086, phone 501-676-2786, or the following email address: jsexton@buildingbridgesar.org.

This notice is available from the ADA/504/Title VI Coordinator in large print, on audiotape, and in Braille.