Career Opportunities

All applicants must satisfactorily pass drug screens,  criminal background check, adult & child maltreatment check, FBI checks as required by BBDCS, DDS & DHS, and also adhere to the BBDCS’s HIPAA Policy and Procedure regarding privacy and the security of protected health information (PHI). 

LPN  Qualifications:  Experience working with developmentally disabled is preferred  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.

AUTISM COORDINATOR   Complete assessment of child with Autism using the ABLLS and other appropriate assessments, Develop a therapeutic treatment plan based on the appropriate assessments and developmental guidelines, Assessment and development of treatment plan must be completed in no more than 23 hours per year.
Develop in conjunction with the lead therapist, line staff, and caregivers, programs appropriate to the current and future needs of clients. Developing programming: creating new programs, moving targets forward, making procedural changes when and if needed, preparing program materials. Analyze program data to ensure appropriate progress and effectiveness. Coordinate the collection, summarizing, and analysis of date related to individual program goals and behavioral goals. Provide ongoing program implementation & monitoring up to 5.5 hours per month. Enter assessment and program data as specified in AAP (Arkansas Autism Partnership) data base.
Communicate with parents, guardians, or other caregivers regarding behavioral concerns and programming.
Consult with Clinical and Therapeutic Services Consultant through the state of Arkansas as needed.  Please download or complete the application below.

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 /ADULT DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIOANL - DSP /CABOT and LONOKE Qualifications: High school degree, GED, or Alternative Compliance, and one year preferred 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.

TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR ASSISTANT   A current Arkansas Driver's license with Passenger Endorsement and/or CDL, & driving record approved by the BBDCS's insurance carrier.  One year experience in working with developmentally disabled people.   Assists Transportation Coordinator to supervise bus drivers and riders. Assists in the scheduling of leave time for drivers and ensuring sub drivers are secured and bus routes are sufficiently covered.  Monitor driver's time to avoid unnecessary overtime.
Assists loading and unloading of all consumers as needed.  Fills in as sub-driver or sub-rider as needed.
Maintain bus notebooks for each bus, maintain and file daily bus logs, transportation agreements, and prepare reports to submit for billing within specified time frames. 
Assists Trans. Coord. With training by collaborating with Training Coordinator to select appropriate training topics for drivers and riders to maintain annual required training hours.  Insures all bills, Purchase orders, and gas receipts are submitted to Accounts payable in a timely manner.  Is familiar with and understands established bus regulations. Makes every effort to see that these regulations are adhered to by all transportation coordinators, drivers, and sub-drivers. Please download or complete the application below.

PART TIME  CDL DRIVER WITH CLASS C or NON-CDL VAN DRIVER   Class C-CDL/passenger endorsement for AM/PM routes in the Lonoke/Cabot area.  Driver will operate a center vehicle for twice daily bus route and maintain traavel log.  Please download or complete the application below.

BUS RIDER  Riders are responsible for the safety and comfort of the consumers. Assist in transferring consumers from car seats, loading and unloading.  Rider will be prompt and ready at scheduled pick-up point twice daily bus route.   Please download or complete the application below.  

HOME and COMMUNITY WAIVER SERVICES - DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)  *(Night and Weekend Shifts Available) 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:

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