Company Name: Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA, US - 30329

Job Duration: 2021-09-12 to 2021-10-12


Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday – Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Marcus Autism Center 
Requisition #:  77665



The feeding specialist in the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program provides clinical care to patients in accordance with the medical and developmental needs of the population served. The feeding specialist monitors implementation of programs by feeding technicians and other team members and assists in the orientation of new staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, speech communication, or allied discipline


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment


  • Experience in the implementation of behavioral assessment/treatment programs with children with medical complexities and developmental disabilities


  • NA.


  • Must possess mastery in daily procedures, data collection, and treatment implementation, including managing and collecting behavioral data
  • Theoretical understanding and philosophical appreciation for behavioral and/or developmental intervention in a clinical setting
  • Must possess strong organizational and time management skills along with ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess excellent clinical and customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word


  1. Assists clinical staff in the implementation of treatment protocols.
  2. Ensures treatment protocols are carried out and monitors the implementation of treatment and intervention procedures.
  3. Assists in the orientation of new staff/students to department procedures and data collection procedures.
  4. Conducts initial evaluation/screenings for specific programs as required.
  5. Conducts training sessions for caretakers for implementation of treatment procedures.
  6. Collects, develops, and maintains documentation, records, and reports for active cases.
  7. Reviews, revises, and disseminates protocols.
  8. Participates in fidelity maintenance and multidisciplinary activities.
  9. Assists in the development of unit activities.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Climbing – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Sitting – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing – Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking – Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Hearing/Speaking – Effective communication with patients, staff and visitors


Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Allied Health – Rehab