U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps Seeks Candidates for International Positions To Staff Educational and Developmental Intervention Program
Oct. 23, 2012 – The Civilian Corps of the United States Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) seeks qualified individuals to staff its Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) program at various military installments located in Germany and South Korea. Available positions include Early Childhood Special Educators, Pediatric Occupational Therapists, Pediatric Physical Therapist and Pediatric Speech Language Pathologists. Interested individuals should visit civilianmedicaljobs.com/edis to view the positions and apply by Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.
“The EDIS program provides a unique opportunity for individuals to travel abroad while working alongside outstanding professionals on interdisciplinary teams and interacting directly with American military families,” says Dr. Joseph Harrison, Chief, Recruitment and Retention, Headquarters U.S. Army Medical Command, Civilian Human Resources Division.
In accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA Part C), the Army EDIS program implements best practices in early childhood intervention through a primary provider model, strength-based services and partnering with families to implement developmental activities and strategies within natural routines. The Army provides Early Intervention Services to infants and toddlers who have developmental delays, or diagnosed physical or behavioral conditions that have a high probability of resulting in delays. To learn more about EDIS, visit www.edis.army.mil.
Comprised of civilian federal employees, the Army Medicine Civilian Corps provides healthcare to active and retired military personnel and their families. Employees are not subject to military requirements and receive exceptional benefits, including competitive salaries, health and life insurance, state of the art training, tuition reimbursement and more.