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Early Intervention Specialist (Plano)

Company: LifePath Systems
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

GENERAL DESCRIPTIONPerformance of complex early intervention services which foster and monitor child progress in the acquisition and mastery of functional skills to reduce or overcome limitations resulting from disabilities or developmental delays to infants and toddlers and their families, under the authority of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as regulated by Health and Human Services.Essential tasks include collaboration as a leader of interdisciplinary teams, evaluation, assessment, eligibility determination, treatment planning, documentation, therapeutic intervention and consultation services in family homes and community settings, records review, and maintenance, other ECI related duties as required.Two central components are the provision of developmental services that promote the capacity of caregivers to enhance the child's ability to function in his/her natural environments and or coordination of services to ensure families integrated access to community services, resources and supports and to support families understanding of rights and advocacyEDUCATION, TRAINING, & EXPERIENCEMinimum: Hold a bachelor's degree which includes a minimum of 18 hours of course credit relevant to Early Childhood Intervention including 3 hours of semester credit in early childhood development or early childhood special education.Must complete, or have completed, the credentialing process to become a Fully Qualified Early Intervention Specialist within one year of hire.Must complete required hours for continuing professional education and ethics as discipline applicableESSENTIAL TASKS & STANDARDSConducts intakes and screenings for children referred for early intervention services in a timely and professional manner.Performs developmental Evaluation and assessments accurately in all areas, using formal and informal testing methods, in order to establish eligibility and developmental needs.Participates as a collaborative team member for the Development of an Individualized Family Service Plan.Provision of Specialized Skills Training as outlined in the IFSP.Provision of Service Coordination as outlined in the IFSP, in accordance with ECI policy.Provision of direct services to families in accordance with ECI of LifePath Systems productivity standards.Meets timeframes in accordance with LifePath Systems ECI Program.Functions as a contributing and effective team member of the ECI team.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIESComprehensive knowledge of typical and atypical child development and childhood disabilities, birth to three.Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of team and family dynamics.Ability to contribute discipline specific skills as a disciplinary representative on an interdisciplinary team which includes parents/caregivers, and other professional staff.Ability to perform under minimal supervision with considerable requirements for initiative, discretion, independent thought, judgment, and self-motivation in matters of significance to families as well as the agency.Well-developed interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, time management /organization skills, and basic computer skills.Ability to comprehend and adhere to current ECI intervention practices.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONSMust have valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.Must be able to pass a criminal background check.Must be able to complete all LifePath Systems training.Must be able to provide at least 3 professional or educational references.BENEFITSSalary Range: $39,000 per yearShift Hours: Monday through Friday 8am - 5pmWe offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, FSA, 401(k), voluntary benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness (EI), and Holidays.If interested, please complete an online application at LifePath Systems Job Openings and attach your resumeEqual Opportunity EmployerLifePath Systems is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.To read more about this, view the EEO is the Law poster and this EEO is the Law Poster Supplement.

Keywords: LifePath Systems, Plano , Early Intervention Specialist (Plano), Other , Plano, Texas

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