I) Job Purpose
Provides service coordination and/or specialized skills services, to developmentally delayed infants, toddlers and their families as identified in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and from the point of referral to eligibility determination. Ensures that all (0-3) children are served timely and appropriately and in keeping with their procedural safeguards, rights and needs. Focuses on supporting the parent-child relationship so that positive outcomes can occur. Commits to the belief that parenting is the most important job there is and that every parent/caregiver can be successful.
This position fully embraces the mission and 7 key principles for providing early intervention services in the natural environment.
II) Essential Functions
A. Complete Intake, Screenings, Eligibility Determination and Initial IFSP for all new ECI referrals assigned.
B. Provide coordination and collaboration of ECI and non-ECI services for assigned infants and toddlers from intake and enrollment through discharge follow-up. (For paperwork see section G)
C. Provide ongoing consultation/information to parents and other caregivers as identified in IFSP.
D. Plan and implement routines based interventions in various developmental areas as identified by IFSP.
E. Meets Performance measures/expectations
F. Ensure proper care and cleaning of toys and equipment used in implementing interventions.
III) Knowledge of Laws, Policies/Procedures, Skills, Education and Abilities
IV) Internal & External Customer Service
This position requires extensive internal (team members, agency personnel) and external (doctors, ISDs, day care providers, other agencies) contacts. The EIS will accomplish this with above average written and oral skills.
This position requires driving to and from locations for work and/and may require overnight traveling. Employees are required to have a license in good standing and be able to be covered by agency liability insurance. If personal vehicle is utilized for work travel, then maintaining personal auto insurance coverage is required.
Acceptable Degrees (review Early Childhood Services, including substitutions & requirements: Click Here)
Forty clock hours of continuing education in early childhood development or early childhood special education completed within five years prior to employment with ECI may substitute for the three hour semester course credit requirement in early childhood development or early childhood special education.
One (1) year ECI or related human services experience with children ages birth to 3 years
Valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
Must provide license (if applicable) and official documentation of all educational attainment i.e. Transcript/Degree/Certificate
Required Supervisory Experience
Pre-employment tests including drug and TB Screening, Physical Exam including balance and lift test.
Our total rewards program offers benefits* to full time employees beginning 1st of the month following hire date including but not limited to:
• Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
• Life insurance and additional supplemental accident and hospitalization plans
• 401a match and 457 deferred compensation plans
• Paid vacation and holidays; varied flexible work environment locations
• Annual tuition reimbursement program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• Professional development programs and training
• And more…..
• Full time employees begin 1st of the month following hire date
• Market driven positions (full time or part time) begin immediately after hire date
• Select part time market driven positions are eligible for most insurance plans
• Substitute status jobs are not eligible for benefits
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*MHMR of Tarrant County (“MHMR”) and its affiliates and subsidiaries have an internal recruiting department. MHMR may supplement that internal capability from time to time with assistance from temporary staffing agencies, placement services, and professional recruiters herein after referred to collectively as “Recruiters"). Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact MHMR employees directly in an attempt to present candidates – MHMR recruiting team or other authorized MHMR personnel must present ALL candidates to hiring managers. For more information please visit our website www.mhmrtc.org