ECI Early Childhood Intervention Specialist/Service Coordinator (EIS/SC) position
West Texas Centers/Little Lives Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) is looking for an Early Childhood Intervention Specialist/Service Coordinator (EIS/SC) to work with babies and children ages 0 up to 3 years with developmental delays. An EIS/SC is responsible for providing service coordination/case management services to children and their families while working with a multidisciplinary team of professional staff. An EIS/SC provides specialized skills training (SST) to the children in their natural environment, such as their home or daycare. An EIS/SC also conduct developmental assessments for the determination of ECI eligibility, develops the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and ensures the child and family’s needs are being met by providing resources and working with the child’s team of specialists. Travel is required. Competitive salary and benefits package.
• Plans and delivers an individualized developmental plan of services for each child and his/her family.
• Assists with the organization of the assessment process and participates in the collection and review of assessment data.
• Participates and coordinates the development of IFSPs for assigned children.
• Delivers early intervention services to enrolled children and their families in variety of natural settings, i.e., the home/center/children’s community programs.
• Oversees health, safety and well-being of children, i.e., adheres to the IFSP recommendations, follows policies on infection control and universal precautions and use first aid and CPR, as needed, during the delivery of services.
• Documents all services provided to children and families using required forms and correct grammar/spelling/punctuation.
• Completes all required training.
• Coordinates and communicates with personnel from other community agencies and public services to meet child and family needs and/or service as a program representative for purpose of public relations/networking.
• Establishes open communication with families.
• Works harmoniously with team members to generate a productive, cohesive work environment.
Additional Requirements – This position requires the following:
• Must demonstrate a cordial, happy, supportive, flexible attitude when communicating and working with parents, community volunteers and staff.
• Must be open to direction and supervision as needed and required.
• Must be able to work in variable environments related to temperature, humidity, degrees of cleanliness and other uncontrollable environmental conditions.
• Must have the physical ability to do heavy to moderate lifting (up to 35 lbs.), light to moderate carrying (up to 35 lbs.), talking, walking, bending, kneeling, floor-sitting, pulling, pushing, sitting, stooping, standing, climbing, reaching and grasping and must be able to move with agility needed to carry out job duties.
• Must have the ability to learn and implement early intervention strategies and techniques.
• Must be able to use good judgment and maintain emotional control and practice staff safety precautions when under stress.