Service Coordinator - Purchase, NY

Wage: $18 hr
Department: Administrative
Posted: August 20, 2020
Location: Purchase, New York
Position Type: Full Time


Achieve Beyond is a national Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services agency. With offices in New York (Metro area/Long Island, Hudson Valley & Albany), New Jersey, Virginia/DC area, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Southern Florida, and California (greater Los Angeles area, the greater San Francisco area, San Diego, and Orange County). Achieve Beyond provides quality evaluation and therapy services such as special education, autism services, speech, physical, and occupational therapies to children birth through twenty-one years of age. We are looking for a dynamic, professional, and hardworking Service Coordinator to join our growing team in Hudson Valley.

The Service Coordinator will be working under the supervision of an SC Supervisor to assist families in the Early Intervention Program. The SC works closely with County Officials as well as families to ensure that children’s needs are met. The SC is responsible from the moment the case is assigned up to the closure of the case and adheres timelines and procedures set forth by County and NYS guidelines.

We believe that all children have potential. We are guided by the mission to support children with special needs to Achieve Beyond their current abilities. We are always striving for continuous improvement by setting goals and measuring performance.

It is the reason we will succeed together.

Responsibilities:

  • Timely follow-up from the initial assignment of the case.
  • Monitor ongoing services for all services approved in a child’s IFSP.
  • Assist families in identifying available evaluation and service providers.
  • Ensure timeliness of paperwork submission and implementation of NYS and County Regulations.
  • Inform families of advocacy services.
  • Coordinate with medical and health providers.
  • Facilitate the development of a transition plan to the preschool, if appropriate.
  • Provides organization and management of all child records.
  • Navigates NYEIS by updating/uploading necessary information and documents.
  • Utilize a customized database for information and note entry.
  • Conduct home visits and reviews in the office or in the field.
  • Documents all activity on a daily basis and meet the unit requirement.
  • Submits all SC notes in a timely manner with accuracy of information.
  • Attend monthly SC Supervision meetings for training and development.

Requirements:

  • Two years’ experience in service coordination activities as voluntary or part-time experience which can be verified will be accepted.
  • One year of service coordination experience and an additional year of experience in a service setting with infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities; or
  • One year of service coordination experience and an Associate’s degree in a health or human service field; or
  • A Bachelor's degree in a health or human service field.
  • This position requires the individual to be on the field.
  • Basic computer skills are required as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent writing skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel to and from assigned cases including but not limited to driving personal vehicle, walking, and/or use of public transportation such as a bus or train.
  • The ability to climb and descend staircases.

Benefits Include:

  • Paid time off
  • Medical/dental/vision coverage
  • Short-term, long-term disability, life insurance
  • 401K, company events, and so much more!

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