Early Intervention Service Coordinator

  Wage: $18
  Department: Administrative
  Posted: April 17, 2019
  Location: Forest Hills, NY
  Position Type: Full Time


Achieve Beyond is a growing national agency focused on serving children with special needs by providing autism services, speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other related services. We are currently looking to hire Service Coordinators to join our growing team in our Forest Hills office.

The Early Intervention Service Coordinator will manage and oversee the process involved in assisting families enrolled in the Early Intervention Program (age’s birth to 3). The Service Coordinator combines the traditional case management activities of organizing and coordinating needed services with the philosophy of family-centered care. The goal of service coordination is to create opportunities for collaborative, family-centered, community-based services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. The Service Coordinator will help families identify and prioritize concerns, assist parents in developing plans and strategies to meet the needs of their children and family units, and strengthen families' competencies and sense of control over life events, while adhering to the timelines and procedures set forth by NYC 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:

  • Oversight and management of an Early Intervention caseload
  • Timely follow-up on cases upon assignment
  • Monitor ongoing services and therapist performance for a number of children including Special Education, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Autism Services.
  • Assisting families in identifying available evaluation or service
  • Work independently and meeting timeliness of all paperwork submission and implementation of NYS and NYC Regulations and Policy.
  • Educating families of advocacy services
  • Coordinating with medical and health care providers
  • Facilitating the developments of a transition plan to the preschool and other services when
  • Navigates through New York Early Intervention System and customized database independently with minimal supervision, by updating and uploading necessary information and documents for every child.
  • Conducts field work with the families as needed such as home visits, office meetings at regional or public location upon family request
  • Documents and submits all activity on a daily basis with accurate information and meets the unit
  • Attend monthly Supervision meetings for training and continuous development
  • Other duties as assigned by manager


Requirements:

  • Preferred experience in a service setting with infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities
  • A Bachelor's degree in a health or human service field
  • Fluent in Spanish and English. Other languages are a plus
  • Intermediate computer skills are required as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Self-motivated individual who will be able to work independently
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills


Benefits Include:

  • Paid time off
  • Medical/dental/vision coverage
  • Short-term, long-term disability, life insurance
  • 401k with matching contribution and more!


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