Early Intervention Specialist (Sign-On Bonus)

Kennedy Donovan Center - New Bedford, MA (30+ days ago)3.1


Job Details
Description
With KDC Early Intervention, you’ll work in a supportive environment with a qualified team of social workers, nurses, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists who are always willing to answer specific questions or collaborate for a co-treatment. You will also have the flexibility to schedule your home visits and, as a part of a larger nonprofit, you will benefit from resources and professional development to grow your career.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate as a transdisciplinary team member for program planning and delivery of services, including co-treatments, as well as attending in- service training, team meetings, professional development, and group and individual supervision
  • Participate in intake of new client families, as well as in initial assessments and annual evaluations of children and families to contribute to the development of an IFSP
  • Provide case management and referral services to assigned caseload, including participation in interagency case conferences
  • Provide home visits to assigned caseload, for purposes of providing developmental stimulation, parent training and support, and implementing IFSPs
  • Participate in parent and child and/or child groups
  • Complete all necessary paperwork, including all client records, narrative reports of assessments, progress reports, IFSPs and discharge summaries
  • Maintain appropriate communication with physicians, clinics, and community agencies participating each child’s care
  • Maintain compliance with all Kennedy Donovan Center policies, safety and medical standards, procedures, EEC DPH regulations and requirements
Required Skills
  • Frequent movement within groups including but not limited to kneeling, bending , lifting, pushing and pulling.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to meet required competency level in Microsoft Office Software
Sign-On Bonus:
  • This position has a sign on bonus of $500.00.
  • $250.00 upon hire and $250.00 after 2 full months of productivity.

Qualifications

Education
Required

Bachelors or better in Early Childhood Education or related field.

Experience
Required

Transcripts of degree work or subsequent transcripts must reflect degree conferred and successful completion of at least 4 approved 3-credit courses that focus on infants, toddlers, and/or families. 300 hours of experience with young children required.