The primary purpose of this position is to provide clinical and administrative supervision, guidance, technical assistance, and support for the ITP Service Coordinators and other CDSA personnel who serve children referred to and enrolled in the NC Infant-Toddler Program.
This position is also responsible for hiring and training direct-service CDSA staff, completing work performance evaluations, and ensuring EISC and clinician compliance with State and Federal regulations for the Infant/Toddler Program. The position will also involve supervision of operations in a CDSA satellite office.
Along with the Director and other staff, this employee is also responsible for training/collaborating with other public and private providers of early intervention services and participates as a member of the CDSA Management Team in long-range planning, policy and procedure development, and budget management.
Salary Grade: GN09 Recruitment Range: $39,611 - $55,237
About the Early Intervention Branch
The North Carolina Early Intervention Branch (NCEI) is a part of the N.C. Division of Public Health. It is the lead agency for the N.C. Infant-Toddler Program (ITP). The Infant-Toddler Program provides supports and services for families and their children, birth to three who have special needs. Research shows that this time period is critical. It offers a window of opportunity to make a positive difference in how a child develops and learns. Children's Developmental Services Agencies (CDSAs) across North Carolina work with local service providers to help families help their children succeed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following:
Working knowledge of typical child development, developmental delays/disabilities, risk factors, established conditions, and codes used to support program eligibility.
Expertise in regulations, policies, evidence-based practices and techniques applicable to Early Intervention and the NC Infant/Toddler Program.
Planning, developing, directing, and evaluating Infant/Toddler services.
Supervising and training other professionals.
Demonstrated knowledge of Medicaid service definitions and documentation requirements, as well as CPT codes used to support the billing of Medicaid for Infant/Toddler services.
Management Prefers Candidate with the following:
Previous experience working in the NC Infant-Toddler program is strongly desired.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Master's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of professional developmental disability or infant and child mental health experience preferably including administrative/supervisor experience
Bachelor s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of professional developmental disability or infant and child mental health experience, preferably including one year of administrative experience
an equivalent combination of education and experience.