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Service Coordinator – Ohio’s Early Intervention Program
CRIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Description: full-time position, 40 hours/week, competitive hourly rate, start date of June 1, 2017, benefits eligibility, flexible spending account (FSA) program, 403b tax-deferred retirement savings option, training opportunities, general work schedule of Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 with occasional flexibility
Essential Job Functions:
Assist families with children age birth to three who have been determined to have a developmental delay or have been diagnosed with a medical condition that can lead to a developmental delay.
Conduct home visits in order to screen children, refer to providers, provide support and education
Create and implement an IFSP – Individualized Family Service Plan
Translate IFSP if necessary
Coordinate services for referrals, evaluations, monitoring, advocacy etc.
Develop, update and maintain records on clients
Attend all required trainings, HMG and CRIS meetings, conferences, workshops etc.
Complete skills inventory with clinical supervisor’s approval
Hold at least an bachelor’s degree from a council on higher education accredited college or university in one of the following fields of study: child development; child life; education inclusive of early childhood, pre-kindergarten, elementary education, deaf or hearing impaired, blind or vision impaired, special education, or family life education; hearing and speech sciences or speech-language pathology; human development or human ecology; human social services; nursing; occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant; medicine; physician assistant; physical therapy or physical therapy assistant; psychology; counseling; or social work.
Work Experience and Skill Requirements:
Two years experience working with children birth through 3 years
Have a service coordination credential issued by Ohio Dept. of Health (or willing and able to obtain immediately upon of hire)
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Strong computer skills (including working within the Early Track data management system and working with portable technology such as netbooks, etc.)
Manage multiple tasks, organize excellently
Able to work independently within a team
Have a valid Ohio driver’s license, liability insurance, and access to reliable transportation
Participate in required background check
Work Experience and Education Preferences:
Prefer experience with Help Me Grow or Ohio’s Early Intervention Program.
Prefer strong written and verbal communication skills in a language spoken by families served (e.g. Spanish, Somali, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese)
Prefer individual licensed in one of the following areas that can assist with providing developmental evaluations for children to determine eligibility for the program.
- Early Childhood education (ages 3-8, k-3rd grade, or special education)
- Early Childhood Mental Health
- Early Intervention
- Hearing Impairment Intervention
- Occupation Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Social Work
- Speech Language Pathology
- Visual Impairment Intervention