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Early Intervention Service Coordinator

Company: Kids On The Move
Location: Orem
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

As asix-time Best of State award winner, Kids on the Move provides services throughout Utah to children with special needs and their families. Our mission is to support the development of young children through six key programs: Early Intervention, Early Head Start, KOTM Autism Center, KOTM Respite Care, Mental Health Services, and Child Care Services.

Kids On The Move is seeking a Service Coordinator to act as an advocate for families in our Early Intervention program and work as a case manager to ensure clients each receive the quality services they need.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete initial assessments and evaluations with fidelity to determine eligibility for the program
  • Provide accurate and helpful strategies and information about typical and atypical child development to clients and potential clients
  • Ensure that procedural safeguards and Federal/State regulations are maintained
  • Guide the team (especially the parents) through the IFSP process as follows:
  • Address both child and family concerns
  • Focus on the concerns that the parents consider most important
  • Help parents gain knowledge and confidence in expressing their child's strengths and needs
  • Help families identify and carry out goals and strategies to enhance their child's development
  • Work as the team's compliance officer by keeping detailed and accurate notes on service changes and family changes within the State's Early Intervention database
  • Ensure that the child and family are linked to community resources as needed
  • Solve problems when issues come up between home visitors and parents
  • Collect family feedback on monthly surveys to provide the program with helpful insight from families
  • Attend meetings and trainings as required by direct supervisor
  • Establish and maintain relationships of mutual respect and trust with client families, co-workers, and community partners

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in a related field of study
  • Must complete credentialing for the State of Utah as an Early Intervention Specialist-2 within 6 months from date of hire
  • Pass a background criminal investigation
  • Have an acceptable driving record
  • Possess strong organization skills and well-balanced time management skills
  • Use of a personal vehicle with continuous automobile insurance that meets state minimum insurance requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to travel around the community
  • Negotiate stairs and uneven walking surfaces
  • Requires occasional light to moderate lifting and carrying (up to 50 lbs)
  • In emergency situations, may have to carry or lift over 50 lbs
  • Able to work at the computer for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to play actively with children on the floor
  • May need to endure some environmental health risks common to family homes, such as pets, second hand smoke, etc.
  • Must be able to see and hear with or without an aid
  • May be necessary to work long or irregular hours
  • Must have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish Preferred

Keywords: Kids On The Move, Orem , Early Intervention Service Coordinator, Other , Orem, Utah

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