University of Florida in Florida

Deadline June 21, 2014
Date Posted June 9, 2014

Job Description: Under the direction of the Program Coordinator and Division Administrator, Early Interventionist is responsible for completing developmental evaluations for program eligibility for children referred to the Northeastern Early Steps Program through Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team to conduct evaluations and provide direct early intervention services; providing early intervention services to eligible families in the child's natural environment; providing coaching and consultation to other team members identified on the child's Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP); Documenting activities in case records and billing for services provided; Developing IFSPs as part of a multidisciplinary team; Conducting developmental screenings; Making referrals to community partners; Completing family assessments and intake activities; And maintaining compliance with Local, State, and Federal guidelines for best practice and billing under AHCA and the Early Steps State Office. Completes developmental valuations/screenings/assessments in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team when appropriate for the purpose of completing intake, determining eligibility, monitoring progress, updating IFSPs, and planning intervention. Provides coverage for intake, transition, evaluation/direct service team members as requested in the absence of assigned providers. Provides direct services and consultations for children and families as authorized on Individualized Family Support Plans. Maintains and Submits intervention notes, case notes, and billing information timely and accurately for payment. Develops Plan of Care and obtains authorization for services as required by third party payors and program policies. Supervision is provided by the Program Coordinator. This position requires that the Early Interventionist be able to operate effectively and with minimal supervision. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in a appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.
Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience with children birth to five with special needs.
To Apply:

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at