SUMMARY

Performance of complex early intervention services which foster and monitor child progress in the acquisition and mastery of functional skills to reduce or overcome limitations resulting from disabilities or developmental delays, to infants, toddlers and their families, under the authority of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as regulated by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Collaboration as a leader of interdisciplinary teams;
  • Consultation services in family homes and community settings;
  • Eligibility determination;
  • Evaluation, assessment, , treatment planning, documentation, education;
  • Records review and maintenance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Comprehensive knowledge of typical and atypical child development, and childhood disabilities, birth to three;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and understanding of team and family dynamics;
  • Ability to contribute as a leader and facilitator on teams which include parents,/caregivers, and other professional staff;
  • Ability to perform under minimal supervision with considerable requirements for initiative, discretion, independent thought, judgment and self-motivation in matters of significance to families as well as the agency.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE – A service coordinator must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Be a licensed professional in a discipline relevant to early childhood intervention;
  • Be a Registered Nurse (with a diploma, an associate’s, bachelor’s or advanced degree) licensed by the Texas Board of Nursing; OR
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or graduate degree from an accredited university with a specialization in: Child development, special education, psychology, social work, sociology, nursing, rehabilitation counseling, or human development or a related field, or an unrelated field with at least 18 hours of semester course credit in child development or human development.
  • Must have a valid Texas driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Must complete required hours for continuing professional education and ethics as discipline applicable

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must complete the Texas Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention competency System to become a fully Qualified Early Intervention Specialist within two years; or must have licensure in a related field such as social work or education. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License.

BENEFITS

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, FSA, 401(k), voluntary benefits, Paid Time-Off (PTO) and Extended Illness (EI), and Holidays.

If interested please complete an online application and attach your resume

OR email your resume to: HumanResources@nulllifepathsystems.org

OR fax your resume to: (972) 562-8220

OR mail your resume to: LifePath Systems (Human Resources), P.O. Box 828, McKinney, TX 75070

Equal Opportunity Employer