The Early Intervention Medical Therapeutic Specialist participates as a member of the multidisciplinary early intervention team which supports the needs of young children referred to the CDSA and their families, assuring the provision of one or more of the nineteen (19) services and supports required by the Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)- Part C. The primary purposes of the position are to provide comprehensive developmental assessment and evaluation, service planning, direct interventions in their area of specialty, and consultation/technical assistance to young children referred, their families, caregivers, team members and service providers within the ITP CDSA network.
The Early Intervention Medical Therapeutic Specialist is responsible for: providing eligibility evaluations using standardized testing methods; developmental assessments of strengths and needs; written reports of results with suggested strategies which respond to the goals and priorities of the family; consultation/teaching within area of expertise with families, providers, and service coordinators relative to the outcomes and activities agreed upon on the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP); and direct therapeutic interventions with children and caregivers within specialty area when a CDSA network provider is unable to meet the needs as outlined on the IFSP. The Specialist may be assigned the responsibility of Service Coordination for select families as needed.
This position may provide supervision and consultation to less experienced Specialists and Service Coordinators, service providers within the community, and/or Students and Volunteers.
Infant Toddler Family Specialist Certification to be obtained within the first 36 months of employment with the CDSA.
Selected candidate will have approved driving record in order to operate State motor fleet vehicles for work purposes.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in the therapeutic specialty area to which assigned. Some positions may require additional training, certifications, or licensure in speech pathology, audiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or other fields. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is subject to the Career Banding Salary Administration Plan. If candidates are not identified at the Journey level, management may consider candidates at a lower competency level. Pay will be commensurate with applicant's competencies as well as budget, equity, and market considerations.
Salary Grade Equivalent: 73 (for reduction-in-force priority purposes only)
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