Early Intervention Program Director
Basic Function: The Early Intervention Program Director is responsible for management of all aspects of the early intervention program for children who are developmentally delayed from birth to three years of age. The Early Intervention Program Director will initiate and maintain community outreach and be responsible for the continued growth of the program. The Early Intervention Program Director will manage the scheduling for a full array of services and will supervise all staff working in these programs. The Director of Clinical Services interprets the needs to the family of the developmentally delayed or at-risk child, so that each may have a comprehensive understanding of the child’s current level of functioning and the necessary intervention and remediation.
- Responsible for the hiring, supervising, and evaluating of all staff, including independent contractors as appropriate.
- Maintain relationships with outside agencies, insurance companies and referral agencies.
- Acquire current information regarding state regulations, certifications, and procedures regarding provision of services.
- Work with billing analyst under the direction of the financial administrator.
- Monitor direct service billing hours of each therapist to meet budgetary requirements for the program.
- Develop and implement schedules for therapists and all direct service staff in connection with early intervention for home-based services.
- Maintain records of children including evaluations, progress reports, daily therapy reports, and all medical reports.
- Prepare a written plan to involve parents in therapy and treatment.
- Provide direct service to assigned caseload
- Consult with staff and other specialists to maintain a team approach in the planning, intervention, and remediation of students who qualify for occupational therapy services.
- Supervise all necessary documentation and maintenance of client files detailing current levels of functioning and therapist’s recommendations.
- Provide quarterly reports to the Executive Director.
- Participates as a member of the Leadership Team.
- Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Developmental Therapy, Speech Pathology or a related field.
- Early Intervention Specialist Credentials in place or in process required.
Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director
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