AEDD
  • 16-May-2018 to 25-May-2018 (CST)
  • Preschool
  • North Little Rock, AR, USA
  • $12.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We are looking for a knowledgeable, professional individual to be a Service Coordinator for our Preschool Program.  Service Coordination or case management experience desired. Experience on CDS, SEAS and MySpEd preferred. Must be able to pass criminal background and drug screen. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). EOE/M/F

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30a-4:00p

Job Summary: The Service Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Service Coordination Supervisor, initiates and maintains the referral/intake/admissions process, assists guardians with the admissions and service process, insures that Medicaid eligibility of all consumers are kept current, serves as the liaison to the billing, teaching, and nursing departments, assists in the creation and maintenance of accurate and current admissions records, develops consumer service plans, assists with the establishment and maintenance of all consumer files, assists classroom and certified staff with coordination of consumer services.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Receives all referrals for admission for assigned age group.
  • Maintains current knowledge, through off site training(s), regarding all admission procedures for Early Intervention and Early Childhood.
  • Responsible for the coordination of interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Assist with coordinating therapy evaluations and medical examinations.
  • Assists families with completing reports from other agencies, as needed.
  • Assists guardians in completing and compiling necessary paperwork for admission and securing a funding source for services. Also, assures the continuation of funding sources for all services.
  • As necessary, coordinates the services of the evaluators, social agencies physicians, etc.
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with DDS, DHS, EI, Part C, DCFS and DCC voucher staff.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to date records on funding eligibility for all assigned consumers.
  • Provides quality services to families and children in both the facility and community settings.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in Education, Social Work, or a related field, or DDS Certification as a Case Manager. In addition, documentation of two years of previous experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and documentation of completion of the First Connections Early Intervention Service Coordination Block Courses (30 hours) with a minimum of 70% proficiency.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Service Coordination Certification, CPR/First Aid, Arkansas Driver's License and Auto Liability Insurance.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word, Word Processing software.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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