Early Supports and Services Intake Coordinator
Community Bridges | Concord, NH
The Intake Coordinator supports the Early Childhood Supports and Services department by accepting program referrals, completing safety screening, informing about services and "rights", sharing developmental information, collecting family history, developmental history, and current concerns, conducting developmental screenings, and facilitating necessary paper work. Writes intake reports, facilitates scheduling of evaluations, and provides case coordination for referrals prior to evaluation. Shares relevant information with ESS team for the purpose of evaluation planning.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.
Experience: At least 2 years' Pediatric 0-3 experience required and experience participating on transdisciplinary team preferred (not needed/ not really appropriate for the intake position, but should be included on all clinical positions).
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
- Serves families regardless of; disability race, religion, sex, ethnicity, illness, sociological or financial circumstances
- Works flexible hours to meet families needs through out service area
- Provides services in home/community environments for eligible children.
- Excellent time management and organizational skills.
- Participates the planning of transdisiplinary assessments
- Writes intake reports including family history, medical, prenatal and developmental history, family concerns, current developmental skills and other relevant information.
- Comply with State and Agency policies regarding confidentiality.
- Has strong knowledge base in typical and atypical infant and toddler development.
- Provides case coordination, including collecting medical reports, attaining releases, doctors prescription, assisting with family needs.
- Attends and participates in group and individual supervision, administrative meetings, in services and other training events.
- Assists family members with management issues and coordination with other community agencies.
- Works closely with Family Support in meeting the families' needs. Provides guidance, support, and information to families and helps to coordinate with community agencies.
- Constructs client file, enters required information into data base, and maintains records and documents services as required.
- Maintains daily schedule according to needs.
- Attends assessments as needed.
- Provides information regarding child development, eligibility, program services and referral procedure both formally and informally in the community
- Maintains up to date knowledge concerning Part C philosophy and regulations.
- Keeps abreast of new developments in the field and attends relevant continuing education events.