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Early Intervention Evaluator
Job Code:2022-EI EVAL-002
Location:Outstation - Non CCRR
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
  

Intro:

This position services KNOX and surrounding counties by conducting home visits with families.

To conduct the Battelle Developmental Inventory (BDI-2 NU) with children birth to 3 years old that have been referred for services through TEIS. The Early Intervention Evaluator will work in collaboration with the Tennessee Early Intervention System, point of entry offices.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide direct services to children, their families and their caregivers by conducting timely BDI-2 NU evaluations, to include hearing and vision screenings, of children and families in accordance with Part C of IDEA and federal and state regulations and complete TEIS intake procedures within 14 working days of referrals/notification from TEIS.
  • Contact parent or caregiver to schedule evaluation and intake within two working days from notification/referral for TEIS.
  • Attempt to contact the family two times, at various times of the day, on two different days documenting all contacts in the State Park C data system. If unsuccessful, notify the TEIS point of entry office. All attempts must be documented in the contact log within the child’s electronic record.
  • Enter evaluation data into the BDI-2 NU data system and generate the BDI-2NU Report to Families. Enter evaluation and intake information in the State Part C data system to include the completion of the evaluation page (vision, hearing, motor, cognitive, communication, self-help, and social/emotional sections).
  • Send all intake and evaluation documents to the TEIS POE within 5 working days of completing the evaluation.
  • Attend all initial Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) meetings to support the development of the child’s educational plan, participating as the professional who administered the developmental evaluation for eligibility.
  • All actions must be documented in the contact log within the child’s electronic record in the State Part C data system.

Qualifications:
  • Must hold minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Must hold a bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree in early childhood special education, early childhood education, child and family studies (child development), early intervention, or related field. Related fields would be: deaf education, visual disabilities, special education K-12 elementary education, communication disorders and speech language pathology.
  • Experience in the field of early intervention, setting realistic developmental goals and working with families towards the achievement of those goals.
  • Highly trained to reliability on the Battelle/BDI-2 NU assessment
  • This position works remotely, and travels frequently throughout the Eastern region of TN. Regular use of a personal vehicle and maintenance of personal auto insurance in accordance with TN state law is required.

Benefits:
Signal Centers offers a rich benefits package to all full time employees including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k and life insurance.