Developmental Therapist in Connecticut at Benchmark Human Services

Date Posted: 10/12/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Connecticut
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/12/2021

Job Description

Incorporate parent/caregiver involvement in order to encourage follow-through and intervention of the developmental skills in all aspects of the child’s daily life (Birth – 3 years).

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Assessment of developmental need to assist in determining eligibility for services
  •  Provide families with information, skills and support related to enhancing their child’s development.
  •  Include direct activities with the child designed to enhance the child’s development in one or more domains, including: cognition, adaptive functions, social/emotional skills, motor development and communication.
  •  Promote activities in the “natural setting” to enhance implementation of the IFSP.
  • Complete necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources. (i.e., Medicaid, First Steps, etc.).
  • Comply with First Steps Provider Agreement with regard to continuing education, etc.
  • Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external entities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Indiana Driver’s License.
  • Baccalaureate and/or Masters and/or Doctorate degree in special education, deaf education, elementary education, early childhood or Child Development, Licensed as Registered Nurse, or related field with special education teaching license and 12 months supervised early intervention experience.

FULL TIME BENEFITS:

  • Competitive wages
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Advancement opportunities

If interested apply on-line at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers. Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.