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Developmental Specialist | Infant and Toddler

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Missoula, MT
Category: Early Intervention Services
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Benchmark Human Services has grown to become one of the most respected organizations in the country in the areas of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and behavioral health. We work with people at home, work, and in the community through residential, employment, crisis response, recovery, behavioral, children’s services, and day services.

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential.  We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

The Developmental Specialist will 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).

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
  • Advancement opportunities.
  • 401k with company match.
  • Employee discounts with various vendors.

Responsibilities: 

  • Evaluation and assessment of children’s development 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 Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP).
  • Complete necessary documentation to facilitate reimbursement through primary funding sources. (i.e. Medicaid, private insurance, etc.).
  • Comply with Montana Milestones Program with regard to continuing education, etc.
  • Report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Qualifications:

  • Valid Montana Driver’s License.
  • Baccalaureate, Masters and/or Doctorate degree with appropriate licensure to meet criteria for Montana Milestones Provider Enrollment.

We’d love to see your application! Apply online today at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers. OR contact me at [email protected]

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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