Infant Development Specialist (Experienced Child Development Specialist - Home-Based Setting)

Every Child Achieves (ECA) is passionate about changing the world one child at a time, and through that vision, we are expanding. ECA currently has a rewarding employment opportunity for an Experienced Early Interventionist (Infant Development Specialist / Child Development Specialist) that is passionate about working with children from birth to three years of age in the home-setting/natural environment. Please be advised that this is a developmental intervention position and not a behavioral intervention position. All clinicians must be educated, and have work experience related to the development of children from birth to three years of age.
All of our positions begin as part-time and may have the opportunity to grow to full-time based on clinical success and coverage area. Our part-time opportunities have a minimum requirement of 15 treatment visits assigned per week. All treatment visits are 1 hour in length. It may take 60 to 90 days from a clinician's start date to establish the initial caseload depending on experience, location, etc. We are seeking candidates with availability during Monday through Friday with flexible schedules during daytime hours. Please be advised that all clinicians are expected to cover a minimum of a 15-mile radius from the primary treatment location. Please only submit your application once, and we will consider you for all available positions and identify the closest treatment area to where you reside. Our primary regional areas of need are San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, Antelope Valley, Glendale/Burbank/North Hollywood area, San Gabriel/East Los Angeles, and Thousand Oaks/Simi Valley/Westlake Village areas.
We like to be transparent from the start. Therefore, our compensation is clear and non-negotiable. Please only apply if the compensation aligns with your long term financial needs. The compensation ranges from $18 per billable treatment to $22 per billable treatment based on clinical experience. The treatments are 1 hour in length. Please note that this compensation range is non-negotiable and we like to be transparent about the compensation up front. In addition, you get reimbursed for documentation time, administrative time, and drive-time between consumer appointments at $12.00 per hour. Early Interventionists typically average a global billable equivalency of $25 to $30 per billable treatment when you add all the compensation together and divide it by billable treatments completed. In addition, clinicians are reimbursed for mileage between consumer appointments based on the IRS standard. We also offer an expense stipend of $35 per month for part-time employee and $50 per month for full-time employees. Our full-time early intervention clinicians average from $30k annually to $48k annually depending on productivity. Please keep in mind that all billable treatments are 1 hour in length and the average full-time early intervention therapist is scheduling 30 to 35 billable treatments per week. In addition, our full-time clinicians are eligible for a complete benefits package inclusive of medical benefits, 401k, and continuing education.
Please review the qualifications that are required for this position. All candidates must have the following:
Languages: We are seeking clinicians that are fluent in multiple languages. We have a significant need for clinicians who are at least conversational in Spanish.
Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Relevant Child Development Field
Must have prior experience as a developmental therapist with emphasis on birth to three population
Must have reliable transportation and ability to cover a 15 to 20-mile coverage area
Passion for empowering parents to support their children with developmental delays
Developmental Assessment Experience (Utilizing one of the following tools: DAYC-2, BAYLEY, HAWAII/HELP, etc.)
Clinical Documentation Experience (Writing Samples are required)
Experienced infant development clinician who is reliable with world-class communication skills (written and verbal communication)
Must pass background check and drug screening
Must be able to make an 18-month commitment due to continuity of care requirements
Must reside near the location of the job post (within 5 to 10 miles and able to cover a 15 to 20-mile radius of the city mentioned in the job post)
Must be able to accept 15 treatment visits assigned per week. Must have availability during the week during mornings and afternoons.
Our Interview Process is comprehensive as we are truly seeking the best of the best to support our early intervention consumers and their families. We are seeking candidates that truly align with the Every Child Achieves clinical and professional vision/values/ethics/passion and can be a long-term fit for our program and its consumers. Our process may include but not limited to the following:
Email Interview (If you meet the qualifications detailed above, you will receive an email within 2 to 3 business days of your application with a detailed list of questions.) You are being evaluated in this process on your communication skills, professional goals alignment and overall response time of your communication.
Phone Interview (After the email interview, you may be invited to participate in our phone interview process where we evaluate your verbal communication skills over the phone while continuing to learn more about your clinical experience)
In-Person Interview (After the phone interview process, you may be invited to participate in our in-person interview process where we evaluate your professionalism and continue the process of getting to know you and your clinical skill sets. This is where candidates also get to learn more about Every Child Achieves and our company culture built on quality clinical care and nurturing the growth of our team members.)
Observation Interview (After the in-person interview process, you may be invited to participate in an observation interview where you go out with a clinician for 1 to 2 treatment visits. During this process, we evaluate how you engage during the treatment sessions, professionalism, and utilize our clinical team to give direct clinical feedback on the candidate, etc.)
Clinical Interview (After the observation interview process, you may be invited to participate in a clinical interview with our Clinical Director where you will be asked questions related to clinical and treatment approaches, experiences, etc. Your prior clinical documentation will be evaluated during this experience as well.)
Overall, Every Child Achieves is passionate and dedicated to creating change in the world by providing the highest quality early intervention services while empowering an interdisciplinary therapeutic team to be at their best thus maximizing consumer outcomes! If your professional experience, qualifications, and career goals align with everything detailed above, then we invite you to apply for this position. Please keep in mind that only candidates that match the qualifications outlined above will receive a follow-up email.
How to apply?
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume. Cover letters are greatly appreciated as well. If your resume and cover letter align with our qualifications outlined above, we will follow up immediately with an email that includes follow-up questions. Communication and timeliness are essential in this position. Therefore we are seeking a reply to our emails within 48 hours to show that you are truly interested in being considered for this position. Every Child Achieves will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. Every Child Achieves is an at-will and EEO employer as defined by the EEOC.

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