About the Role
The Vander Weele Group LLC is currently seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Early Intervention (EI) Monitor in Springfield or South Holland, Illinois. EI programs provide coordinated services to children with developmental delays or disabilities younger than age 3 and high-risk infants and toddlers. The EI Monitor will be responsible for, at increasing levels of responsibility and scope, conducting reviews of programmatic compliance and coordinating with EI Stakeholders to ensure program goals are achieved in compliance with relevant law, regulations, and best practices.
Our mission is to provide oversight to programs serving vulnerable populations. We live and work with integrity, fairness, and a commitment to continuous improvement—and strive to hire individuals who do the same.
The Vander Weele Group is an Equal Opportuntiy Employer.
Schedule compliance monitoring review visits and focused verification reviews for EI services.
Conduct administrative and file reviews for EI services and develop final reports and conduct exit conferences.
Provide technical assistance as part of EI reviews based on statutory and regulatory authorities.
Request, review, and approve corrective action plans as needed.
Make notification of refunds and prepares files for collections relevant to EI program.
Collect, analyze, and report on data during onsite or offsite reviews using approved monitoring tools.
Assist and/or participate in trainings, meetings, and professional development seminars as needed.
Meet with team regularly to review findings.
Engage in process improvement and innovation at all levels.
Complete other tasks supporting the EI program, if requested.
B.A. or B.S. in Early Childhood or Social Service Administration-related field such as Developmental Psychology, Education, Pediatric Science, Social Work, or other degree relevant to the delivery or evaluation of programs which serve vulnerable populations.
At least one year of experience with Early Intervention services or working with children ages birth to five.
Technical proficiency in Outlook and Microsoft Office suite.
Experience with web-based compliance software preferred.
Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to provide technical assistance in a professional manner. Applicants must be able to listen and record payees’ concerns and explanations in a supportive and reasonable manner.
Strong writing skills and the ability to communicate clearly in writing without spelling, grammar, punctuation, or formatting errors. Conscientious in submission and review of all work. Applicants will be required to undergo one or more writing tests prior to being hired.
Meticulous attention to detail and ability to match field conditions with relevant law, policies, and best practices. Applicants will be required to undergo intensive training on applicable legal authorities.
Extreme sensitivity to appropriate recording and transmitting of confidential or personally identifying information.
Outstanding teamwork skills: the ability to work cooperatively with others, to be part of a team, listen and respond to others with respect and act on behalf of the larger organization.
Provide timely, attentive, upbeat service to clients while making sure their needs are met in a manner that reflects positively on the organization.
Excellent time-management and problem-solving skills.
Travel in the State of Illinois is required, so you must have a current driver’s license.