June 28, 2015

Careers at FSM

Occupational Therapist

An Occupational Therapist position is available at Family Service Madison’s Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program.  This position is full-time, 30 hours per week.

The Early Intervention Occupational Therapist actively participates in relationship-based early intervention through the use of evidence-based Primary Coach Approach to Teaming to enhance the development of infants and toddlers with developmental delays and disabilities. They work to enhance the capacity of families and other care providers to provide ongoing learning opportunities for their children throughout daily activities and routines.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an Accredited Occupational Therapy Program
  • Valid Wisconsin license
  • Intervention experience with infants and toddlers

Knowledge:

  • Broad knowledge of general development in infants and toddlers including children with and without developmental delays with expertise in the area of gross motor development
  • Knowledge of intervention in natural environments
  • An understanding of the importance of providing a range of services for young children with disabilities and their families

Personal Qualifications:

  • Empathy for others and the ability to respect and maintain professional/personal boundaries
  • The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Flexibility in professional style
  • The ability to initiate and organize own work and time
  • The ability to work with families in their home environment with creativity and innovation
  • The ability to express differing opinions to others regardless of their position or status in a mature and professional manner
  • Evaluation, assessment and report writing skills
  • Computer literacy (familiar with Microsoft outlook, word, and excel)
  • Valid driver’s license, auto insurance, access to a vehicle or ability to move about the Madison area as required to fulfill position responsibilities
  • Physical ability to work where the child and care providers are (e.g. on the floor, on play equipment at the park etc…)

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Valid license to practice as a occupational therapist in Wisconsin

2. Reliable vehicle and valid driver's license

3. Computer literacy

4. Eligible candidates must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening

Hours:  30 hours per week

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities:  Knowledge and understanding of infants and toddlers who have delays and/or disabilities, of child development and of family structure/dynamics. Knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C and Wisconsin's Birth to 3 Program (DHS 90). Knowledge of the nature and effects of developmental disabilities and of appropriate services for the care, treatment and support of children with disabilities and their families. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community agencies and a wide range of personnel. Excellent personal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work as part of a dynamic team and participate in networking and collaboration.

Deadline:  Until position is filled

To apply, submit your completed application (form below or click here) and a resume to Julie.
• By email:  juliet@fsmad.org

Family Service Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of equity and inclusiveness. People with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

FSM follows all Dane County mandates. Face masks are worn when mandated. Covid-19 protocols are maintained and followed.

Speech Language Pathologist

A Speech Language Pathologist position is available at Family Service Madison’s Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week.

Experience:
A Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology with license to practice or eligibility to practice in Wisconsin

Prefer certificate of clinical competence (CCC) completion

Experience or interest in working in early intervention, in natural environments, and teaming with families and other service providers

Full job description:
A Speech Language Pathologist position is available at Family Service Madison Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program. The Speech Language Pathologist works as a team member to promote and enhance the development of infants and toddlers with developmental delays, diagnosed medical conditions, and disabilities within their daily routines and activities, respecting each family’s culture and in accordance with the outcomes developed with families on each Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

The following duties are typical for this position and are not all inclusive:

  • Perform evaluations of infants and toddlers who may be eligible for services
  • Work directly with families and early intervention team members in achieving the outcomes of the IFSP through implementing, monitoring and reviewing the strategies of the child's IFSP
  • Work directly with Birth to 3 service coordinators and providers, as well as other county and community programs
  • Communicate professionally both verbally and in writing
  • Be available and responsive to families and team members by maintaining flexibility, confidentiality and punctuality
  • Adhere to Birth to 3 Program timelines and work expectations
  • Use independent judgment, timeliness and discretion in setting daily priorities to complete tasks and demonstrate sensitivity to cultural, social, economic, individual, and family differences.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Valid license to practice as a speech language pathologist in Wisconsin (or eligible)

2. Reliable vehicle and valid driver's license

3. Computer literacy

4. Eligible candidates must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening

Hours:  40 hours per week

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities:  Knowledge and understanding of infants and toddlers who have delays and/or disabilities, of child development and of family structure/dynamics. Knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C and Wisconsin's Birth to 3 Program (DHS 90). Knowledge of the nature and effects of developmental disabilities and of appropriate services for the care, treatment and support of children with disabilities and their families. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community agencies and a wide range of personnel. Excellent personal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work as part of a dynamic team and participate in networking and collaboration.

Deadline:  Until position is filled

To apply, submit your completed application (form below or click here) and a resume to Julie.
• By email:  juliet@fsmad.org

Family Service Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of equity and inclusiveness. People with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

FSM follows all Dane County mandates. Face masks are worn when mandated. Covid-19 protocols are maintained and followed.

Early Intervention Service Coordinator

Early Intervention Service Coordinator position available at Family Service Madison Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program.

The Birth to 3 Program Service Coordinator will work in partnership with families to assist through the initial steps of the early intervention process enrollment process. The Service Coordinator will remain involved throughout families’ participation in the Birth to 3 Program. The Service Coordinator coordinates the delivery of all services and serves as the point of contact in helping a family obtain the services the child and family need as described in the Individualized Family Service Plan.

The Service Coordinator works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in partnership with families and community agencies to promote and enhance the development of infants and toddlers with developmental delays, diagnosed medical conditions and disabilities in the home and community. The Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program at Family Service Madison utilizes evidence-based coaching and teaming practices to enhance the capacity of families and other care providers through a relationship- based approach. The Bridges for Families Birth to 3 Program provides ongoing learning opportunities for children throughout daily activities and routines within the natural environment (home and community). The Service Coordinator will work in collaboration with health and educational systems and other community resources. The Service Coordinator will practice in accordance with Federal IDEA Part C regulations and WI Department of Health Services DHS 90 policies and procedures.

Service Coordination activities include:

  • Coordinating the intake, evaluation and child and family assessments
  • Facilitating and participating in development, review and evaluation of the IFSP
  • Assisting parents in identifying available service providers
  • Facilitating access to services and coordinating and monitoring the timely provision of services
  • Informing parents of the availability of advocacy services
  • Coordinating with medical and other health care providers
  • Facilitating the development of transition plans.

Qualifications:

  1. A Service Coordinator shall have at least one year of supervised experience working with families with special needs, and have demonstrated knowledge and understanding about children ages birth to 3 years old
  2. The service coordinator may be a person from the list of qualified personnel (as defined by WI DHS 90) including but not limited to: Rehabilitation Counselors or a related field, Registered Nurses with at least a bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited institution and licensed, School Psychologists licensed, Social Workers certified, Special Education teachers licensed, or another person with experience and training, or a parent facilitator
  3. Reliable vehicle and valid driver's license

Eligible candidates must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening.

Salary range is based on qualifications and experience.

Deadline:  Until position is filled

To apply, submit your completed application (form below or click here) and a resume to Julie.
• By email:  juliet@fsmad.org

Family Service Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of equity and inclusiveness. People with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

FSM follows all Dane County mandates. Face masks are worn when mandated. Covid-19 protocols are maintained and followed.

Day-Treatment Nurse/Physician's Assistant

The Steps to Success intensive day treatment program is seeking a Day-Treatment Nurse/Physician's Assistant.

Description: 
- Steps to Success (STS) Day Treatment is a program that provides comprehensive mental health services to middle school children, male and female, ages 11 to 14 who experience difficulty functioning in school, home and community settings due to their mental health issues.
- 3 hours per week position available.
- Responsible for providing weekly mental and physical health evaluations for up to 10 youth in the STS day treatment program.
- Position may be filled by a physician, physician assistant, advanced practice nurse, or registered nurse.
- Responsible for providing consultation with the STS staff, STS Clinical Coordinator, and STS Psychiatrist.
- STS Mission:  To provide a culturally sensitive family system’s approach to intensive mental health day treatment, utilizing children’s and families’ strengths to create sustainable change for resilient children.
- Click here to learn more about Steps to Success.

Requirements:  Shall have either training in providing services to youth with mental illness or severe emotional disturbance, or one year of experience working in a clinical setting with youth.

Hours:  3 hours per week

Starting Salary:  Negotiable

To apply, submit your completed application (form below or click here) and a resume to Julie.
• By email:  juliet@fsmad.org

Family Service Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of equity and inclusiveness. People with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

FSM follows all Dane County mandates. Face masks are worn when mandated. Covid-19 protocols are maintained and followed.

Licensed Psychotherapist

Family Service Madison, Inc. seeks a full-time or part-time licensed psychotherapist to join the Community Services Outpatient Program. Responsibilities include providing a continuum of mental health services to a diverse consumer population including children, adolescents and adults in group and individual therapy. A foundation in trauma informed care and knowledge of domestic violence preferred.

Qualifications:  WI licensure; LPC, LCSW, LMFT required

Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.

Eligible candidate must pass a Wisconsin caregiver background check and criminal history screening.

Hours:  20-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Balance of in-person and Telehealth with flexible schedule and some evening hours.

Wage:  Based on experience. Benefit package available. Sick time, vacation time, and paid holidays.

Deadline:  Until position is filled

To apply, submit your completed application (form below or click here) and a resume to Julie.
• By email:  juliet@fsmad.org

Family Service Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of equity and inclusiveness. People with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

FSM follows all Dane County mandates. Face masks are worn when mandated. Covid-19 protocols are maintained and followed. A mix of remote work is available during this time.

FSM Application Form

Family Service Madison provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status. All personnel actions, including but not limited to those relating to compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoffs, training, education, and tuition assistance are based on the principle of equal employment opportunity.

 

Family Service Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of equity and inclusiveness. People with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.