NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Developmental Monitoring Specialist, Bureau of Early Intervention in New York, New York

Job Description

Early Intervention (EI) is a comprehensive interagency program that supports infants and children with developmental delays in their efforts to realize their full potential. It reduces the likelihood of delays among at-risk children, assists and empowers families to meet their child's and their own needs, and entitles children, regardless of race, ethnicity or income, to services through the program. The Developmental Monitoring (DM) Unit of the bureau is responsible for outreach to families of children who may be eligible for early intervention and for monitoring; and follow-up with families of children who are at risk of developmental delays.


  • Provide guidance to primary referral source groups regarding identification of at-risk children. Presentations are delivered internally to DOHMH staff who are interacting with populations who may be eligible for Developmental Monitoring services, and externally to Hospital discharge staff and to other Community-based organizations regarding the availability and benefit of services offered through the Developmental Monitoring Unit.

  • Deliver community presentations on Developmental Monitoring and the Early Intervention program.

  • Maintain a caseload of referred children and families Update case information in the Developmental Monitoring database Generate reports.

  • Assess hotline referrals and route to Developmental Monitoring or the Early Intervention program.

  • Provide families with information on available resources Score and discuss results of Ages and Stages Questionnaire with families. Developmental Monitoring hotline calls are answered by the specialist, who assesses the information provided and decides whether to keep the child in DM or refer them to EI.

Minimum Qual Requirements

Qualification Requirements 1. A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Engineering, or Social Sciences, Health Care Specialization, Physical Sciences or related programs; and A minimum of four years of progressive, responsible, experience related to Health Care Program Planning, Research, Design, Operation, Evaluation and Analysis; or

  1. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Public or Hospital Administration, Health Care Specialization, Business Administration or related disciplines; and A minimum of three years progressive, responsible, experience directly related to health care program planning, research, design, operation, evaluation and analysis; or

  2. A satisfactory equivalent combination or training, education and experience; and

  3. Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication.

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of child development and handicapping conditions; knowledge of services for young children and family centered services

  • Knowledge of EI regulations and philosophy, excellent communication & organizational skills and the ability to work well under pressure and responding to time frames

  • Computer and bilingual skills a plus.

Additional Information


Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:

  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

  • Current Resume

  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 341132.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

Job ID: 341132

# of Positions: 1

Business Title: Developmental Monitoring Specialist, Bureau of Early Intervention


Title Classification: Non-Competitive

Job Category: Health

Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)

Work Location: 42-09 28th Street

Division/Work Unit: Early Intervention

Title Code No: 8305201

Level: 01

Proposed Salary Range: $ 52,712.00 - $ 69,120.00 (Annual)

POSTING DATE: 04/16/2018

POST UNTIL: 08/14/2018