To implement a structured speech-language program to meet the developmental needs of program participants.
This position requires a division of time between clinic based therapy delivery and home based therapy delivery through early intervention.
Outpatient Clinic Services:
Provide direct speech-language services to clients as recommended and prescribed
Help families implement recommendations from child’s physician and/or seek additional resources as needed
Perform speech-language evaluations for children birth – 21 years of age
Collect ongoing data through therapy sessions and adjust treatment plans as needed
Support parent's participation in therapy programs developed for their child through home based extension programs and coordination with outside providers as needed
Assisting families with referrals to specialists as needed for ongoing care of their child (e.g. hearing, tongue-tie etc.)
Consult and plan treatment with onsite multi-disciplinary team (OT, PT, EIS, ABA) to ensure best practice in therapy delivery
Complete daily treatment notes and all evaluation reports in a timely and professional manner
Attend continuing education/workshops to enhance professional skills and maintain licensure and certification
Early Intervention Services:
Provide direct speech therapy to children birth-3 years old in their natural environment (home, daycare etc.)
Educate and support the family in implementing strategies for successful communication in their activities of daily living
Perform team based evaluations and make recommendations based on Early Intervention program requirements for services
Work with Early Intervention team on ensuring compliance with state/federal programs and tracking progress as required by those programs
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to stand; walk; bend, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. During therapy sessions, the employee will frequently need to perform therapy on floor mats so will often be on their knees or in a floor sitting position. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: The noise level is moderate. Employees may be required to drive their vehicles for home and community therapy sessions with clients.
Clientele: We currently serve children in the greater Clark County WA area from birth- 21 years of age. We serve a range of diagnosis including (but not limited to):
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Oral Motor concerns
Pragmatic & Social Language Skills
REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION(S) AND EXPERIENCE
Experience with children with physical and/or developmental delay
ASHA CCC Certification preferred
Washington State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
Microsoft Office Skills
Familiarity with EMR (electronic medical records) preferred
Current First Aid and CPR, including infants and young children
Current Driver’s License with proof of current auto insurance in state of residency
Vehicle in excellent running condition with all safety restraints in working order
Proficient in the English language
Additional Salary Information: BENEFITS:
•Work-life balance & Fun Events
•Paid sick time
•For full time employees: Health / Medical / Mental / Dental /Vision / 401K / Vacation time
•Employee Assistance Program
•We offer a supportive, welcoming environment.
•Continuing education reimbursement
Internal Number: 10102019
About Innovative Services NW
We are a 56-year-old non-profit that values our employees. We have a variety of programs including Early Learning, Pediatric Therapy and Employment Services. Innovative Services NW serves more than 1,600 adults, children, and families, many on a daily or weekly basis here in Clark County, Washington!