SUMMARY:Develop and implement a speech communication/language program to meet the developmental needs of children birth – 21 in early intervention and outpatient services.
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) required
· Provide individualized speech, language, oral motor, and feeding therapy services in clinic, outpatient and early intervention – natural environments including home, community, and childcare/classroom-based settings.
· Conduct standardized testing and evaluation for children
· Use evidence and clinical reasoning to develop functional goals and treatment plans that align with parental priorities for Early Intervention services; and/or that align with parent and physician direction for outpatient therapy.
· Engage children in individualized, age-appropriate, positive-play interactions to provide speech therapy as outlined by Early Intervention IFSP, physician referral, and/or SLP evaluation outcomes.
· Update short and long-term goals as appropriate.
· Develop materials for implementation of speech and language services.
·Work with families and care teams to plan and implement effective treatment strategies and carryover to support the child’s activities of daily living
· Establish and maintain regular, clear and mutually respectful contact with client families, physician, educators, or key partners regarding child’s progress through re-evaluation reports, documentation, email, and telephone calls.
· Actively coordinator/contribute to the development and implementation of a child’s IFSP with the multi-disciplinary team when serving children in the Early Intervention setting.
· Consult with various internal programs on request.
· Complete and maintain timely and comprehensive written documentation to ensure accountability and thorough client results including EMR encounter notes, evaluation and assessment summaries, and client/family contact.
Utilize technology as an effective communication, planning and instructional tool.
Attend and participate in organizational meetings and training's as required.
· Actively pursue continuing education/workshops and current trends in speech therapy and early intervention techniques to maintain license and certification and advance PTS services.
· Support fellow SLP’s in training and development in the PTS department.
o Mentor interns, Clinical Fellowship staff, and assigned student practicum rotations in conjunction with lead SLP staff as required.
Required education, certification(s) and experience
· Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
· Current Washington State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology with AHSA Certificate of Clinical Competency (or ability to obtain this documentation prior to employment in WA).
· 2+ years SLP experience with children ages birth – 21 with a variety of diagnosis including phonological, articulation, and language delays, social language deficits, genetic or neurological disorders, voice, fluency and oral motor needs.
· Education and/or experience in early childhood development
· Hold a current NPI # and is eligible for credentialing with all insurances and Medicaid
Bilingual Therapist highly preferred.
Internal Number: June2019
About Innovative Services NW
A nonprofit, serving Clark County since 1963, Innovative Services NW’s mission is:“Creating opportunities. Achieving results. Changing lives!”Our services include: Pediatric Therapy & Neurodevelopmental Center including speech, physical, occupational, and specialty therapies for children birth through age 20. Also offering Early Intervention for children birth through age three.Early Learning & Child Care for children 1-5 years ago including serving children with special needs, as well as those who are typically developing. With an average of 3.3 adults in each of our six classrooms, we offer one of the only fully-inclusive licensed Early Learning programs available in Clark County.Employment Services, training and job support for adults with disabilities or employment barriers including our Janitorial Services and our Individual Placement Program.