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Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist

Vancouver, Washington, USAVancouverWashingtonUSA
Full-time
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How to Apply

TO APPLY:

Please head to our website and fill out the quick online application at:
http://www.innovativeservicesnw.org/about-us/careers

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!


SUMMARY:

To plan and carry out a communication/language program to meet the developmental needs of program participants.

Areas of Responsibility: 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Pediatric Speech Therapy Activities

  • Provide direct speech therapy services to clients as recommended and prescribed.
  • Provide speech, language, hearing, and feeding therapy in classroom setting when indicated and available.
  • Provide speech, language, hearing, and feeding therapy services through home therapy session
  • Coordinate physician's recommendations with parent activities, classroom activities, and individual speech/language programs.
  • Fulfill responsibilities of (case manager) including parent contact, clinic visits, implement IEP as developed by team members and advise physician of goals.
  • Provide means for parent to monitor child's performance.
  • Appraise parent's participation, instruct, and train parents in oral motor/speech/language development and in programs individualized to their child.
  • Provide information on childhood hearing problems to parents, assist parents to obtain audiological and/or otological check ups when appropriate.

 

Evaluation, Planning, Coordinating Therapy Activities

  • Develop individual speech, language, hearing and feeding program plans
  • Provide communication evaluations as indicated for program participants
  • Provide written documentation of evaluation results
  • Maintain physician contact through clinic visits, telephone calls, etc.
  • Provide information on oral motor, feeding, and communication development to parent groups.
  • Consult with various VCTC programs on request.
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Provide input to IFSPs for each child served.
  • Participate in community education as requested.
  • Evaluate child and give recommendations to team for program implementation.
  • Attend continuing education/workshops to enhance professional skills and maintain licensure and certification.

 

Reporting, Documentation & Misc.

  • Maintain progress sheets on all speech/language training programs performed under direct supervision, and those assigned to others for implementation.
  • Maintain records of all client/family contact
  • Apply enhanced professional skills through program development.
  • Visit other developmental programs as appropriate.
  • Share information gained at workshops with staff members
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WORK FLEXIBILITY: Employees may flex their therapy session times between VCTC facility location, participant’s home and/or community environments.

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. 
Educational Background: 
REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION(S) AND EXPERIENCE: • Experience with children with physical handicaps or developmental delay • ASHA Certification in Speech-Language Pathology • Basic NDT Course preferred • Washington State Licensure in Speech-Language
How to Apply: 

TO APPLY:

Please head to our website and fill out the quick online application at:
http://www.innovativeservicesnw.org/about-us/careers

Additional Information: 

AAP/EEO STATEMENT

Innovative Services NW provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Organization Info

Innovative Services NW

Overview
Headquarters: 
Vancouver, Washington
Size: 
51-200 employees
Founded: 
1963
About Us
Areas of Focus: 
Mission: 

We have a passion for providing caring, high-quality services for children, families, and adults with disabilities or other challenges. We support efforts that maximize each individual’s potential while striving to afford life-balance for our valued staff.
Core values are an organization’s small but fundamental set of guiding principles. They characterize what an organization does, not how or what it wants to be. Innovative Services NW’s core values are:
• Innovation: Provide creative solutions.
• Inclusion: Value diversity in our community.
• Responsiveness: Provide quick, positive actions that encourage trust.
• Respect: Honor differences and respond with integrity.
• Relationships: Focus on enriching and mutually beneficial connections.
The goals of our service, provided through our various programs, are to:
1. Maximize individual independence and potential functioning.
2. Develop respect, acceptance, and recognition of all individuals.
3. Increase inclusiveness within our community.
4. Enhance opportunities for contributions of individuals with disabilities or other challenges.
5. Connect families to available community resources to improve family life.

Programs: 

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.
Awards & Accolades: 
2018 Non-Profit Excellence Award Ceremony
Why Work For Us?: 
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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 8 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 8 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Innovative Services NA
industry: 
Nonprofit