Reports to: Director of Clinical Programs
- Provide direct treatment to clients (see caseload requirement below).
- Communicating with families, clients (as appropriate) and other professionals about necessary information related to treatment, diagnosis, prognosis, etc.
- Assessment of clients which may include performing standardized and non-standardized tests, formal and informal evaluations and interpretation of evaluations.
- Screening of clients
- Follow documented goal/objectives by contracted agencies as appropriate.
- Writing, developing and implementing treatment plans for selected clients.
- Assisting in appropriate selection/discharge of clients from caseload.
- Writing required daily chart notes, progress reports, diagnostic assessment results, etc.
- Scheduling clients, preparing activities and materials for use in therapeutic intervention, selecting appropriate materials for family education/training (e.g. parent articles).
- Participate in parent conferences, case conferences, interdisciplinary team meetings and/or assessments, including staff meetings and other similar services.
- Collaborate with other disciplines (e.g. OT, interventionists, etc.) as necessary.
- Make referrals for additional services as needed.
- Attend continuing education seminars to maintain licensure, certification and professional responsibility.
- Clinical supervision of CFY and/ or SLPA as required by agency. This includes monitoring and evaluating treatment decisions of CFY or SLPA, monitoring their ability to provide services and to ensure compliance with all laws/regulations governing their practice.
- Submit timecard and appropriate billing as required and in a timely manner.
- Ensure provision of a clean, safe organized environment to implement therapeutic activities.
- Assimilate all Child Development Institute policies and procedures
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Computer literate in Microsoft Suite
- Demonstrate ability to produce well written reports and documents
- Demonstrate ability to supervise and train staff, engage in interagency and parent-professional collaboration
- Ability to work well with others as part of a team and independently
- Master’s degree from ASHA accredited university program, Certificate of Clinical Competence and state licensure in speech pathology.
- Three to four years working experience in pediatrics and/or early intervention.
- Demonstrated ability in administering standardized and non-standardized test to perform evaluations.
- Excellent written, verbal, analytical and observational skills.
- Ability to work within a team and confidence in expressing views to other professionals in the field.
Must be able to:
- Ability to bend, squat, turn and move to respond and physically interact with children ages 0-8
- Lift at least 25 pounds.
- Effectively use a computer and telephone to conduct business.
- Travel occasionally for in-home sessions during the morning, day, and/or weekend hours.
70% of regularly scheduled and paid hours per week/28 client hours (Full-time position-40hrs per week)
Offsite sessions will be calculated as an additional .5 hr toward caseload requirement
Exemption Status: Exempt Position