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Speech Language Pathologist SLP

Company: The Warren Center
Location: Richardson
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Warren Center is looking for YOU to join our team!
Are you ready for mission possible? Do you feel excited about using your therapy skills to changes lives? Read on!
Primary Responsibilities
Direct and consultative speech therapy services are designed and implemented to meet the needs of children and families. Responsibilities include:
Assess the need for communication, feeding, and atypical development services
Plan, implement and revise appropriate communication, feeding, or atypical development plans for children and families
Provide the services directly to children and families or as a consultant to other service providers
Document all services, activities, and consultations within areas of training and expertise.
Service coordination is provided that addresses and anticipates the needs of the child and family. Responsibilities include:
Collaborate with families in a non-judgmental, healthy, helping relationship
Conduct intakes that focus on regular routines within the context of the family's life that enhance each child's development.
Coordinate services for each child and family on caseload
Document all service coordination activities
Provide resources to and for the family and for agency and community opportunities
Be an agent for problem-solving
Collaborate with other service providers
Transdisciplinary teaming ensures that the developmental needs and service delivery needs are comprehensive and meet the needs of the child and family. Responsibilities include:
Joint program planning
Mutual support
Active agency participation and involvement
Share self and knowledge with team members
- Supervise student interns or volunteers as appropriate
Professional development activities are planned and implemented that advance the individual capabilities of the Speech Therapist and meet the needs of the program and the agency. Responsibilities include:
Demonstrate professional conduct and ethical practice at all times
Endorse The Warren Center philosophy of service delivery, policies, and procedures
Participate in continuing education and interagency exchange
Serve as a resource for agency and community opportunities
Qualifications
Education
Required - Minimum of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Speech/Language Pathology
Preferred - Certificate of Clinical Competence
Licensure/Certification/Registration
Required - Licensed or in process of applying for such licensure as required by state board or committee
Medical
Within 6 weeks of employment:- Negative TB tine test or physician statement of positive reading not posing health threat.
Physical examination within 6 months of employment indicating physical/health ability to perform this position.
Experience:
Required - Employment or practicum experience working with young children and/or their families.
Additional Skills and Abilities
Required - Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with children, families, team members, physicians, and professionals in related fields; organizational skills and ability to meet the paperwork demands of a large caseload; ability to appropriately observe professional boundaries with clients; ability to apply knowledge of child development in practice; ability to work a flexible schedule including some night visits.
Preferred - Skills in conflict management, negotiation, and resolution, teamwork skills, ability to work amid distractions.
Working Conditions
Physical requirements
Moderate to heavy physical exertion, including pushing, pulling, lifting, or carrying up to 50 pounds.
Kneeling, stooping, sitting on the floor, rising from sitting, walking, and standing.
Finger dexterity.
Good vision.
Cognitive or Mental requirements
Ability to read, write, and perform simple math.
Ability to create methodologies and strategies to accomplish goals.
Ability to analyze and synthesize data, develop plans, strategies, and outcomes based on data analysis.
Ability to use common office equipment.
Knowledge and use of common computer office software and email.
Working Environment
Work is performed in an office shared by several people, therapeutic playroom, child-care setting, or client home.
May include driving to and from many settings.
Supervision
This position reports directly to a Team Leader, Manager and to the Program Director and indirectly to the CEO of The Warren Center

Company Description At The Warren Center, our mission is to advocate, serve and empower children and families impacted by developmental delays and disabilities. Every member of our team is committed to creating individualized therapy programs for each family; all focused on their child reaching their full potential.

Keywords: The Warren Center, Richardson , Speech Language Pathologist SLP, Healthcare , Richardson, Texas

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