SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST, PEDIATRIC
DATE OF POSTING: January 22, 2019
JOB LOCATIONS: Spokane, WA | Wenatchee, WA, | Moses Lake, WA | Kennewick, WA
TIMELINE: Position open until filled
SALARY RANGE: $55,000 - $92,000
SCHEDULE: Full Time
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Achieve Center Pediatric Therapy is currently seeking to fill multiple Speech Language Pathologist positions to work in any of our four locations in Central and Eastern Washington, including Spokane, Wenatchee, Moses Lake, and Kennewick (Tri-Cities). We are ideally looking for therapists with experience or interest in pediatrics with a desire for family centered practice. Our office provides a supportive and fun working environment with a priority for high quality patient care and the recognition that we can all achieve our full potential with the right support.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Major responsibilities and activities include: works as part of a multi disciplinary team to provide direct patient care which includes feeding, language, speech, autism, and other therapeutic modalities in the clinic; perform evaluations with supporting treatment plans; carry out and maintain plan of care and ensuring high quality of patient care; complete accurate electronic documentation; collaborates with staff as appropriate, performs other duties as requested; and complies with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited university with a masters degree in communication disorders/speech language pathology and current professional license from the WA State Dept of Health (or in process of obtaining license). Valid Washington Drivers License.
QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED: Two years experience as a speech language pathologist. Understanding of child development and background in developmental disabilities.
BENEFITS: Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, disability and life insurance, retirement plan with company match, and generous holiday and paid time off policy. Also, continuing professional education and professional membership for ongoing professional development.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: The employee is regularly required to sit, stand and type at a computer terminal. Requires strong verbal, written and listening communication skills to interact effectively with people in person and over the telephone. Ability to lift and carry materials (up to 30 pounds) on a regular basis. Ability to navigate client sites (unpaved walkways, stairs, narrow hallways) and a regular basis. Visual acuity to read small print. Must be able to tolerate exposure to disinfectant (used to clean toys). The work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Note: employment is contingent upon successful clearance of a Washington State Patrol and FBI fingerprint criminal history background check.