Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist
- Posted: over a month ago
- $37 to $43 Hourly
OSP Children's Therapy Center is seeking interested candidates to join our dynamic, interdisciplinary pediatric clinic. We are looking for full time, part time or per diem positions. We offer a supportive, enriching and collaborative working environment. Mentoring opportunities available from our experienced speech and language pathologists on a weekly basis. Flexibility, Ability to adjust hours in July and August.
Job Description: Provide evaluation and treatment to a pediatric population with speech, language, cognitive-communicative, voice, reading/ written language, and swallowing disorders. Practice in collaboration with other members of interdisciplinary team. Educate patients, families, and others.
- Speech, language, cognitive-communicative, voice, reading/written language and swallowing skills are assessed according to organizational and professional guidelines.
- Individually tailored treatment plans reflect an understanding of patients’ age and situation including discharge plan.
- Patient status is reassessed, and treatment plan is modified based on patient progress towards stated goals.
- Diagnostic findings and patient performance are documented in treatment program.
- Documentation is complete, timely and in accordance with facility and practice guidelines.
- Accurate billing is prepared to reflect care provided to patients.
- Plan and provide individual and/or group therapy according to individual needs and goals.
- Provide family education and training to assist in carryover of skills into a client's daily living environment.
- Communicate with other professionals such as teachers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, behavior therapists, physicians, and school therapists.
- Make appropriate referral for additional services such as dentistry, audiology, ENT, behavior therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.
- Participate in in-services and/or parent education training programs as appropriate.
- Performance improvement opportunities are identified and acted upon as appropriate to implement best practices.
- Additional department, organization, or network activities are completed per established objectives.
- OSP Organizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence are upheld.
- Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from an ASHA accredited university program required.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
- Licensure in Speech Language Pathology by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills with the English language. Basic skills in math and computer science.
- Appropriate knowledge of speech language evaluation and treatment techniques to manage the rehabilitation population.
- Effective problem-solving skills for speech language evaluation, interpretation, treatment planning and execution taking into consideration patient’s age, psychosocial, cultural, and religious background.
- Basic skills in teaching other and self-assessment of learning needs, strengths, and professional goals.
- Safely execute all job responsibilities without risking injury to self or patients. Demonstrates the ability to assess and interact with patients and families using the theories of human growth and development, family systems, and cultural background.
- Computer proficiency required. Microsoft office applications preferred with ability to learn new software.
- Maintain variable work schedule depending on program needs to provide patient care.
- At least 2 years of experience with the pediatric population
- Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills, working with diverse population.
- Work independently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team. Anticipates challenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.
- High level of service delivery. Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations.
- Attention to detail.
OSP is committed to diversity in the workplace which begins with respect and opportunity for all. OSP takes affirmative action to ensure that equal employment opportunity is provided to all persons regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other basis that would be inconsistent with any applicable ordinance or law.
OSP Children's Therapy Center
130 Industrial Park RoadPlymouth, MA
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