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Speech and Language Pathologist

The Opportunity Council of Whatcom, Island and San Juan County


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Published 24 days ago

October 5, 2020
September 18, 2020
At least $66,144Competitive salary based on experience

JOB SUMMARY

The person in this position works as a member of a multidisciplinary team serving families/caregivers and their children ages’ birth to 3 years with disabilities by acting as the primary service provider for an assigned caseload of 20+ families. The scope of work includes responsibility for completing evaluation of children to determine initial eligibility for services. It also includes the coaching and training of other team members, including parents/caregivers, in the area of speech, language and the development of feeding skills.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Completes evaluation of children for determination of eligibility for services.May complete the evaluation of children transitioning from Part C to Part B services.
  2. Completes initial and ongoing assessment of children using specific tools and protocol.
  3. Actively participates as a member of a professional team that includes parents/caregivers, teaching and therapy staff and Family Resource Coordinator (FRC) staff.Attends weekly Primary Coaching Team meetings for this purpose.
  4. Works with families/caregivers and FRC staff to develop and update Individual Family Services Plan for assigned families and children.
  5. Acts as primary service provider for assigned caseload of families and children, working in partnership with the parent/caregiver to make service delivery decisions, i.e., frequency, duration, and location for services.
  6. Provides services in natural environments such as the families’ homes or child care settings.
  7. Provides services that occur within each family and child’s functional and meaningful daily routines.
  8. Provides consultation and training for parents/caregivers and other team members.
  9. Maintains all required record keeping, documentation and reporting in a timely manner primarily through the use of 2 databases (local and state).
  10. Collaborates with other service providers around coordinated services for caseload families.
  11. Provides consultation and training to other program within the ELAFS Department, such as Head Start, ECEAP, Early Head Start and Child Care Resource and Referral.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

  1. Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  2. A minimum of three years of experience working with children ages birth to 5 years.
  3. Feeding experience/education preferred.
  4. Certificate of Clinical Competence through ASHA and a Washington State license to practice as a Speech/Language Pathologist through the Department of Health, both of which must be maintained.
  5. Valid Washington State Driver’s License by time of hire. Good driving record. A three-year driving abstract must be submitted upon request prior to hire.

Who we are looking for:

  • People who honor our mission, agree with our purpose and want to be part of something bigger.
  • People who are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in both the services we provide as well as the environment in which we work.
  • People who are self-motivated and passionate about the work they do.
  • People who understand we are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust and care for one another. 

See full job specifications and application instructions at www.oppco.org/employment/. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA.

 Applications must be received by 11:59 pm, September 18, 2020.  To observe the CDC guidelines for social distancing, our interviews may be conducted via Zoom or Team Meetings.

At the Opportunity Council, we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion with a core set of values that include diversity, collaboration, respect, integrity, passion and learning. We believe we are a stronger and successful organization because of this commitment. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation and identity, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. EOE.

JOB SUMMARY

The person in this position works as a member of a multidisciplinary team serving families/caregivers and their children ages’ birth to 3 years with disabilities by acting as the primary service provider for an assigned…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Benefits become effective the first of the following month from date of hire and include:

  • Medical
  • HSA Account
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Account

Benefits become effective the first of the following month from date of hire and include:

  • Medical
  • HSA Account
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Account

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

1111 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225

How to Apply

Please provide cover letter with application.

Please provide cover letter with application.

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