Speech Language Pathologist - #7933862

Children's Evaluation & Therapy Center


Date: May 4, 2021
City: Washington, DC
Contract type: Full time
Children's Evaluation & Therapy Center

Position: Speech Language Pathologist (Full-time, 10 or 12 Months, 35+ hours/week)


Title: Speech Language Pathologist


Reporting To: Clinical Operations Manager(COM)


Location: Washington, DC (various locations)


This is NOT a Clinical Fellowship Position


Are you looking for a position that gives you the opportunity to help children and challenges you to become a better therapist? Do you dream of working for a company that puts ethics, integrity, and professionalism as their top priorities and truly values their employees? Do you have a skill set you want to share with others? Then Children's Evaluation & Therapy Center (CETC) is the right place for you!


CETC is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to provide assessments and treat clients with speech and hearing disorders. CETC provides you with everything you need to make the greatest impact possible, including comprehensive benefits, competitive salary, and job flexibility. We go above and beyond with mentorship and support from our leaders, colleague-to-colleague guidance, and unlimited options to continue to cultivate your passion. It does not stop there: CETC also provides access to free training and CEUs, a stipend for professional development, an annual stipend for materials, and a leadership team that will support you personally and professionally throughout your career. Change your path, hone your specialty, and build your expertise - the options for career growth with CETC are unlimited.


Key Functions:



  • Develop a curriculum that can help build communication skills

  • Assess communication (speech and language) skills through screenings and evaluation

  • Complete comprehensive assessments in the area of need

  • Conducts therapy sessions in accordance with Individual Educational Programs and other medical professionals' instructions.

  • Contributes to the development of Individual Educational Programs and Accommodation Plans.

  • Responsible for the re-evaluation of classified pupils as outlined in the state rules and regulations.

  • Participates in meetings concerning individual students when requested.

  • Consults with the parent, students, members of the Child Study Team, and other staff personnel.

  • Works cooperatively with community agencies, in concert with the District, concerned with the speech-language health of children.

  • Facilitates pupil growth and progress toward stated objectives of speech-language therapy.

  • Identify students at risk for later communication problems.

  • Complete daily documentation of services and outcomes.

  • Manage caseloads, services, and scheduling.

  • Perform small group and individual therapy based on client needs

  • Collaborate and consult with professionals, providers, families, and teachers.


Competencies:



  • Knowledge of fine motor, visual/perceptual-motor, sensorimotor, and sensory integration delays, and disorders

  • Excellent and effective oral communication and writing skills

  • Ability to meet federal and state regulations for licensure and certification

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to be flexible and creative

  • Strong diagnostic and therapeutic skills

  • Recognize the need to respond to culturally diverse communities

  • Understand, utilize, and remain abreast of best practices and therapy modalities within the field

  • Experience in evaluation, scoring, and interpreting assessments and screening measures


Qualifications:



  • Master's degree or higher in Speech-Language Pathology

  • State issued full licensure and ASHA Certification in good standing

  • Experience in the field of speech-language pathology

  • Adaptable and flexible work schedule (e.g., evenings and Saturdays, if required)

  • Pediatric experience preferred

  • School-Based experience preferred

  • State-Issued Driver's License


Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:



  • There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will not be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.

  • Physical Demands - Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up-to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up-to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • COVID-19 considerations - We provide PPE supplies and follow CDC protocols.

  • The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to provide in-person services and/or teletherapy services


CETC provides you with everything you need to make the greatest impact possible, including comprehensive benefits, competitive salary, and job flexibility. We go above and beyond with mentorship and support from our leaders, colleague-to-colleague guidance, and unlimited options to continue to cultivate your passion. It does not stop there: CETC also provides access to free training and CEUs, a stipend for professional development, an annual stipend for materials, and a COO who will support you personally and professionally throughout your career. Change your path, hone your specialty, and build your expertise - the options for career growth with CETC are unlimited.



  • COO and CEO's discretion to waive requirements for staff/candidates who show notable promise, potential, skills, and abilities suitable to the organization's needs.


CETC is an experienced provider of services for school-based and clinical pediatric population. We believe that every child has the opportunity to succeed and the potential to grow. That is why we employ the Best & Brightest. Learn more about us at https://www.childrensetc.net/apply/xqttzadavcxcbszsqyautyfrbst


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this job. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform work-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description. The job duties and essential functions may be changed at the discretion of the Chief Operating Officer.


Children's Evaluation & Therapy Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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