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Speech Therapy Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Anne Carlsen Center for Children
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Our Mission: To Make Independence a Gift for All

Anne Carlsen Center (Anne Carlsen) is a non-profit organization which has been providing supports and services for 80 years to individuals in North Dakota with developmental disability or delay. Rich in tradition, Anne Carlsen has positioned itself on the cutting edge of innovation with unique programs, creative therapies and advanced assistive technologies that meet the specific needs of those we serve.

Be a part of an organization whose mission is to make independence a gift to those in your community!

This full time position is eligible for a $15,000 SIGN ON BONUS!!

The Speech Language Pathologist assess, plans, organizes, develops, and implements pediatric speech language pathology therapy services for individual clients and outside contract services in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and facility standards, guidelines, and regulations.

QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements)

Education and/or years' experience required:

  • A Master's Degree from an ASHA accredited program is necessary. Current state licensure as a Speech-Language pathologist and ASHA certificate of clinical competence or CFY, or eligibility or evidence of application for licensure, is necessary. Ability to manage a caseload commensurate to their FTE status is necessary. Experience in pediatrics or work with the developmentally disabled population is desired, but not necessary. Must maintain continuing education requirements as defined by state regulations for ND licensure and any additional requirements for educationally based services, such as a North Dakota State Teaching licensure.

Preferred/Required Skills and Abilities:

  • The incumbent must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, such as being tactful, courteous, and diplomatic with internal and external contacts. They must be able to adapt to rapid change and intervene promptly in crisis and emergency situations. Must be able to provide direct therapeutic intervention and manage a varied pediatric caseload including outpatients, Anne Carlsen residents and public-school students in a variety of settings and with a variety of diagnoses.
  • Equipment used: Should understand and have a working knowledge of the Windows environment Intranet and Internet technology. They must have working knowledge of equipment used in the clinic and must be willing to utilize a variety of therapeutic tools such as an iPad, adaptive equipment and assistive technology. The incumbent must have the ability to access, manipulate, organize and relay information in meaningful ways using electronic methods. Must be prepared to develop communication systems ranging from low to high tech.
  • Must have a current ASHA membership or be eligible for ASHA membership

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITES

  • Works under the supervision of the Therapy Operations Manager.
  • Must be able to provide direct therapeutic intervention for a varied caseload including outpatients, Anne Carlsen residents, and public-school students in a variety of settings and with a variety of diagnoses.
  • Provides established treatment programs to clients - evaluate, plan, and organize the implementation the speech-language therapy services for assigned caseload; assists in establishing short and long-term treatment goals; consults with SLPLA/Therapy Operations Manager and other professionals in providing services.
  • Collects and compiles data to document clients' performance or assess program quality; may make recommendations for changes collaborates with SLPLA/Therapy Operations Manager on recommendations.
  • Documents clients' progress toward meeting established treatment objectives.
  • Completes paperwork such as daily notes, billing and discharge summaries under the supervision of SLPLA/Therapy Operations Manager.
  • Selects and/or prepares appropriate speech-language instructional materials.
  • Reports specific health concerns, medical information and/or changes in the client's condition at time of awareness to SLPLA/Therapy Operations Manager.
  • Utilizes the client's adaptive equipment as required.
  • May be required to manage inappropriate or disruptive behaviors displayed by clients using gentle teaching techniques and/or the described behavior plan and facility procedures
  • Adheres to work schedule and maintain regular attendance
  • Performs Anne Carlsen Center duties as requested by the designated supervisor
  • Upholds Anne Carlsen Center's ethical standards and demonstrate the behavioral and service expectations as defined in our policies and procedures
  • Successfully completes required training and educational requirements per State, Federal, local health codes and Anne Carlsen Center policies and procedures

Benefits: ACC offers competitive pay and benefits, employee discounts, paid time off (PTO), and great advancement opportunities! Here are a few examples:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life & Disability
  • 401(k) & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Assurity Voluntary Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Special Employee Events
  • Great working environment and ability to strengthen your community!

Offers are contingent in passing a background and drug & alcohol test upon acceptance. ACC is a drug-free, tobacco-free work environment.

Anne Carlsen Center is an equal opportunity employer and complies fully with all federal, state, and local employment laws and will provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, the presence of any mental or physical disability, status with regard to public assistance or marriage, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

Offers are contingent in passing a background and drug & alcohol test upon acceptance. AC is a drug-free, tobacco-free work environment.

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  • Jamestown, ND, USA

Keywords: Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Fargo , Speech Therapy Speech Language Pathologist, Other , Jamestown, North Dakota

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