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Speech Therapist

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide home-based Early Intervention Speech services to Infants and Toddlers within their natural routines.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide ongoing speech therapy services to young children (birth to three years of age) in the community
  • Complete quarterly progress monitoring reports with data to determine progress towards Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) goals and objectives
  • Work in conjunction with family/caregiver to modify goals and services as needed
  • Participate in Quarterly Progress monitoring meetings
  • Attend staff meetings monthly
  • Provide parent/caregiver training on how to implement strategies in the home relative to the IFSP and challenges the family is having with the child in their daily environment
  • Maintain services as per the IFSP
  • Maintain and submit timely and accurate records for all early intervention activities (including invoicing, quarterly progress monitoring and session notes)
  • Maintain communication with team members, administrators and funding source
  • Participate in agency and program staff development activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Clinical Coordinator

DIRECT REPORTS: None

CONTACTS: Family, Clients, Service Coordinators from Office of Early Intervention, other professionals involved in the child's care.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • M.A./M.S. in Speech Pathology or Communicative Disorders
  • Maintain 24 hours of ongoing continuing education annually including required trainings specified by the Delaware County Office of Early Intervention
  • Possess and maintain current PA license in Speech Pathology
  • Possess and maintain certificate of Clinical Competency
  • Current PA driver's license and Auto Insurance for vehicle being used to travel between cases
  • Current Malpractice Insurance
  • Experience in early intervention and feeding therapy preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Must be able to perform CPR using agency-trained protocols
  • Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated basic experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must have current, valid driver's license in state of residence, 3 years driving experience, and acceptable driving record

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist.

Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law.  #mon



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