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Speech Language Pathologist
at Spindletop Center
JOB PURPOSE: Conducts assessments and provides therapy and service coordination for children ages 0-3 referred to the First Steps ECI program. Provides consultation in area of expertise to families and other team members. Provides training to staff as needed and supervision of students. Creates strategies to accomplish individualized outcomes for children and families. Is accountable for assigned property as well as submitting documentation for billing purposes.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Speech and Language Pathology. Five (5) years of experience as a registered/licensed rehabilitation therapist including experience in program development and administration. Clinical experience in specific practice area required. Demonstrates knowledge of normal and atypical child development, the ability to develop effective intervention strategies, and knowledge of protocols and methods used to assess young children.
DEGREE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED (IF APPLICABLE): Master's Degree in Speech and Language Pathology--current registration, license, or certification as a registered therapist in one of the rehabilitation therapy specialties
OTHER REQUIREMENTS OR CONDITIONS(specify):
Current State of Texas Driver License or, if having lived in another state, must be currently licensed in that state. Liability insurance required if employee operates personal vehicle on Center property or for Center business. Must be insurable by Center’s liability carrier if employee operates a Center vehicle or drives personal car on Center business.
Must complete all CORE training requirements in month in which they are due. Must be able to apply CPR and First Aid to infants and toddlers in an emergency situation.
Requires travel and performance of job duties in community-based settings including homes, day-cares, etc.