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Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist (Spanish)

Positive Development

Positive Development

Newark, NJ, USA
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

Description

Speech Language Pathologist, CCC-SLP

Job Type: Part-Time

Welcome to Positive Development, a new model of care in autism.

Who we are:

Our mission is to help children and adolescents with autism build more natural, meaningful connections with their families and communities as they achieve greater growth, independence, and joy. We believe deeply in the power of the developmental approach because we have seen firsthand the transformation our children and families experienced.

People come to Positive Development for the cause and stay for the community. Few jobs provide the opportunity to change lives meaningfully while allowing you to work as your true, authentic self. We embrace diversity and difference among our staff and respect you for who you are – just as we do our clients. Best of all, we have so much fun together.

Our Speech Language Pathologists are key members of the therapeutic team at Positive Development. They work in collaboration with Occupational Therapists and Mental Health Clinicians to provide a true developmental and trans-disciplinary approach of excellence to children and their families.

We are seeking an authentic, joyful, growth-minded Speech-Language Pathologist to join our growing team.

Daily Responsibilities Include:

  • Upon intake; review each child’s assessments and other related documentation to determine the child’s current needs.
  • Provide an initial Speech Language Pathology evaluation for each child, as needed, in consultation with the Senior SLP Clinician.
  • Collaborate with the clinical team to create a treatment plan for each child, including identifying specific speech & language related goals.
  • Provide direct speech & language services to autistic children utilizing a developmental approach to work towards each child’s goals and to strengthen developmental foundations.
  • Monitor each child’s progress on an ongoing basis. Record session notes in the child’s Electronic Health Record and communicate progress to other members of the team, including the parents.
  • Participate in team meetings and ongoing supervision.
  • Provide ongoing mentoring and support to new SLPs as they join the team.

Requirements:

  • Speech-Language Pathology license in the State of New Jersey
  • Spanish speaking, required
  • Strong desire to learn the Developmental Model through training, observation and reflection
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Passion for working with children on the autism spectrum
  • Ability to work seamlessly and respectfully on a trans-disciplinary team
  • Flexible schedule

Education:

  • Master's in Speech Language Pathology

License/Certification:

  • Active state SLP license
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
  • ASHA certification

Medical Specialty:

  • Pediatrics

Setting:

  • Outpatient clinic in Newark

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible
  • Referral Program
  • Paid Sick Leave

This role would start as part-time with the opportunity to move to full-time as soon as the caseload builds to that level.