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Speech and Language Pathologist

Job Description

Part-Time position, 20 hrs/wk, M-F, 9am-1pm



Position eligible for paid vacation and sick time



POSITION SUMMARY/PURPOSE



Under the supervision of Birth to Three Director, provides direct coaching early intervention for families and caregivers for children with moderate to significant delays in development and support families and children by obtaining and using assistive technology equipment as appropriate for the child/family and intervention/support for all other concerns related to this discipline.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


  • Provides direct coaching early intervention for families and caregivers for children with moderate to significant delays in development

  • Possibly support families and children by obtaining and using assistive technology equipment as appropriate for the child/family and intervention/support for all other concerns related to this discipline

  • Provides support and modeling/coaching for the child’s family around identified needs and goals

  • Implements developmental evaluations/assessments using a standardized tool or other approved evaluation tools. Ensures to generate a detailed narrative report in a timely manner

  • Develops IFSP goals and objectives with families and caregivers for children and the families as assigned. Monitors and reviews IFSP’s as needed and as required by the State of CT.

  • Ensures all documentation is completed within mandated timeline(s)

  • Performs all duties required as a Service Coordinator as mandated by the CT OEC Birth to Three Program

  • Perform other related duties as required.

  • Displays and upholds Easterseals core values of collaboration, respect, caring, excellence and accountability. Consistently demonstrates caring for the community we serve, for one another, and for the organization they are part of, and contributes to building trust, pride and camaraderie.

Job Requirements

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL REQUIREMENTS, AND DESIRED ATTRIBUTES


  • This position may be authorized to have access to protected Health Information (PHI) to perform specific job duties.

  • Knowledge of child development and competency in the discipline of Speech and Language Pathology required.

  • Ability to implement developmental approaches and best practices of early intervention for children with special needs.

  • Ability to support, coach, educate, and maintain family and caregiver involvement as part of the child’s intervention.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Knowledge of speech and communication development, assistive technology, and other discipline related areas.

  • Ability to speak Spanish or other second language preferred.

  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle to drive is necessary. Travel within the State of Connecticut is required on an as needed basis.


EDUCATION


  • Master’s of Science Degree or Doctorate (depending upon the year of graduation) in Speech and Language Pathology with license/certifications as specified by the CT Department of Public Health (CT-DPH) under §20-411 C.G.S.


EXPERIENCE


  • At least one (1) year of field experience working with young children.

  • Birth to Three experience preferred.


Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

Location US-CT-Norwich
Employment Type Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Easter Seals Greater Waterbury, Central & NW Connecticut

Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and their families live better lives for nearly 100 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation to job training, Easter Seals helps people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals. Learn More

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Easter Seals Greater Waterbury, Central & NW Connecticut
Company:
US-CT-Norwich
Location:
Part-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

Part-Time position, 20 hrs/wk, M-F, 9am-1pm



Position eligible for paid vacation and sick time



POSITION SUMMARY/PURPOSE



Under the supervision of Birth to Three Director, provides direct coaching early intervention for families and caregivers for children with moderate to significant delays in development and support families and children by obtaining and using assistive technology equipment as appropriate for the child/family and intervention/support for all other concerns related to this discipline.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


  • Provides direct coaching early intervention for families and caregivers for children with moderate to significant delays in development

  • Possibly support families and children by obtaining and using assistive technology equipment as appropriate for the child/family and intervention/support for all other concerns related to this discipline

  • Provides support and modeling/coaching for the child’s family around identified needs and goals

  • Implements developmental evaluations/assessments using a standardized tool or other approved evaluation tools. Ensures to generate a detailed narrative report in a timely manner

  • Develops IFSP goals and objectives with families and caregivers for children and the families as assigned. Monitors and reviews IFSP’s as needed and as required by the State of CT.

  • Ensures all documentation is completed within mandated timeline(s)

  • Performs all duties required as a Service Coordinator as mandated by the CT OEC Birth to Three Program

  • Perform other related duties as required.

  • Displays and upholds Easterseals core values of collaboration, respect, caring, excellence and accountability. Consistently demonstrates caring for the community we serve, for one another, and for the organization they are part of, and contributes to building trust, pride and camaraderie.

Job Requirements

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL REQUIREMENTS, AND DESIRED ATTRIBUTES


  • This position may be authorized to have access to protected Health Information (PHI) to perform specific job duties.

  • Knowledge of child development and competency in the discipline of Speech and Language Pathology required.

  • Ability to implement developmental approaches and best practices of early intervention for children with special needs.

  • Ability to support, coach, educate, and maintain family and caregiver involvement as part of the child’s intervention.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Knowledge of speech and communication development, assistive technology, and other discipline related areas.

  • Ability to speak Spanish or other second language preferred.

  • A valid driver’s license and vehicle to drive is necessary. Travel within the State of Connecticut is required on an as needed basis.


EDUCATION


  • Master’s of Science Degree or Doctorate (depending upon the year of graduation) in Speech and Language Pathology with license/certifications as specified by the CT Department of Public Health (CT-DPH) under §20-411 C.G.S.


EXPERIENCE


  • At least one (1) year of field experience working with young children.

  • Birth to Three experience preferred.


Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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