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STEP Therapy Pediatrics Team

Speech Language Pathologist or SLPA

Part-Time

JOB DUTIES:

  • SLP: Assess clients for the speech therapy services, goal development, and treatment planning across a variety of ages and disorders using observational data, appropriate, formal, norm-referenced standardized assessments, and developmental norms. 

  • SLP or SLPA: Coordinate with other professionals both inside and outside of agency to coordinate care, and make recommendations for other appropriate services.

  • SLP or SLPA: An understanding of, and education surrounding Augmentative Communication Devices to help guide families in providing alternative communication methods and treatment for their child.

  • SLP or SLPA: Develop evidenced-based treatment plans to treat a variety of articulation and phonological disorders, expressive and receptive language disorders, fluency disorders, social/pragmatic disorders, feeding and swallowing complications, and voice disorders. 

  • SLP or SLPA: Educate patient’s family members about various topics, like communication techniques, strategies to cope with or to avoid personal misunderstandings, language development, and cognitive skills.

  • SLP or SLPA: Complete administrative responsibilities, like coordinating paperwork, scheduling case management activities, or writing treatment plans. 

  • SLP or SLPA: Timely completion of daily documentation of patient progress toward meeting established objectives, progress reports, assessment reports and discharge reports.

  • SLP or SLPA: Consult with as well as advise educators or medical staff on speech topics, like communication strategies, speech-language stimulation, or feeding progression.

  • SLP or SLPA: Coordinate with supervising therapist for observation and supervision time. Seek assistance as needed with patients from a supervisor.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR OUR TEAM:

  • Fun, playful and energetic

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Flexible and open to changing the way things are done

  • Ability to independently seek out resources and problem solve

  • Self-directed, able to independently manage a wide variety of tasks

  • Enjoy being part of a team, representing your team both inside and outside of the office

  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of cloud-based computer programs

  • Regularly meets with the team as a whole to provide information, share mutual concerns and advance the policies and procedures and objectives of the organization

  • Assists the team in setting and attaining goals set forth by members or the organization as a whole

  • Works with the team to develop a system of mutual support and positive peer interaction

  • Assists team members in advocating for the needs of the individuals we serve both within the organization and externally

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A graduate of an accredited speech-language pathology program: Masters or doctorate degree in speech-language pathology

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)

  • Proficiency in conducting evaluations in a pediatric clinic-based setting

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with EMR

  • One+ years’ experience assessing and treating the pediatric and/or school-age language population (clinical experience preferred but not required)

  • Colorado Medicaid Credentialed

  • CAQH Credentialed

  • Knowledge of Insurance billing and coding

  • Understanding and use of various AAC devices

 

COMPENSATION:
$30-$80 per session.  Session rate DOE. 

 

If you’re ready to begin your new career with our team helping children with special needs, please submit your resume and cover letter to our hiring manager Mariah Runkle at mrunkle@steptherapypediatrics.com for immediate consideration. We’d love to talk with you about our growing company.