Sprout Family Services is pleased to announce a unique opportunity. Sprout is seeking a new Speech-Language Pathologist-CCC to ensure that families have the tools, support, education, and training they need so their young children (0-5) can reach their full potentials. The ideal candidate is a collaborative and reflective provider with an understanding of child development, infant mental health, and a passion for working on behalf of the healthy development of young children and their caregivers. We seek an organized and efficient SLP who is excited to grow with this organization.
As a member of a multidisciplinary team, provide early intervention services and Speech-Language Pathology to infants, toddlers, and young children (0-5) living with a delay in development or who are at risk for delay(s). Plan and implement Speech-Language Pathology to promote the family’s capacity to care for their child and promote growth and development in natural environments where families live, work and play and within our clinic setting. Bring expertise to the team in the area of communication, language development and speech.
Responsibilities & Duties include, but are not limited to:
Adhere to and demonstrate the mission and core values of Sprout Family Services.
Follow through on assigned referrals by providing intake, assessment/evaluation and recommendations to families on developmental skills in the areas of gross motor, fine motor, social/emotional, cognition, speech-language, self-help and adaptive.
Maintain assigned caseload incorporating researched based intervention activities into daily routines that best facilitate child/family driven goals.
Coach parents to learn and follow through with interventions. Ensure all required documentation is complete, accurate and timely.
Prepare assessment reports and maintain regular plans of care.
Provide coaching, consultation, training and outreach to community members, childcare settings and other service agency personnel in the area of child development and speech therapy.
Support families through the transition process before their child ages out of the Sprout services.
Provide speech-based groups to clients as needed.
Participate as an advocate for families and as a representative of Sprout at meetings and events throughout the community, state and beyond as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology required with Certificate of Clinical Competence.
Licensure or the ability to receive Alaska licensure within one month of hire required.
Ability to drive and maintain drivers license and insurance on personal vehicle for work required. Ability to pass CPR/First Aid, pre-hire background check required.
At least one-year pediatric experience with children and families required. Experience with Part C/Early Intervention services preferred. Experience with coaching model of early intervention preferred.
Willingness to provide services by telehealth required, experience preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with family-centered model; commitment to person-centered, culturally competent service delivery.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated competency with laptop computers, electronic recordkeeping and Microsoft Office Suite.
Day and overnight travel to rural Alaska communities.
Additional Salary Information: Salary DOE, Sprout offers insurance benefits (health, dental, vision, life), 11 paid holidays, professional development, retirement after 36 months, and generous paid leave accruals. Exempt position.
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About Sprout Family Services
Sprout Family Services operates with mission to promote the healthy development of children. We do that through coaching and educating parents, coordinating community services for families, and providing therapeutic services to help children develop. Raising children can be really hard work so we join with families to help them flourish and grow. ALL young children and their parents can benefit from the menu of comprehensive child development services Sprout offers our community. Currently, Sprout has over 400 children enrolled in one or more programs. Below is a list of our significant programs or services:
•Infant Learning Program: A home visiting program for families with children 0 - 3 experiencing or at risk for developmental delays.
•Three-Plus: A pediatric clinic for children 3 to 5 who can benefit from physical, occupational, or speech therapy.
•Community Playgroups & Parenting Classes: Structured time for families to join one another in play and social support.
•Imagination Library: A free book giving program for children ages 0 to 5.
•Resource Lending Library: A wealth of resources including books, toys, and equipment that parents can check out and borrow.
•Scre...ening Project: Developmental, Hearing and Vision Screening for all children 0 to 5 to screen for areas of concern for special services.