Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist

Southwest Human Development
Published
February 16, 2024
Location
Phoenix
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Description

We are seeking a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist who has expertise in working with children ages birth to five with disabilities to join our team-based, transdisciplinary model providing evaluations and ongoing services to young children and families. The position would include a combination of consultation and direct service. Services are provided in clinic, client’s homes, and community settings with in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Telehealth is also a service option for those living in rural areas.

Our Birth to Five Center of Excellence specialized (CoE) specializes in children ages birth to five with complex developmental needs, feeding and eating problems, autism spectrum disorders, and developmental delays secondary to trauma.

Primary Duties:

  • Conduct screening and assessment activities with children on designated caseload
  • Integrate information gathered from a variety of sources for a holistic view of child and their needs
  • Plan and provide speech therapy services that are family-centered and reflect developmentally appropriate practice and demonstrate cultural/linguistic sensitivity
  • Use a team-based approach to work collaboratively with parents and other team members when planning and designing individualized goals and objectives for a child’s Individualized Service Plan
  • Completes paperwork required by Local Educational Agencies, Head Start or the Division of Developmental Disabilities accurately and in accordance with specified regulations

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree required
  • Licensed speech therapist in the state of Arizona is required
  • A minimum of 3 years clinical experience serving children is preferred
  • Experience working with children with feeding difficulties is preferred
  • A systems thinker with experience building work flow processes is preferred
  • Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card is required
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus

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Southwest Human Development (“SWHD”) takes the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve very seriously. We strongly believe vaccination is a critical safety measure to protect each of us and the communities we serve. The COVID vaccinations have proven to be highly effective at protecting people from getting COVID-19 or from getting severely ill from it.

All candidates must meet SWHD vaccination standards, including the COVID vaccine, for their program.