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Speech Language Pathologist

Company: Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services
Location: Teaneck
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist:About Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services (POTS)POTS is an energetic, fun-loving pediatric therapy team seeking experienced speech and language pathologists who want to make a difference in children's lives and maximize each child's potential. We have a highly experienced dedicated staff that provides cutting edge OT, PT and speech therapy in our state of the art sensory gyms. Our clients range from birth through 21 years of age. We are unique in our commitment to evaluate and treat the whole child and partner with the important people in a child's life.Job DescriptionWe are looking for Speech Language Pathologists who have strong treatment and evaluation skills who are able to effectively work with children in the sensory gym, virtually and out of doors. The best candidates are therapists with demonstrated leadership ability who are upbeat, organized, self-motivated and problem solvers, who want to be part of a team of a dedicated team of therapists.Evaluate new patients in the clinic, out of doors and virtuallyProvide speech therapy services to children birth through 21 in a sensory gym, virtually and out of doors using the therapeutic approaches that best meet the child's unique needsDesign and monitor effective home programs and school strategies, as needed, that meet the child's needs and family's capacity for follow-throughCollaborate with parents and teachers to set functional goalsProvide ongoing guidance, support, and education to parents and teachers, in person and virtuallyParticipate in team meetings and workshopsParticipate in program development, such as summer camp programs and after-school groupsThe ideal Speech Language Pathologist will have expertise in:Receptive/Expressive & Pragmatic Language DisordersApraxia of SpeechArticulation and Phonological DisorderExecutive FunctioningOral motor evaluation and treatment skillsFeedingWorking with children on the Autistic SpectrumThe ideal Speech Language Pathologist will have the following qualifications:Masters degree in Speech Pathology from a program accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)Hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA),New Jersey speech pathology licenseNJ school certification preferred3+ years' experience providing individual speech therapy to children in a private practice setting and in schools. Experience in treating children birth-21 with a wide range of challenges, including AutismDesire to work long term in a warm supportive environmentCompassionate, caring, collaborative, willing to go the extra mile for your familiesExcellent problem-solving skills and analytic abilitiesWillingness to work in our Teaneck and Waldwick locations, out of doors, virtually and in local schoolsAbility to meet the child where they are and build a warm therapeutic relationship with the child and familyAbility to conduct assessments and evaluations using standardized evaluation tools and clinical observations to determine the child's strengths and challenges, collaborate on goal setting with caregivers, and generate a comprehensive report of findingsProvide effective treatment sessions to meet the child's functional goalsExperience treating clients within the classroom and collaborating with teachersExcellent communication skills with parents, children, and co-workersDemonstrated commitment to continuing educationJob Type: Full time or part time-expanding to full timeBenefits: Retirement Benefits, Health Benefits, PTO and Further Education Opportunites -- Salary commensurate with experienceJob Type: Full-timeCOVID-19 considerations:We are monitoring CDC and NJ Department of Health Guidelines and modifying our protocols to meet their recommendations. We disinfect assiduously and require masks.PI174337225SDL2017

Keywords: Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services, Paterson , Speech Language Pathologist, Healthcare , Teaneck, New Jersey

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