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Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist, Part Time

Company: Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services
Location: Teaneck
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist:
Are you looking to join a dynamic passioinate team and make a difference in kids' lives?
Do you want the flexibility of working part time to improve your ideal work-life balance?
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.
Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist Job Description:
We are looking for Speech Language Pathologists who have strong treatment and evaluation skills who are able to effectively work with children in a sensory gym together with occupational and physical therapists. 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 virtually
Provide 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 needs
Design and monitor effective home programs and school strategies, as needed, that meet the child's needs and family's capacity for follow-through
Collaborate with parents and teachers to set functional goals
Provide ongoing guidance, support, and education to parents and teachers, in person and virtually
Participate in team meetings and workshops
Participate in program development, such as summer camp programs and after-school groups

The ideal Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist will have expertise in:

Receptive/Expressive & Pragmatic Language Disorders
Apraxia of Speech
Articulation and Phonological Disorder
Executive Functioning
Oral motor evaluation and treatment skills
Working with children on the Autistic Spectrum
OMT and lactation consultant experience preferred

The 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 license
NJ school certification preferred
3+ 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 Autism
Desire to work long term in a warm supportive environment
Compassionate, caring, collaborative, willing to go the extra mile for your families
Excellent problem-solving skills and analytic abilities
Willingness to work in our Teaneck and Waldwick locations and in local private schools
Ability to meet the child where they are and build a warm therapeutic relationship with the child and family
Ability 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 findings
Provide effective treatment sessions to meet the child's functional goals
Experience treating clients within the classroom and collaborating with teachers
Excellent communication skills with parents, children, and co-workers
Demonstrated commitment to continuing education

Job Type: Part time- can expand to full time
Benefits: For full time employees: Retirement Benefits, Health Benefits, PTO and Continuing Education Opportunites -- Salary commensurate with experience
Job Type: Part time
COVID-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.PI192016531

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

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