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Speech Language Pathologist for Early Intervention

Company: Meeting Street
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

** Meeting Street is currently offering a $5,000.00 bonus to all new employees for full-time, benefit eligible Speech Language Pathologist positions! **Meeting Street believes the dignity of each person is paramount. We recognize that our community's future strength rests firmly on our commitment to our values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence.Meeting Street does not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of ethnicity, race, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, economic background/circumstances, physical and/or mental abilities, veteran status, marital status, or resident immigration status. Meeting Street respects and celebrates the diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. To uphold these commitments, we expect all employees to recognize and properly respond to racism and other forms of injustice.About Early Intervention:Meeting Street is the largest and longest established Early Intervention Provider in Rhode Island. We provide services to children aged birth to three years old with developmental disabilities or delays, giving them and their families individualized support and resources to enhance their development and learning. We work with families and caregivers in their natural environment to assess their needs, build on their strengths and address their challenges. In collaboration with families, we develop a comprehensive plan to help them meet their goals and assist them in getting there. Our mission is to ensure that children are provided with every opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.In this role, you will:

  • Assess the functional capabilities of children ages 0-3 relative to their age-appropriate milestones for potential developmental delays or developmental risk factors
  • Provide individual home-based and virtual services for a caseload of families with a wide range of racial backgrounds, cultures, religions, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity and abilities with understanding of how their life experiences may be impacted by social determinants
  • Collaborate with the family to develop goals to address the child's development that fit into their daily routines and play
  • Teach and coach caregivers to integrate strategies into the family's daily routines to aid in the child meeting major developmental milestones
  • Continuously assess the progress of your clients and collaboratively adjust the plan as needed
  • Identify, research, and refer families to community resources to support IFSP outcomes, address immediate family needs and support natural learning opportunities
  • Consult and partner with a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including Service Coordinators, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Nurses, Nutritionists and Social Workers
  • Ensure that all events and documentation are completed within the program's required timelinesYour Skills:
    • You have knowledge of early childhood appropriate developmental milestones
    • You have strong interpersonal skills to connect with and support families respectfully and non-judgmentally, and to manage working within a multi-disciplinary team of therapists and educators
    • You are a strong communicator with good writing skills to provide effective documentation, relay information clearly and accurately to providers, and demonstrate strong follow-up
    • You are culturally competent and have respect for socioeconomic, cultural, racial, and linguistic diversity
    • You effectively anticipate and meet deadlines for client events, documentation, and productivity expectations by establishing personal methodical tracking systems
    • You have strong time management skills in managing your own calendar and scheduling appointments directly with your clientsMore About You:
      • You are passionate about Meeting Street's mission to support and empower children and families
      • You have respect for socioeconomic, cultural, racial, and linguistic diversity. You are understanding of how social determinants may impact individuals' experiences, and are passionate about educating and empowering families experiencing challenges with injustices
      • You model our agency's values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence in all of your actions and communicationWhat you need:
        • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist in Rhode Island
        • Valid Driver's License and ability to provide own transportation to appointments
        • COVID-19 Vaccine RequiredMeeting Street is committed to ideals of justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, learning and creating an anti-racist work culture.Meeting Street is a non-profit organization offering a high-coverage, low-cost benefits package to employees working thirty or more hours weekly. Our package includes health, dental and vision insurance, FSA, Paid Time Off, 403b Retirement Plan and more.Learn more about us at https://www.meetingstreet.org/

Keywords: Meeting Street, Providence , Speech Language Pathologist for Early Intervention, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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