Kennedy Krieger Institute

Speech Language Pathologist I (Child and Family Support Services)

Vacancy ID
5831
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Speech Language Pathology
Job Location : Street
1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

Currently offering a $2,500 hiring incentive for full time, licensed Speech Language Pathologists.

 

Bilingual (Spanish and English) professionals encouraged to apply.

 

The Speech Language Pathologist I provides home- and center-based parent training and therapy to develop communication, oral motor, and feeding skills of children with developmental disabilities, and their families. In addition, the Speech Language Pathologist I assists the family with community services (i.e., school, medical, social, etc.) coordination. This position is also responsible for providing consultation to other team members as needed.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Provides parent training and therapy programs that focus on resolving an identified condition or diminishing its functional impact. Gives consideration to setting clear and measurable goals, and incorporates child and family needs, interests, abilities, and perspective. Utilizes a range of techniques to engage children and families.
  2. Provides home- and center-based functional communication (i.e., speech and language), oral motor, and feeding assessments to determine presence and degree of disabling conditions (where detected), with consideration to child and family’s needs.
  3. Initiates and maintains contact with referral sources and other KKI and community providers to assist with service coordination and to foster productive community relationships.
  4. Meets all assigned revenue goals and completes all paperwork in a manner consistent with Institute and departmental expectations, as well as guidelines established by The Joint Commission, CARF, and ASHA.
  5. Actively participates in team conferences and meetings. Provides technical assistance, training, and support to other team members.
  6. Initiates and participates in projects (e.g., groups, special projects, trainee supervision, trainings, and publications) that contribute to the growth of the CFSP.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • Master’s degree in speech/language pathology required.
  • Maryland license in speech pathology required.
  • Must be eligible for Certificate of Clinical Competence by ASHA.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have experience working with developmental disabilities and pediatric evaluation & treatment.Experience in coordinating community services preferred.

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