• Speech and Language Pathologist

    Job Locations US-MA-Brockton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/17/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1101
    # of Openings
    10
    Category
    Allied Health Professionals
    Schedule
    Flexible schedule, up to 40 hours
    City
    Brockton
    State/Province
    Massachusetts
    Postal Code
    02301
  • Overview

    Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are are greatest resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Be a BAMSI believer!

     

    Speech Language Pathologists (SLP's) assess, diagnose, evaluate, and treat children with a wide variety of confirmed or suspected developmental disabilities.The Brockton Early Childhood Intervention Program is a public health program that provides therapeutic support to infants and toddlers who have developmental delays or are at risk for such delays. The goal of the program is to help children as soon as possible so they can reach their full potential. Services include speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and skill development.

     

    Must be a licensed SLP in the state of MA , have a Master's degree, and a valid driver's license in state of residence with own means of transportation. Home visiting to surrounding towns is required.

     

    BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services organization providing services to adults and children with developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are capable of amazing things and deserve our best.  We support them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along the way.

     

    We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our comprehensive benefits include:

    • Generous Time Off Package
      • up to 4 weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
      • 11 paid holidays
      • up to 2 weeks Sick Time
    • Highly Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn CEUs
    • Health and Dental Insurance
    • Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability InsuranceA
    • 403B plan with discretionary match
    • Wellness Activities
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Career Development Opportunities

    *Available benefits are based on position and scheduled hours.

    Responsibilities

    General Statement of Duties: Assess, diagnose, evaluate and treat children with a wide variety of confirmed or suspected developmental disabilities.

     

    Responsibilities:

    1. Complete speech/language evaluations on developmentally disabled children as requested or recommended.

    2. Provide individual treatment at children's home addressing developmental needs.

    3. Develop, write and implement IFSP goals in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.

    4. Provide training to staff and families.

    5. Complete reports and progress notes as well as interpret reports to staff and families.

    6. Choose appropriate training materials.

    7. Perform duties consistent with agency/program policies and procedures.

    8. execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards. Universal/standard precautions must me utilized an training obtained in areas that constitute risk.

    9. Develop supervision skills.

    10. Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by supervisor or designee.

    11. Participate in monthly supervision and/or staff meetings as assigned by supervisor

    Qualifications

    • Master's Degree with Massachusetts licensure and CCC required
    • Must possess a valid driver's license in state of residence.
    • Home Visiting to surrounding towns is required.

    Must have the agility to move quickly to reach a child who may need assistance. Must be able to stoop, squat or sit or otherwise position oneself to closely interact with children. Must be able to bend, reach, stretch and participate in play and other activities, both inside and outside. Must be able to accompany and quickly access all areas where children may be located including classrooms, homes, bathrooms, steps or stairways, entrances, buses and outside play areas or other natural and community settings. Must be able to respond rapidly to safeguard children during an emergency including threat of fire, disaster or imminent danger. Emergency response may require running, carrying or lifting children. Must be able to react quickly to prevent injury or harm to a child.

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