We are looking for a part-time Speech Language Pathologist in Arlington, Virginia!
We have an opening to join our incredible team at Skills on the Hill Pediatric Therapy. We are looking for a candidate with a passion for helping children, that is committed, has a positive personality, and can be flexible to the needs of each client. We place a strong emphasis on collaborating with other professionals and parent education. Candidates should be independent, dynamic, creative, organized, flexible, and energetic team players with a thirst for knowledge and a desire to continue to develop clinical skills. The position involves working in a clinic setting with the possibility of early intervention-based services. Role of Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist at Skills on the Hill, LLC:
Provide client-based treatment
Provide ongoing parent/family education and ongoing collaboration with other professionals
Plan individual treatment programs based on client’s needs and adjust as needed with regular monitoring for progress
Administer pediatric standardized assessments and clinical observations as part of the evaluation
Promote acquisition and maintenance of developmentally appropriate skills for the areas of oral motor, feeding, auditory processing, language, and social-emotional development
Engage children in playful and motivating activities to reduce behaviors that may interfere with learning and cognitive functioning.
Our practice specializes in working with children who have the following diagnoses:
Feeding difficulties / oral motor delays
Receptive and Expressive Language Deficits
Auditory Processing Disorder
Pragmatic Language Deficits
Augmentative Assistive Device use/training
Phonemic Awareness challenges
Sensory processing and motor planning difficulties
Global developmental delays impacting motor function
Social skill deficits
Competitive Compensation commensurate with experience
401 K with employer matching after 6 months
Ongoing mentoring and weekly staff meetings for clinical growth, skill development, and collaboration
Visit our website at www.skillsonthehill.com to learn more about our practice Job Type: Part-time weekdays/after school, Saturdays
Master’s degree from an accredited graduate program
Current license issued by the state of Virginia
Completion of The American Speech and Hearing Association’s (ASHA’s) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)
Two years of experience working with children with special needs preferred
Knowledgeable of evidence-based practices found to benefit children
Have the ability to work independently, use critical thinking skills, and be an effective problem solver
Possess experience working with children who have feeding challenges, articulation and phonological deficits, and social skills weaknesses and knowledge regarding working with the following diagnoses: Autism, Apraxia, Cerebral Palsy, Down's Syndrome, Intellectual Disability, and general Developmental Delay.
Training in PROMPT, SOS Approach to Feeding, Social Thinking, Beckman techniques a plus but not required
Professional, team-oriented, and energetic personality
Strong judgment, decision-making, and communication skills
Must relate well to children from diverse backgrounds and their families.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, online EMR programs, and use of iPad.
Ability to pass basic drug screening.