Speech and Language Pathologist, CCC

Department: 4010 - Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)
Location: 5802 South Presa
San Antonio, TX, 78223
Salary Range: $65,723.00 - $98,585.00 Per Year
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am 5:30 pm

PURPOSE

The Speech and Language Pathologist, CCC will provide direct speech therapy services for babies and toddlers birth to ages 36 months; perform discipline specific therapeutic evaluations for determination of need for direct therapy; conduct ECI developmental assessments using a required standardized assessment tool dictated by ECI-HHSC in a team setting and complete the associated documentation for the consumer and program.


TASKS

  1. Conduct and interpret assessments and/or evaluations in area of profession;
  2. Facilitate entry into services for eligible children from birth up through 36 months of age, and their families;
  3. Participate in the development of Individualized Family Services Plans (IFSP) in a Routines Based Family Centered process;
  4. Ensure clinical documentation is submitted in accordance with Center standards, and meets all designated requirements;
  5. Ensure resources and supports are available and provided to children and families during their daily routines in the natural environment;
  6. Link and refer families/caregivers to appropriate services (internal and/or external) as indicated;
  7. Provide Case-management/targeted case management (TCM) to families of eligible children and those involved with the children in their natural environments, as necessary to reach IFSP outcomes, procedures, and measurable criteria;
  8. Participate as a member of the ECI Interdisciplinary Team;
  9. Abide by license, registration, or certification requirements and by the established rules of supervision and conduct for profession;
  10. Provide consultation and support to families and other team members in providing services to children;
  11. Meeting all ECI-HHSC required indicators: Timely Services (28 days);45-day Timeline; Transition Elements (Planning, Notification, Conference);Median Delivered Hours per Child per month; Delivery of Billable Hours per Month (80+>); Timely Documentation within the agency requirement of 23 hours from date of service;
  12. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. Master's Degree with a specialization in Speech-Language Pathology ,Licensed by the State of Texas, and one to three (1-3) years’ of experience in the practice of Speech Therapy with at least six (6) months’ in the pediatric population of early childhood & Certificate of Clinical Competencies (CCC);
  2. Obtain and renew standard First Aid, CPR, Clinical Records, and Universal Precautions Trainings as required by the Center and ECI-HHSC State Program;
  3. Knowledge of Child growth/development, Developmental Delays, and Basic principles of Early Intervention Services to include ECI-HHSC Standards and ECI-HHSC required training;
  4. Knowledge of computer software, to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and system databases;
  5. Must maintain required credentials and mandatory training requirements to ensure compliance with all State regulations and CHCS policies;
  6. Must maintain a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance coverage, be able to travel as needed, and be able to meet on a consistent basis the driving record requirements of the Company’s auto insurance carrier if you drive your vehicle during company business;
  7. Ability to communicate and work effectively with team members, family members, and community resources agencies using appropriate intervention skills as situations warrant;
  8. Display a willingness, flexibility and commitment in order to ensure service provision in a natural environment, and to accommodate after hours appointments to consumers as needed & other duties assigned;
  9. Must be able to meet the physical requirements to complete pediatric CPR training including lifting up to 12 lbs. and supporting up to 55 lbs.; bending, stooping and getting on and off the floor without assistance;
  10. Must have adequate mobility that requires frequent walking, climbing stairs to reach a consumers residence (up and down); standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching (vertical and horizontal), using fingers, hands, feet, legs and torso in various care.
  11. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  12. The employee must be able to occasionally transfer a baby or toddler from the family home floor to the couch; stroller or high chair and/or from the floor at the daycare to an infant or toddler seat or crib in the classroom.

 

PREFERRED

  1. May supervise a Speech Therapy Assistant
  2. Bilingual ( English / Spanish)

Physical Requirements/Demands = 1

1 = Primarily Direct Patient Care
2 = Primarily Field work with Limited Office work combined
3 = Primarily Physical Work

 

Compensation Package

Salary Range: $65,723.00 – $98,585.00 Per Year

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