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Speech Language Pathologist for Early Intervention

Company: Meeting Street
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: May 6, 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 communitys 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's Early Intervention Program supports children and families in Southeastern Massachusetts, throughout the Greater New Bedford Region. We provide a range of home-based 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. 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 factorsServe as the case manager or consulting therapist 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 determinantsCollaborate with the family to develop goals to address the childs development that fit into their daily routines and playDeliver therapy in an approachable and comfortable way as a guest in our clients homes, translating your clinical knowledge into every-day languageContinuously assess the progress of your clients and collaboratively adjust the plan as neededProvide support to families with daily challenges, and connect them with resources within or outside of our program as needed to support their childs development or immediate needsConsult and partner with a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including Developmental Specialists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Nurses and Social WorkersYour Skills: You have knowledge of early childhood appropriate developmental milestonesYou are a strong relationship builder who is able to gain rapport with young children and families alike, always considering them a partner and communicating with them in an approachable, respectful, and non-judgmental wayYou can independently problem-solve and are flexible in adapting to address immediate needs or to adjust longer-term goals as appropriateYou are able to prioritize needs on a daily and long-term basis to best serve your clients in the moment, while meeting program-designated deadlinesYou have strong time management skills in managing your own calendar and scheduling appointments directly with your clientsYou are also a team player who seeks the consultation of your multi-disciplinary colleagues when you have a hunch that something may be beyond your expertiseMore About You: You are passionate about Meeting Streets mission to support and empower children and familiesYou have respect and understanding for diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic backgrounds, abilities, and family structures, and are understanding of how social determinants may impact individuals experiencesYou model our agencys values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence in all of your actions and communicationWhat you need: Licensed Speech Language Pathologist in MassachusettsValid Drivers License and ability to provide own transportation to appointmentsCOVID-19 Vaccination 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, New Bedford , Speech Language Pathologist for Early Intervention, Healthcare , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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