Speech-Language Pathologist – Early Interventionist
Early Interventionists work directly with families to develop an early intervention program that is based on the child’s unique, everyday routines and needs. We provide services in your child’s natural environment, their home. Our goal is to teach families how to incorporate learning opportunities into their day-to-day activities and assist in finding support and connections within their community to help their child be successful. The Early Interventionist reports to the Director of Early Intervention.
Speech-Language Pathologist – Early Interventionist responsibilities:
Provides one on one education to assist qualified children in meeting developmental goals in their natural environment
- Assists in determining eligibility by working with a multidisciplinary team through standardized evaluations and assessments.
- Consulting with team members and families on Speech-Language strategies and how to incorporate into day to day activity.
- Educates parents and care givers on appropriate activities with in daily routines to fulfill developmental goals
- Works as a team with other Pediatric Partners early interventionists on goals set for family plan
- Maintains strict patient confidentiality via records, conversations and EMR system (HIPAA)
- Engages families using developmentally appropriate activities as part of the learning process
- Adheres to all standards set forth by IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) federal and state programming
- Reinforces all areas of development through coaching and modeling while giving parents and care givers tools for continued learning
- Uses EMR system to provide appropriate information to providers and institutions, including Release of Information requests
- Works with families of children transitioning from Early Intervention program to next steps in child’s development
The ideal candidate for this full-time position has the following:
- North Dakota Speech-Language Pathology license required
- Earn a Certificate of Clinical Competency within one year of hire
- CPR Certification required within one month of hire
- Field experience working with children birth to three years of age
- Current driver’s license and auto insurance
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft office and EMR systems
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Student loan repayment, sign on and relocation incentives available to the right candidate! Additional benefits for full-time employees include healthcare, flex spending account, paid time off, short- and long-term disability insurance, simple IRA, and more