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Speech Therapist - Summer Program 2023

Job Details

Central Arkansas - Conway, AR
Graduate School


Pediatrics Plus Summer Program - Conway or Little Rock, AR


Are you a compassionate and enthusiastic individual looking to positively impact the life of children with special needs?

At Pediatrics Plus, you can do just that! We are currently seeking Speech & Language Pathologists to join our team of highly qualified professionals that share our vision of Empowering Children to Conquer their World!

Pediatrics Plus is a highly collaborative pediatric healthcare provider. We are committed to helping children succeed in all stages of life through evidence-based therapy (ABA, OT, PT, and Speech) and developmental preschool services, state of the art facilities, specialized equipment, family support and education, and community investment.

Here are some other reasons you’ll love working at Pediatrics Plus:

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Competitive Compensation - Based on Pediatric Experience
  • Supportive & interdisciplinary work environment

What you will do:

  • Evaluates children using appropriate testing protocols, tools, etc. to follow funding guidelines for each particular child.
  • Completes audit form to be turned in with each evaluation.
  • Creates appropriate goals/objectives to be turned in with each evaluation.
  • Schedules children onto caseload by contacting the parent/guardian.
  • Provides therapy services to children based on the recommended number of units from evaluations and prescriptions.
  • Provides therapy services in a variety of settings including home, daycare, schools, outpatient clinic, community, etc.
  • Provides documentation of all therapy services by locking and electronically signing weekly progress notes.
  • Updates and turns in efficiency reports weekly.
  • Updates schedule on the server.
  • Enters scheduled evaluations on the server.
  • Provides administration with updated credentials as needed.
  • Ensures that non-treatment time is reported to and approved by administration per policy. Enters all non-treatment time into deTASO.
  • Completes additional paperwork requirements in an accurate and timely manner as notified by administration. These requirements include, but are not limited to:
  • Annual re-evaluations
  • Six-month progress notes
  • Discharge Summaries
  • Is available to provide speech therapy services and other related duties (meetings, conferences, etc.) during the days and hours stipulated in the employment agreement.
  • Is available to children and families to ensure continuity of care and proper management of treatment.
  • Collaborates with administration and other disciplines to ensure quality services for children and families.
  • Participates in annual performance reviews for professional development and growth.
  • Provides feedback to administration regarding ways to enhance continued improvement of the company.
  • Responds positively to feedback concerning job performance.
  • Participates in Multidisciplinary conferences as needed.
  • Demonstrates continued growth in therapeutic skills through learning, knowledge and application.
  • May perform other related and non-related duties, as assigned.

What you have:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with a wide variety of people.
  • Must be able to work with children birth to age 21 and their families.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Basic computer skills which includes a working knowledge of database, word processing, spreadsheet, and Internet software.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a very busy environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, policies, and other company documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of families or employees of organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance. Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current, unrestricted Speech Language Pathologist license as approved by the appropriate licensing agent
  • Current ASHA certification
  • Pediatric Experience (preferred)

Essential Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and stoop, twist, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to maintain regular and punctual attendance. The employee is required to complete tasks in a timely manner.

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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