We value an equitable and inclusive workplace and seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and abilities
Why work at Rocky Mountain Human Services?
You will have the opportunity to contribute to an organization that is dedicated to embracing the power of community to support individuals and families in creating their future.
RMHS provides great benefits such as:
- Employer paid medical options, dental, and vision benefits
- Generous paid time off such as vacation, sick, personal, and holidays
- Life and disability insurance
- Tuition reimbursement (full-time employees only)
- Mileage reimbursement
- 403(B) with company match
- Flex Spending Account for Health and Dependent Care Costs
- Employee assistance program
The Speech/Language Pathologist will provide a mix of the following: speech/language evaluations, consultative, and/or intervention services to customers referred and enrolled in Denver Early Steps services (birth to 3 years old with a delay less than 33%) and for children birth to 18 who are not enrolled in Denver Early Steps. The Speech/Language Pathologist may complete Part C eligibility evaluations, diagnostic evaluations, categorical evaluations, and provide Part C Early Intervention services for the department, as needed. They will also provide consultation to Service Coordinators, contracted providers, and families, to assist in meeting the needs of customers. The Speech/Language Pathologist will report to the Program Manager of Denver Early Steps in the Department of Behavioral Health.
- Performs intervention and evaluation activities for children birth to 3 in home, or other environment.
- Writes timely and complete evaluation reports, treatment plans, progress notes, correspondence, and other documentation needed to provide high quality services and meet state and company requirements.
- Creates strategies based on family priorities that are measurable and meaningful.
- Effectively communicates test results, diagnosis, and proposed strategies that are functional for the child’s and family’s life and are approached in a Primary Service Provider model.
- Collaborates with staff to implement service plans. Shares knowledge and resources that enhance children’s developmental progress.
- Provides families and service providers information about proper techniques to assist with speech/language activities at home that supports the child and family’s participation.
- Implements the Primary Service Provider Model for children enrolled in Denver Early Steps
- Participates in Trans disciplinary team for their caseload as a developmental expert and resource to peers
- Uses correct CPT coding and non-coding based on billing hierarchy.
- Manages schedule to accommodate client schedules and meet billable client service hours set by the department (50%-65% of FTE)
- Is culturally responsive and competent in working with a diverse population and range of communication delays/disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder.
- Assists team members in advocating for the needs of the individual customer both within the agency and externally.
- Potentially supervise graduate students or clinical fellows
- Performs other clinical or administrative duties as assigned by the DBH (Developmental Behavioral Health) leadership.