Metrocare Services

Speech Language Pathologist

US-TX-Dallas
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-2867
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where your skills and passion for delivering quality care make a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.

 

Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 52,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research and our software initiative, XenatiX, we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.

 

The speech language pathologist will provide speech language therapy, assessment, education, plans and support to ECI children and families

 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Develops, implements and provides individual speech language therapy with infants and toddlers in a variety of inclusive and natural settings.
  • Provides families with consultation and therapy services in the home
  • Evaluates for, and develops assistive technology/adaptive equipment to assist in daily living skills and to promote independence.
  • Organizes and conducts assessments and service delivery plans.
  • Is knowledgeable about community resources and service delivery systems.
  • Provides consultation and training for other Interdisciplinary team members to facilitate therapy programs.
  • Coordinates interdisciplinary services for families.
  • Completes accurate and timely documentation including progress notes, and other required documentation.
  • Works in accordance with ECI philosophy regarding natural environment and teamwork with other ECI practices
  • Complies with ECI of Metrocare and ECI State policies and procedures.
  • Supervises and trains SLP Assistants, students and interns.
  • Contributes to the growth of the agency through additional activities (i.e. volunteering, outreach, committees, etc.)
  • Attend weekly ECI staff meeting, and TC meeting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES: 

The competencies listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Self-motivating, professional acumen, supervision skills, problem solving, respect for confidentiality, good communication skills for public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to speak in front of unfamiliar people and groups of people.
  • Passionate in advocating for and educating for children

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech Therapy or other applicable area.
  • 2 or more years experience working with infants and/or families

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 

  • Ability to work with reports and numbers. 

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding of Metrocare programs.

COMPUTER SKILLS: 

  • Experience in Metrocare computer software (PsychConsult, Northstar, T-Kids, Word, etc.)

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: 

  • Licensed Speech Language Therapist-CCC by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech –Language Pathology and Audiology

Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan, including employer matching
  • Health Savings Account, including employer matching
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Bilingual Stipend – up to 6% of the base salary
  • Many other benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

Tobacco Free Facilities - Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.

 

No calls from staffing agencies or independent recruiters

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