The ECI Speech Language Pathologist provides evaluation, program planning, and direct services to infants and toddlers, 0-3 years old, who have developmental delays, certain medical diagnoses, or atypical development. All services are based on the family’s concerns and priorities and are provided in the child’s natural environment. All interactions with families and children use Trauma Informed Care principles and use the Coaching Model in the provision of services. The Coaching Model provides strategies and interventions, educational information, material, and emotional support to families while allowing families to have a voice and choice in the services. In ECI, the SLP is a member of an interdisciplinary team and may be the primary service provider or act as consultant to the family and other team members. Intervention is embedded in the typical activities of daily living for the child and family. This position requires travel, independence, and skills in oral motor, feeding, autism, and alternative communication as well as language acquisition and articulation. The SLP for this position may work in any of the 6 counties ECI serves. The philosophy of the program and this position is to provide educational, material, and emotional support to families so the child can learn throughout the day in a variety of typical activities, and to support the attachment between the parent or primary caregiver and child. Services are provided in the setting where the child lives, learns, and plays. Services are provided in hybrid model of in-person and telehealth.
*Will accept both part time and full time*
Location: Williamson County and Burnet County
Salary: $39.38 – $40.13/hr
$0.75/hr Bilingual (Spanish)
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
|City||Williamson and Burnet Counties|
|County||Burnet County, Williamson County|
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Speech Therapy from an accredited college or university. Current licensure to practice speech therapy in Texas. Valid Texas driver’s license and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment. Knowledge of and experience working with infants and toddlers with developmental needs.|
Preferred Qualifications: Preferably, 1+ years of experience providing speech therapy to young children and coaching families
Preferred AND required education, experience, job knowledge, skills and abilities helpful in the performance of this position, as indicated below:
Comprehensive knowledge of typical and atypical development in children birth to three years old
Comprehensive knowledge of childhood conditions that relate to the provision of early intervention services
Comprehensive knowledge of and understanding of team and family dynamics.
Ability to contribute as a leader and facilitator on teams which include parents, caregivers, and other professional staff.
Ability to perform under minimal supervision with considerable requirements for initiative, discretion, independent thought, judgment and self-motivation in matters of significance to families as well as the agency.
Well developed interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, time management/organization skills, and basic computer skills.
Ability to comprehend and adhere to family-centered, activity-based early intervention practices.
Ability to work sensitively with families from a variety of cultural orientations.
Preferred – Ability to read, write and communicate in Spanish. (receive a stipend for a foreign language)
|Salary Amount||$81,910 - 83,470/year|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|