The speech therapist provides early intervention services to infants, toddlers and families so that the child will progress in the acquisition and mastery of functional skills in order to reduce or overcome limitations resulting from disabilities or developmental delays. Services are provided in the natural environment (e.g. home, daycare, community-settings, telehealth).
Requirements of early intervention service provision come under the authority of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and are regulated by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services.
Essential tasks include participation as a member of an interdisciplinary team to evaluate, assess, determine eligibility, develop, and carry out treatment plans, document progress and required processes, educate families and community partners, collaborate with physicians and other care providers, maintain required records, and meet requirement of the profession of Speech Therapist.
Location: Williamson County
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 County, Round Rock|
|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)
|Closing Date||Open until filled|