Speech Language Pathologist-Center Based
Bedford, MA Speech Language Pathologist
Job Type
Full-time
Description

 

Bierman Autism Centers is looking for a full-time and center-based Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) to join a motivated and energetic team focused on transforming the lives of children diagnosed with autism while building a fun and creative culture at work. You will be committed and focused on helping parents and their child grow on their terms. You will constantly challenge yourself to gain new skills, try new methods and adapt to be better to help each child. Our one-on-one approach is focused on natural play to teach foundational skills our kids can build on, such as self-advocacy and communication. Every child’s success is unique! We continually challenge ourselves to do anything it takes to enable our kids to reach their potential on their terms.

The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) has a primary responsibility to accelerate client success and drive coordination of care with ABA services. The SLP will formulate and implement individualized treatment plans for a caseload of clients in their assigned location. They will ensure the oversight of clinical quality, prescription fulfillment, ethical practice, and client outcomes. Qualified candidates will enjoy working with children, demonstrate excellent communication skills, be well organized, flexible, patient, and dependable. They will be highly motivated, naturally take initiative, be willing to learn, remain curious, and look to make a larger, positive impact. 


Fun and Challenging Responsibilities for our Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs):

• Direct, design and implement programs for SLP services for assigned clients

• Conduct assessments and develop treatment plans for clients

• Repeat evaluations on a regular basis to measure progress according to professional guidelines

• Maintain a caseload of 21-25 hours per week

• Ensure client programming is ethical, appropriately individualized, and provided with integrity 

• Update progress reports for assigned clients 

• Properly document all activities according to professional and funder guidelines

• Keep current with professional literature, research, and best practices 

• Develop, implement, and drive processes 

• Drive coordination of care with ABA and Speech services 

• Maintain relationships with parents of current clients and conduct caregiver collaboration and training sessions 

• Provide input and leadership in our business direction 

• Conduct clinical presentations to staff to promote collaboration and skill development

• Attend clinical staff meetings 

• Attend collaboration meetings with BCBAs 

• Promote Bierman Autism Centers within the community
 

Why Become a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) at Bierman?

Full Time Hours: All Speech-Language Pathologists work Monday – Friday: 8:15am – 4:45pm in the center. No travel required!

Comprehensive Benefits: Offered for full-time employees. This includes: PTO, Holiday Pay, 401k, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Pet Insurance, HSAs, FSAs, and so much more!

Competitive Pay: Pay is based on candidate qualifications and experience. 

Growth and Advancement Opportunities: We host on-site trainings, student supervision, tuition reimbursement, and student loan assistance, career path opportunities and more.

Be a Part of a Great Team: You’ll be part of a passionate, empathetic, and supportive team. We host optional engagement events throughout the year such as Spirit Weeks, Pajama Days, Trivia Nights, Monthly Wellness Competitions and more!

Requirements

  

Job Requirements for a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP):


Basic & Physical Requirements

• Must be able to lift and carry clients who are least 30 pounds

• Must have hearing ability sufficient to evaluate client’s speech

• Must be willing and able to restrain/hold/transport and utilize quick body movements as indicated in the Behavior Support Plan in the course of working with children with challenging behavior

• Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures including kneeling, squatting, crouching, crawling, sitting, standing, bending, for extended periods of time.

• Must be able to walk and run to chase clients and maintain a three-foot distance at all times

• Must be able to sit on the floor or stand for extended periods of time

• Must be able to attend to basic needs such as feeding, diapering, toileting, and dressing

• Must have manual dexterity to perform specific computer and electronic device functions for data collection

• Must have visual acuity to read and comprehend written communication though computer, electronic devices, and paper means.

• Must be able to take written data and transfer to electronic files or data base systems

• Must be able to maintain prolonged periods of working on a computer while sitting at a desk or on the floor

• Must be able to assemble, clean and maintain therapy space including toys and furniture

• Must be able to administer medication to clients


Job Requirements:

• Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology

• Certification of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)

• State Licensure

• Strong organization, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills 

• Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams 

• Excellent written and oral communication with colleagues, direct reports, and caregivers

• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

• Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate

• Must be detail oriented

• Be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the team across the organization

• Ability to act with integrity, professionalism

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

• Must have knowledge of MacOS and be comfortable operating in a primarily MacOS environment.

• Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s technology platforms including CentralReach and Tableau

• Ability to maintain required licensure to practice while employed


Job Type: Exempt, Full Time

Pay is competitive and based on candidate qualifications and experience. Full-time employees will be offered our comprehensive benefits including Paid Time Off, 401k, insurance (health, dental, and vision), and the option of Short and Long-Term disability insurance.

We can’t wait to review your application and for you to join our team!

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Bierman Autism Centers values diversity in the workplace. The company provides equal opportunity for employment and promotion to all qualified employees and applicants on the basis of experience, training, education, and ability to do the available work without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other status protected by law.

Furthermore, Bierman Autism Centers is committed to providing an equal opportunity workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment based on national origin, race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

As an equal opportunity employer, Bierman Autism Centers does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as a candidate for employment, please inform a member of the Talent Acquisition team.