Speech Language Pathologist / South Valley, NM

Job ID: 255303    Posted 3/21/2024

LOCATION

Location: Santa Teresa, New Mexico

JOB TYPE

Job Type: Direct Hire

CATEGORY

Category: Allied and Therapy

POSITION

Position: 255303

SKILLS

Skills:

SALARY

Salary Low: $1 - Salary High: $1

DURATION

Duration: 2 Weeks

SHIFT

Shift:

Job Description

For over two decades, this organization has been dedicated to serving thousands of children and families. Their Early Childhood Program delivers high-quality services across Southern and Southeast New Mexico. Supported by both state and federal funding from the New Mexico Family Infant Toddler Program (NM FIT), they provide essential support to families for fostering robust early childhood development.

Speech Language Pathologist / South Valley, NM
South Valley Region to include the following cities in New Mexico:  Anthony, Chaparral, Sunland Park, Santa Teresa, Mesquite, Berino, Chamberino, Vado, La Mesa, La Union, and San Miguel.
The Speech Language Pathologist provides speech therapy services to include evaluation and treatment to children birth to three with diagnosed conditions. These services will be conducted within a variety of environments in home and community settings.

Essential Duties:

  • Administering standardized assessment tests within their professional scope of practice
  • Presenting diagnostic findings completely and accurately
  • Writing evaluation reports with technical accuracy
  • Seeking out appropriate information from medical and/or other resources as needed to implement treatment strategies
  • Developing theoretically sound plans describing objectives and procedures for treatment
  • Selecting appropriate stimulus materials and treatment modalities for age and ability of the person served
  • Giving clear concise instructions in presenting materials and/or techniques in therapy
  • Recording and tracking daily progress accurately
  • Providing accurate and immediate feedback to the client and/or family
  • Planning for discharge of the person served
  • Attending Transdisciplinary Team Approach (TTA) meetings, IFSP’s, Periodic Reviews, Annual Reviews and Transition meetings as required
  • Fulfilling Team Lead duties for a select number of children on assigned caseload

Caseload Assignments:

The SLP will be assigned a weekly caseload from the respective program directors for each program they serve by:

  • Carrying a caseload of 27 clients per week, equating to 1252 direct therapy visits per year or part time equivalent.
  • Providing services according to the child’s IFSP
  • Adjustments to caseloads/clinic hours are made in collaboration with the respective program director(s)
  • Caseload adjustments in regards to clients and direct client contact hours may be adjusted in accordance to the following:  Providing Supervision for students or other therapists and completion of additional evaluations
  • The SLP will achieve the expected 90% productivity performance goal set by Management.
  • Will accurately collect data on persons served and will ensure that the information is accurate and filed in a timely manner by adhering to the following:
  • Document therapy sessions and progress
  • FIT documentation to occur at the time of visit, to be submitted no later than 8:00 a.m. in accordance to submission schedule
  • Providing Supervision to an ASL, Student or Intern/Observer as assigned
Requirements:
  • Maintain quality services for the persons served
  • Master’s degree in Communication Disorders
  • Licensure from the NM Board Speech, Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board
Benefits offered for full-time employees are outlined below:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short Term Disability insurance
  • 401k and 401k match
  • PTO
  • ESL
  • Holiday Pay
  • Professional Development Funds
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Health and Wellness Stipend

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