The Achieve Center is seeking a full time pediatric speech-language pathologist to begin as soon as possible. Primary clientele for this position consists of children birth to 8 years of age displaying a wide array of communication pathologies secondary to various medical, developmental, genetic and behavioral factors. The population of children served represents a complicated array of developmental deficits. Current staff consists of one speech-language pathologist, two marriage and family therapists, four master's level child development behavioral specialists and a pediatric dyslexia specialist. Two to four years of previous pediatric experience is preferred although recent graduates will be considered. The successful candidate will assess and treat children, interact with staff, participate in transdisciplinary interactions with various professionals and display a high level of competence in interacting with the caregivers of the children seen at the Center.
Two to four years of pediatric experience preferred. Previous experience in a multi-disciplinary treatment setting is expected. Wisconsin state license or the ability to obtain appropriate licensure is required. CCC is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with educational preparation and previous experience and is quite competitive with similar employment settings.
The Achieve Center cares for children and families with special needs. Children with neuropsychological developmental disorders and chronic health and physical ability challenges are provided services individualized for them. Assessment, treatment and referrals are provided by a team of mulit-disciplinary pediatric specialists who are trained and experienced in speech-language pathology and behavi...oral health. Parents are directly included as treatment partners and taught skills and strategies to enhance their child's progress. Overall treatment may include group therapy and marriage and family therapy. Treatment is coordinated with the schools, child care, physicians and other child health and educational providers.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.