ICAN is a multidisciplinary clinic with the vision of a commitment to the best hope and future for children and families affected by autism and neurodevelopment around the world. We are located in the city of Bellevue, Washington and serve individuals with autism and neurodevelopmental disorders from birth to 13 years of age. Our team consists of Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, BCBA's, Behavior Technicians, Assistive Technology specialists and more. In our years of operation, we have provided services to over 2,000 families. We are an organization that is committed to professionalism, growth and fun. If you want to be a part of building something, we are the place for you.
Speech-Language Pathologist Job Description:
Identification, Evaluation, and Planning
Collaborates with other disciplines, in large and small team meetings, to ensure team understanding of child’s speech and language performance strengths and needs, through evaluation, program planning, and service delivery.
Evaluates the child’s ability and formulates the child’s communication profile through a variety of functional, behavioral, and standardized assessments, skilled observation, checklists, histories, and interviews.
Synthesizes evaluation results into a comprehensive written report which reflects strengths and barriers to student participation in the all environments; directs program development; and guides evidence-based intervention.
Develops speech-language pathology based intervention plans based on child’s needs and evaluation results.
Participates in multidisciplinary meetings to review evaluation results, integrate findings with other disciplines, offer recommendations, and develop individual treatment plans to achieve goals.
Provides targeted, evidence-based therapeutic intervention to facilitate child’s participation and speech and language performance within the child’s functional environments.
Consults with the child’s therapy team to achieve speech and language
Educates treatment team, and family to facilitate skills in areas of speech and language
Monitors, with data collection, and reassess the effects of speech-language pathology intervention and the need to continue, modify, or discontinue intervention.
Documents speech-language pathology services to ensure accountability of service provision and to meet standards for reimbursement of services as appropriate.
Program Administration and Management
Prioritizes and schedules work tasks
Independently maintains productivity to support the development of the
Prepares and cleans up therapy
Maintains clinical and administrative records in accordance with professional standards organization and state guidelines.
Completes requested documentation including progress reports and letter of medical necessity as requested by insurance companies.
Adheres to federal and state legislation, regulation, and clinic policies that affect speech-language pathology practice.
Adheres to HIPAA guidelines to protect patient health
Professional Growth and Ethics
Participates in continuing education courses for professional development to ensure best
Independently maintains records of continuing education courses for the purpose of maintaining state licensure and ASHA certification.
Uses professional literature, evidence based research, and content of continuing education courses to make practice decisions.
Uses professional Code of Ethics and standards of practice to guide ethical decision making in practice.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of speech-language pathology
Knowledge of pediatric speech-language pathology
Ability to communicate effectively with parents and caregivers of children receiving services.
Ability to provide evidence based speech-language pathology intervention to improve child's performance.
Ability to evaluate treatment outcomes and use to coordinate care, update treatment plans, and provide prognoses.
Ability to adapt and modify environments, equipment, and materials.
Ability to implement and modify high and low tech AAC strategies and materials.
Ability to use professional literature, evidence based research, and content of continuing education courses to make practice decisions.
Ability to operationally define treatment targets.
Ability to maintain current reporting, documentation, scheduling, and billing in accordance with professional standards, state and organizational guidelines, and reimbursement requirements.
Skill in effective oral and written communication with parents, multi-disciplinary team members and other speech-language pathologists.
Skill in proactive problem solving.
Knowledge and appreciation of the influence of disabilities, socio-cultural and socioeconomic factors on child’s ability to
Knowledge and use of speech-language pathology theories, models of practice, principles, and evidence based practice to guide intervention
Knowledge of the organization, federal, state, regulations, policies and procedures that mandate and guide speech-language pathology practice within Lakeside Center for Autism
Ability to gather and assess outcomes program evaluation data and to use to modify services at the programmatic
Ability to maintain current reporting, documentation, scheduling, and billing in accordance with professional standards, state and organizational guidelines, and reimbursement
Ability to attend at least 2 ICAN functions, such as WAALK, per
Ability to determine the need for a speech-language pathology evaluation and to select and administer appropriate assessment tools to evaluate the
Ability to interpret the evaluation data and write a comprehensive report that reflects strengths and barriers to child’s speech and language
Ability to develop speech-language pathology based intervention plans based on evaluation information.
Ability to provide evidence based speech-language pathology intervention to improve child’s performance.
Ability to adapt and modify environments, equipment, and materials including assistive technology.
Ability to use professional literature, evidence based research, and content of continuing education courses to make practice
Ability to operationally define treatment
Skill in effective oral and written
Skill in proactive problem
* Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
FT providers will be scheduled to 39 billable hours per week. Evaluations will be 2 hours, (1hr write time). Cancellation varies week by week, but averages
Not all duties may be reflected in this job description.
Location: 5150 Village Park Dr. Se Bellevue, WA 98006.
We offer a 401k plan, medical, dental, vision, compressed work schedules and competitive pay.
Master's Degree from an accredited university
Experience with ASD
Washington State License or Eligible
Internal Number: 01
Multidisciplinary clinic providing diagnosis and treatment to individuals and families affected by autism and neurodevelopmental disorders around the world.
The AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students