Services for Brain Injury (SBI) has a part-time opportunity for a Speech-Language Pathologist to join our team. This position provides speech therapy to our adult clients with brain injuries. SBI is a peninsula-based non-profit rehabilitation service that empowers people with disabilities to realize their full potential in every aspect of life.
1. The evaluation and treatment of adult clients with deficits in cognitive-communication, social communication, language, speech production, and swallowing, Speech disorders include apraxia, dysarthria, stuttering and voice. Knowledge of AAC is preferred.
2. The establishment of short and long term communication goals designed to improve functional skills, employment skills and participation in SBI programs
3. Communication of assessment results, therapy results and goals to family and staff as needed.
4. Collaboration with other professionals to ensure optimal client success in SBI Programs and job performance.
5. Attendance at staff meetings and other team meetings to report client progress and recommendations
6. Supervision of speech therapy volunteers, clinical fellows and interns as requested
7. Participation in continuing education to meet professional licensure/certification requirements
8. Compliance with ASHA code of ethics
Educational Requirements: Masters Degree (M.A. or M.S.) in speech pathology (or equivalent) from an accredited university
Preferred: Experience with evaluation and treatment of clients with brain injuries.
License/Certifications: Licensed by the Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board in the State of California. Certified Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Additional Salary Information: This is a part time contract position, rate can be negotiated
Internal Number: SLP May 2018
About Services for Brain Injury
Services for Brain Injury (SBI) has served individuals and families in the greater San Francisco Bay Area touched by all types of brain injuries since 1989. Our dedicated staff and volunteers provide education, advocacy and support to enable survivors to regain skills to maximize independence and return to work. SBI is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit corporation.Mission Statement: Provide clients and families with rehabilitation and vocational services to achieve their highest level of independence while promoting community awareness.Staff: SBI has a staff of six fulltime and 19 part-time employees and about 25 volunteers who assist under supervision with services and administration.Governance: SBI is governed by a 13 (capacity 21) member community Board of Directors. The board includes local business professionals, social service professionals, survivors of brain injuries and family members.Finances: SBI’s operates on a modest budget and maintains administrative costs well below the non-profit standard of 25%. Sixty percent of its revenues come from the government fees and grants, special events, and individual donations. The remainder of its budget is derived from fees-for-serv...ice, other service providers and community organizations. In keeping with its commitment to affordability, SBI fees are calculated on a sliding scale depending on ability to pay.
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