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Speech Language Pathologist (SLP-CCC)

Arizona Autism United is a leading nonprofit community organization seeking experienced and passionate SLP-CCC to join our team! This is a full-time role with a competitive salary and benefit package. 

Our speech department provides a variety of services in different settings.  Speech therapy sessions take place at our clinic, in client homes, or other community settings.  We also partner with several schools and learning centers.

This position includes collaborative training across disciplines. Being part of the multidisciplinary team includes working closely with SLPs, SLPAs, PTs, OTs, BCBAs, and special education teachers.

Job Summary

Speech Language Pathologists are primarily responsible for developing treatment plans, conducting treatment,  and overseeing individualized programs for speech therapy clients.  Additionally, the SLP fulfills direct and indirect supervision requirements for SLPA's.

Responsibilities and Duties Include: 

  • Conduct formal and/or informal assessments to identify students with communication disorders and clearly convey the results in a written report with outlined goals and an identified treatment plan
  • Provide intervention that is appropriate to the age and learning needs of each individual client
  • Participate in ongoing training for parents and other therapy team members, including demonstrating implementation of current goals
  • Gather and interpret data to guide decisions regarding progress and planning
  • Meet federal and state mandates in performance of their duties (Individualized Education Program (IEP) development, Medicaid billing, report writing/treatment planning, supervision, and licensure
  • Supervising SLPAs and Clinical Fellows

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Master’s  degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences, or university equivalent
  • SLP license from the Arizona Department of Health Services
  • 2+ years of experience with speech therapy and/or applied behavior analysis (ABA) preferred
  • Experience working directly with young children and families
  • Successfully pass a fingerprint clearance check and other related hiring requirements
  • Proficient at listening to and interpreting needs of child & family
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and positive attitude towards all people; solid team player who is  open to new ideas
  • Ability to multi-task, independently plan and organize own activities
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to client homes and other service locations throughout Maricopa County
  • Ability to respond positively and appropriately to child’s behaviors and verbalizations to improve behavior and maximize independent functioning, consistent with the expectations of   the child’s family and/or AZA United supervisors
  • Ability to administer physical and verbal prompting techniques to increase child’s overall skills & abilities

In addition to joining an organization with a great culture and supportive leadership that believes in work/life balance, you'll also receive: 

  • A competitive salary with guaranteed pay increases every 6 months; 
  • An excellent comprehensive health benefit package that includes health, dental and vision, employer contributions to your health savings account, company paid Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, and employer paid basic life Insurance; 
  • A 401K plan with 3% matching after just one year, and 5% matching at 3 years; 
  • Generous paid sick time and PTO, and 12 Paid Holidays;
  • Paid Certification & Licensing Expenses;
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave;
  • Paid Travel Expenses;
  • On-Site Workout Facility and more.

For more information about AZA United please visit our website at www.azaunited.org or view our profile on www.glassdoor.com! 

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