The speech language pathologist must possess at least a graduate degree and have the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP). Highly recommend a minimum of one year experience in pediatrics/similar setting. Following the interview, a potential candidate must complete and pass a background check before proceeding in the hiring process.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Familiarity with the impact of trauma on the development and daily functioning of children.
- Strongly encouraged: Further education, experience, and/or certification in pediatric treatment methods, TBRI, and/or feeding education.
- Credentialing with third party payers
The role of speech language pathologist includes preventing, assessing, and treating speech and language disorders, social skills, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children. The speech language pathologist should be able to collaborate and educate caregivers and assist with identifying barriers to successful performance within the home, school, and community environments.
Speech Language Pathologists at Memphis Family Connection Center work with children and caregivers by providing trauma-informed services in order to promote independence, engagement, healing, and connection in and through meaningful activities.
The speech language pathologist should develop a treatment plan and execute all direct treatment services for his/her pediatric clients (both in person and telehealth services as applicable). The speech language pathologist may provide supervision if a speech language pathologist intern joins the MFCC team. In addition, the speech language pathologist should complete all required documentation including initial evaluations, daily treatment notes, progress reports, and discharge summaries within a timely manner. The speech language pathologist should participate in staff meetings, in-service training, and planned relevant workshops, seminars, and training events. All staff should help maintain clean and orderly working spaces.
Memphis Family Connection Center provides a unique and flexible work experience which allows for collaboration with multi-disciplines; therefore, providing holistic care for the client and caregiver(s). Staff should be flexible and have good communication and interpersonal skills in order to work as a team and to ensure good carryover with clients and caregivers.