EasterSeals
  • TX, USA
  • Full Time

5 weeks' PTO (excluding company holidays), Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan, Flex Spending accounts and more


Easter Seals of Greater Houston, a leading provider of service to Veterans and people of all ages, with any type of disability is currently seeking an experienced Speech-Language Pathologist, ECI for our Liberty County Outreach team. This position reports into our Liberty County ECI Team Manager.

We provide our full-time employees 5 weeks' paid time off per year in addition to company holidays. We offer a flexible work schedule as well, and most employees opt to work a 4/10 schedule. We extend to our employees the option to enroll in agency-sponsored benefits: medical, dental, vision, HSA, Dependent Care FSA, Employee Assistance Program, and a 403(b) retirement savings plan with a match of 3% after service requirements are met.

Position Type: Full-time (40 hrs)

Location: Northeast Houston and surrounding area, Texas

Key responsibilities:

  • Assess developmental skills of assigned clients from birth to the third birthday:
    • Collect information from case history, parent report, observation of child, and other professionals.
    • Interpret evaluation results, develop diagnostic impressions, and make recommendations.
  • Implement specific, reasonable, and necessary intervention plans for children experiencing developmental delays, atypical behaviors, and/or certain medical diagnosis based on evaluation findings and the Individual Family Service Plan. State requirement: Plan must be written within 45 days of referral.
  • Schedule and prioritize direct and indirect service activities within established timelines; document professional contacts in a timely manner. Provide direct services to children and their families at home, daycare, or other "natural environment". State requirement: Services must begin within 28 days of writing the IFSP.
  • Complete all client paperwork, timesheets, expense reports, schedules, Random Moment Time Study (RMTS) and any other required paperwork; submit on time to Director/Assistant Director and/or appropriate personnel as designated in procedures. Agency expectation is that you will be proficient in our Providersoft and other agency software within 60 days.
  • Insure maximum service delivery through management of a Director/Assistant Director-approved schedule (based on assigned caseload by intensity, frequency, and location of services). Current staff expectation is that a minimum of 67 hours of services will be delivered monthly.
  • Communicate effectively with families, physicians, other agency representatives, co-workers, and the community at large.
  • Serve as the Service Coordinator for assigned clients as outlined in the Service Coordination Module.
  • Participate with other department staff members in the development and presentation of educational materials, in-services, and training courses.
  • Identify and refer children/families for related services including, but not limited to, audiological, educational, medical, psychological, sociological, or other resources such as a toy lending library, respite, etc., as needed.
  • Maintain ethical and professional conduct. Conduct should reflect the code of ethics and standards of recognized professional licensing organizations within each discipline and of EASTER SEALS of Greater Houston.
  • Adhere to all EASTER SEALS and ECI policies and procedures as reflected in the EASTER SEALS Employee Guidelines and the ECI Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Serve as an ambassador for EASTER SEALS by volunteering at EASTER SEALS events. Be available for agency fairs and speaking engagements.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by your Director/Assistant Director, Team Manager or Chief Executive Officer.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Communication Disorders/ Speech-Language Pathology
  • Continuing Education Units (preferably in topics relating to the Birth to Three population)
  • English communication skills including listening, speaking, nonverbal communication and writing
  • Include Licensure from the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology or candidacy for Clinical Fellowship Year.
  • Willing to travel 75% in Northeast Houston and surrounding area
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