Forty (40) hours per week
Vice President of Pediatric Services
This position impacts the quality and effectiveness of speech therapy services in the on-site pediatric outpatient program. A Speech Language Pathologist will assess and treat infants and children with speech, language, voice, feeding, swallowing, and fluency disorders. Children requiring speech and language intervention most frequently have a diagnosis of developmental speech delay, autism spectrum disorders, hearing impairment, cerebral palsy, genetic disorders and other neurological conditions.
- Perform speech therapy evaluations of infants and children as prescribed by referring physicians.
- Interpret evaluation results and develop a treatment plan including functional goals.
- Determine appropriate frequency and duration of treatment.
- Implement evidence-based treatment for infants and children with disabilities to include involving families in treatment sessions for training and collaboration.
- Create accurate and timely documentation using electronic medical records system.
- Communicate with intake coordinators and business office staff to schedule and bill services in an accurate and timely manner.
- Collaborate with other members of the pediatric therapy department.
- Follow organizational policies.
- All other duties as assigned.
- Master of Science, Speech Language Pathology with Certificate of Clinical Competency.
- Current licensure with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
- Experience with pediatric speech therapy preferred.
- Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving history.
- Must pass background checks and drug test per agency procedures.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with staff, clients and visitors.
- Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
- Works collaboratively with Capper Foundation staff to build and maintain a strong team environment to accomplish the tasks necessary to serve and support the goals of Capper Foundation.
- Ability to organize, plan, set priorities with minimal supervision and effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
- Ability to perform work on a child's level to include sitting on floor, bending, stooping, kneeling and walking.
- Ability to read computer screens, e-mail and mail, talk on the phone for an extended period of time.
- Ability to move up to thirty (30) pounds.
- Direct contact with individuals who are disabled and who may exhibit unpredictable behavior and uncontrollable outbursts.
- Sessions may be held in the clinic, school or other community settings.
- May work with individuals with Hepatitis B and/or other blood borne pathogens.