Speech-Language Pathologist

Action Potential Services - Greater Toronto Area, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Action Potential Services provides speech-language pathology and applied behaviour analysis services, focusing primarily on the needs of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and toddlers with language delays. We are a small clinician-owned company founded by an SLP-BCBA. Our mission is to provide evidence-based assessment and treatment, partnering with families to support our clients’ achievement of their maximum potential and quality of life.

Position Summary: The speech-language pathologist is responsible for conducting assessments and developing and implementing treatment plans. Areas of practice that the SLP will be expected to engage in include augmentative and alternative communication, motor speech, language, and feeding. The speech-language pathologist will use data from both the speech-language pathology and applied behaviour analysis literature to guide his/her practice. Both home-based and clinic-based services are provided.

Duties: ·

  • Administer assessments in the areas of early communication, language, literacy, articulation, motor speech, and feeding
  • Develop and write treatment plans in collaboration with clients and/or families
  • Provide treatment sessions in office and in client homes in the Greater Toronto Area (Note: The speech-language pathologist will have the ability to choose locations to which he/she is willing to travel).
  • Provide direct treatment as well as parent training.
  • Provide supervision for communication disorders assistants (CDAs):
  • Visit client homes during sessions in order to observe the session, assess progress, trial and demonstrate strategies, and conduct parent training.
  • Provide written recommendations to the CDA regarding updated strategies and goals
  • Conduct group therapy to address peer interaction and school readiness skills .
  • Document all client contacts using our electronic charting system.
  • Maintain current knowledge of evidence-based practice by reading peer reviewed journal articles relevant to client needs and participating in educational opportunities.
  • Collaborate with other professionals involved in our clients’ care, including BCBAs, occupational therapists, dietitians, physicians, and psychologists, fostering effective interdisciplinary care.

Application deadline: 2020-07-24

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $105.00 to $115.00 /hour

Benefits:

  • On-site Parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Some clients are being seen via teletherapy. In-person services are being provided for clients for whom virtual services are not effective, with strict safety measures in place to protect staff and clients based upon Public Health Ontario's guidelines.

Experience:

  • clinical: 3 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19