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Boyer Children’s Clinic provides medical, therapy, special education and family services to infants and young children with cerebral palsy and other developmental delays and their families.  For more information on Boyer Children’s Clinic, please visit www.boyercc.org.

We are currently seeking a full-time Speech-Language Pathologist to provide evaluative, therapeutic, and consultative services for children with neuromuscular disorders and/or developmental delays who are delayed in speech, language, pre-speech (feeding), pre-linguistic (cognitive), and/or hearing abilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and special projects may be assigned.

  • Provide assessment and speech and language treatment for agency children, in client homes, at other community sites, and in the center.
  • Assess and evaluate assigned children.
  • Establish and carry out appropriate therapy programs according to each child’s needs.
  • Provide direct, indirect, or consultative services to children with communication disorders.
  • Develop alternate/augmentative communication systems as needed.
  • Coordinate program with parent and provide parent training and information.
  • Coordinate with child’s other therapy and educational programs, keep contact with other involved agencies and professionals.
  • Attend conferences relating to each child’s programs and progress.
  • Make home or school visits as necessary.
  • Consult with teachers for individual and/or group programs.
  • Participate as member of interdisciplinary team.
  • Provide initial behavioral hearing assessment and refer for formal audiological evaluation on new children. Provide follow-up when necessary.  Refer for annual hearing assessments.
  • Perform case management and other administrative requirements.
  • Document assessment, program, and progress of each child including periodic written reports, Individual Education Plan or Individual Family Service Plan, videotape, and tape recordings as appropriate.
  • Schedule minimum of therapy hours as established by therapy department policy.
  • Act as case manager for specific children.
  • Attend regular staff and department meetings.
  • Keep administrative records: time cards, attendance.
  • Make and/or order equipment, assessment, or therapy materials.
  • Provide training, care coordination, assistance with access, program planning, interagency coordination, and administrative functions to support Medicaid programs.
  • Perform training-related duties.
  • Arrange for and provide observations and practicum experiences for speech therapy students.
  • Work on special projects.
  • Present in-service programs for staff.
  • Provide consultations to outside agencies which request information in accordance with agency policy.
  • Participate in demonstrations during courses as appropriate.
  • Continue to develop professional skills and knowledge (.g., conferences, course work, review literature, participation in professional associations, interdepartmental observations, etc.)
  • Attend in-service programs. Share information from recently attended professional meetings with staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must complete criminal background check as required by state law prior to and during employment. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Master’s of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology, with program including background in neurogenic speech disorders and language disorders preferred.  Previous experience of 2 years as a Speech-Language Pathologist working with children who have disabilities or equivalent desired.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents, staff, co-workers, and physicians.
  • Ability to instruct parents and other persons involved in the handling and management of the impaired child.
  • Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • The following equipment, tools, and/or machinery will be used/operated as a normal  part of   your job: copier, dishwasher, electric cutting knife, garage door, garbage disposal, hot glue gun, paper cutter, sewing machine, shredder, step ladder, and x-acto knife.

NECESSARY CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a Certification by the American Speech and Hearing Association, and licensure by the Washington Statae Department of Health.  N.D.T. training and experience in the handling of children with cerebral palsy and the treatment of neuromuscular and developmental problems is desirable. Current First Aid and CPR ce rtification.  Must possess valid Washington State Driver’s License and automobile insurance if driving.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from group of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crawl, or crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.

TRAVEL
Ability to transport oneself to community appointments as necessary. Must possess valid Washington State Drivers license and automobile insurance if driving.

To apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to beth.mccarthy@boyercc.org

As the largest provider of early intervention programs and services in Seattle, Boyer is recognized as one of the region’s premier resources for children with neuromuscular disorders or developmental delays. For over 75 years, our highly-skilled experts have provided thousands of families with support, guidance, and hope for a brighter future. Our work supports each child’s unique abilities, and helps every family become their child’s best advocate. Our staff are leaders in their professions, and work as a cohesive team to help ensure a seamless, coordinated and positive experience for every family. For more information, please visit us at www.boyercc.org.

Boyer is currently seeking a full-time Billing Specialist. The ideal candidate will have a strong team focus with great organizational and interpersonal skills. We offer a warm team environment, competitive pay and benefits.

Essential Duties:

  • Input weekly charges and payments for data processing
  • Ensure insurance billing is performed weekly by Rev-Ignition (our outsourced medical billing service) and review statements and patient accounts
  • Identify and bill secondary or tertiary insurances
  • Perform pre-authorizations, benefit verifications, and account set-ups
  • Maintain journal of monthly credits and debits to client accounts
  • Maintain an accounts receivable and aged trial balance with minimal balances that are over 90 days past due
  • Adjust client accounts in concert and with approval from CFO and Executive Director as needed
  • Correspond and communicate with Family Resources Coordinators and parents, insurances, and other billing agencies
  • Identify if clients are eligible for Medicaid and notify their care team
  • Other duties as needed

 Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree (A.A) from a two-year college or two or more years of experience as a Lead Billing Clerk
  • Experience billing Medicaid or MCOs
  • Experience with various Insurance Portals
  • Experience with Raintree or another EMR system
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
  • Non-profit experience is a plus

To apply: please send cover letter and resume to Lisa Boyd at lisa.boyd@boyercc.org

Since 1942, Boyer Children’s Clinic has worked to empower families and improve the lives of children with special needs. We recognize the impact of a diverse staff who reflect the families we serve, and we continuously strive to extend our core values of equity and inclusion into the broader community. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment at Boyer, especially members of underrepresented groups and veterans.