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We’re hiring! Are you a dynamic Speech-Language Pathologist looking for a rewarding new position? Then consider Boyer Children’s Clinic!

Boyer is the largest Early Intervention services provider in Seattle – offering pediatric speech-language, occupational, and physical therapies, early education programming, nurse coordination, medical consultation and family support services – and has been a vital resource for children with special needs and their families since 1942. Together we can change lives, and give all children in our community the chance to thrive!

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, and at other community sites.
  • 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.
  • Attend regular staff and department meetings.
  • Keep administrative records: time cards, attendance.
  • Make and/or order equipment, assessment, or therapy materials.

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.

NECESSARY CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a Certification by the American Speech and Hearing Association, and licensure by the Washington State Department of Health. Current First Aid and CPR certification.  Must possess valid Washington State Driver’s License and automobile insurance.

TRAVEL
Ability to transport oneself to community appointments as necessary.

WE ARE GUIDED BY OUR MISSION: 
“At Boyer Children’s Clinic, we celebrate each child’s unique abilities and embrace their individual needs. Through our high-quality therapy and education programs – strengthened by generous philanthropic donors – we partner with families to ensure they have the support, tools and confidence to help their children thrive, both now and in the future.”

TO APPLY: For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to Kristin Church at kristin.church@boyercc.org.

We’re hiring! Are you looking for a rewarding new position? Then consider Boyer Children’s Clinic!

Boyer is the largest Early Intervention services provider in Seattle – offering pediatric speech-language, occupational, and physical therapies, early education programming, nurse coordination, medical consultation and family support services – and has been a vital resource for children with special needs and their families since 1942. Together we can change lives, and give all children in our community the chance to thrive! For more information on Boyer Children’s Clinic, please visit www.boyercc.org.

We are currently seeking a full time Referral Coordinator to coordinate the smooth intake of referrals to the agency.

Essential Duties:

  • Receive new referrals and gather necessary information from parent or referral source to complete intake paperwork and maintain detailed record of communication with families.
  • Serve as a point of contact in helping parents obtain service or provide assistance and referral to other agencies.
  • Schedule intake appointments with Nurse Coordinators for all new children and send letters and paperwork regarding intake appointments.
  • Process and coordinate paperwork following intake appointment for timely access to services.
  • Enter new children into the agency and Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) databases.
  • Identify clients potentially eligible for Medicaid and assist in application.
  • Coordinate team evaluation for newly referred children.
  • Establish effective working relationships throughout the agency and the early intervention services community.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent working experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of child development, medical terminology and early intervention service system.
  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple professional disciplines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships throughout the agency and the early intervention services community.
  • Must possess valid WA State drivers’ license and auto insurance, if driving.
  • Must be First Aid and CPR certified (or obtain certification within first 4 weeks of employment).
  • Fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese or Somali a plus.

WE ARE GUIDED BY OUR MISSION: 
“At Boyer Children’s Clinic, we celebrate each child’s unique abilities and embrace their individual needs. Through our high-quality therapy and education programs – strengthened by generous philanthropic donors – we partner with families to ensure they have the support, tools and confidence to help their children thrive, both now and in the future.”

TO APPLY: For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to Gay Burton at gay.burton@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.