Speech and Language Pathologist  

 

Abil-OT Kids Therapy is in search of a qualified, certified, and state licensed speech and
language pathologist to treat a variety of diagnoses in the pediatric population. We are looking
for a conscientious practitioner with 1+ years of experience to join our team. The ideal candidate
is a compassionate therapist devoted to patient advocacy, communicates with other members of
the rehabilitation team effectively and respectfully, is professional and passionate about the role
in helping children and families reach their goals. We are looking for someone that is eager to
work with children in our clinic and within the community, experienced in providing speech,
language and/feeding services, and interested in learning new and innovative treatment
methods to enhance their clinical skills. The right candidate is flexible, passionate, empathetic,
and encouraging, helping to inspire children and their families to achieve the optimum level of
independence.


RESPONSIBILITIES FOR SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS:


➔ Perform initial and ongoing speech-language and feeding evaluations according to
ASHA and North Carolina Speech-Language Pathology Board standards of practice
➔ Develop a treatment plan for each patient that is client-centered including caregiver
education
➔ Provide quality therapeutic interventions to adequately support the treatment plan for the patient to facilitate functional outcomes and goal attainment
➔ Participate in effective interdisciplinary communication to maximize client outcomes
through a team approach
➔ Adequately document treatment interventions, plan of care, assessments, evaluations of
current level of functioning, patient progression, and discharge of skilled services
according to approved medical and company documentation procedures
➔ Practice adequate safety awareness and clinical judgement to keep patients and
therapist safe during treatments
➔ Communicate compassionately, effectively, and productively with clients, caseworkers,
and families for appropriate scheduling of evaluations, treatments and ongoing care


QUALIFICATIONS FOR SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST:


➔ Master’s of Science/Arts or Doctorate Degree in Speech Pathology; degree from an
accredited program per ASHA standards.
➔ Active North Carolina Speech-Language Pathology License
➔ Current certificate of clinical competence from ASHA
➔ 1+ years experience working as an SLP
➔ Knowledge of Occupational and Physical Therapy with an understanding of how their
services can benefit patients