We have an immediate opening for an enthusiastic and energetic Speech Language Pathologist/CF to work full or part time in our San Jose clinic. We see a variety of clients including children in Early Intervention, schools and in the Clinical Setting. We serve children with a variety of disabilities and delays including: Apraxia, ASD, articulation deficits, CP, Down Syndrome, and speech and language delays. The ideal therapist would be bilingual and willing to work Saturdays.
Why JLD therapy?
Joy & Laughter Developmental therapy (JLD Therapy) is a private pediatric practice which provides speech, occupational and feeding therapy to children birth to 15 years of age. We strive to collaborate with the families and other service professionals to provide the best treatment for the families we serve. We provide both group and individualized services for children with a range of abilities. Some of the reasons our staff loves working for us include:
- Therapist Owned
- Growing Company
- Excellent Pay & Bonuses
- Close Team Environment
- Participation in Community Events and Causes
- Great collaboration between Speech, Occupational and Feeding Therapists
- Fosters Respect, Freedom, Autonomy and Independence.
- Staff Social Events
- Assess clients for the speech therapy services, goal development, and treatment planning.
- Coordinate with other professionals both inside and outside of agency to coordinate care, and make recommendations for other appropriate services.
- Use evidence based practice during treatment sessions to teach clients to control or strengthen tongue, jaw, face muscles, or breathing mechanisms, develop speech exercise programs to reduce disabilities, educate patient’s family members about various topics, like communication techniques, strategies to cope with or to avoid personal misunderstandings, language development and cognitive skills.
- Complete administrative responsibilities, like coordinating paperwork, scheduling case management activities, or writing lesson plans. Understand basic office and administrative duties such as taking payments, answering phone calls, scheduling new patients, greeting clients upon arrival, check in procedures, and nightly closing.
- Timely completion of daily documentation of patient progress toward meeting established objectives, progress reports, assessment reports and discharge reports.
- Assist in providing parent education in the form of blog posts, short videos and written handouts. Consult with as well as advise educators or medical staff on speech topics, like communication strategies, speech language stimulation, or feeding progression.
- Coordinate with supervising therapist for observation and supervision time. Seek assistance as needed with patients from supervisor.
Qualifications/Requirements for SLP
- Graduate of an accredited speech-language pathology program: Masters or doctorate degree in speech-language pathology.
- One+ years’ experience in working with children (clinical experience preferred but nor required)
- Proficiency in conducting evaluations in pediatric clinic-based setting.
- Effective written and oral communication skills
- Basic to intermediate knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Gmail, and the internet.
- Current CPR and First Aid certification with American Heart Association
- Current negative TB results within 6 months
We are excited that you are interested in a position with us! We are always looking for great talent to join our team. If you think you might be a good fit, we would love to learn more about you. Please send your resume and cover letter to us, and answer a few questions for us to get to know you. Be sure to follow the format below so we don’t miss your information.
Subject Line: “I want to work here!”
Cover letter/Letter of intent
- Why you want to work with us
- What did you like most about your last position
- What special skills/qualities/personality traits will you bring to our team?
- When do you hope to start
- Preferred schedule/hours worked/days worked/Full or part-time, etc