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Speech Language Pathologist – Bismarck

Anne Carlsen Center
Job Description
Speech Language Pathologist – Bismarck
*$5K SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE for full-time position!    
 Will consider applications for Part-time or Full-time hours*

Anne Carlsen is in search of an experienced and enthusiastic Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join a passionate and creative team focused on providing high quality therapy services in the Bismarck-Mandan region. The purpose of this position is to assess, plan, develop, and provide speech therapy for pediatric and adult clientele by implementing interventions and strategies. Anne Carlsen provides the opportunity for professional specializations/certifications and personal growth while serving our mission to make the world a more inclusive place.  Continuing education is supported to utilize innovative technologies and the newest approaches/strategies. In this new position and SLP offering in Bismarck, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in lives you touch every day.

QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements)
Education and/or years’ experience required:
  • A Master’s Degree from an ASHA accredited program is necessary.  Current state licensure (or eligibility/evidence of application) as a Speech-Language Pathologist and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence are preferred. A CFY candidate may be considered. Ability to manage a caseload commensurate to FTE status is necessary.   
  • Experience in pediatrics or work with the developmentally disabled population is desired, but not necessary.
  • Must maintain continuing education requirements as defined by state regulations for ND licensure and any additional requirements for educationally based services, such as a North Dakota State Teaching licensure. 
  • 3+ years' experience is preferred
Preferred/Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills; being tactful, courteous, and diplomatic with internal and external contacts.  They must be able to adapt to rapid change and intervene promptly in crisis/emergency situations. Must be able to provide direct therapeutic intervention and manage a caseload including outpatients and public-school students in a variety of settings and with a variety of diagnoses.
  • Equipment used:  Should understand and have a working knowledge of the Windows environment Intranet and Internet technology.   They must have working knowledge of equipment used in the clinic and must be willing to utilize a variety of therapeutic tools such as an iPad, adaptive equipment and assistive technology.   The incumbent must have the ability to access, manipulate, organize and relay information in meaningful ways using electronic methods.  Must be prepared to develop communication systems ranging from low to high tech.
  • Must have a current ASHA membership or be eligible for ASHA membership.
  • Works under the supervision of the Regional Vice President.
  • Must be able to provide direct therapeutic intervention for a varied caseload with a variety of diagnoses. 
  • Provides established treatment programs to clients; evaluate, plan, organize the implementation the speech-language therapy services for assigned caseload; assists in establishing short and long-term treatment goals; consults with Regional Vice President and other professionals in providing services.
  • Collects and compiles data to document clients' performance or assess program quality; may make recommendations for changes and collaborates with other disciplines (i.e. OT, BCBA) on recommendations.
  • Documents clients' progress toward meeting established treatment objectives.
  • Completes paperwork such as daily notes, billing and discharge summaries under the supervision of Regional Vice President.
  • Selects and/or prepares appropriate speech-language instructional materials. 
  • Reports specific health concerns, medical information and/or changes in the client’s condition at time of awareness to Regional Vice President.
  • Utilizes the client’s adaptive equipment as required. 
  • May be required to manage inappropriate or disruptive behaviors displayed by clients using gentle teaching techniques and/or the described behavior plan and facility policies and procedures. 
  • Adheres to work schedule and maintain regular attendance
  • Performs Anne Carlsen duties as requested by the designated supervisor
  • Upholds Anne Carlsen ethical standards and demonstrate the behavioral and service expectations as defined in our policies and procedures
  • Successfully completes required training and educational requirements per State, Federal, local health codes and Anne Carlsen policies and procedures
AC offers competitive pay and benefits, employee discounts, paid time off (PTO), and great advancement opportunities! Here are a few examples:
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employer Paid Life & Disability
  • 401(k) & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Special Employee Events
  • Great working environment and ability to strengthen your community!
Anne Carlsen Center is an equal opportunity employer and complies fully with all federal, state, and local employment laws and will provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, the presence of any mental or physical disability, status with regard to public assistance or marriage, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.
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