Southcentral Foundation is seeking to hire an experienced Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist
Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is seeking to hire an experienced Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our Child and Family Developmental Services (CFDS) interdisciplinary team. Our interdisciplinary team will include a Neurodevelopment Pediatrician, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Behavioral Health Services to provide a wide-range of supportive services to families of children with disabilities. SCF is an Alaska Native-owned, nonprofit health care organization located on the Alaska Native Health Campus serving nearly 65,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people (customer-owners) living in Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Valley and 55 rural villages. Child and Family Developmental Services will be housed in our new, state of the art clinic featuring two large sensory gyms and several smaller, individualized treatment spaces with specialized equipment to serve a variety of customer-owner needs. CFDS will also be equipped with telemedicine capability to provide services to Alaska Natives in remote and rural villages. With a patient-care first approach, SCF has ample full-time support staff to allow therapists the ability to focus on direct patient care. Management provides great support and is constantly making improvements to an already great work environment. Therapists have the opportunity to develop a rapport with on-site providers that leads to a collaborative team-based approach to patient care. SCF also offers a great work/life balance that includes a great PTO package and additional time off and monetary support for continuing education.
Speech-Language Pathologist: The right candidate will be a versatile, detail-oriented individual who can multitask and who will have a compassionate and supportive approach with their team members. This department is seeking an individual experienced in pediatrics with interest in one or more of the following. Autism Spectrum Disorders, social pragmatics, parent coaching, telemedicine, or school age language.
- Autism spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental disorder - Sensory integration and processing challenges - Feeding therapies - Voice? - Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Daily Duties and Expectations: - Creating, developing and nurturing culturally appropriate interactions and connections with each other, customer-owners and the community. - Responsible for evaluating customer-owners, identifying the therapy diagnosis and formulating therapy treatment plans and goals based on the individual and their family's input. - Responsible for evaluating customer-owners and formulating therapy treatment plans and goals. - Provides consult and plan of care. - Performs treatments efficiently while keeping customer-owners informed and being sensitive to the customer-owner's comfort during treatments. - Complete documentation in a timely manner.
1. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited university or college program recognized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); OR a Doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders. 2. Licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the State of Alaska. 3. One (1) year of experience working with children with special needs, developmental delay or disability. 4. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required. ACLS, NRP, ATLS, ALSO and PALS as required for specialty and any certification relating to the scope of practice as required.
Imagine working for an entire people, instead of a business. SCF can give you that job satisfaction. Come join our innovative, cutting edge, award-winning health care organization expanding the frontier of health care! Salary DOE with outstanding Benefits package including an employer matched 401(k) plan and participation in the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) Program. For additional information, please visit our website at: https://www.southcentralfoundation.com/employment/benefits/ To express interest in the Pediatric Occupational Therapist opportunity, please apply online at: https://www.southcentralfoundation.com/employment87job-openings/ OR contact the Southcentral Foundation Recruiting Team at (907) 729-4977.
Internal Number: 6371
About Southcentral Foundation
We offer a wide range of health and wellness services for Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, and nearby villages. We also provide regional support to residents of 55 rural villages in the Anchorage Service Unit, a geographical area stretching 107,400 square miles across Southcentral Alaska – extending from the Canadian border on the east to the Aleutian Chain and Pribilof Islands on the west.