Join our Team ! We are currently looking for a Full-Time or Part-Time Speech Therapist located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Theratime is one the leading private practice group that has lead the greater Sioux Falls community for the past 15 years.
POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing individual therapy programs for children with special needs. Some local travel required. This position is responsible or helping children grow to their full potential under the companies’ core values of Excellence, Service and Dignity.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS Develop, coordinate and implement individual therapy programs. • Participates in a comprehensive treatment and/or educational team. • The Speech Therapist (pediatric) is responsible for providing diagnostic, therapeutic, and consultative services to patients with communication, cognitive and swallowing disorders, in accordance with the state and federal regulatory licensing/certification and accrediting requirements. • Communicates, consults, and works closely with parents/guardians, other team members, external agencies, and other professionals on therapy programs, goals, progress, adaptive equipment and other recommendations. • Consults with physicians, primary nurses, and other healthcare professionals to meet the medical needs of individual clients. • Prepares and maintains therapy records and agency documentation. • Follows agency infection control policies and procedures and monitors conditions and maintenance of patient adaptive equipment, recommending appropriate adjustments and improvements. Prepares and conducts professional in-services, programs, and marketing visits. • Provides leadership and support in specific areas of program development as assigned. • Performs related duties, including driving company vehicles to assigned locations, maintaining orderliness of assigned therapy areas, identifying needs for equipment and supplies, identifying repair and calibration of equipment, and completing equipment and supply requisitions.
Note: Job Descriptions are not exhaustive lists of all skills, responsibilities, or efforts associated with a job. They reflect principle job elements essential for performing the job and evaluating performance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Master’s degree in their respective field from an accredited school and current license in the state of South Dakota required. Valid South Dakota driver’s license and clean driving record required. Prior Speech Therapy experience with pediatric population preferred with an emphasis in oral motor and feeding/swallowing. Employee may be asked to complete Personal Crisis Management training. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Technical competence to use computers and software utilized by the organization. • Ability to communicate effectively. • Knowledge of electronic medical documentation. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Work is performed in a variety of environments including the clinic, client’s home, school classrooms, contracting agencies, or other healthcare facilities. This position has extensive personal contact with patients, family members, educational personnel, and other healthcare staff when implementing individual therapy programs. This position has been evaluated as a Level I in accordance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) definition of Occupational Exposure to blood borne pathogens). Level I: Positions in this category are required to perform tasks which involve exposure to blood, potentially infectious body fluids, or hazardous waste. Requires full range of body motion including the ability to stoop, kneel, reach, stand and walk for extensive periods of time; push, pull and grasp items, finger dexterity, eye/hand coordination, and the ability to assist in lifting patients weighing 35 pounds, using proper body mechanics. MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE • Regulatory Chart Audits and Reviews • Safety Record • Timelines/Deadlines • Accuracy • People Served Feedback/Client Goal Attainment • Peer Feedback • General Public Feedback • Clinical Competencies • Adherence to Mission and Core Values
Position open until filled. Benefits and competitive compensation package.
2900 S. Phillips Ave. #300
Sioux Falls, SD
Fax 339-1239 Cell 605 359-3842
Job Type: Full-time
Theratime has an established protocol for delivery of services during this time.