Speech Language Pathologist
Sunshine Communities, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Northwest Ohio supporting individuals with developmental disabilities through residential, vocational, clinical, therapeutic, and recreational services. These services are offered in various circumstances including at our Maumee, Ohio campus and at homes within the community. In addition to programs on campus, Sunshine individuals and staff operate Georgette’s Grounds, a coffee shop and Sunshine Studios, an art studio space and gift store offering classes to individuals and the community; both are located in downtown Maumee.
- Master’s degree with certification of clinical competence (CCC-SLP)
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
- Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from residents/clients, staff, regulatory agencies, or family members.
- Ability to write reports and presentations that conform to prescribed style and format.
- Ability to effectively present information to staff, family members, top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
- Valid Driver’s License, good driving record, proof of auto insurance
- Able to pass a criminal background check, drug screen and physical
Job Details: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Responsibilities include the following:
- Diagnoses and evaluates speech and language skills as related to educational, medical, social, and psychological factors upon referral from IP team.
- Participates in developing IPs as a member of a comprehensive evaluation team.
- Plans, directs, or conducts rehabilitative treatment programs to restore communicative efficiency of individuals with communication problems of organic and nonorganic etiology.
- Provides ongoing consultation to Family Care Home Staff regarding communication programs and assists in development of communication programs.
- Reviews individual file to obtain background information prior to evaluation to determine appropriate tests and to ensure that adequate information is available.
- Administers, scores, and interprets specialized hearing and speech tests.
- Evaluates and monitors individuals.
- Reviews treatment plan, and assesses individual performance to modify, change, or write new programs.
- Maintains records as required by law, establishment’s policy, and administrative regulations.
- Attends meetings and conferences and participates in other activities to promote professional growth.
- Provides in services to staff regarding speech language development, deficits and remediation.
- Provides sign language training to staff, volunteers and families as needed.
- Assists with pursuit of augmentative communication devises as needed.
- Comprehensive health package (medical/dental/vision/life/disability)
- 4% Retention Bonus, paid quarterly for prior quarter wages
- 401(k) with company match, starting at 60 days
- Paid Training
- Paid Vacation & Personal Days
- Access to a Success Coach
- Interest Free Tuition and Small Dollar Loans
- Transportation Assistance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Training & Advancement through Sunshine U