NHS is currently seeking a part time or per diem Speech-Language Pathologist to join our NHS Education and Autism Division in our Chambersburg and Carlisle locations. This position offers flexible scheduling with one day needed in Chambersburg and 2 days needed in Carlisle each week.
We are currently offering a $2000 sign on bonus for those able to start within 30 days.
With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs.
WHAT NHS HAS TO OFFER
The stability that comes with working for a national leader in the human services industry
Highly competitive compensation plans
Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
Administer necessary tests & evaluations.
Develop and implement speech exercises identified for each individual.
Coordinate with teachers/other team members regarding effective techniques to use for each individual in the classroom setting.
Develop IEP goals based on own assessment and assessment or recommendation of other workers (physician, psychologist, etc.)
Confer with parents/caregivers on a regular basis (both verbal and written) regarding progress of each individual child and to instruct them on strategies that are effective.
Complete monthly summaries, progress monitoring and quarterly report cards.
Conduct group therapy sessions as clinically indicated.
Use any augmentative devices necessary for individual treatment.
Complete and maintain necessary records and documentation of sessions on site.
Attend staff meetings and IEP meetings as directed.
Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Must possess three C's (Certificate of Clinical Competence through American Speech-Language-Hearing Association).
Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Speech-Language Pathologist License.
The NHS Education and Autism Division focuses on a continuum of care throughout the lifespan. The core, fundamental principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) are incorporated into a specialized approach across all service offerings. This division is supported by a senior management team of highly qualified professionals that provide training, supervision, guidance, and support to each of our s...pecialized programs. This team is comprised of decades of expertise in education, autism, and behavioral health experiences.With a rich history of providing autism services, this division utilizes Board Certified Behavior Analysts as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop programs specifically targeted to meet the needs of each child and/or adult. This level of expertise provides a strong foundation and high level understanding of behavior principles and concepts to look at behavior scientifically and let the data guide decision making. All of the services in the continuum fall under the organizational structure and treatment framework of Trauma Informed Care. This involves understanding, recognizing and responding to the effects of all types of trauma while emphasizing physical, psychological, and emotional safety for both consumers and providers by rebuilding a sense of control and empowerment.