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Speech Language Pathologist- AAC, Autism Focus

Center for Developmental Pediatrics
Therapeutic Role: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Autism Services

We are looking for a passionate and energetic pediatric Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) to join our interdisciplinary team to work with children from 18 months up to 12 years of age.  The SLP will be responsible for delivering family-centered care including evaluation services and the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans.  The SLP will also be responsible for appropriate documentation and communication with the child’s interdisciplinary team.   The SLP will also provide clinical supervision for Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA). 

Qualified candidates will possess the following:  

Education:   MA/MS from accredited school of speech language pathology
License/Certification/Registration:  Required -- Valid Tennessee license in speech pathology and Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)

Required Experience: Two (2) years of experience working exclusively with the pediatric population and children with autism spectrum disorder and behavioral challenges secondary to communication difficulties. Interest in augmentative and alternative communication, social skills development, and autism evaluations. Interest in working within an interdisciplinary setting and approach to evaluation/treatment.

Preferred (but not required)

Experience/Skills: Prior therapeutic experience with Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP), evaluations for augmentative and alternative communication and request to obtain DME, experience in treating childhood apraxia of speech. Spanish-English bilingual proficiency welcomed. 

Salary and benefits are competitive. Full and Part-time options available.  
Interested candidates should submit a resume or complete an application. 
Inquiries and applications will be welcomed until position is filled.

Siskin Children's Institute recognizes the major importance of employees’ health and the responsibility of maintaining a healthy and safe environment for all employees, volunteers, patients and visitors. Therefore, all individuals who are offered a position with Siskin are screened for illegal drug, alcohol, and/or tobacco/nicotine as part of the post-offer health screening. Individuals whose post-offer health screening results are verified positive for illegal drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco/nicotine use, and/or whose reference and/or background checks are verified unsatisfactory, will be disqualified from employment, their job offer will be withdrawn, and they may be disqualified from applying for employment for one (1) year from the date of the post-offer health screening.

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