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The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Infant Toddler Program is filling Early Intervention Therapist positions statewide. We are currently seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist for our Twin Falls (Region 5).
Our program seeks unique individuals who celebrate the opportunity to positively impact children’s growth and language development for children birth to three years of age.
Enjoy excellent employee benefits! Our state employees receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including participation in a nationally-recognized retirement plan. Enjoy a 40-hour work week with generous vacation and sick leave accruals, plus ten paid holidays each year. We are committed to ongoing training opportunities and employee wellness. With enviably low medical, dental, and vision insurance rates, as well as optional benefits such as deferred compensation plans and flexible spending accounts, our benefits are hard to top.
You will have the opportunity to:
• Develop Individualized Family Service Plans • Deliver routine-based interventions in natural environments • Practice a coaching model based on family-centered practices • Provide evaluations • Coordinate, communicate and link families with community partners
Each child and family in the program is served by a primary coach who receives coaching and support from the other team members. This team consists of a SLP, OT, PT, service coordinator, early childhood special educator, and social worker. The family and the team select the primary coach based upon the family’s desired outcomes and the coach’s knowledge. Ongoing support to the primary coach is provided through regular team meetings and all team members are available for joint visits with the family and primary coach as needed.
About us: The Infant Toddler Program serves children through the use of everyday routines that take place in natural environments, such as in the home, community and child-care settings. Our staff and families identify the settings and everyday activities unique to each family. We provide an array of therapeutic, educational and supportive services such as: developmental therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, service coordination, family training, counseling, and home visits. Learn more at www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov.
Ready to apply? For more information and to apply online, visit www.dhr.idaho.gov (Announcement #07710006978) or https://labor.idaho.gov/DHR/ATS/stateJobs/jobannouncement.aspx?announcement_no=07710006978.
Applications are reviewed often; please apply soon to ensure you are considered for our openings.
Questions? Contact us at DHWJobs@dhw.idaho.gov or 208-334-0681.
Applicants must be licensed as a speech-language pathologist in accordance with Idaho Code 54-2913 or Provisional Permit in accordance with Idaho Code 54-2919. Applicants must also possess a valid driver’s license.
No experience required
Master degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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