LAMOUR Community Health Institute and LBD Counseling and Consulting Clinic was developed to provide an essential link between the community, the health care and human services system. Our counselors and staff are multicultural providers that speak and understand the cultural needs of the community. Our specialty is using a blend of Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) integrated into our behavioral health program services that meet the needs of children, adolescents, families and adults.
We are a Multi Services Community Based Agency that is committed to advocating and providing community based, culturally-competent, and comprehensive programming services. We have a responsibility to the communities we serve and to the staff we employ to help them develop their potential.
LOCATION: Serving Randolph, Boston & Southeast surrounding cities; main office Randolph, MA 02368. Will travel to work at patient homes, school and within the community.
JOB SUMMARY: The Licensed Speech Therapist (LST) treats patients with speech, language and swallowing disorders. The LST is responsible for carrying out clinical duties such as assessing the patient, diagnosis, treatment, and training and oversees and directs Bachelor's level professional or Speech Therapist Assistant. The main priority of the LST is to rebuild, restore, and/or create communication avenues for the patient. The LST will work in both home and community settings and provide trainings where deemed vital to patient’s success; The LST will train clients, family members and/or staff that are amongst the patient’s multidisciplinary team. LST will practice in accordance with Speech Language Pathology state and federal regulations. Successful candidate will ensure that daily and weekly clinical notes are carefully documented in a timely manner.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an associate degree bachelor’s degree from an accredited training program Speech Language Pathologist (LSLP) Program and be willing to be cross trained as an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Technician. Currently licensed by the Massachusetts Division of Registration in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology holding a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA) or ASHA deemed certification equivalency. Candidate must have at least one (3) year experience working with the elderly, intellectually disabled, or developmentally disabled population
Must be Cultural and Linguistic competence, bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Chinese or Vietnamese.
• Screens patients to determine their appropriate level of treatment
• Provides treatment to various speech and language disorders therapy services, including diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic intervention, that are designed to improve, develop, correct, rehabilitate, or prevent the worsening of speech/language communication and swallowing disorders that have been lost, impaired, or reduced as a result of acute or chronic medical conditions, congenital anomalies, or injuries. Speech and language disorders are those that affect articulation of speech, sounds, fluency, voice, swallowing (regardless of presence of a communication disability), and those that impair comprehension, spoken, written, or other symbol systems used for communication.
• Carefully documents observations and progress of patient
• Trains staff in community settings as well as family members in their home
• Connects with patient’s family and patient’s clinical team to ensure excellent communication and consistent level of care
• Practices speech language therapy in accordance to state and federal regulations
• Must understand medical necessity and be able to diagnose and assess patients Participate in interdisciplinary and/or care review meetings for plan of care.
• Completes all documentation needed and develops a clearly defined interventions and measurable goals and outcomes that are consistent in accordance to policy that meets the professional standards\
• Collaborates with care coordinator via collard contact
• Refers patients when needed to other services
• Conducts review with managed care insurance to obtain authorization for services.
• Fidelity in regards to process notes, treatment plans and assessments and discharge plan
• Provides coaching in support of decision-making in both crisis and non-crisis situations
• 24/7 phone crisis response via phone
• Pass CORI & SORI
KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIOR:
• Supportive in providing patients with ongoing feedback throughout their course of therapy
• Dedication to patient success • Ability to maintain accurate records • Ability to interact and assist clients who are in physical and/or emotional stress
• Ability to communicate effectively in a community based environment
• Must be highly motivated and self-directed Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Must possess knowledge of child development; including physical, mental, emotional
• Must have cultural and linguistic competence;
• Must be computer literate. detailed organizational skills critical;
• Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills; willingness to work directly with patients and clients
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
SALARY & BENEFITS:
• $20 to $35 per hour depending on licensure and experience
• Flexible Schedule
• 14 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Medical and Dental after 120-day full time 32 hours
• Professional Education & Stipend towards Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or Education with a concentration in concentration in Applied Behavior Analyst
• Must have flexible schedule 8:00am to 7:30pm and some evenings and weekends
TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, three recommendations toHR@LAMOURCLINIC.ORG
Please see our website at http://LAMOURCLINIC.ORG/
*Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and travel locally (as required by Plan)