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The Department of Public Health

There are two separate internship programs — the Student Experience Program (SEP) which places interns within DPH programs, and the DPH Local Health Internship Program which places Graduate students in local and regional health departments throughout Massachusetts as well as within DPH.

For more information and other listed internships, click here

Deadline: May 31, 2018
Posted: 2 months 6 days ago

ServiceNet

Our REACH program has full and part-time vacancies for Speech Pathologists. Provide family and community-based assessment and treatment for children ages 0-3 with special needs. 

REACH, our early intervention program, provides specialized services through a multidisciplinary team to families with children birth to age three who have, or are at risk for, developmental delays. Staff assists parents in understanding the developmental needs of children and in learning ways to help their children grow. The program offers intensive treatment for families who have children with autism spectrum disorders.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assess speech and language development of enrolled children.
• Develop and implement individual treatment programs to remediate or compensate for speech and language and other developmental needs.
• Educate parents/guardians and other team members about speech needs, provide parents with appropriate counsel, support, and advocacy training.
• Maintain clinical and administrative records in a style and timeliness consistent with federal and state regulations, and agency and program policies.
• Address parent/family issues and service coordination needs, in consultation with service coordinator, team leader, and other providers.
• Provide speech and language therapy to clients.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
• Hold and maintain state and national licensure as a Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP).
• Maintain current infant/adult CPR and First Aid certification
• Meet and maintain all health requirements under DPH standards.
• Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation and willingness to travel.
• Background working with young children at least 1 year.
• Spanish speaking a plus.

OPEN VACANCIES:
1) Full-time. Work in Hampshire County
2) Part-time. Work in Franklin County and North Quabbin communities.


WHY SERVICENET? In addition to being progressive and a cutting-edge human services agency, we offer a competitive salary with generous sick and vacation benefits, and professional development opportunities. Full-time employees are eligible for comprehensive health insurance and dental plans, 403(B) retirement plan, disability benefits, paid life insurance, tuition assistance, and much more.

To apply send completed with resume and cover letter citing Search #437 and vacancy you are interested in, to jobs@servicenet.org. 

Deadline: May 31, 2018
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

Jobs

LAMOUR Community Health Institute and LBD Counseling and Consulting Clinic

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 Speech Therapist (STA) treats patients with speech, language and swallowing disorders. The STA is responsible for carrying out clinical duties such as assessing and treating patients. The main priority of the SLA is to rebuild, restore, and/or create communication avenues for the patient. The STA will work in both home and community settings and provide trainings where deemed vital to patient’s success; The STA will train clients, family members and/or staff that are amongst the patient’s multidisciplinary team. STA 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 or 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. RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Screens patients to determine their appropriate level of treatment
• Provides treatment under the supervision of licensed Speech Therapist 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Carefully documents observations and progress of patient
• Trains staff in community settings as well as family members in their home
• Connect 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 regard to process notes, treatment plans and assessments and discharge plan
• 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. Detail and organizational skills critical;
• Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills willing to work directly with patients and clients
• Excellent time management and organizational skills

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. Detail and organizational skills critical;
• Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills willing 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)

 

Deadline: May 31, 2018
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

LAMOUR Community Health Institute and LBD Counseling and Consulting Clinic

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 Applied Behavioral 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: A Behavior Technician provides 1:1 behavioral intervention services to patient with Autism Spectrum diagnosis (DSM 5) or an Autistic /Asperger/PDD, NOS and other behavioral health diagnosis. Behavior Technicians are responsible for implementing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) based programs as directed by Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Master Level Clinician Supervisor. This is performed in accordance with outpatient mental health clinic program.

QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred candidate having a bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited institution and one (1) year of relevant experience working with families and youth. Candidates with no bachelor degree must have the following:
1. High School Diploma
2. Board Certified Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT)
3. Two (2) years experience preferred
4. CRI certification.

Must be Cultural and Linguistic competence, bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Chinese or Vietnamese. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Reports to the Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Supervisor and other supervisors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes a BCBA Supervisor approved RBT course and keeps registration to the BACB current.
  • Assists the BCBA /Supervisor in implementing behavioral programming in a 1:1 setting.
  • Monitors patient’s progress on implementation of the goals of the treatment plan developed by the BCBA /Supervisor.
  • Provide direct client care in 1:1 and group settings utilizing a combination of intensive teaching and natural environment training arrangements.
  • Collects data, conducts assessments (e.g., stimulus preference assessments) and writes progress notes on each patient intervention within program professional standards.
  • With the BCBA, instructs patients and family/significant others in home programs and protocols.
  • Provides coaching, support, and guidance to the patient’s parent/guardian/caregiver in implementing treatment plan.
  • Directly implements skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans developed by BCBA /Supervisor
  • Attends all supervision meetings, in-service and care conferences programs as assigned.
  • Instructs patient’s parent/guardian/caregiver in program with BCBA /Supervisor.
  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards on all patient related information.
  • Reports to the BCBA Supervisor if the patient is not achieving the goals and objectives set forth in the treatment plan.
  • Immediately reports to BCBA Supervisor any patient incidents/variances or complaints.
  • Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.
  • Reports all incomplete work assignments to BCBA Supervisor.
  • Demonstrates effective time management, organizational skills through timely submission of documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, critical thinking and decision making.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Must maintain clean CORI AND SORI
  • Understands and adheres to all policies and procedures.

KEY SKILLS & BEHAVIOR:

  • Strong analytical skills and interpersonal skills; willing to work directly with patients and clients
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a variety of situations and diverse populations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills

SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • $15-$23 per hour
  • Reimbursement for traveling to patient home
  • 14 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays (after 30 days of employment)
  • 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
  • Flexible Schedule but must be able to work in the late afternoons and evening until 7:30pm and some and weekends

TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, three recommendations toHR@LAMOURCLINIC.ORG
Please see our website at http://LAMOURCLINIC.ORG/

 

Deadline: May 31, 2018
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago

LAMOUR Community Health Institute and LBD Counseling and Consulting Clinic

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• 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)

Deadline: May 31, 2018
Posted: 2 months 1 week ago