Speech Language Pathologis

Job Posting for a Speech Language Pathologist:

A growing pediatric private practice is looking to hire a dedicated and enthusiastic Speech Therapist to join our team. We are a well-established pediatric occupational and speech therapy clinic serving families of the Greater Olympia/Lacey areas which boasts a lower cost of living than the neighboring metropolitan suburbs of Seattle, Tacoma and Portland. Our team specializes in delivering intervention based on a holistic therapy model, stressing the importance of family involvement and cross discipline collaboration. Qualified applicants would need to have current Certificate of Clinical Competence (SLP-CCC) and a license from the Washington State Department of Health or an application in process. CFY's are encouraged to apply. We offer competitive compensation with flexible therapy scheduling. For more information regarding this position interested parties may contact Christopher at 360-786-1753 (W), 360-556-8092 (C) or via email at christopher@tbegin.com

Pediatric THERAPIST – Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center Redmond

About Us

Founded in 1976, Little Bit is a non-profit organization leading the way in the field of equine assisted activities and therapies. Ours is one of the largest programs of its kind in the United States. We serve 230 riders and patients each week with 22 horses and the help of more than 350 volunteers. Our mission is to improve the lives, bodies, and spirits of children and adults with disabilities through equine-assisted activities and therapies, and to be an inspiration and educational resource to the therapeutic riding profession both regionally and nationally.

Our Facilities

In 2013, Little Bit relocated to Dunmire Stables, a 17-acre site in Redmond, including two treatment rooms, six buildings, two covered arenas, one outdoor arena, 40 paddocks, a ¼ mile racetrack, wetlands, rain garden, detention pond and two creeks.

About the position

The therapist is responsible for direct treatment of patients, with a wide range of diagnoses. This person will be responsible for the evaluation of the patient and the implementation of the therapy treatment plan utilizing equine movement as a treatment tool. The therapist will also be responsible for appropriate communication (verbal & written) with family members, volunteers and staff members. The therapist will operate under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for independent judgment and actions in assigned therapy treatment and patient matters. May make suggestions and recommendations to other staff and clients within the scope of this position.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Evaluate potential therapy patients as needed.

·         Determine treatment plan including long and short-term goals for all patients on caseload.

·         Work in collaboration with family.

·         Use appropriate communication (verbal & written) with family members and other service providers.

·         Maintain up to date charts for all patients.  Each patients chart must contain the following signed and dated documents:

o   Initial evaluation report and appropriate re-evaluation reports

o   Daily treatment progress notes

o   Authorization to arrange medical care and release of medical records

o   General liability and photo release

o   Discharge summary

·         Implement treatment plan.

·         Re-evaluate patients every 12 months, or on an as-needed basis to review treatment plan and goals.

·         Write progress reports for patients as required by physicians, insurance companies, parents, etc.

·         Collaborate with Adaptive Riding Instructors, or other recreational staff to establish a transition plan for any patients participating in these recreational programs upon discharge from the therapy program.

·         Respond to problems, complaints, and suggestions of volunteers and/or horse handlers.

·         Communicate scheduling needs to the Therapy Services Director (horses, horse handlers, equipment and/or patient, volunteers).

·         Fulfill the role of clinical instructor when students attend for clinical affiliation, if appropriate.

·         Participate in fundraisers, demonstrations and special events.

·         Ensure that Little Bit is provided with documentation to support current legal status as a practicing Therapist in this state.

·         Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications

1.      Education/License:  Current license in Washington State as a Speech Language Pathologist.

2.      Experience:

·         Completed or planned continuing education of two approved American Hippotherapy Association courses.

·         Knowledgeable of the standards and requirements of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, Int.  accredited program.

3.      Ability to demonstrate:

·         Competency in the provisions of therapist’s discipline's services in accordance with specific standards of practice.

·         A thorough understanding of the principles and practice of hippotherapy.

·         Advocacy for hippotherapy and Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center.

4.      Must foster teamwork with professional behavior at all times.

 ·         US citizen or valid resident/ work permit.

Essential Functions

• Lift and carry 50 lbs

• Assist patients weighing up to 190 lbs. with mounts and dismounts

•Walk 5-8 miles per day over uneven surfaces

• Work with arms at shoulder level for up to 30 min 6x/day

• Kneel on floor up to 30 min 6x/day

• Must be physically fit with quick reflexes and high level of alertness at all times during treatments involving horses.

• Perform office work at computer sitting for up to three hours

Job Description

This is a part time position 2-4 days a week.  No benefits offered at this time.

To Apply

Please submit your resume’ and a cover letter as a single email to: LBtherapy@littlebit.org.

Pediatric Speech Therapist or Clinical Fellow

Program: Children’s Developmental Services

Locations: Tacoma (TCC Campus)

Reporting Relationship: SLP Lead

Director Reports: N/A

FSLA: Professional Exempt

FTE: 1.0

Salary: $60,000 - $74,800 DOE

Position Summary

HopeSparks culture creates a healthy work environment that fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and a supportive and professional atmosphere for all team members.  This is an excellent opportunity to be an effective change agent in the healing process of children and families and be a part of a unique team of compassionate individuals.

Our ideal candidate will truly care about helping children and their parents overcome challenges. We seek someone who will provide quality physical therapy for infants and toddlers with special needs as well as training and support for their families and caregivers. It is important that this candidate applies knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the age-related needs of our clients. This outpatient position requires flexibility and transportation.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Provide services in families’ homes

• Provide services in childcare facilities

• Provide services in a variety of community settings throughout Pierce County

• Meet regularly with parents and caregivers

• Provide developmentally appropriate educational and therapeutic intervention

• Work directly with the child’s Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)

• Coordinate closely with the child’s Family Resources Coordinator

• Coordinate with Early Intervention team

• Coordinate with any additional community medical and therapeutic professionals


Team Culture & Branding

• Contribute to support a positive agency and team culture

• Support positive interactions with colleagues

• Attend agency trainings and all Team meetings



Minimum Qualifications

• Master's in Speech Therapy with Washington State license required

• Excellent organizational and time management skills

• Ability to work independently

• Imagination and creativity

• Bi-lingual Spanish speaking a plus

• Must possess a positive attitude and friendly manner with strong verbal and written communication


• Ability to work collaboratively with parents, caregivers, and professionals.

• Intermediate level of computer skills: application knowledge in Word, Excel, and Google Calendar,

  docs, and email  

• First Aid, CPR, and BBP certification


Work Schedule 

To be determined; we have flexible work hours with the ability to set your own schedule if desired.  A candidate must be somewhat flexible to accommodate the client’s schedule. 

Background Clearance

Any position offer will be contingent upon the results of a background investigation conducted by DSHS. A negative finding may disqualify an applicant from employment consideration.



HopeSparks offers full benefits to all team members working 30 or more hours per week.  Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, HSA, Life, Long Term Disability, 403b retirement. 9 paid holidays and generous PTO accrual.  Soft Benefits: Mentorship, interdisciplinary collaboration, professional development opportunities, closure weeks (additional time off), flexible hours/schedule, continuing educations funds available.


Application Process:  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Juanita Kean, HR Director jkean@hopesparks.org. New graduates are encouraged to apply! 


HopeSparks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any persons on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a veteran. 


Speech / Language Pathologist - Pierce County


A Step Ahead is recruiting a fun-loving Speech and Language Pathologist to join our growing team of early intervention providers. Work with infants and toddlers and their caregivers in the home environment to improve speech, language, and feeding skills. Service the Bethel, Franklin Pierce, Puyallup, Orting Eatonville & Tacoma School Districts, we offer a flexible and positive working environment, where you'll be part of a dynamic, committed multidisciplinary staff. Duties include: Assessment and evaluation, development of treatment plans and home programs, assisting in the development of Individual Family Service Plans, participation in multidisciplinary planning and teams.

Minimum Requirements

  • Prefer ASHA certification, but will consider a Clinical Fellow for the right candidate

  • Experience with children under the age of 5 and a wide range of diagnoses including: Autism, genetic disorders, medically fragile, and motor-speech disorders, strongly preferred

Personal Attributes Needed Include:

  • Flexibility

  • Good Time Management & Organizational Skills

  • Fun-Loving

  • Enjoys working with parents and children

Details & Benefits: This is a full-time, salaried position that includes: Paid holiday, vacation & personal leave. Medical, Dental & Life Insurance. Cell Phone Allowance. Mileage Reimbursement. Part-Time position would be considered for the right candidate.

To learn more about A Step Ahead browse our website asapc.org or call 253.471.2727. To apply, please send your resume & cover letter to candyw@asapc.org

Pediatric Speech & Language Pathologist, SLP Bellevue, WA

Full Description: Looking for flexible hours, a friendly professional work environment, and competitive pay? Come join SmallTalk's team of SLPs! We are looking for a qualified speech-language pathologist for part-time employment. At our pediatric speech therapy practice located in Bellevue, Washington, we see preschool and school-aged children with a variety of diagnoses including: articulation/phonological disorders, language-based learning disorders, motor speech disorders, auditory processing disorder (APD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), literacy and pre-literacy issues, and general developmental delays. Your job responsibilities would include treatment and assessment of speech-language delays/disorders, detailed report writing, multi-cultural competence, and an ability to communicate effectively with parents and associated professionals. Required credentials include: a master’s degree, certificate of clinical competence, and a valid WA state license. One year of experience is preferred. Come help us make a difference in the lives of the children and families we see www.smalltalkpediatric.com
Position Skills/Qualifications Required: 
How to Apply: Please email resume to sdt@smalltalkpediatric.com

Speech Language Pathologist Buckley, WA

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Organization Name: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
City & State: Buckley, Washington

Full Description: The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join our team at Rainier Residential Habilitation Center in Buckley, Washington. You'll enjoy work where you can make an impact in providing care to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Through collaboration with other team members and development of communication-based services, you'll support our client's communication modalities and needs.

Some of what you'll do:
•Develop and implement Speech Pathology services •Develop formal communication programs/interventions to address identified communication needs
•Provide written evaluations for an intellectually disabled population with multiple disabilities as they pertain to speech-language and hearing
•Work within an interdisciplinary team and develop programs that support identified priorities
•Provide in-service training to staff
•Design and construct adaptive equipment for communication
•Create communication displays using graphic software, such as Boardmaker

We are looking for someone with:
•A Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology or Communicative Disorders or documentation of American Speech-Language Hearing Association approved equivalent to the Master's degree consisting of approved curriculum and student practicum hours
•A Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
•A current Washington State Speech Pathologist License Desired:
•Expertise in utilizing adaptive communication devices and applications for clients with intellectual disabilities
•Ability to teach and train staff
•Ability to provide dysphagia services
•Ability to deal with clients who have combative behaviors 

Position Skills/Qualifications Required: 
How to Apply: Send your resume with contact information to Anthony Distefano by email to: distear@dshs.wa.gov If you have questions regarding the application process contact Anthony Distefano or call 360-725-5825.


Contact Information:
Contact Name: Anthony Distefano
Email: distear@dshs.wa.gov

Licensed Speech Language Pathologist Yelm, WA

Job Title: Licensed Speech Language Pathologist 
Organization Name: Ardor Health Solutions
City & State: Yelm, Washington

Full Description: Ardor Health Solutions has partnered with a local school district in the Yelm, WA area to facilitate immediate interviews for Licensed Speech Language Pathologist (SLP). This is a full-time assignment and the hired SLP will be working a Monday-Friday schedule with 37.5 hours guaranteed per week. There will be a quick interview and offer process. This school is a long-time client of Ardor Health Solutions. SLP would be working with primarily high school students and some Elementary Special Program Students. The SLP will have a full caseload of 59 students. This is for a ASAP start through 6/21/19 (22 weeks).There are 37.5 hours guaranteed per week.The SLP will not be the primary case manager on most of the students.There will we some direct therapy and some consultation only. 

How to Apply: Please send your resume and information to ArdorAmbassadors@ardorhealth.com and include the Job ID 216905.

Full Time Speech Therapist Deer Park, WA

Job Title: Full Time Speech Therapist
Organization Name: Acceleration Therapy Services
City & State: Deer Park, Washington

Full Description: Requires a Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited university; experience in outpatient diagnostic and treatment settings; a certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); and a Washington State Licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist. 
Check out http://www.accelerationdeerpark.com for more details about our rehabilitation philosophy.
Just 10 minutes north of Spokane, we are looking for an energetic person with a strong clinical background who is willing to take on the challenge of a wide variety of pediatric and adult SLP needs.

How to Apply: Email a resume to info@accelerationpt.com

 Speech-Language Pathologist Greater Olympia/Lacey Area

Job Title: Speech-Language Pathologist
Organization Name: Therapeutic Beginnings
City & State: Greater Olympia/Lacey Area

Full Description: We are a dynamic and well established Pediatric Speech and Occupational Therapy clinic is looking for a qualified therapist to immediately fill an SLP opening; our practice strives to reach a quality work-life balance in offering 4 day work weeks and/or flexible scheduling to all of our employees. We are located in the greater Olympia area and provided intervention to a diverse pediatric population ranging from 6 months to 18 years of age. We specialize in a holistic therapeutic model, stressing the importance of family involvement and cross-discipline intervention. We offer a competitive compensation package which includes medical benefits. 
For more information regarding this position interested parties may contact Christopher at 360-786-1753 (W), 360-556-8092 (C) or you may respond directly to this ad.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants would need to have current Certificate of Clinical Competence (SLP-CCC) and a license from the Washington State Department of Health or an application in process. CFY's are encouraged to apply. 

To Apply: For more information regarding this position interested parties may contact Christopher at 360-786-1753 (W), 360-556-8092 (C) or email christopher@tbegin.com.