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 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 or call 253.471.2727. To apply, please send your resume & cover letter to

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
Position Skills/Qualifications Required: 
How to Apply: Please email resume to

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: If you have questions regarding the application process contact Anthony Distefano or call 360-725-5825.


Contact Information:
Contact Name: Anthony Distefano

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 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 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

 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