Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) English/Spanish

Houston, TX Full-time $55000.00-$65000.00/year
Join the growing team of specialized speech language pathologists at Texas Hearing Institute, the most comprehensive pediatric hearing loss provider in the state of Texas.  Our SLPs help children who are Deaf and hard of hearing improve their listening and language skills, with many children performing similar to their peers without hearing loss.  At Texas Hearing, professional growth is key to the success of the children we serve.  Each speech team member is provided with a dedicated mentor to help advance their skills in order to become a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist.  The care we provide focuses on a team approach. Our SLPs works closely with onsite audiologists and masters-level teachers of the deaf to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to children and families as they work toward their communication goals.  At Texas Hearing Institute, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills, work alongside other expert professionals and make a difference that lasts a lifetime for children with hearing loss. 

Position Information: 
Hours Weekly: Full Time (38) 
Salary: Determined by experience (current range: $55,000-$65,000)
Sign-on Bonus
FLSA Status: Exempt 

Health & Dental Insurance                                                                  
Life Insurance                                                                                       
Long Term Disability Insurance                                                        
403 (b) Retirement Plan                                                                      
12 Paid Holidays
21 Paid Time Off Days
Auditory-Verbal Mentoring
Reimbursement for all Licensing Fees 
Reimbursement for Professional Liability Insurance
1-2 Opportunities per year for Professional Development

Supervisory Responsibilities: 
Auditory-Verbal Interns, Clinical Fellows, Graduate Students, Speech-Language Pathology Assistants 

Job Purpose: 
Provide assessment and treatment of the audition, speech, and language skills of children with hearing loss.  The SLP will be required to develop and implement treatment plans while providing parent-centered, auditory-based therapy. 

Major Responsibilities:
• Mentor assigned Auditory-Verbal Interns and CFYs (if applicable)
• Assessment and treatment of children with hearing loss
• Provide parent-centered, auditory-based therapy
• Collaborate with clients’ audiologists and teachers of the deaf as necessary
• Attend cochlear implant meetings
• Administers speech and language screenings as assigned to children with typical hearing
• Work toward and maintain Auditory-Verbal certification
• Participate in staff development programs
• Prepare and participate in lectures as assigned to the local and professional community
• Participate in an annual review and mutual goal planning for professional development and performance
• Practice in accordance with the ASHA and AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language Code of Ethics
• Philosophical agreement with and commitment to the mission of THI

Physical Demands: 
Stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; talk; hear; able to lift 15 pounds; able to endure outdoor temperatures for camp supervision or special events. Flu vaccination required, provided by THI at no cost to employees. COVID-19 Vaccine Required.

Education and Experience Requirements: 
Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders 
CCCs preferred but not required 

Specific Skills: 
Bilingual in English/Spanish
Foundation in Auditory-Verbal strategies/philosophy 
Ability to work with parents/families 
Ability to collaborate with other professionals 

Must be able to travel to attend conferences, training and other events as required to acquire and maintain proficiency in fulfilling the responsibilities of the position. 

Complex Problem Solving Skills: 
• Caseload Management
  o Successfully manage a schedule to include patient appointments, meetings, etc
  o Perform all job-related tasks without compromising direct patient care
  o Successfully manage difficult cases; request assistance from AV mentor/Director of the Speech-Language Pathology Clinic as necessary

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