Part-time Job Opportunity for Current Student

Respite care for two friendly, active young adult brothers with speech and motor challenges.  Good job for speech or OT/PT graduate student.  Must be kind, responsible, and have a heart for young people with challenges.  Part-time, flexible hours.  Near UW.  References/car required.  $20.00 per hour.

Please respond to nancyburnsclark@comcast.net

Help Wanted: Companionship and Assistance in North Seattle

North Seattle couple seeking summer assistance once per week with PPA patient. Goal is for companionship and assistance in engaging in enjoyable activities at or other convenient location for all parties. Patient is non-verbal and understands simple written text and some verbal communication. Patient is physically fit, likes to walk, chop veggies, bake, play Dominos , Tic-Tac-Toe, and Checkers. Send inquiries/questions to Larry French (husband and caregiver) at teamseattle@comcast.net . Compensation negotiable including travel if appropriate

ALS Association – Evergreen Chapter seeks volunteers

Volunteer Positions Available

This position is a for those who would like to make a difference with people living with ALS. Seeking volunteers to assemble and create 13 low-tech communications “kits” to distribute to Speech Language Pathologists (SLP’s) and Care Services Staff (contents have already been chosen).  This is to aid SLP’s during treatment sessions, in order to immediately be able to loan a communication items free of charge to clients.

Students work under the guidance of the Assistive Technology Coordinator with the ALS Association Evergreen Chapter.

Requirements & Commitment

  • Transportation to the Kent Main Office

If interested, please contact:

Jackie Gaddis
jackie@alsa-ec.org
253-350-2043

PhD Funding for Students Interested in Language and Literacy

We are pleased to make you aware of funding for PhD students in child language and literacy at the University of Cincinnati.   We have funding from the US Department of Education to provide stipends of $18,000 and full tuition over four years for students who wish to focus on language and literacy, cultural and linguistic diversity, and poverty.    I am attaching an abstract of the project.

We would like to talk with current master’s degree students or clinicians who wish to pursue careers in teaching and research.

Contact: Nancy Creaghead

SLP CFY: Emanuel Medical Center in Portland

The position is for a full year’s duration, starting in August (date to be determined), solely working with inpatients in acute care. It is posted as part-time, but typically works up to 40 hours per week and is definitely sufficient to complete the required fellowship hours. Prior acute care experience is strongly recommended.

 

The students and fellows who have done well here in the past possess the following qualities:

-Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing

-Critical thinking at a high level in fast paced environments

-A good balance between confidence and humility/openness to learning

-Seeks out guidance independently

SLP CFY: Independence Rehab (Burien, WA)

Independence Rehab just opened a new full-time SLP position at our facility Burien Nursing & Rehab in Burien, WA (www.burienrehab.com). This is a perennial 5-Star skilled nursing facility in the heart of Greater Seattle! The position is available starting June 1, 2016 and includes a great pay/benefits package including relocation assistance as necessary. The position is Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30, and we have a great SLP who would supervise you during your CFY. Check us out at www.indrehab.com and let me know you would like to be considered for the position!

OHSU Aging and Communication Symposium

The first OHSU Aging and Communication Symposium is on Saturday May 14th, 2016. The course is intended for medical professionals and researchers and will cover aging and various health conditions and their impact on communication, cognition, voice, speech, hearing, social relationships, and decision-making at the end of life. Presenters include researchers and clinicians with specialty expertise in these areas from OHSU and other institutions across the Pacific Northwest.

Links to a brochure with more information and the registration page are available here.

Spilt Milk Nannies (SMN) is looking for nannies

The Seattle branch of Spilt Milk Nannies (SMN) is looking for nannies! This position requires 3+ years of experience with children and your cooperation to become CPR certified and background checked. SMN connects you with a network of amazing families and you input your own schedule which allows the utmost flexibility!

SMN is owned by a former SPHSC major and some parents have requested more SPHSC students due to our knowledge in speech milestones and communication with the children.

Please inquire online at www.spiltmilknannies.com

 

SLP Position with ChildStrive (Lynnwood)

We are currently seeking enthusiastic professionals to join our team as a Speech Language Pathologist

Position: Speech Language Pathologist

Location:  Lynnwood         |       Schedule: 1.0 FTE

Position Summary

Responsible for providing individual therapy and consultation services to young children who have delays in the areas of speech and language and feeding disorders, as well as other areas of development.  Emphasis on building parent capacity to provide support to their child’s area of concern during daily routines, using parent coaching strategies. Serves as primary coach (case manager) and acts as a Family Resources Coordinator for assigned cases. Provides early invention services in child and family’s natural environment in Snohomish County.  Maintains confidentiality of all information as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorders
  • Must be licensed to practice in Washington State.
  • Willingness to provide services in child’s natural environments.
  • Must possess a valid WA State Driver’s License, have automobile insurance, and be able to use own vehicle on the job with a mileage reimbursement.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), preferred

About Our Organization

ChildStrive is a growing non-profit organization dedicated to serving our community.  Our mission is to advance the quality of life for ALL children, focusing primarily on children ages birth to three years with, or at risk of developmental delays and disabilities. Our vision is that all children will be ready to succeed in school and in life.  We utilize a parent coaching model empowering and enhancing families in their abilities to support the development of their children.   Our staff (therapists, educators, nurses and social workers) participates as members of small interdisciplinary teams of qualified professionals providing early childhood intervention and family support resources to our clients.

Learn more by visiting www.childstrive.org

To be considered email your resume and cover letter to employment@childstrive.org

Benefits

Join a team dedicated to changing the lives of others while enjoying excellent benefits which may include:

– Competitive wages                       – Health Insurance                                          – Paid Vacation

– Flexible Schedules                         – Dental Insurance                                          – Paid Sick Time

– 48 work weeks per year              -Matching 403(b) retirement plan               – Paid Holidays

*Eligibility dependent on minimum hours worked criteria

ChildStrive participates in the E-Verify program and is an equal opportunity employer

EEOC/AA – All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion or natural origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or other veterans’ status, or mental or physical handicap.