Early Intervention Job

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Are you a Speech Language Pathologist who would like to have an impact on strengthening families and the lives of children in North Idaho?

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Infant Toddler Program has an exciting opportunity in Sandpoint (Ponderay) for an Early Intervention Therapist (Speech Language Pathologist) who would like to work with infants and toddlers, their families, and as part of a collaborative team. We are seeking unique individuals who celebrate the chance to positively impact caregiver capacity and development of birth to three-year-olds who may have developmental delays or disabilities using key evidence-based practices. This position is full-time, Monday – Friday.

The person selected to fill this position will be a member of our Sandpoint-based team. This team provides services to the children and families of Boundary and Bonner County. Travel is required to provide in-person evaluations and services in the child’s natural environments, such as in homes, childcare, etc.

Evaluations and therapeutic services are provided in the child’s natural environments applying coaching interaction methods. Services to families may be conducted using virtual early intervention presence as well as in-person visits. Services are focused on routine-based interventions through consultation, coaching, and education to families and caregivers using evidence-based practices. This position is part of a multidisciplinary team that collaborates frequently to assure comprehensive services to families.

We offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance; generous vacation (ability to accrue 3 weeks/year to start) and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start; ten paid holidays a year; participation in one of the Nation’s best state retirement systems; multiple savings plans and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities; and more.

The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is a drug-free workplace. Any applicant offered employment in this position at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. In addition, successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal history background investigation. Employment is dependent upon satisfactory results of the investigation. 

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