SLP CFY Opening

Full-Time CF Speech Language Pathologist: Early Support Program

Wonderland Child & Family Services

Wonderland is hiring a speech language pathologist to serve children birth to three years of age and their families residing primarily in North King and south Snohomish Counties. This position is responsible for providing evaluation and educational support services for children who are delayed or disabled in a manner impacting their development, thereby reducing the impact of the child’s diagnosis or delay on their skills and abilities. The speech language pathologist also provides coaching, consultation and training services for caregivers of enrolled children, and is an active participant in our transdisciplinary team of therapists, educators, and family resource coordinators. This position reports to a team therapy supervisor.

Chief responsibilities:
 Assess and evaluate each child’s performance in all areas of development using instruments
and a timetable approved by the agency.
 Participate in the development of each child’s Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
 Provide direct and indirect services to children with developmental delays or disabilities in their natural learning environments.
 Provide coaching and consultation for staff, parents and care providers.
 Attend or conduct conferences/consultations with caregivers.
 Participate as a member of the transdisciplinary team including caregivers and professional
staff.
 Serve as a liaison with the medical and educational community on behalf of enrolled children
and their parents/caregivers.
 Demonstrate a caring, nonjudgmental attitude with every family.
 Attend scheduled clinical and staff meetings and be an active participant in staff related
activities.
 Prepare written reports and chart notes as required by Wonderland Child & Family Services.
 Provide in-service trainings of staff and volunteers as needed.
Requirements/Qualifications:
 MA or MS degree with a valid license in the state of Washington.
 CFY student preferrable.
 Valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable automobile required.
 At least one year of working with young children (0-3) and families preferred.
 Bilingual preferred.
 Able to work at a center, in a family’s home, and in a variety of community settings.
 Physical requirements: able to participate in active floor time including sitting, standing,
walking and lifting up to 50 pounds.
 Current criminal background check maintained for all employees.
 Effective verbal and written communication skills.
 Strong organizational skills.
 Valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable automobile required.
 Wonderland employees are mandated reporters of any suspected abuse or neglect of a child to either DSHS or law enforcement.
 Commitment to building and strengthening equity practices.

About Wonderland Child & Family Services
Wonderland Child & Family Services is a multi-program agency serving children from birth through age 12 with developmental delays, disabilities, and prenatal substance exposure. Founded 50 years ago, Wonderland’s mission is to provide a strong and equitable foundation for children and their families with diverse needs and abilities to flourish through therapy, education, advocacy, and resources. We reach hundreds of families every month through Early Childhood Programs & Services and Hope RISING Clinic for Prenatal Substance Exposure. Our direct service providers are uniquely trained to provide trauma- and FASD-informed care.

Benefits Include:
– Competitive wages (DOE)
– Health, Vision & Dental Insurance
– PTO and generous paid holidays (including the last week of the year from December 25 th
through January 1 st )
– Flexible Schedules
– 401(k) retirement plan
– Life and AD&D Insurance
– Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
– Training and Continuing Education
– Mileage Reimbursement
*Note: Benefits available to each employee dependent on FTE.
Office location: Shoreline, Washington. Initial training to take place in surrounding areas.
Hours: full-time
To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to jbuzzard@wonderlandkids.org. No phone calls, please.

Wonderland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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