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Company: Nurture Collective
Location: Whittier
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

About the Company: Nurture Collective is a practice that focuses on the interaction of the complexities of maternal-infant mental health and early childhood intervention. We provide various services, including occupational, physical, and speech therapy services, lactation support, feeding therapy, parent-and-baby groups, etc. This BIPOC-owned, female-led company centers on social-emotional development in addressing developmental delays. We also focus on mitigating the development delays by facilitating parent- child relationships and addressing the factors that influence these delays, such as parental mental health and well-being. We believe in building supportive communities to support parents of young children, providing access to families that may not receive therapy services otherwise. We support families in Los Angeles County (Whittier, Lancaster, Los Angeles) and the surrounding areas and accept a variety of commercial insurance, Medi-Cal, and Regional Center funding. About the Job: We are seeking to hire a full-time speech therapist assistant to provide speech therapy to ensure families have the tools, support, education, and training they need to support the development of young children (0-5). The ideal candidate is a collaborative and reflective provider with an understanding of child development, parental-infant mental health, and a passion for working on behalf of the healthy development of young children and their caregivers. The candidate must be organized, creative, a good collaborator, and thinks outside the box who can help envision the organization's growth and help us achieve our vision. Key responsibilities include:

  • Adheres to and demonstrates Nurture Collective's core values and mission in performing all aspects of this position
  • Manages a caseload of 32-35 scheduled speech therapy treatment sessions per week
  • Provide coaching, consultation, training, and outreach to community members, childcare settings, and other service agency personnel in the area of child development and speech therapy
  • Coach parents to learn and follow through with interventions
  • Ensure all required documentation is complete, accurate, and timely
  • Support families through the transition process before their child ages out of receiving Nurture Collective services
  • Provide Speech-based groups to clients as needed
  • Participate as an advocate for families and as a representative of Nurture Collective at meetings and events throughout the community, state, and beyond as requested
  • Reports to the Speech Therapy Program Manager
  • Requires one year experience working with birth to 5 population
  • Must be organized, have proficient computer skills (including Google Workspace) and excellent written and verbal communication skills; detailed-oriented, organized, and manages time well Job type: full-time W-2 employee Basic qualifications:
    • Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology required with Certificate of Clinical Competence
    • At least 1 year of pediatric experience
    • Licensure or the ability to receive California licensure required
    • Ability to drive and maintain California license and insurance on personal vehicle for work
    • CPR/First Aid certification
    • Ability to pass the pre-hire background check required
    • Experience working with Part C/Early Intervention services is preferred
    • Bilingual therapist (Spanish) speaking is preferred Physical and Other Demands:
      • Must be willing to travel as necessary to provide services in-home to families in the Los Angeles County area
      • Must establish and maintain working relationships within the agency and with clients
      • Must be able to work in a consultative model/transdisciplinary model of intervention and a family-centered service delivery model
      • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of testing equipment, toys and supplies
      • Must be able to sit on the floor and move quickly after infants and toddlers
      • Salary: dependent upon experience
      • Experience: Minimum of one year of experience working with young children and families (preferred)
      • Work location: Lancaster/Antelope Valley, CA or Whittier in-clinc and may include home-based services Benefits:
        • Medical
        • Dental
        • Vision
        • 401K
        • Continuing education reimbursement
        • Ability to work partially remote
        • Flexible schedule
        • Maternal Mental Health and Infant Mental Health Training opportunities
        • Hourly position, paid cancellation To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter following these instructions: a resume that summarizes your relevant professional, academic and volunteer experiences. A cover letter that shares your professional interests and passions, and why this opportunity is of particular interest and a potential good fit for you. Email your application in PDF format (cover letter and resume combined in one document, with your name as the document name) to apple@mynurturecollective.com PI187006794

Keywords: Nurture Collective, Whittier , SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST, Healthcare , Whittier, California

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