Speech Language Pathologist

San Jose, CA / Santa Clara County / San Benito County, CA / Santa Cruz County, CA / Monterey County, CA
Children and Family Services – Children's Services Team /
Part-Time/Full-Time /
Are you a person who enjoys helping others? Are you currently seeking fulfillment in your professional life?

Hope Services is Silicon Valley’s leading provider of services to people with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. We seek candidates who share our inspirations & aspirations. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging at all levels..
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Hope Services offers an OUTSTANDING benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Retirement, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement and a comprehensive Scholarship Program, Generous Paid Vacation and Sick Time accrual plans, Birthday Holiday and more!

*Salary : $62.50 per hour commensurate with experience and qualifications
The Hope Services Homestart program is hiring Speech Language Pathologists to provide 1:1 services to infants and toddlers with special needs in a mostly home based program. Occasionally, speech therapy occurs at our office.

Hope Services is the Bay Area's largest non-profit agency, providing a wide array of quality services for persons with developmental disabilities since 1952! Will you join us? Pay commensurate with experience.

About the position:

The Speech Language Pathologist provides communication assessments and developmental activities.  They also provide parent education and training relative to developmental disabilities, promote and document progress, document clinical outcomes and act as an advocate.

Principle Responsibilities:
The following responsibilities represent the essential functions of the Speech Language Pathologist position. 
1.      Function independently and autonomously in providing home and/or clinic based
speech therapy to infants and families, and maintain assigned caseload.
2.      Provide evaluation and treatment addressing speech and language developmental
3.     Perform comprehensive speech pathology assessment of infants and identify
neurological sequelae and develop and implement treatment plan based on
assessment findings.
4.     Perform oral-motor assessment and identify oral motor pathology and language
disorders, provide therapy treatment as indicated.
5.     Provide updated, developmental information at scheduled IEP’s and IFSP’s and
establish appropriate goals and objectives.
6.     May provide clinical oversight to speech pathology students working toward
7.     Presents in-service trainings to HOPE staff and provide trainings to outside
agencies. (Optional)
8.     Collaborate with physicians and outside agencies regarding developmental and
other health related issues.
9.  Act as consultant to other agency professional including, physical therapists,
occupational therapists and developmental specialists.  Provide clinical oversight
of speech pathology students.
10.  May perform other duties as assigned to assure efficiency of program.
Minimum Qualifications:
The Speech Language Pathologist should possess a Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology, plus License as a Speech Language Pathologist. 1+ year of related experience working with children or people with disabilities is a plus.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1.   Basic computer skills in word processing.
2.   Ability to observe, evaluate, document and communicate verbally and in writing.
3.   Ability to accept supervision and work cooperatively as a team member with
coworkers, as well as with the client and families.
4.   Knowledge of disabilities and syndromes.
5.   Ability to utilize critical thinking skills in decision making situations, good
organizational and record keeping skills, and good independent judgment.
6.   Knowledge of infant assessment and developmental activities.
7.   Knowledge and understanding of team and family dynamics.
8.   Ability to be flexible with scheduling and prioritization of tasks.
Physical & Environmental Conditions
Considerable travel in the community, primarily performs work in the client home. Occasionally, speech therapy occurs at our office. Lifting, moving stretching, walking and crawling during training activities with the child and family.  Exposure to outdoor conditions, dust and pollens.  Some computer work and periods of intense concentration.


$62.50 - $62.50 an hour
Do you have what it takes to make a difference? Inspire and be inspired! Hope Services takes immense pride in maximizing our employee engagement. Will you join us??

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Hope Services is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees not regardless of, but with consideration and appreciation for race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family or parental status, or any other status.