The Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for providing direct early intervention for children in conjunction with the family in the natural environment based on the Individualized Family Service Plan developed by the team. The Speech -Language Pathologist will provide support and modeling/coaching for the family around identified needs. After passing Service Coordination Training, the employee is expected to perform all duties required as a Service Coordinator as mandated by the CT Office of Early Childhood (OEC) Birth to Three Program or CS-HHC.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides direct early intervention for the child in their natural environment as specified on the Individualized Family Service Plan in conjunction with provision of parent coaching/modeling/support.
Implements developmental evaluation/assessment using a standardized tool or other approved evaluation tool and then produce a detailed narrative report.
Develops an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) /specialized or general plan of goals and objectives for children and families as assigned.
Supports the family in developing or acquiring assistive technology equipment in addition to coaching/modeling use of assistive technology equipment with the child.
Completes all documentation within mandated timeline(s).
Responsible for supervision of Developmental Therapy Associates and Speech-Language Pathologists without certification assigned.
Performs all duties required as a Service Coordinator as mandated by the CT Office of Early Childhood (OEC) Birth to Three Program or CS-HHC when Service Coordination Training is completed.
Performs all other duties as required.
Education: Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders. Licensed or license eligible, as specified by ASHA, Office of Early Childhood (OEC) the lead agency, or the Hill Health Center (CS-HHC).
Experience: At least one (1) year of field experience working with young children preferred.
Knowledge/Abilities: Knowledge of child development and competency in discipline of Speech-Language Pathology required. Ability to implement developmental approaches for children with special needs (under supervision of licensed SLP if necessary). Ability to support, educate, and maintain family involvement as part of the child’s intervention. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Knowledge of communication development, assistive technology, feeding, apraxia, and other discipline related areas. Ability to speak Spanish or other second language preferred.
Internal Number: 1106
About Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center
In 1968, members of the New Haven community, including Mr. Cornell Scott, partnered with the Yale School of Medicine to establish Connecticut’s first Federally Qualified Community Health Center—Hill Health Center. In the decades since welcoming our first patient, the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, as we are now known, has been providing comprehensive, compassionate care to communities throughout Greater New Haven. Along the way, we have opened new care sites and expanded our services in order to meet the needs of the people we serve.Today, the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center is proud to stand as a national leader in community healthcare, offering state-of-the-art, integrated care at twenty care sites throughout New Haven County. We serve over 36,000 patients each year and work hard every day to continue the important work that Mr. Scott started, keeping close at mind his advocacy for community healthcare and his passion to meet the healthcare needs of the underserved.