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Peds SLP Career Opportunity in Japan!

Company:
Sterling Medical Corporation
Location:
Tampa, FL
Post Date:
August 01, 2020
Job Status:
Contract
Description:

Sterling Medical Corporation is a top healthcare contractor that services the government agencies, military treatment facilities, and VAMCs nationwide and overseas for over 40 years. We operate in 48 states and 12 countries.


 


Sterling Medical is seeking a skilled Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for a position in Okinawa, Japan. This great career opportunity will be working with military children and families. This position is working with early intervention age group 0-3.


Qualifications:


 


SLP Qualifications


 Have, as a minimum, a master’s degree in the field of speech pathology.


  Have a certification of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) as awarded by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) or a current license in speech-language pathology in at least one state or territory in the United States. License shall be unencumbered and renewed annually.


  Possess the basic knowledge of principles and practices of family-centered care as it relates to Early Intervention Services, and knowledge of theories and practices of delivering comprehensive services in the least restrictive setting.


 Possess a basic knowledge of medical and social conditions that are associated with developmental disabilities in young children and how these conditions may be best remedied.


  Possess a basic knowledge of typical infant/toddler growth and development and the impact of behavioral, biological, and environmental risks on such development.


  Have the skills and ability to independently determine test instruments to be used for infants/toddlers; to administer, score, and interpret the test.


  Have the skills and ability to provide competent face-to-face contact with infants/toddlers with disabilities, their families, other members of the team, childcare employees, preschool teachers, physicians, and county and state officials.


  Have the interpersonal skills of compassion and empathy and the ability to assist emotionally distraught, depressed, or angry family members to develop a sense of competence regarding their child with disabilities.


  Have the ability to use interpersonal skills of valuing inter- and trans-disciplinary work, handling professional disagreements effectively, and communicating the unique viewpoint and contributions of the field of early childhood speech-language pathology during contacts with other professionals and child care employees.


  Have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to appropriately evaluate infants and toddlers; assist and teach families; articulate the developmental needs of the child; consult with families, caregivers, and other professionals; explain the scope of services provided to families and county and state officials; and participate in team/group interactions, work groups, and decision making.


  Have training and certification in BCLS.  HCPs shall maintain current certification in BCLS while performing services under this contract.


 

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