Reports to:Director of Therapy Services, Kellogg Child & Family Program
Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?
It is no secret that lives are changed forever at HEAR Wisconsin. Founded in 1926, the state-wide nonprofit organization helps infants, children, and adults who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing by providing the support and services they need to live full, successful lives. Each year HEAR Wisconsin provides critical services to thousands of individuals through its early intervention services, sign language interpreting, assistive listening device store, and audiology clinic.
Our team embraces the provision of informed parental choice and communication options and consists of highly qualified professionals including: LSLS certified practitioners, speech-language pathologists audiologists, and d/Deaf program assistants.
Services include family-focused, culturally-responsive individualized early intervention, Auditory Verbal Therapy, tele-intervention via our ConnectHEAR Program, speech-language therapy for all ages, toddler communication groups that include typically-hearing peers, pre- and post-cochlear implant therapy, specialized instruction, consultations, professional mentoring as well as agency-related programs, resources, and parent-to-parent events.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Speech-Language Pathologist and/or Re/Habilitative Audiologist to provide therapy for children and their families who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing. The ideal candidate will positively add to our team of talented, energetic, mission-driven therapeutic service professionals.
Provide all aspects of speech-language therapy and/or early intervention services to children with hearing loss in a natural environment, the home, or clinic setting
Complete comprehensive evaluations, develop treatment plans and monitor ongoing progress
Implement a parent-coaching model in all therapy sessions
Prepare timely progress reports and maintain client file documentation as required by HEAR Wisconsin and funding sources
Assist as needed in providing clinical supervision of students in practicum placements
Provide transition planning and implementation for children transitioning into school programs
Attend meetings as appropriate, including in-agency, Birth to 3 and community meetings
Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology from an accredited program
Qualifications for Wisconsin State Speech-Language Pathologist License
American Speech, Language and Hearing Association Certificate (CCC) – 3 years of related professional experience preferred, however, CFY candidates will be considered for this position
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary collaborative team
Ability to work effectively with a diverse population and variety of communities
Respect for cultural diversity, service and communication choices made by families
Valid driver’s license and available transportation for travel in Southeastern Wisconsin
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Three or more years of experience working with individuals who are d/Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Certification (AVT or AVEd), LSLS training or willingness and interest in learning
Proficiency in spoken/written Spanish
Proficiency in American Sign Language or willingness to learn
Additional Salary Information: HEAR Wisconsin offers a generous benefit package including:
• Health, dental, and vision insurance
• Paid holidays - Eight per calendar year with two floating holidays
• Progressive paid vacation and sick time off
• Employer paid life insurance
• Supplemental life insurance - Optional life insurance for employees and immediate family members
• Long-term disability coverage
• Retirement plan with employer matched contribution
• Paid mileage reimbursement
• Financial support for professional development and membership dues
• A supportive, team environment
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About HEAR Wisconsin
Established, stable private non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in Milwaukee Wisconsin area providing quality, state-of-the-art comprehensive therapy services to individuals, of all ages, who have hearing loss. The agency’s mission is to assist infants, children, and adults reach their fullest language and communication potential through personalized services, technology and education. Our team embraces the provision of informed parental decision making, communication options and is comprised of highly qualified professionals including: LSLS certified practitioners; speech-language pathologists; audiologists; teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing; and social worker. Services include family-focused, culturally responsive individualized early intervention; parent education; auditory-verbal therapy; tele-intervention via ConnectHear Program; speech-language therapy; toddler communication groups with typically hearing peers; pre- post cochlear implant therapy for all ages; specialized instruction; consultations; professional mentoring as well as agency related programs, resources, ongoing educational and parent-to-parent events.