Early Intervention Speech/Language Pathologist - Early Intervention

Boston, MA, USA Req #1654
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Mission Statement:

Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential.

Job Summary:

Utilizing your expertise as an SLP, you provide evidence-based services to children and their families through home visiting, evaluation, and/or groups in keeping with our mission. This is an exempt position.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Provides Speech therapy with children and their caregivers as needed on assigned cases.
  • Provides service coordination of assigned cases, including home visits, crisis management, collateral contacts, and transition planning.
  • Facilitates developmental assessments on all assigned cases and participates in assessments of children assigned to other team members, including doing the written reports of such assessments.
  • Provides group leadership as assigned (parent and /or child groups), including planning, setup, cleanup and playroom maintenance with co-leaders.
  • Maintains written case records in accordance with QA requirements.
  • Attends all necessary meetings (such as IEP planning meetings) prior to child’s transition out of the program.
  • Has knowledge of and adheres to DPH service and billing guidelines.
  • Provides direct service units sufficient to meet 100% of productivity requirements.
  • Attends supervision, management and staff meetings regularly.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements for the position

Professional Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a culturally diverse population of clients, other care providers, family, community members and state agency representatives.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multidisciplinary and cross-functional teams.
  • Has demonstrated professional documentation and communication skills, as well as demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve differences.
  • Ability to function under pressure in a fast-paced human service environment.
  • Ability to be flexible, open and responsive to ongoing industry changes.
  • Ability to articulate and communicate Bay Cove's mission and strategic direction in a consistent and enthusiastic manner to departmental staff.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and obstacles and develop effective, creative solutions to pursue opportunities.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to go up and down stairs and lift at least 40 lbs.

Other Qualifications:

  • An acceptable CORI, SORI and Background records check (for involvement with DCF).
  • Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology with an MA license as CCC-SLP or must be under supervision as a Clinical Fellow working towards independent licensure.
  • A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.

Required Training

Training Topic

Timeline for completion

Date scheduled

What time? Where?

With Whom?

Re-certification needed

Recertification date


Program Specific Orientation


BC Orientation

1st2 months

Foundations of MA EI: An orientation to EI. Part I

Foundations of MA EI: An orientation to EI. Part II

Basic Clinical Skills

Infant and Toddler First Aid (if a group leader)

1st3 months

First Aid Recertif.(if a group leader)

Every 2 years

CPR (if a group leader)

1st3 months

CPR Recert (if a group leader).

Every 2 years

Infectious Diseases

at sign on

Every year


Other details

  • Job Family Health Care Professional - Specialist
  • Job Function 2A
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Boston, MA, USA