Bilingual SLP, OT and PT Jobs with Early Intervention

Lafayette, CO, USA Req #1342
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Pay: $35/hour
Hours: Full time (30-36 hours/week) and benefit eligible. For a list of benefits, see below. 
Location: Boulder and Broomfield Counties. This position will require some in person work. Only candidates who live locally will be considered.  

 

If you are a current Imagine! employee, you must apply through the Careers tab in DayForce.

Currently Hiring For:

  • Bilingual Speech Language Therapist; $35/hr, Full Time, Benefit Eligible at 32-36 hrs/week. Requirements for this position include:  
    • Oral and written exam to determine Spanish proficiency through the Language Testing Institute with a score of Intermediate High or above.
    • Master’s degree is Speech Language Pathology
    • Certificate of Clinical competence (CCC) or the ability to obtain the CCC within the first year of employment.
    • Special service endorsement type E certification through the Colorado Department of Education or willingness to obtain within the first year of employment.
    • Meets requirements for Certificate of Clinical Competence as set by ASHA
    • Fluent in Spanish (written and oral). 
  • Bilingual Occupational Therapist; $35/hr, Full Time, Benefit Eligible at 32-36 hrs/week. Requirements for this position include:
    • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from accredited university preferred.
    • Bachelor’s in Occupational Therapy from accredited university required.
    • Certification by National Board of Occupational Therapists, Inc.
    • Licensure through Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies.
    • Meets requirements for OT Certification.
    • Prefer training in Neuro Developmental Techniques, feeding and sensory processing.
    • Fluent in Spanish (written and oral). 
  • Bilingual Physical Therapist; $35/hr, Full Time, Benefit Eligible at 32-36 hrs/week. Requirements for this position include:
    • Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from accredited university preferred.
    • Bachelor’s in Physical Therapy from accredited university required.
    • Licensure through Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
    • Meets requirements for Physical Therapist Licensure.
    • Prefer training in Neuro Developmental Techniques, infant massage.
    • Fluent in Spanish (written and oral). 

Purpose of Position

We are seeking additional Bilingual Speech Language Therapists, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists to join our team. Early Intervention services are specifically for babies and young children who are starting or in the beginning stages of receiving these therapies. Our therapists work with children in the early stages of development and provide the resources they need to gain skills and increase abilities.

As a member of the Imagine! team, you will provide ongoing services throughout the time the child is in services, including but not limited to: consulting with staff and families regarding therapeutic techniques and providing parent education and coaching, direct services, and home programs to children and their families.  
 

An ideal candidate will be a team player, a self-starter, enjoy working with families, be comfortable using technology and a variety of databases, be able to prioritize and manage time well. 
 

Key Aspects of the Positions

  • Provide comprehensive assessment and consultation; design therapeutic interventions/activities for children and families enrolled in Imagine! services.
    • Travel to participants’ homes, daycare, and other community-based sites to deliver services
    • Develop a variety of activities that support Imagine!’s philosophy that children learn through play
    • Recognize and respect individual needs of each child and family and tailor services and supports to meet those needs
  • Contribute to the development of the individual family service plan. This may include addressing all areas of development and writing developmental outcomes. Ensure services and supports are provided as requested on the child’s IFSP or on the Request for Dayspring Services Form.
  • Refer family to service coordinator to assist families in accessing additional funding or services.
  • Ensure complete and accurate documentation, including assessments, initial summaries, progress notes, transition reports, and home programs.
  • Promote community capacity building and collaboration.
  • Work collaboratively and treat others with respect & dignity.
  • Contribute to the financial viability of the program through maintaining billable hours, as required.
  • This position requires regular use of a personal vehicle with liability insurance that meets Imagine! standards. Mileage reimbursement is available.
  • Participate in research projects, grants, and agency and interagency committees as opportunities arise.
  • Participate in Child Find screenings/assessments as requested by family or Imagine! staff.
  • Supervise volunteers, undergraduate, and graduate student interns.
  • Incorporate families’ own toys and resources into therapy sessions to promote generalization of therapy techniques in the home.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Solid knowledge of child development, motor, cognition, social emotional and self-help areas.
  • Expert knowledge of speech-language, oral motor, and feeding. Skill in assessment, and in designing and implementing therapeutic techniques.
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art “best practices” services and supports for people with development disabilities.
  • Knowledge of Hanen technique.
  • Ability to interact with children at developmentally appropriate levels.
  • Solid knowledge of laws regarding early intervention as well as abuse and neglect; ability to report any situation which warrants social services involvement.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels. Ability to meet documentation requirements and uphold standards of confidentiality.
  • Basic sign language skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, email, etc.
  • This position requires regular use of a personal mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to meet Imagine! driving requirements.

Training, Education and Experience:

  • See above for the specific position you are interested in.
  • Must be fluent in Spanish and able to pass a written and verbal Spanish proficiency exam with a score of Intermediate High or above. Language tests are completed through the Language Testing Institute prior to hiring. 

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Requires the ability to travel to various locations to meet with families, providers, etc.
  • Effective with shifting roles, responsibilities, and expectations in a changing environment.

Imagine! is a nonprofit with a goal of helping people aspire to, and achieve, a fulfilling life of new possibilities by providing support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities (IDD). We are located in the Denver / Boulder metro area and support Boulder and Broomfield counties.

OUR MISSION:  Creating a world of opportunity for all abilities.

Our services are community-based and mission-driven. We value creativity, innovation, and teamwork. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, flexible work schedules, comfortable/casual work environments, and meaningful and rewarding work with friendly, supportive co-workers. 


Benefits:
Benefits offered for full-time, eligible employees
  • Flexible work schedule options including hybrid (or work from home) options .
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time + Three Wellbeing Days each year
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance (multiple plan options, with benefits-eligibility starting at 20+hrs)
  • Company-paid Life Insurance and AD&D + Long Term Disability
  • Optional Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan 403(b) with company match
  • Child Care Discount Program
  • Flexible Spending Account for Child/Dependent Care and Medical Expenses
  • EcoPass (free, unlimited regional public transportation pass – bus, light rail)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • Click here to view the Imagine! 2023 Benefit Guide

Equal Employment Opportunity – Valuing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

Imagine! is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws governing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).  We strive to foster a just, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We also recognize the value of diversity within our organization, and want to employ a workforce that effectively supports the diverse communities we serve. Unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, hair style or texture, genetic information, or other characteristics protected by applicable laws is strictly prohibited.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $35.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Lafayette, CO, USA