Speech Therapist

Application Deadline: 2023-05-31
Job Type: County
Job Description:

This position provides a combination of speech therapy services, training and education, and case management to eligible infants and toddlers and their caregivers; providing therapeutic and educational intervention to promote development and functional participation within a natural environment.

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Provides speech therapy services to program participants in the clients’ homes, daycare, and other natural environments. Provides coaching to families and caregivers to address child’s delays.
• Completes documentation related to services provided to families, including service plans, and prior authorizations for insurance.
• Submits referrals to providers or community partners, resources or agencies for additional services.
• Facilitates service plan meetings with providers; maintains contact with providers to monitor plan and schedule evaluations and other meetings; provides support to family in service plan implementation.
• Works with staff, parents and caregivers in screening, teaching and monitoring the developmental skills in children who are age eligible.
• Researches and provides resources to families related to their child’s diagnosis or family needs.
• Performs standardized evaluations; participates in multi-disciplinary team assessments; interprets results; prepares reports and service plans.
• Provides information to families and caregivers assisting them in understanding child developmental needs.
• Conducts intake visits, including developmental screenings.
• Other duties as assigned.


• Masters’ degree in Communications Disorders or related program.
• Two years’ experience as a Speech Therapist with children who have mental disabilities.
• Speech Therapist License.
• State of Wisconsin Speech Therapist License required within 6 months from date of hire.
• Certification with Certificate of Clinical Competence by ASHA.
• Appointment will be conditional upon successful completion of a caregiver and criminal background check.

Full Wage Range: $61,273-$82,482
Expected Wage Range: $61,273 – $68,654
FTE: 1.0
Department: Health and Human Services: Children Services

Nothing in this job description limits management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

St. Croix County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to an individual’s race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.


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