Speech Therapist - Residential Treatment Center
North Star Hospital - Anchorage, AK

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North Star is Alaska’s premier behavioral health provider that specializes in helping young people with life’s challenges. We recognize that childhood should be a time of joy, fulfillment, growth, and nurturing care. We also recognize that situations happen that are beyond young people’s control or ability to effectively handle. Our programs at North Star work with the family and the community to help facilitate optimal growth and nurturing throughout times of childhood adversity. Our goal is to help young people get on a track that leads to a life of youthfulness – the life that child and adolescents deserve.

We are currently searching for part-time Speech Therapist to join our established team. The SpeechTherapist will be responsible for providing speech-language therapy services as indicated in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and serve as a member of the multidisciplinary/behavioral team. The Speech Therapist will promote the development of communication skills through assessment, program planning and direct service. In addition, the Speech Therapist will provide clinical guidance and consultation to therapists, behavioral team and families.

Requirements

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Speech Therapy or related field, and a valid Speech and Language Therapist License/Certification in the State of Alaska. Must be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the field of Speech and Language therapy; possess knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar; and have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

To apply, please visit www.northstarbehavioral.com and go to the employment section. Follow the instructions to apply online.

North Star is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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