Speech and Language Pathologist

Opportunity Council   Bellingham, WA   Full-time     Speech Language Pathology
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Posted on October 9, 2020

Speech and Language Pathologist


The person in this position works as a member of a multidisciplinary team serving families/caregivers and their children ages birth to 3 years old with identified developmental concerns. As the primary coach for an assigned caseload of 20-25 families, responsibilities include: evaluations to determine eligibility for early intervention services, treatment of children ages 0 to 3 years old, coaching and support of parents and caregivers to meet designed outcomes within the Individual Family Service Plan. Collaboration with interdisciplinary team including other speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, early childhood specialists and family resource coordinators to support all enrolled families is required. It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of three years’ experience working in pediatrics, experience and training with feeding and other skilled populations.


  1. Evaluation of children 0-3 years of age to determine eligibility for early intervention services using provided evaluation tools and protocols.
  2. Active participation as a contributing member of an interdisciplinary team.
  3. Works as primary service provider with families/caregivers and FRCs to develop and implement Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) for assigned families and children.
  4. Provides services within each family and child’s daily routines in a natural environment such as the families’ home and/or childcare setting.*
  5. Provides coaching to parents/caregivers in order to support child’s developmental outcomes outlined in the child’s IFSP.
  6. Maintains all required record keeping, documentation, and reporting in a timely manner.
  7. Collaborates with other service providers within team and in the community in order to provide coordinated services for families.

*Currently, all services are delivered in a virtual platform due to the State’s restrictions for in home visits to slow the spread of COVID-19.


  • People who honor our mission, agree with our purpose and want to be part of something bigger.
  • People who are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in both the services we provide as well as the environment in which we work.
  • People who are self-motivated and passionate about the work they do.
  • People who understand we are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust and care for one another.


The Opportunity Council offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package.

  • Salary - $59,529.00 to $70,112.00 annually
  • Medical
  • HSA Account
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Account
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave

This position will be Open Until Filled. Applications received by 11:59 pm, October 22, 2020 will be given first priority.

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To observe the CDC guidelines for social distancing, our interviews may be conducted via Zoom or Team Meetings.

At the Opportunity Council, we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion with a core set of values that include diversity, collaboration, respect, integrity, passion and learning. We believe we are a stronger and successful organization because of this commitment. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation and identity, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. EOE.