Hot Jobs! School Based SLP, Throughout Washington State

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Are you considering a school-based position in WA state for SY 2015/17??

We have a variety of great locations to choose from, including these:

Yakima, WA:  Secure this job now for SY16/17 and enjoy your summer!  PediaStaff has opportunities for SLPs in Yakima, WA starting in the Fall of 2016.   If you kayak, bike, climb mountains, hike or ride horses when it’s warm, or do snow sports when it’s cold, you’ll love it here in the Yakima valley.

* Sunny climate and year-round outdoor recreation
* Low cost of living
* Only about two two hours from Seattle
* Supportive team environment
* More than one opening – bring a friend
* New graduates – make a high income during your Clinical Fellowship – option to convert to a District employee later

Olympia, WA:  Yes you can live in a metropolitan location within sight of majestic Mount Rainier and a short drive from all of the outdoor recreation that Washington is famous for.  PediaStaff has this job ready for you, along with an outstanding rate of pay.  Secure this job now and enjoy your summer!

* You’ll be part of a large team of therapists who are here for the kids!
* The District serves pre-K through 12th and your personal caseload will be based on your strengths and preferences along with the District’s needs.
* Most SLPs will have one or two schools – not much driving around
* Strong experienced management team has been involved in Special Education for many years and understands what you do

Centralia, WA:  Secure this job now for SY16/17 and enjoy your summer!  We have an opening for a full time SLP in Centralia, WA about 25 miles south of Olympia.

* Enjoy the low cost of living in Centrallia — or live in Olympia and your commute will be all interstate
* The District serves pre-K through 12th grade, your caseload will be based on your strengths and preferences along with the District’s needs
* Opportunity to participate in the start up of a new department
* Pay rates are excellent, benefits are available

Call Today at 866-733-4278 or Apply for These Positions Through this Link


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Hot Jobs! School-Based SLPs for San Antonio, TX

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Come join our team of over 80 therapist and assistants in the Alamo City….San Antonio, Texas!  This progressive multi-cultural city offers theme parks, the River Walk, professional and college sports, an abundance of outdoor activities, multiple shopping experiences, a variety of food and cultures…but most of all….WARM Weather year-round!  Best of all is that you would be working as a contract Speech-Language Pathologist in the local public schools so you won’t be involved in ancillary duties like hall duty, bus duty, lunchroom duty, etc! Just Speech Pathology.

*  You would provide a wide variety of therapy…from general speech, Assistive Augmentative Technology (AAC), bilingual (Spanish if you have that skill) and other skills.
*  You would provide therapy to a wide age group…from preschoolers to high school age
*  Diagnoses will vary from general to more profound
*  Caseloads will be reasonable based on the need of the students and the district you are working with
*  You would have direct support from an experienced SLP in your district…as well as the owner of the company
*  You would begin working in mid-August and work until the first week of June 2017…and be able to come back the following school year if you like!

Qualified SLPs will have a minimum of a Masters Degree, will need to have, or be able to obtain a Texas SLP License, and be self-motivated to assist the children and care-givers you would work with each day.  YOU will make a difference in the lives of young students that will pay dividends for a lifetime!

Your benefits and pay package are very competitive!  Pay will depend on your experience and other skills you bring to the team.  A robust benefits package is offered and will be explained during the interview process.

To Apply, Call us Today at 866-733-4278 or Apply Through this Link

Pay: $35- $45/hr

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Hot Job!! Part-time School-Based OT – Jarrell, TX

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We have a fabulous part-time school position west of Jarrell, TX for an Occupational Therapist for the full school year 2016-2017. This position is for 1 to 2 days per week, likely about 15 hours per week, and the district can be flexible with which days.

*  The therapist will work closely with the ARD committee and be a support to them. In addition to providing direct service, he or she also will consult with teachers
*  The district has a skilled PT on staff who the therapist will work closely with, but there is no other OT on staff
*  OT will work mainly with elementary aged students, and the caseload is small, with about ten kids on it. Some students have high needs and more involved physical disabilities
*  OT will report to the Director of Special Education, who has a sweet personality and will be a wonderful support
*  Contract begins the end of August and runs for the full school year, with a good chance of extending for the following school year as well

Candidate must be a great team player, and a positive attitude is a must!

Qualifications: Must hold a Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Occupational Therapy and a current state license (or be eligible for same). New graduates are welcome to apply, but school experience is preferred. New graduates will need to feel comfortable being the only OT on the Special Education team.

PediaStaff, Inc. offers flexible staffing solutions for pediatric and educational based settings.   Our expertise is backed by excellent hourly rates and per diem offered based upon IRS eligibility.  Additional benefits for full-time contractors include: nationally recognized medical insurance, 401K with matching employer contributions, generous relocation and continuing education assistance, optional summer pay program, and reimbursement for state licensure and/or teacher certifications.

PediaStaff, Inc. provides 24/7-telephone support during your contract assignment – you are not alone when you are on assignment with us.  In addition, we provide Clinical Resource Therapists to assist our therapists in managing their caseloads effectively. Our Clinical Resource Therapists are experienced clinicians who have excelled within their profession and are able to help you succeed.  Respond now and learn how YOU can join our team!   Your privacy and confidentiality are always assured, and new graduates are encouraged to apply.

Call us Today to Apply at 866-733-4278 or Apply Online Through THIS Link


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Pediatric Occupational Therapist/OT Job – Annapolis, MD

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We have a great position for an Occupational Therapist with a clinic provider of Physical Therapy, Aquatic Therapy, Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy, who has serviced the families of Anne Arundel County for over ten years. They are located about 15 minutes north of Annapolis, 25 minutes south of the Baltimore metro area. We need someone to start as soon as possible!

Ideal schedule for a candidate would be:
Mon 9-6
Tues 11-8
Wed 11-8
Thurs 9-6
Fri- Every other Friday from 9-5

*  Occupational Therapist will treat children (and some adults) from birth and up in an outpatient clinic setting
*  The caseload is predominately pediatric, but the ideal candidate will be open to treating adults occasionally
*  Common diagnoses include Autism, CP, Developmental Delay, and Ortho
*  This a fabulous team environment that promotes learning and collaboration

Pediatric clinic experience is preferred but not required. We are able to consider new graduates. We have two other OTs on staff who can help with training.

Qualifications: Must hold a Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Occupational Therapy and a current state license (or be eligible for same).

To Apply, Call us Today at 866-733-4278 or  Apply Through this Link Online


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School Nurse’s Corner: The Safe Snack Guide

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