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Fort Myers, FL

Speech Language Pathologist

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Come grow with us! Elite DNA Behavioral Health is one of the largest providers of behavioral and mental health services in Florida – and we are expanding quickly! We believe in providing high-quality, accessible care to our patients and a supportive environment that allows our team to grow professionally.

Our goal is to hire you – the best talent – to support our mission and allow you to grow with us.

We thrive on a mutual goal of providing excellent care to our patients through our comprehensive care services and collaborative culture. Elite DNA is the pioneer of the care coordination approach to mental health, where all patients are matched with their ideal services and providers prior to receiving direct care. Our team is at the forefront of providing leading-edge therapy services – from psychotherapy to psychiatry – to specialized programs such as psychosocial rehabilitation, EMDR, and group therapy.

Everything we do here at Elite DNA is guided by integrity and compassion for our patients and employees.

When you join the Elite DNA team, you will feel proud to be a part of the group that helps children, adults, and families in our communities live better lives.

Job Summary:  

Elite DNA Behavioral Health is seeking to hire an enthusiastic Speech Language Pathologist to join our team in the Ft. Myers Office. 

SLPs must have the following important qualities: great verbal, written, listening, and excellent communication skills. Candidate must be compassionate, have excellent critical-thinking skills, and be detail focused. Patience, great collaboration, and consultation skills are required. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Evaluate and diagnose speech, language, and social communication disorders.

· Provide standardized tests and other instruments to properly diagnose. 

· Interpret results of evaluations

· Identify treatment options.

· Create and carry out Individualized Plan of Care

· Maintain Active Plan of Cares

· Administrative tasks such as keeping accurate records and supervision.

· Treat speech, language, and pragmatic communication disorders.

· Provide training and education to family/ caregivers and other professionals.

· Work collaboratively with professionals from other disciplines.

· Supervise Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs) and Clinical Fellowship students (CFYs)

Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) at Elite DNA Behavioral Health work with a variety of clients including but not limited to:

· Children with delayed speech / language development

· Children with delayed play development and delayed pragmatic language skills.

· Children diagnosed with Autism spectrum and other syndromes/disorders.

· Children with language processing disorders and language-based learning disabilities

· Children who stutter.

· Children with voice disorders

· Children needing/using augmentative communication.

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

· Oral and written language proficiency

· Attention to detail and good record-keeping

· Knowledge of a variety of assessment tools

· Collaborative attitude

· Familiarity with developmental language skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· Master’s degree in communication Disorders (Clinical Fellowships considered)

· Speech Language Pathologists MUST have a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and a state   license which needs to be renewed as required. 

This position earns competitive compensation plus a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, annual PTO of 15 days with tenure recognition incentives, one additional paid day for your birthday and Employee Assistance Program. We also offer opportunities for growth, as well as a great team atmosphere that empowers you to take ownership of outcomes in providing quality service and support.

To apply visit www.elitedna.com/careers

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