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Speech & Language Pathologist - NWSOIL Tacoma - (230483)

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Speech & Language Pathologist - NWSOIL Tacoma - (230483)

Facility Name
Tacoma, WA US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Support Staff
Job Description

Join Fairfax Behavioral Health/NW School of Innovative Learning today and provide help, hope, and healing. We currently have an available opportunity for a Speech & Language Pathologist in our Tacoma, Washington school.

The Speech Language Pathologist performs speech therapy functions. This includes assisting students in meeting their language and literacy needs using therapeutic treatment skills to achieve their optimal level of communicative wellbeing. The Speech Language Pathologist will provide basic consultation and instruction, administer tests and track progress as pertains to students individualized short term and long term goals, create speech language reports and progress notes, participate in IEP meetings as needed. Responsible for personal and Corporate Service Excellence standards.

Job Requirements


Education:  Master's Degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: A minimum of three (3) years experience in an educational setting, with direct experience in speech therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills is preferred; must have strong clinical assessment skills.

License: Must have current Speech Language Pathology license in the state of Washington. Must maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license. 

Additional Requirements:  Successful completion of CPR certification.  Successful completion of  HWC (Handle With Care) training prior to assisting with a restraining procedure and within 90 days of employment. May be required to work flexible hours.


Fairfax Behavioral Health - Kirkland:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. Fairfax compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The Hospital is conveniently located in Kirkland. The Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient support services to communities throughout Western Washington.

Kirkland is located just east of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The Kirkland Hospital is part of the Fairfax expanding network of facilities that support our continuum of care for Behavioral Health to the greater Seattle area.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits —

Fairfax Behavioral Health offers an excellent time off plan, medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life and long term disability benefits and 401(k) plan for full time and part time employees. Company sponsored fitness membership discount, and no parking fees are among some of the additional benefits also available to our employees.
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Our Mission

The mission of Fairfax Behavioral Health is to provide the highest quality of patient care in response to the behavioral health care needs of our community, by focusing on the experience of our patients and families.

About Us

Founded in the 1930’s, Fairfax has served the behavioral health needs to the Greater Puget Sound area for more than 80 years, continuously building a reputation for providing the best and most compassionate patient centered care.

Fairfax Behavioral Health operates a 157-bed, standalone psychiatric hospital, located in Kirkland, WA; composed of six units providing specialized treatment for mental health and co-occurring disorders (concurrent mental illness and substance abuse issues), as well as detoxification services for both adolescents and adults.

Fairfax also operates a 30-bed adult general psychiatric unit, located in Everett, WA on the seventh floor of the Providence Medical Center’s Pacific campus. As well as, a 34-bed unit on the campus of EvergreenHealth Monroe. Fairfax cares for both voluntarily admitted and involuntarily committed patients at all locations.

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