Feeding Therapist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512173-730808
    • Job Location: Rockville, MD
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 27, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

TLC, the Treatment and Learning Centers, has an opening for a Feeding Therapist. The Treatment and Learning Centers (TLC) is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1950 and located in Rockville, MD. Each year, TLC’s programs serve more than 2,000 individuals with a wide range of special needs. For over 65 years, TLC has maintained a reputation for excellence in our Speech-Language program. TLC’s Speech-Language program primarily serves children with a wide range of communication needs. We offer comprehensive evaluations, individual and group therapy and summer camps, We create treatment plans for each child and provide practical recommendations.

The Feeding Therapist will be responsible for the following:

  • Evaluate and diagnose pediatric patients as appropriate and develop intervention plans based on patient's needs and evaluation results, specifically patients with feeding difficulties
  • Administration of clinical feeding assessments and therapy
  • Documentation of clinical work
  • Communication with the family on all progress, changes as well as any additional needs
  • Maintain current expertise in evidence-based practices

Experience and Skills:

The successful feeding therapist candidate will possess the following:

  • Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Speech-Language Pathology, or related field
  • 3 or more years clinical experience as a Speech Language Pathologist assessing and treating patients with feeding difficulties
  • Specialty in the areas of feeding and swallowing
  • Prior pediatric feeding experience