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ChildServe Speech Language Pathologist-PRN-Group Homes-Des Moines Metro in Johnston, Iowa

Speech Language Pathologist-PRN-Group Homes-Des Moines Metro

Therapy & Supports (ST, OT, PT, Aquatics, RT, Techs)
Johnston, Iowa



ChildServe's talented team of therapists specialize in pediatric rehab and work together to create plans specific to each child's need. In the role of PRN Speech Language Pathologist you will be part of our inpatient therapy team providing comprehensive family-centered speech-language pathology services to children primarily in our residential group homes in the Des Moines metro. What You’ll Do

  • Provide consultative and direct therapy services to the children and young adults in our group homes

  • Administer appropriate standardized tests/screenings/informal assessments/clinical observations

  • Develops individualized plan of care as appropriate to meet the needs of the child and young adult/caregiver including appropriate frequency and duration

  • Provide appropriate recommendations, referrals and/or follow-up for each case based on evidence-based practice

  • Must meet ChildServe and ChildServeTherapy’s mandatory education requirements and be willing to attend additional training to improve process and procedure

    What You’ll Need

  • A master’s degree in a Speech Language Pathology program and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

  • 2+ years in clinical practice with pediatric experience preferred

  • Experience in feeding, swallowing and ACC required

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language


  • Flexible hours during the week, generally scheduled by the therapist with option to work from home for scheduling

  • Occasional weekend or evening hours in emergency situations

  • Occasional assistance on the inpatient units to provide coverage for vacation and weekend needs

    Who We Are

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” When you join our team, you’ll leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a positive difference for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

We serve nearly 4,600 children each year through our wide range of specialty pediatric healthcare programs and services in 3 locations throughout Iowa. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between). Each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission: We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for six years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. If you’re ready to help families move Forward Together with support from ChildServe, apply today.