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ChildServe Hiring Bonus- Outpatient Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist in Ames, Iowa

Hiring Bonus- Outpatient Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

Therapy & Supports (ST, OT, PT, Techs) Ames, Iowa



* $1000 Hiring Bonus*Are you a Speech Language Pathologist looking to make a move? Have you wondered what it is like to work in a Pediatric Outpatient setting? We would love to show off what we do. Please schedule a tour today by calling 515-727-1479, or apply and a member of our team will reach out!

We are looking for Speech Language Pathologist to join our talented, interdisciplinary team of therapists, you'll specialize in pediatric rehabilitation and work together to create plans specific to each child's need. With a wide range of diagnoses served, no two days will be exactly the same as you provide comprehensive, family-centered, speech language pathology services to children ages birth through 21 years in our outpatient service area.

“ChildServe has given me the ability to expand my professional skills, I have had opportunities through collaboration with colleagues on a multi-disciplinary team and extensive continuing education courses on-site and online. What I love most about ChildServe is supporting families to help their child reach full potential." –Julie (SLP, 16 years’ experience)* As a non profit organization, we participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program*

Join our large therapy team and grow professionally through:

  • An inter-professional team where you will collaborate with occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, mental health and many other services to provide a holistic approach to care.

  • Leadership training and paidcontinuing education opportunities to support career growth. Most classes provided on site where you can chose your specialty or area of interest.

  • Professional development and mentoring opportunities

  • Mentorship onsite

  • A wide range of diagnoses- no two days will be the same!

  • The opportunity to leave work each day knowing you've made a difference


  • Full-Time

  • 40 hours per week

  • Flexible schedule

  • Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 8:00am- 6:00 pm

    What You’ll Do

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

  • After reviewing medical, educational, social, and financial information, provide recommendations, referrals, and follow-up for each case

  • Provide interpretation and/or counseling of test results to children and young adults/caregivers as well as ongoing feedback regarding progress

  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team on developing, implementing, and revising the therapy plan of care based on initial and ongoing assessments, and as required by policy/regulation

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

  • Provide specialized pediatric treatment activities to children and young adults

    What You’ll Need

  • A master’s degree in a Speech Language Pathology program

  • Required: Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC).

  • Preferred: 1+ years in clinical practice with pediatric experience

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

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs, be mobile within the assigned work area, and frequently bend, lift, reach, and stand.

  • This position may be subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. If applicable, specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process

    Why ChildServe?

    ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 5600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops . As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible

    Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today!

    ChildServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.