Shifts: M-F 7-3
JD:CLASS SUMMARY: The Speech-Language Pathologist is part of the related services providers and is responsible, within the professional speech/language scope of practice, for evaluating, diagnosing, and providing direct intervention with students to treat speech, voice, fluency, and language disorders. Collaboration with teachers, parents, and other related service providers is an important part of student therapy. Duties include: developing a variety of speech and language treatment plans; administering and screening speech and language assessments; screening, evaluating, and writing comprehensive reports on evaluated students; assisting in the development of the IEP (Individual Education Program); consult/participate in the Multi-disciplinary Evaluation Team providing direct therapy and instruction to students; developing a variety therapy and instructional strategies; consulting with staff and parents regarding speech/language needs of the student; Participating in continuing education courses and workshops. Participates in the MIPS (Medicaid in Public Schools) as directed. Position will be responsible for some or all of the listed duties and/or additional duties that occur from time to time.
Skills Required: KNOWLEDGE OF: Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit Principles and practices of administration and management Agency of program rules, regulations, and operating procedures Principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment of hearing/speech disorders Strategies for articulation and language development Relevant medical, social, and legal community resources Assessment instruments and methodologies Current relevant research related to speech pathology and children Safety procedures ASL (American Sign Language) skills, or willingness to learn upon hire, if working with deaf or hard of hearing staff/students Augmentative-Alternative Communication (AAC) systems, their features, and AAC intervention specific to students with sensory impairments (when applicable) Identification of students’ communication needs as they relate to the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC), if working with students who are Blind/Visually impaired (when applicable) DEMONSTRATED SKILL/ABILITY TO: Communicate information and ideas, both orally and in writing, so that others will understand Apply statistical and analytical skills for documents and data Prioritize and organize Detect difference between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness Determine language and speech problems Administer, interpret, and apply testing results Interpret and apply laws, regulations, codes, ethical considerations and policies Work under pressure to meet time-lines and handling multiple changing priorities