JobID 841 : Speech/Language Therapist - Special Services (#332794)

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Speech/Language Therapist - Full Time - 2019-2020 School Year
Qualifications: 

Master's Degree in Communication Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-language pathology program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in audiology and speech-language pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Practicum
ASHA certification or Praxis II Speech-Language Pathology Exam
Valid Colorado Driver's License and favorable driving record required

Job Title: Speech Language Pathologist

 

Location: Special Services Building

 

Position Responsibilities:

 
  • Assesses students' communication skills (e.g. articulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.

 
  • Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.g. parents, teachers, physicians, administration, maintenance personnel team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.

 
  • Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g. testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff.

 
  • Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.

 
  • Instructs assigned support staff for the purpose of providing information on communicative disorders, use of assistive devices and feeding techniques and/or implementing prescribed treatment plans.

 
  • Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate communication technologies (e.g. hearing aids, FM systems, augmentative communication devices, etc.) for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of communication disorders in accordance with established guidelines and legal requirements.

 
  • Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist’s experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.

 
  • Maintains files and/or records (e.g. progress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.

 
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.

 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

 
  • Performs site visits at multiple work sites including home visits for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required.

 
  • Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. activity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, Medicaid billings, reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.

 
  • Provides speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.

 
  • Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' needs.

 
  • Responds to inquiries (e.g. parents, teachers, staff, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.
     

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Communication Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology

  • Speech-language pathology program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in audiology and speech-language pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

  • Practicum

  • ASHA certification or Praxis II Speech-Language Pathology Exam

  • Valid Colorado Driver's License and favorable driving record required

 

Rate of Pay: Varies, dependent on experience and level of education


 

Posted By

Delta County Joint District No. 50

7655 2075 ROAD, DELTA, CO 81416-8390
 

Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,411 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

17.52

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

638

State Average: 415