JobID 5428 : Speech Language Pathologist (pool for all positions) (#1988978)

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Description:

  • Use a variety of evidenced-based methodologies for Assessment purposes.   Assessments encompass the procedures used by the SLP to identify the student’s unique strengths and needs and the early intervention therapies appropriate to meet those needs. Common tests performed include but are not limited to sound delays/disorders, language delays/disorders, fluency disorders e.g. stuttering, and voice disorders. Specialized assessments are conducted in the areas of augmentative communication, sign language (American Sign Language, ASL and Signed Exact English, SEE), ESL, and non-verbal communication.  SLP may or may not perform evaluations in conjunction with other hospitals and/or clinics. SLP determines the etiology and prognosis through formal and informal assessments.
  • SLPs are part of an education team that determines the need for student evaluations and special education, if any. Referrals for evaluation and case information provided are analyzed, reviewed, and discussed with special education team members and if the need is indicated an evaluation plan is developed.
  • Write Individual Education Plans (IEPs) once a speech/language/ communication problem has been identified.  SLP is the Case Manager for students identified as learning disabled regarding oral expression and/or listening comprehension. Attend and facilitate IEP meetings in accordance with individual student plans.
  • Manage all aspects of plan development, presentation, and execution of service delivery.
  • Plan, prepare, and perform the elements identified within the students IEP in accordance with the student’s individual abilities, goals, and limitations. Track, monitor and record therapy progress according to the district, state and federal regulations.
  • Participate in District activities that align with State of Colorado Medicaid Reimbursement Program Standards for schools. This includes maintaining current records and submitting monthly billing statements according to certification guidelines.
  • Consult and collaborate with administration, teachers, allied professionals and families to identify and set priorities for service and functional outcome plans.
  • Attend and successfully complete all professional development training as required for licensure recertification, by state law or as directed by the Executive Director of Student Services.  Special Service Providers embrace District goals through a Learning Community approach. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Summary:

Responsible for providing a multi-tiered array of services related to Speech/Language and Communication for all students of School District 51 with consideration given to their unique developmental and intrinsic qualities.  Duties performed include evaluating, identifying, assessing, and treating communication disorders including but not exclusive to speech (articulation, voice, swallowing, fluency) and language, cognitive and hearing disorders. This positon provides an expertise resource to District students, staff, parents, and community service providers and as such must work cooperatively to facilitate these interactions.

Itinerant position - school location to be determined 

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree required with accreditation in any of the following:

  • Speech Therapist
  • Speech Correctionist
  • Speech Language Pathologist

Must have or be able to obtain:

  • Valid Colorado driver’slicense
  • Colorado Dept. of Education (CDE) Special Service Provider License for SLP

Working Conditions:
188 days/year

Application Procedure:
Apply Online

Selection Procedure:

Preference given for ASHACertificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) ASHA

Posted By

Mesa County Valley School District No. 51

2115 GRAND AVENUE, GRAND JUNCTION, CO 81501-8063
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,735 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

17.16

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

2,685

State Average: 415