Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) - Charter School
International Candidates/Visa sponsorship considered
The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Charter School is a full-time (37.5 contact hours), 10-month school year position (190 days) and serves as part of the Campus Diagnostic Assessment and Individualized Education Plan (I.E.P.) Team. Provides individual diagnostic evaluation and assessment services for students referred in learning deficiencies and speech/language skills. Provide additional support, training, and guidance to the campus speech language therapy providers in the educational area. The work includes ensuring proper educational speech therapy delivery model, executing, and monitoring of IEP’S goals, and program compliance and quality management. Provide support and clinical expertise to Agency administrators, teachers, and staffing specialist in the area of speech/language disabilities, in collaboration with, the Sr. Director of Therapy Practices.
Job Specifications: (Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required)
Possesses an active SLP license from the Florida Department of Health Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Possesses current Certificate of Clinical Competencies (CCC) awarded by ASHA – American Speech- Language Hearing Association Fulfills Supervision requirements as outlined by ASHA If applicable, Teaching Certificate from Department of Education Extensive knowledge of and ability to perform duties in full compliance with all agency, state and federal laws, methods, requirements, policies, procedures, regulations, and activities pertinent to the duties of this position. Demonstrates expertise in understanding agency operational and educational therapy policies and procedures and service delivery model Demonstrates excellent working relationships, commitment to teamwork, and high professional and personal ethical standards. Demonstrates excellent teaching, problem-solving and managerial skills. Demonstrates knowledge of current trends, research and evidence-based practice in the field Possesses motor vehicle operator’s license and have a vehicle at his or her disposal. Job Responsibilities:
Adapts lessons created by the teachers by working with those students who need the information and/or materials extended or remediated. If applicable, adapts and presents strategies of the lessons created by the Language Arts teachers to the students. Meets/collaborates weekly during planning time to discuss lessons and individualized strategies for students Assists with training and monitoring interns, students, Speech Language Therapists, Speech Language Pathology Assistants and others as assigned. Submits accurate and timely Superbills on a daily basis according to UCP guidelines. Completes and submits accurate daily notes at the end of each session using UCP format Provides and monitors client coverage and works to achieve monthly productivity goals based on existing caseload. Reports accountability data according to agency guidelines. 75% of the therapist caseload should achieve 75% of their individual goals per year. Ensures compliance of UCP Confidentiality and FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) guidelines for all client files and information in therapist caseload. Submits accurate and timely IEP reports, assistive technology paperwork, equipment recommendations. Recommends and creates/obtains assistive devices or equipment for individual students. Fulfills required Full Time Equivalent (F.T.E.) record-keeping responsibilities accurately and punctually. Attends professional growth activities, maintains current knowledge of trends, requirements, and special education legal and procedural developments. Demonstrates interpersonal effectiveness in interactions with administrators, classroom teachers, parents, special education personnel, and speech-language therapists/speech language pathology assistants. Participate in student staffing, classroom team meetings, and campus wide meetings and plans and presents in-services, as needed. Displays competent knowledge, use, and interpretation of individual assessments, outcome measures, and diagnostic tests. Demonstrates adequate knowledge of child and adolescent development. Maintains accurate files and paperwork for individual students referred, screened and evaluated, and other diagnostic team-provided data-based services. Develops care plans, goals, and treatment strategies according to the student’s needs and individualized educational plan (IEP)guidelines; maintains accurate documentation. Stays current with Section 504 guidelines, as modified by the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) Creates home programs to assist with generalization of skills Perform other duties as assigned.