Speech Language Pathologist-2739 Phoenix

Job | Posted 25 days ago
Position Areas
Special Education



  Location:   Phoenix
  Employee Status:         Permanent                                        
  Hours Per Week:   40
  Work Calendar:   10-Month
  Pay Rate:   $58,925-$87,394
  Other:   ASL Preferred 

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.
Work related skill, knowledge, and experience in the field of speech and language impairments.

  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
  • Master's Degree in Speech Pathology
  • Arizona Department of Health Services (AzDHS) Speech-Language Pathology License
  • Current Arizona Department of Education Certificate as a Speech Language Pathologist
  • Current ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) Certificate with Certificate (CCC) of  Clinical Competence or Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)
  • AHCCCS number for Medicaid billing within four months of hire
  • 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)
  • 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

Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at: HumanResources.Recruitment@asdb.az.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations

School for the Deaf-Phoenix

7654 North 19th Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85021