Speech and Language Pathologist
Identify, evaluate, and treat speech and language disorders in students with physical, cognitive, and emotional/behavioral challenges through collaboration with teachers, parents and other related service providers. Therapist should be knowledgeable in the evaluation and treatment of receptive/expressive language, language processing, phonology, feeding disorders and augmentative communication technology.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide consultative and direct speech and language therapy services.
- Evaluate and write evaluation reports for students receiving services.
- Develop and implement individualized educational plans and instructional programs.
- Responsible for programming augmentative communication devices and monitors maintenance requirements for those devices.
- Participate in Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) and Individual Education Plan (I.E.P) meetings when appropriate.
- Participate in the individual education planning, collaborating with teachers as appropriate for each student to receive speech/language therapy.
- Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team to implement therapeutic and educational programs.
- Provide ongoing and periodic evaluations of student’s progress, documenting progress with the same frequency as for all students.
- Develop and maintain a professional relationship with parents/caregivers and inform them of the student’s progress.
- Submit all reports within designated time frames.
- Maintain an accurate record keeping system.
- Maintain attendance and hourly contact records for Medicaid.
- Submit Medicaid billing as directed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Maintain a valid fingerprint clearance card.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology: Valid Arizona Department of Education License, an Arizona Department of Health Services Speech-Language Pathology License, and has obtained their Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) through the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Applicants entering into their Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) will be considered.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret educational documents and assessments. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents/caregivers and other individuals authorized to obtain educational information.
Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Interested participants can email or fax cover letter and resume to:
Integrated Education Services
21639 N. 12th Ave. Suite 204
Phoenix, AZ. 85027