Speech and Language Pathologist

Employer
Alternative Paths Training School
Location
Fredericksburg, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
APTS is in search of a part time Speech & Language Pathologist contract provider for our Fredericksburg and Stafford Campuses. Job Description/Skills: Assesses students' communication skills (eg articulation, language, fluency, voice, etc.) for the purpose of determining their communication needs deficits and developing recommendations.Consults with teachers, parents, other personnel for the purpose of providing requested information, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations.Instruct students for the purpose of implementing goals for remediation of speech and language deficits.Prepares documentation (eg evaluations, observations, progress notes, IEP goals, contacts with parents, teachers and outside professionals, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support, developing recommendations, and/or conveying information.Presents information on various topics related to area of professional expertise for the purpose of communicating information and gaining feedback on treatment issues.Researches resources and methods (ie intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining appropriate approach for students' speech and language services.Screens students for the purpose of determining the need for further individualized assessment.Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.Participates in various meetings (eg parent conferences, IEP, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and/or meeting credential requirements. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Values working in a multicultural/diverse environmentCommunicates effectively both verbally and in writing with a broad variety of people, including other team members and managementAbility to work effectively within a team-oriented environmentMaintains appropriate professional boundaries and confidentialityDemonstrates group leadership and organizational skillsRegularly attends scheduled sessions and meetings, and is punctual for scheduled sessions and meetings and in a condition suitable for assuming responsibilities of the positionOpenness to feedback and supervision Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; use hand-to-finger, handle or feel objects, tool and student supplies; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; see, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, and occasionally to run. The employee must be able to provide physical crisis management. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds or more with or without assistance. Required Qualifications: Master's Degree in speech-language pathologyApplicant must possess a current license in speech pathology issued by the Virginia Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Pathology. Salary: This person can either serve as a Related Service Contractor (ie a 1099 subcontractor) or a Regular Full-time employee.We offer a competitive billable rate Required experience:Speech Pathology: 1 year Company Description: APTS, or Alternative Paths Training School, is a private non-profit educational, vocational and behavioral consultation program for students and adults with developmental and other disabilities. Our school-based program serves students from 19 counties aged 5-22 at campuses in Alexandria, Manassas and Fredericksburg, VA and we provide consultation services throughout Virginia and Maryland.