Speech Language Pathologist

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Location
Rockville, Maryland
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Apr 20, 2018
Closes
May 25, 2018
Hours
Full Time

The Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for providing speech-language therapy services, including assessment, treatment, and documentation according to each student’s Individual Education Plan; as well as providing collaboration to classroom teams on the communication needs of the students. Current positions available will have a caseload of students in our Multiple Learning Needs Program.

Responsibilities

  • Perform job duties in a manner that maintains the safety of students and staff
  • Provide services in accordance with the IEP and as outlined with IDEA and COMAR regulations
  • Develop treatment plans reflective of evidence-based practices
  • Administer assessments for programming and IEP development
  • Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Attend weekly staffing/IEP team meetings
  • Attend parent and IEP meetings
  • Write speech and language evaluations and reports when necessary to determine present levels and recommendation for service
  • Provide consultation to classroom teachers and parents
  • Hold confidential all knowledge of students and their families

Essential Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in the field of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Maryland State licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) or eligibility for Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY)
  • Knowledge of current trends in delivery of school-based speech-language therapy services
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work as a collaborative team member
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Cooperative participation within an interdisciplinary team
  • Computer skills related to common office tasks such as email, conducting internet searches, and using MSOffice (e.g., MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint)

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working in a school-based setting
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or related disorders
  • Experience developing and writing Individual Education Plans (IEP) and attending IEP meetings
  • Knowledge of and experience with assistive technology
  • Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Knowledge of research related to fields of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Evidence-Based Practices for Speech-Language Therapy

 

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