Speech/Language Pathologist- SRC

Location
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-WASHINGTON
Posted
Sep 29, 2021
Closes
Nov 03, 2021
Ref
210002UN
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Responsible for evaluating speech/language of children and providing remediation for children with communication disorders. Under the direction of the Lead School-Based speech-Language Pathologist, the school-based speech-language pathologist will be responsible to provide prevention, assessment and remediation services for school children who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice and fluency. These services are designed help children meet their educational goals.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
Master's Degree (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
0 to 2 years related experience. (Required)

Required Licenses and Certifications
Speech-Language Pathologist (Required) Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and state licensure (District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia) or CF eligible (Required)

Functional Accountabilities

Planning & Oversight
1 Organizes a program that addresses local school speech-language goals 2 Works cooperatively with school personnel to accomplish goald & objectives of the local education agency 3 Coordinates speech-language services with services provided by other school personnel 4 Maintains records of the speech-language program and prepares periodic reports as required 5 Adheres to established rules, regulations, laws and appropriate ethical standards
Screening, Testing, Diagnosing and Advising
1 Conducts speech, language and hearing screenings 2 Administers formal and informal assessments 3 Obtains additional diagnostic infomration from approprirate persons and available records for speech-language purposes 4 Analyzes and interprets infromation to make recommendations regarding the need for speech-language services 5 Provides approprirate information on an informal or formal basis regarding speech and language programs Managing and Conducting Therapy 1 Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of District of Columbia Public School and IDEA in management of communcative disorders 2 Collaborates/consults with classroom teachers in the management of speech and language disorders 3 Plans evidence-based interventions appropriate for individual students and groups of students 4 Uses evidence-based methods and techniques appropriate to stated objectives 5 Manages the facilities, materials and equipment including assistive technology, necessary to the delivery of services 6 Adjusts intervention strategies based upon student performance 7 Promotes effective interpersonal relations with students
Adhering to Local, State, Federal Regulations and Ethical Practices
1 Complete procedural documentation appropriately 2 Demonstrates knowledge and use of statewide testing procedures 3 Abides by professional code of ethics 4 Develops approprirate IEPs based on students' strengths and needs 5 Demonstrates awareness of professional performance in due process matters and litigious environments 6 Manages time efficiently 7 Engages in continuing education and professional growth activities related to speech-language-hearing and education
Liaison
1 Provides consultation to parents, teacher and other appropriate school personnel 2 Seeks the assistance of teachers, parents and others to meet the communication needs of students 3 Consults/communicates with non-school agencies to enhance services

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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