Speech Language Pathologist

Summary Information:
Employer: Mesa County Valley School District
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Speech-Language Pathologist
School / Org: Mesa County Valley School District
Location Grand Junction, Colorado
FTE: see details
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: 3192
Posting Date: 1 October 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Mesa County Valley School District is seeking qualified applicant for the following position(s)

Speech Language Pathologist

Location: Basil T Knight Center (BTK)

Description:
Common tests performed include but are not limited to sound delays/disorders, language delays/disorders, fluency disorders e.g. stuttering, and voice disorders.

Specialized assessments are conducted in the areas of augmentative communication, sign language (American Sign Language, ASL and Signed Exact English, SEE), ESL, and non-verbal communication.

SLP may or may not perform evaluations in conjunction with other hospitals and/or clinics.

SLP determines the etiology and prognosis through formal and informal assessments.

SLPs are part of an education team that determines the need for student evaluations and special education, if any.

Referrals for evaluation and case information provided are analyzed, reviewed, and discussed with special education team members and if the need is indicated an evaluation plan is developed.

Write Individual Education Plans (IEPs) once a speech/language/ communication problem has been identified.

SLP is the Case Manager for students identified as learning disabled regarding oral expression and/or listening comprehension.

Attend and facilitate IEP meetings in accordance with individual student plans.

Manage all aspects of plan development, presentation, and execution of service delivery.

Plan, prepare, and perform the elements identified within the students IEP in accordance with the studentís individual abilities, goals, and limitations.

Track, monitor and record therapy progress according to the district, state and federal regulations.

Participate in District activities that align with State of Colorado Medicaid Reimbursement Program Standards for schools.

This includes maintaining current records and submitting monthly billing statements according to certification guidelines.

Consult and collaborate with administration, teachers, allied professionals and families to identify and set priorities for service and functional outcome plans.

Attend and successfully complete all professional development training as required for licensure recertification, by state law or as directed by the Executive Director of Student Services.

Special Service Providers embrace District goals through a Learning Community approach.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Summary:
Responsible for providing a multi-tiered array of services related to Speech/Language and Communication for all students of School District 51 with consideration given to their unique developmental and intrinsic qualities.

Duties performed include evaluating, identifying, assessing, and treating communication disorders including but not exclusive to speech (articulation, voice, swallowing, fluency) and language, cognitive and hearing disorders.

This positon provides an expertise resource to District students, staff, parents, and community service providers and as such must work cooperatively to facilitate these interactions.

Itinerant position - school location to be determined

Qualifications:
Masterís Degree required with accreditation in any of the following:

Speech Therapist

Speech Correctionist

Speech Language Pathologist

Must have or be able to obtain:

Valid Colorado driveríslicense

Colorado Dept. of Education (CDE) Special Service Provider License for SLP

Working Conditions:
184 day/year


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