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Speech Pathologist - Summer School

Rochester, NY · Education
TES Staffing is actively working with a local non-profit agency, which serves more than 200 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, in its School Program (ages 5-21). Services include individualized education, vocational training, transition and skills training, supported employment and diagnostic and treatment services.

We are seeking a certified Speech Pathologist to support and provide individual and group speech services as outlined on the Individual Education Plan. 

Details:
Monday-Friday 8a-4:30p – July 7 – August 19th (note, we do have an opening into the fall and would love someone to transition from summer school to a full time employee!)
Pay: Starting at $30hr, depending on experience

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Perform intake speech and language evaluations for newly enrolled students and complete speech-language re-evaluations every three years for those students attending the Children’s Program.
  • Write addendums to the current IEP and submit projected goals and objectives to the Committee on Special Education.
  • Complete annual hearing screenings and provide follow-up and provide aural rehabilitation services to targeted students.
  • Complete individual Augmentative Assessments and compile the necessary information to recommend the level and the type of assistive technology needed.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and programming Augmentative devices and preparing visual materials for individual and classroom use. 
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to complete NYSAA Data folios, to develop each student’s Present Levels of Performance (PLP) and to develop the student’s Individualized Educational Plan (IEP). 
  • Provide Speech and Language therapy, both individual and group, as stated on the current IEP.  Therapy includes, but is not limited to the following: language, pragmatic and social skills, fluency, aural rehabilitation, articulation/oral motor and augmentative communication.
  • Provide student teacher supervision and to provide Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) supervision upon request.
  • Maintain mandated documentation including Medicaid Reimbursement Program, daily billing, daily progress notes, quarterly reports, evaluations, case reviews/treatment coordination paperwork.
  • Provide oversight, when required, to Bachelors level Speech Therapists in accordance with Medicaid requirements.
  • Attend student team meetings, parent-teacher conferences, annual transition planning meetings for those students on caseload. Attend Children’s Program staff meetings, clinic program staff meetings and agency wide meetings.
  • Referral services to related professionals when necessary.
  • Provide guidance and professional training to other staff concerning therapy carry-over and consistency for those students or consumers in need.
  • Provide parent education and training concerning speech-language therapy, use of visuals and augmentative devices used at home and in the community.
  • Assist in the development of and participate in staff education programs.
  • Additional duties as assigned
 
QUALIFICATIONS  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Candidates for this position will have: the ability to demonstrate, and provide examples of continuous personal development and improvement; excellent communication skills (verbal and written); Problem solving skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks/projects. 
 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 
Required: Current NYS license
Preferred: Masters of Education or Science in Speech Language Pathology
Will seriously consider: Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Previous experience working with children/adults with Developmental Disabilities is preferred. Awareness of basic sign language required. 


 
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