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Speech Language Pathologist

  • Job Tracking ID: 512693-787703
  • Job Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Masters Degree
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 11, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

SUMMARY:  With supervision, provides assessment, treatment, and consultation for language, communication, and feeding impairments as a member of a trans-disciplinary team.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Essential Functions:

1.     Conducts speech/language and feeding assessments.       

2.     Manages a clinical caseload scheduling students, providing treatment, maintaining records, and participates as a member of each student’s trans-disciplinary team.

3.     Provides consultation to staff, parents, and community based professionals.

4.     Monitors the implementation of program plans.

5.     Designs, fabricates as necessary, updates and monitors the use of augmentative communication systems and materials.

6.     Continues professional development and education.                                                     

 

Marginal Functions:

1.     Provides in service training.

2.     Supervises clinical students.

3.     Performs additional duties as assigned.

4.   Works together with the Speech/Language Department to meet the needs of the students, school and the department.

 

CONDITIONS :

Equipment Used: Variety of Low-, Mid-, and High-tech AAC devices and equipment, adaptive feeding equipment, stethoscope, computers/tablets and software including: Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and a variety of virtual conferencing platforms.

Performance Standard: Must consistently demonstrate clinical competence in all areas of performance consistent with recognized standards of the American Speech-

Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Work Environment: Multiple indoor environments, on and off campus, with a variety of sound, lighting, and temperature conditions.

Work Schedule:  21 hours per week. Additional time and flextime scheduling may be required for job completion.  This position has an annual ten-month schedule. While this position is part-time hours, it is benefits eligible with paid time off. 

Experience and Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, skills and general abilities:

1.    REQUIRED to be ASHA Certified or a clinical fellowship year candidate for certification by American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Must have licensure by Maryland State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology.

2.     Comprehensive knowledge of speech/ language development and impairments, augmentative communication, oral motor function/dysfunction, and treatment and diagnostic techniques which meet professional standards of practice.

3.     Comprehensive knowledge of disabling childhood conditions such as autism, intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, hearing impairment, traumatic injuries and learning disabilities and their impact on communication and feeding skills.

4.   Must be an effective verbal communicator with good interpersonal skills.

5.   Must have effective and accurate writing skills.

6. MSB requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by date of hire, with exceptions for approved medical or religious accommodations, in order to safeguard the health of our students, employees and their families from COVID-19 to the greatest extent possible. 

 

After the first year in this position, the employee is required to have:

1.     General knowledge of: IEP System, types of adaptations and accommodations which can be used to meet student needs, MSB team process, behavior management, data collection, and visual impairment/blindness relative to communication development, assessment, and treatment, MSB policies and procedures.

2.     General knowledge of IDEA regulations and service implications.

3.     Basic knowledge to complete the daily requirements of the job.


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