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Speech Language Pathologist - Part Time

  • Job Tracking ID: 512693-820149
  • Job Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: Masters Degree
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: May 26, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: ASAP



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Job Description:

MSB is pleased to offer a sign on bonus of $3000 to the candidate hired into this position! Will discuss during the interview process with qualified candidates!

 

  • Join a team of 8 Speech Language Pathologists! Our experience ranges from 2-25 years with a combined total of over 100 years of experience in ASD, AAC, feeding and swallowing, cognitive-communication disorders, developmental disorders, articulation and phonology, early intervention and more. In addition to joining a great team, enjoy the benefit of generous school support for continuing education courses, licensure fees, materials and equipment.
  • Collaborate closely with other related service providers! Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team of professionals including Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Behavior Specialists, Teachers, para educators, Child and Youth Care Specialists, Recreation Therapists, Music Therapists and more.
  • Work with an amazing, unique population of students! Don’t let a lack of experience working with this population stop you. MSB provides ongoing support and training opportunities on visual impairments while you serve on campus programs including the Early Learning Program, Autism Blind Program, Multiple Disabilities Blind Program, General Academic Program, and Functional Academic Program with students ranging in age from 3-21 with a variety of special needs and visual impairments.
  • See Beyond! There are abundant and flexible opportunities to work with students to increase functional potential and independence in and out of the classroom, during day and evening/residential programming, during transition and vocational experiences and in the community and home settings.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package! Even though this position is 21 hours per week, it is still considered full-time and therefore benefits eligible. This includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, professional development, wellness programs, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement!

 

New grads, seasoned therapists, and anyone in between are encouraged to apply! Feel free to reach out with any questions about the position or applying to:

 

Sharon Taylor, HR Generalist: Phone: 410-444-5000 x1718 or email: sharont@mdschblind.org

 

or

 

Sara Feazell, Supervisor of Speech and Language Services: Phone: 410-444-5000 x1337 or  email: saraf@mdschblind.org

 

 

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 (Part-Time). Additional time and flextime scheduling may be required for job completion. This position has an annual 10-month schedule. 

Pay: Commensurate with education & experience.

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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