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Speech Language Pathologist

Comfort Keepers Staffing Agency is a division of Sodexo, Inc. who is now the worldwide leader in Quality of Life services. For over 50 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 425,000 employees in 80 countries across the globe. Our focus is to place Healthcare Professionals in the hospitals, schools, clinics, assisted living facilities and specialty hospitals around the world.

We are here to help you because you decided to dedicate your life to helping others and we are dedicating our resources to helping you further your career.

Our goal is to help you get the most out of your profession no matter what specialty area of healthcare you are in which is why we offer the best local and travel assignments with excellent benefits which include:

Excellent Salary packages
Overtime Pay
Holiday Pay
PTO Plan
401 K with Company Match
Comprehensive Health Coverage
Paid Training
Retention Bonus
Referral Bonus
Flexibility in Schedule

 

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will:

● Have a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited school of speechlanguage pathology.

● Have an ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence.

● Have a current DC license or be qualified for DC license as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

● Have two years of related experience, preferably with preschool/elementary school aged children.

● Demonstrate knowledge of current best practices in the area of speech-language pathology.

● Demonstrate effective communication skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.

● Be committed to meeting the needs of a diverse student population.

● Have a track record of being a team player and community minded.

● Be committed to their own learning.

● Have excellent time management skills, flexibility, and ability to work independently and problem solve.

● Have a passion for public schools.

● Adhere to a high level of professional and ethical standards.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 Providing high quality direct speech-language therapy services to students according to students’ IEPs/504 plans.

 Conducting assessments, analyzing results, and writing reports to determine strengths and concerns in areas of speech, voice, fluency, pragmatics, language, and oral motor skills.

 Developing treatment plans (IEPs/504 plans) that are strength-based as well as child and family centered for overall educational improvement.

 Ensuring evaluations, treatment plans and service delivery are aligned with school, state, and federal guidelines.

 Assisting and guiding teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language delays/disorders.

 Consulting with teaching teams to develop and implement of curriculum modifications and appropriate classroom strategies such as visual supports, oral motor exercises, language strips, topics of conversation, and data collection.

 Ensuring students’ skills are generalized across settings by collaborating with teaching teams and related service providers.

 Completing treatment notes and progress reports in timely manner and according to school policy.

 Managing a detailed log of service provided and services missed due to student or therapist absences.

 Communicating and coordinating with Director of Student Support Services to ensure school mission, philosophy, and procedures are embraced.

 Designing and conducting professional development series starting at staff orientation and ending at the end of the school year.

 Designing and conducting trainings for parents and families.

 Maintaining an inventory of materials, assessments, and supplies.

 Maintaining appropriate, confidential, records and provide timely reports.

 Keeping abreast of best practices in speech and language therapy and language development.

 Adhering to all district and cooperative health and safety polices including all precautions of Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.

 Engaging parents and families in their student's learning and acting as an ambassador for the school in the community.

 Contributing productively to the school as a whole.

 Attending and participating in school events outside of regular school hours.

 

 

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