Child Development Services are hiring multiple Speech-Language Pathology positions

by | Dec 5, 2019 3:39PM

Speech-Language Pathology Aide

CREDENTIALS:

An SLP Aide will practice under the direct supervision of an SLP licensee.

QUALIFICATIONS:

In order to work under the supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist or audiologist, the speech/language pathology aide shall possess the following qualifications:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Good moral character
  • Communication skills adequate for the tasks assigned;
  • Ability to relate to the clinical population being served and
  • Complete a training plan of 25 hours of direct supervised client contact; and
  • 25 hours of direct observational training in the following;
  • Overview of speech and /or language disorders relative to client-related care or hearing and balance relative to client-related assessment, disorders, and care;
  • Ethical and legal responsibilities;
  • Observing and data collection specific to site population; and
  • Record Keeping
  • and all training is done within 6 months

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide bilingual interpretation and translation for screening and assessment activities exclusive of clinical interpretation
  • Work with staff to implement child find activities.
  • Assist with other duties under the direct supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist.
  • Maintain a therapy schedule with individual students/groups of students and assist with all clerical work.
  • Monitor and report student’s problems, performance, and progress to the supervising SLP
  • Provide accurate documentation of therapy sessions/results
  • Assist with the preparation of therapeutic materials and equipment
  • Will attend required meetings
  • Will travel as required to meet scheduled assignments.
  • Adhere to established policies, procedure and regulations of the facility and the State of Wyoming Board of Examiners of Speech-Language-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • Be an advocate for children and families.

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

CREDENTIALS:

An SLPA may assume duties under the direct supervision of a licensed speech-Language pathologist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

In order to work under the supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist or audiologist, the speech/language pathology assistant shall possess the following qualifications:

  • Have an Associate’s Degree as Speech-Language Pathology Assistant or a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology or equivalent, including a minimum of 15 credit hours in clinical related coursework from an accredited college or university; and
  • Successfully complete a minimum of one hundred (100) hours of supervised fieldwork or its equivalent clinical practicum; or
  • Have been previously registered as an aide with the Board for at least two (2) year


REPORTS TO:

Identified supervisor(s) and under the general supervision of the Executive Director.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program.

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist with speech, language and hearing screenings without clerical interpretation;
  • Provide speech therapy services, under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist to children birth through age five that demonstrate a developmental delay, injury or disabling condition.
  • Work with staff to implement child find activities.
  • Follow documented treatment plans or protocols developed by the speech-language pathologist.
  • Provide staff/family training and education
  • Development and maintain therapy schedule with individual students/groups of students.
  • Collaborate with SLP in treatment planning, collaborate with the SLP and team members in the development and revision of IEP/IFSP goals and objectives.
  • Plan and provide appropriate speech-language services under the supervision of an SLP and according to the child’s IEP/IFSP.
  • Monitor and report student’s problems, performance and progress to the supervising SLP.
  • Assist in providing information and training to school staff, parents, caregivers and non-school agencies to facilitate the education of children with disabilities as related to speech therapy.
  • Provide accurate documentation of therapy sessions/results
  • Will attend required meetings
  • Will travel as required to meet scheduled assignments.
  • Will adopt/adapt a data collection system for the highest priority objectives for each child.
  • Be an advocate for children and families.

Speech and Language Pathologist

Credentials:

Licensed/Certified Speech-Language Pathologist in the State of Wyoming

Qualifications:

  • Successful experience as a Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Good public relations


Performance Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to evaluate speech and language deficiencies, using appropriate diagnostic techniques, includes submitting a written report summarizing the results of the evaluation within the guidelines of IDEA.
  • Interpret speech and language evaluation results to staff and parents
  • Assist team in developing and implementing Individual Educational Programs (IEP)/Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP), including specific materials and teaching methods within the guidelines of IDEA
  • Prepare for meetings by entering proper documentation on special education forms
  • Conduct MDT/IEP/IFSP meetings as assigned
  • Adopt/Adapt a data collection system for the highest priority objectives for each child
  • Maintain and ensure each child’s monthly therapy notes are completed
  • Coordinate services with other agencies involved in the child’s program, such as PHN, DFS, local school districts, etc. as assigned
  • Comply with state and federal regulations as prescribed in PL 94-142, Part B and Part C Rules and Regulations and Department of Family Services (DFS) Rules and Regulations
  • Be an advocate for children and families

More information on each opening is listed on our website www.cdsfc.org.

Please send resume to P.O. Box 593, Lander, WY 82520 or email [email protected] Please or call 332-5508/856-4337 or visit our website www.cdsfc.org for an application.

Closing date: until position filled

C.D.S. is an E.O.E.

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