JOB TITLE: Speech-Lang. Pathologist

DUTY DAYS: 187

PAY GRADE: T07-T08

 SALARY SCHEDULE: Click for Salary Schedule

 

Primary Purpose:

 

To help reduce or eliminate  communication disorders that interfere with the individual student's ability  to derive benefit from the district's education program.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Experience:

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Conduct Full Individual Evaluations as part of the multi-disciplinary evaluation team to identify students who may be eligible for speech and language services.

  2. Conduct re-evaluations of identified students in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  3. Develop and implement Individual Educational Plans for students with  speech impairments.
  4. Translate appraisal data into an instructional relevant speech and language program.

  5. Plan schedule, and implement all direct and/or indirect service as needed.
  6. Provide services in an inclusive setting and coordinate intervention with general education staff.

  7. Conduct and/or participate in ARD meetings as needed.

  8. Function as a consultant in speech and language to parents and staff as required.

  9. Assist in the intervention process for students who are suspected of having a speech
    impairment.
  10. Attend staffings of children served, as needed.

  11. Provide parent training in the area of speech and language, as needed.
  12. Take part in district inservice and public awareness presentations.

  13. Attend and participate in inservice opportunities designed to enhance the skills of the special education staff.

  14. Maintain service related records, progress notes, and six week reviews.

  15. Provide appropriate service coordination for children.

  16. Participate in MAC Time Studies, when selected.

  17. Monitor student's audit folders.
  18. Supervise licensed assistants in speech-language pathology, Clinical Fellowship Year interns, and students as needed.

  19. Serve as a team leader for other speech/language pathologists, as needed.
  20. Follow billing and reimbursement procedures for Medicaid.

  21. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

ASHA CCC/SLP's: Supervise licensed assistants in speech-language pathology, clinical .

Fellowship Year interns, and students as needed.

TEA Certified Speech Pathologist: None

 

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands:

 

Ability to communicate effectively (verbal); maintain emotional control under stress; interpret policy, procedures, and data; coordinate district functions.

 

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Regular district wide travel to  multiple work locations as assigned. Moderate lifting and carrying. May be  required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with  positioning with physical disabilities. Biological exposure to bacteria  and communicable diseases.