ESD 113-Speech Language Pathologist (LCSEC-Adna) 2021-22
Job Number: 4600213670
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Resume, 3 Certificated Reference Forms and/or Letters, Valid Washington State Certificate, Transcripts
Position is located with the Lewis County Special Education Cooperative (LCSEC) in Adna, WA.
LCSEC provides the highest quality special education services to rural districts in beautiful Western Washington. Bene!ts of working with the LCSEC include:
Maintain work/life balance with our full-time, 4 day work weeks Travel time and mileage reimbursement
Exceptional support sta”
High retention rate
Family-like and supportive work environment
1.0 FTE Contract- 8.75 hours per day for 148 days per school year, but willing to be #exible with decreased hours per day and/or days per school year resulting in a less than 1.0 contract.
Eligible benefits for 8.75 hours per day, 148 days per school year
include: medical/dental insurance, retirement and sick leave. Eligible bene!ts for a reduced schedule will be determined by the hours per day, days per year.
The job of Speech Language Pathologist is done for the purpose/s of identifying students with communication disabilities; planning and implementing appropriate treatment to minimize adverse impact on student success; recommending treatment plans; and providing direction to Communication Therapy Aides.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
– Administers standardized and/or supplemental assessments (e.g. hearing screenings, etc.) for the purpose of identifying students with communication disorders.
– Assesses students’ communication skills (e.g. articulation, “uency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.
– Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.g. parents, teachers, physicians, administration, maintenance personnel, team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in conformance with established guidelines.
– Consults with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals for the purpose of providing requested information, developing plans for services, making recommendations and/or coordinating speech/language therapy services with those of other disciplines.
– Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g. testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre- referral sta#ng, GQP meetings, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/sta$.
– Designs therapeutic strategies for the purpose of modifying communicative behavior and/or identifying appropriate assistive devices.
– Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in conformance with state and federal regulations.
– Directs the work of assigned Communication Therapy Aides for the purpose of providing guidance and ensuring that program objectives are achieved.
– Instructs Communication Therapy Aides and other sta$ for the purpose of providing information on communicative disorders, use of assistive devices and feeding techniques and/or implementing prescribed treatment plans.
– Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate communication technologies (e.g. hearing aids, FM systems, augmentative communication devices, etc.) for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of communication disorders as per state and federal regulations.
– Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist’s experience and goals for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.
– Maintains !les and/or records (e.g. progress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.
– Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.
– Performs site visits at multiple work sites including home visits for the purpose of providing therapy and assistance as required.
– Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. activity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, Medicaid billings, reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information.
– Provides speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.
– Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students’ needs.
– Responds to inquiries (e.g. parents, teachers, sta$, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.
– Transports supplies and equipment to a variety of sites for the purpose of ensuring the availability of items as needed.
– Pursues professional development opportunities for the purpose of continued professional growth.
– Integrates specialized !eld within the K-12 learning environment for the purpose of assisting students in achieving their learning goals set forth in the Individual Education Plans (IEP).
– Designs and conducts specialized programs (e.g. prevention, instruction, remediation and evaluation, etc.)
– Manages and organizes special materials, equipment and learning environment essential for specialized program(s) for the purpose of providing materials and/or equipment conducive for student achievement and ensuring a safe and healthy learning environment.
– Offers specialized assistance to students, parents/guardians and other educational personnel for the purpose of identifying students needing a specialized program(s).
– Valid driver’s license & insurance coverage as required by law.
– Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
– WA State Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Release. Bachelors degree in job-related area.
Eligibility for state certi!cation of ESA Communication Disorders Specialist.
HR Generalist, Human Resources
Capital Region ESD 113
6005 Tyee Dr SW | Tumwater, WA 98512
360-464-6856 | www.esd113.org