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Kindred Healthcare Job Posting

Join Kindred Healthcare as a New Grad and start your career off right.

We are immediately interviewing Speech Language Pathologist New Grads for positions nationwide!  With locations across the U.S., we are bound to have an opportunity that fits your interests!  Click here to view a list of opportunities detailing setting and full-time vs. part-time.  View all open positions and apply directly at: jobs.kindredhealthcare.com.

Questions:  Please contact, Brooke Doherty (Manager, Student Programs) at 314.659.2646 or Brooke.Doherty@kindred.com.

Kindred Offers The Following And Much More!

·         Mentorship for New Grads ·         Generous Starting Salaries
·         Outstanding Benefits ·         Career Ladders
·         CEU & Licensure Reimbursements ·         Flexible Scheduling

PEDIATRIC SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

NOW HIRING!

We are looking for an SLP to join our diverse team of dedicated therapists. We value working collaboratively across disciplines and with families to help children reach their full potential.

 

Full-time position

Competitive pay

Flexible scheduling

Full benefit package

Continuing education stipend

Telehealth and clinic-based services

2 or more years of pediatric experience required

Values: Togetherness, Goodness, Credibility, Communication Equity, Family-Centered, Fun!

 

Visit: www.seattle-therapy-network.com/careers

Contact: meredith@seattle-therapy-network.com

Opportunity Council: SLP Position

JOB SUMMARY

  • The person in this position works as a member of a multidisciplinary team serving families/caregivers and their children ages birth to 3 years old with identified developmental concerns.
  • As the primary coach for an assigned caseload of 20-25 families, responsibilities include: evaluations to determine eligibility for early intervention services, treatment of children ages 0 to 3 years old, coaching and support of parents and caregivers to meet designed outcomes within the Individual Family Service Plan.
  • Collaboration with interdisciplinary team including other speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, early childhood specialists and family resource coordinators to support all enrolled families is required.
  • It is preferred that applicants have a minimum of three years experience working in pediatrics, experience and training with feeding and other skilled populations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Evaluation of children 0-3 years of age to determine eligibility for early intervention services using provided evaluation tools and protocols.
2. Active participation as a contributing member of an interdisciplinary team.
3. Works as primary service provider with families/caregivers and FRCs to develop and implement Individual Family Service Plans (IFSP) for assigned families and children.
4. Provides services within each family and child’s daily routines in a natural environment such as the families’ home and/or childcare setting.*
5. Provides coaching to parents/caregivers in order to support child’s developmental outcomes outlined in the child’s IFSP.
6. Maintains all required record keeping, documentation, and reporting in a timely manner.
7. Collaborates with other service providers within team and in the community in order to provide coordinated services for families.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

1. Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
2. Minimum of three years’ experience working with children ages birth to 5 years old.
3. Feeding experience/education preferred.
4. Maintained and current licensures including: Certificate of Clinical Competence through ASHA and Washington State license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist through the Department of Health.
5. Valid Washington State Driver’s License and good driving record required. A three-year driving abstract must be submitted upon request.

Worksites include office work environment and visits within the natural environments of children/ families we serve. Requires travel within Whatcom County.*

* Currently, all services are delivered in a virtual platform due to the State’s restrictions for in home visits to slow the spread of COVID-19.

$59, 529.00 to $70,112.00 annually

https://www.vs4.vscyberhosting.com/oppcouncil//Careers.aspx?req=2020-07-10-027&Type=JOBDESCR

Visit the website to apply!

Whitewater Assistant Professor Job Posting

The Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders at The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is currently searching for an Assistant ProfessorApplicants for this position should have earned a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field by the start date, August 2021.

See the job posting below for more information.

https://www.uww.edu/employment/academic-staff-instructional/posting?listing=1983

SLP Faculty Positions at the United Arab Emirates University

The newly established BSc in Speech Language Pathology program in the Department of Cognitive Sciences, United Arab Emirates University is advertising three faculty positions for candidates with a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders,  Speech Language Pathology, or a related field.

Positions 311540 and 311690: Job Rank – Assistant Professor:

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for two full-time
Speech-Language Pathology faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in
the Department of Cognitive Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses in the newly
introduced BSc program in Speech Language Pathology. Other responsibilities
include research, assessment, university and professional service, and other
assigned duties.

Requirements:

  • PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or a related area
  • SLP certification
  • Research record in one or more of the following areas: fluency, voice,
    phonological, articulation, neurological, or motor disorders, alternative and
    augmentative communication

Compensation includes competitive tax-free salary, free housing in off-campus
villa or apartment, a comprehensive health plan, education allowance for children,
annual return travel to home destination, and an end-of-service gratuity.

 

Clinical Director (Post 313920, at the level of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor)

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a Clinical Director
position (at the level of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor) with a
specialization in speech-language pathology (SLP), in the Department of Cognitive
Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The post is expected to be
available from September 2020, pending budgetary approval.

Requirements:

  • MA, MSc or PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or a related area
  • SLP certification and a minimum of 2 years of licensed clinical experience beyond the Clinical Fellowship
  • Expertise in assessment and intervention experience in communication and swallowing disorders and in at least two additional areas including, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), voice disorders, fluency disorders, early intervention, preschool language disorders, pediatric feeding disorders, autism and/or school-age speech and language disorders.
  • (Near-) Native competency in spoken and written Arabic

The successful applicant is expected to supervise the clinical training aspect of the
program in the three offered practica in our SLP program, including site evaluation,
clinical placement of students, co-supervision with preceptors, assessment and
evaluation of the clinical training process and so on. The program aims to create an
onsite SLP clinic in UAEU and, pending approval, the candidate would be expected to take a leading role in establishing and directing the clinic. In addition, the candidate is expected to teach clinical training related courses, such as Evaluation, Diagnosis & Report Writing. Finally, s/he should also be able to contribute to the teaching of other courses in the program as needed, advise students, and serve on committees. Although English is the language of instruction, the successful candidate must have near-native competence in oral and written Arabic in order to be able to communicate with stakeholders in clinical placement.

Compensation includes competitive tax-free salary, free housing in off-campus villa or apartment, a comprehensive health plan, education allowance for children, annual return travel to home destination, and an end-of-service gratuity.

About the University

UAEU is the largest and most comprehensive federal university in the UAE. It has approximately 14,000 students, 800 faculty members and offers well over 70 programs at all levels through nine colleges, of which the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest. The Department of Cognitive Sciences hosts numerous research projects with state-of-the-art EEG Lab, eye-tracking Lab, and Phonetics Lab.

The University recently moved to a newly-built campus, equipped with state of the art educational technology in all classrooms and laboratories. The University is developing rapidly into a research-intensive, globally recognized institution, and has high expectations for the research capacity of its faculty members.

The city of Al-Ain, where the university is located, is often described as a garden city of palm trees, grassy parks and low rise buildings set in the mountainous inland region of the UAE. Al Ain is a very safe and clean city with a cosmopolitan population. The larger cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai are an easy 1.5 hour drive on modern highways.

How to apply

UAEU operates an e-recruitment system for job vacancies, available at:
https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/index.jsp

The job titles for the faculty positions are listed as “Assistant Professor in Cognitive
science Dept. _ speech language pathology” and “Instructor \ Assistant Professor at the speech language pathology program (clinical director)”.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Contact person: Dimitrios Ntelitheos
Email: Dimitrios_n@uaeu.ac.ae

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S.

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study in the U.S. 

5:30pm, Wednesday, May 27. 

Register to attend this online session.

 

WHAT: A panel of five to six current UW graduate fellows describe their experiences and offer tips on applying for fellowships as international students.  To maximize the benefit you receive from this panel, we recommend reading about the fellowship(s) you want to pursue before you attend the panel session.

CONFIRMED PANELISTS: 

  • UW graduate and professional students: Robyn Davis, Graduate School Office of Fellowships & Awards
  • UW Seattle undergraduate students and bachelor’s alumni: Emily Smith, and Robin Chang, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

SLP Position Available in the Renton School District

Job Description (Summary):

For the full job description, click here.

  • JOB TITLE: Speech Language Pathologist
  • REPORTS TO: Executive and Assistant Director of Special Education
  • UNIT CLASSIFICATION: Renton Education Association (REA)

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The Speech Language Pathologist provides speech and language services in the areas of student assessment, direct therapy, training and consultation for staff, parents, and equipment fabrication or adaptation to enable students to function to their highest possible level within the educational system. The Speech Language Pathologist is also part of the District Evaluation/Assessment Team and is responsible for evaluation of new referral students.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Special Education and in collaboration with building principals, the Speech Language Pathologist is responsible for:

  1. Evaluating students with communication disorders including receptive-expressive language, articulation, voice, and fluency to determine eligibility and need for speech/language service.
  2. Documenting communication skill deficits and their impact on the student’s educational performance.
  3. Recommending, establishing, providing and evaluating a course of interventions specific to the diagnosed communication disorder consistent with an educational service delivery model.
  4. Working with the classroom team to develop, implement and evaluate classroom based instructional programs for students in special education classrooms to enhance communication skills that will support academic progress.
  5. Developing and implementing an efficient service delivery schedule including individual, small group and large group instruction; co-treat with OT/PT staff when appropriate for individual student needs.
  6. Developing and implementing a data management system to collect and record on-going student progress toward accomplishment of IEP goals and objectives.
  7. More functions as assigned, see the Renton School District Job Description.

RELATIONSHIPS

The Speech Language Pathologist reports directly to the Executive and Assistant Director of Special Education and maintains relationships with building principals and program directors, personnel/staff members, and other relationships as needed.

For a description of all relationships, see the Renton School District Job Description.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech Language Pathology.
  2. Must possess or be eligible for Washington State ESA certification as Speech Language Pathologist/Audiologist.
  3. Hold a National Provider Identification (NPI) number or obtain one within one month of hire.
  4. Successful experience as a Speech Language Pathologist preferred.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work successfully with age appropriate student, staff, and multicultural community.
  6. Possess general knowledge and varied experience.
  7. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement appropriate positive behavior interventions for students.
  8. Demonstrated individual personal achievements(s).
  9. Demonstrated interest in and evidence of continued personal and professional growth.
  10. Cultural Competency; ability to effectively work with diverse populations.

SALARY

Salary is determined by placement on the District salary schedule, plus fringe benefits.

Application:

To apply, click here.

SLP Position at Wolf Point Public Schools (MT)

WOLF POINT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
SCHOOL DISTRICT #45-45A, WOLF POINT, MONTANA 59201

Speech Pathologist: Wolf Point, MT
Salary: Base $36,276 – $66,942 (will pay at least 10 years of experience)
Closing Date: Until filled

Job Description:

  • Mission of Position: To assist speech/language impaired students in the educational environment.
  • Job Goal: To reduce and eliminate communicative disorders that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.
  • Performance Responsibilities: Serve as a resource to staff in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement. Provide therapeutic programs to meet individual needs of speech/language impaired children at Southside, Northside, Junior/Senior High and Head Start. Assist and guide teachers in referring suspected speech/language impairments. Provide a through assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, fluency, language, and swallowing disorders. Provide a thorough assessment and diagnosis of speech, voice, fluency, language, and swallowing disorders. Provide screenings to identify possible speech/language impairments at the preschool, kindergarten and first grade levels. Assist in proper referrals of individuals to agencies and specialists as appropriate. Participate in all appropriate CST and IEP meetings. Collaborates with classroom teachers and other staff to implement therapy when appropriate. Provide information and support to parents and families when appropriate. Provide in-service and serves as a consultant to teachers and staff on topics concerning speech/language improvement. Keep ongoing records for individual students receiving speech therapy. Supervise speech aides in accordance with the administrative rules of Montana. Complete Medicaid billing for qualified speech/language impaired students. Maintain student files in accordance with OPI policies.

Benefits include: 100% paid Single Health Insurance Premium or 90% paid Two-Party,
Parent/Child or Family Insurance Premium.

Application:

If you should have any questions please contact Superintendent Loverty Erickson at 406-653-5540 for job details and for application process.

Closing Date: Until filled

Start Date: August 17, 2020

School Information:

DISTRICT OFFICE

  • 213 6th Avenue South
  • 406.653.2361
  • Fax: 406.653.1881

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIOR HIGH

  • 213 6th Avenue South
  • 406.653.1200
  • Fax: 406.653.3104

NORTHSIDE SCHOOL

  • 710 4th Avenue North
  • 406.653.1653
  • Fax: 406.653.2368

SOUTHSIDE SCHOOL

  • 415 4th Ave. South
  • 406.653.1480
  • Fax: 406.653.1483

SLP or CF Position Available at the Kansas School for the Deaf

Message from a current SLP at the Kansas School for the Deaf:

We are currently looking for an SLP to join our team for the 2020-2021 school year. Finding SLPs who are skilled to work within our unique setting can be quite difficult. Although, we have found that once we gain an SLP here, they often stay until retirement. I have been a part of this rich, Kansas, Deaf community for 17 years and am thankful to have specialized with this population. We are a bilingual, preschool through high school setting and our 6 current SLPs utilize both ASL and English when working with our students. Our SLPs also hold their CCCs and would be able to supervise a new graduate through their CFY year.  While American Sign Language fluency is not a mandatory requirement upon interviewing for the position, the desire to learn the language is!  Almost all of us have learned this language on the job and on-site classes are provided for free to our new employees. Openings at our school are few and far between. We are sad to say good-bye to our SLP that is retiring this year after 40 years of service.

Job Opening Announcement:

  • POSITION TITLE: Full –Time Speech/Language Pathologist
  • SALARY: Placement made within agency guidelines on salary schedule depending upon professional background and experience. Excellent benefits
  • SCHEDULE: 2020-2021 School Year
  • EMPLOYMENT DATE: August 2020 (possible earlier start date due to training)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

(Synopsis, full position description upon request)

  • Conduct individual and/or group speech-language therapy as mandated by the IEP process with students utilizing standardized tests, therapist-made tests, curriculum, and any other materials and/or tests deemed necessary.
  • Perform work associated with student therapy such as assemble appropriate materials; monitor student progress in attaining IEP goals; collaborate, as appropriate, with staff to serve students; communicate with parents as needed; and maintain control of students.
  • All requirements as mandated by the State and/or school will be met (e.g., Medicaid).
  • Complete all scheduled reports including, but not limited to, student comprehensive re-evaluations, progress monitoring, IEPs, department reports, and others as assigned by the specified due date in order to maintain current school records.
  • Provide interpretation of evaluations, assessments, and therapy progress/prognoses to parents, students, staff, and other authorized personnel.
  • Participate in IEP/comprehensive, staff, and student meetings as needed.
  • Attend agency, instructional, professional, and staff development meetings as required in order to enhance communication, improve skills, and coordinate programs.
  • Participate in other programs and meetings as required to maintain appropriate certification and/or licensure, continue professional growth.
  • Use appropriate communication skills with students, staff, parents, and the public in order to effectively communicate with deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing individuals.
  • Take the initiative to improve American Sign Language and/or English skills to an appropriate level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree Speech/Language Pathology, Bilingual Education as it applies to students who are D/HH, Kansas Licensure for Speech/Language Therapist.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and English; fluency in Spanish is a plus;
  • Knowledge of educational, social/emotional, and developmental needs of DHH students;
  • Awareness of deaf culture;
  • Ability to make oral and/or written reports/presentations;
  • Basic knowledge of special education law and procedures;
  • Ability to apply principles of speech/language pathology with DHH students;
  • Ability to make proper responses to safety/health problems.
  • Represent KSD in a professional and appropriate manner at all times.

(ASL & Writing skills will be assessed)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Upon offer of employment a background check will be conducted via the KS Bureau of Investigation, Backgrounds Plus consents, Kansas Department of Children and Family Services, Sex Offender Listing, and Work Reference consent. Also a Tuberculosis test & Health Certificate must be passed upon offer of employment (cost borne by employee).

 

Application:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Open Until Filled. Send resume and copies of all college transcripts. For consideration request an official KSD application or go to our website and submit application for KSD review.

CONTACT:

Michele Golden, Human Resources Office;

VP: 913-324-5865; E-Mail: mgolden@kssdb.org; Fax: 913-791-0557

For more information or to submit an application for review, see their website by clicking here.