Status: Full-time position
Location: Gadsden, NM
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 10/31/12
Job Summary: To provide speech services for students in special education.
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree from four-year college or university or one to two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid Speech Language Pathology License issued by the State of New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Dept.
Valid Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association.
Duties: Models effective communication skills.
Uses management practices that promote positive teamwork and collaborative decisions for students with communication disabilities.
Possesses knowledge of the schools responsibilities and of the way the responsibilities of the speech language pathologist relate to this broader framework.
Administers appropriate diagnositic relate to this broader framework.
Conducts and in-depth evaluation of speech-language impaired through review of student data, observation and assessment.
Maintains a working knowledge of agencies and resources available to students with communication disorders and initiates referrals, as appropriate.
Completes and accurate speech-language assessment report.
Prepares for and conducts individual education plan (IEP) meetings for students suspected of having only speech-language impairment.
Interprets diagnostic results and recommends theraputic objectives for the development of the individual education plan.
Recommends appropriate placement and service delivery model to the IEP committee.
Provides communication therapy in the parameters of articulation, auditory processing, fluency, voice and language.
Demonstrates competence and flexibility in planning and conducting therapy sessions to meet student's needs.
Implements therapy strategies which address individual educational objectives.
Selects and utilizes appropriate therapy materials and equipment which facilitate student acquisition of therapy objectives.
Maintains state eligibility and student working files and ensures the integrity and confidentiality of student data.
Plans and engages in professional development and realtes useful information obtained to other professionals.
Responds to supervision and facilitates communicatin concerining administrative and therapy issues.
Supervieses apprentices in speech and language (ASL) according to guidelines of the State of New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department.
Supervises SLP interns during the clinical fellowship year according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Complies with Medicaid procedures, as required.
Complies with local, state and federal regulations.
Agrees to fulfill performance responsibilities in location(s)assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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