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Speech Language Therapist-School-based Clinical Services- Plainville

Plainville, CT 06062, USA Req #64
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Wheeler's vision is that all people will have the opportunity to grow, change and live healthier, productive lives.  Our mission is to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Speech-Language Pathologist screens, evaluates, treats, and documents speech-language services for clients (students) with a variety of communication, learning, and emotional challenges ages 5-21.  Provides classroom based language instruction to support curriculum.  Delivers service in accordance with the IEP in a variety of settings including therapeutic settings, classrooms, and in the community.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree in Speech-Language pathology from an accredited institution plus Supervised Practicum/Clinical Fellowship Year (completed or in progress) is required.

 

Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions

Credential(s) Required: CT State Department of Education Endorsement  #061

CT Department of Public Health Licensure as Speech-Language Pathologist

ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) (awarded or in progress)

  

SCHEDULE
Part time, 32 hours per week.  This is a 10 month position that follows the school calendar.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

For Good Health

-Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance

-Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution

-Wellness Programs

-Free annual flu shots

For a Secure Future

-Company paid Life and AD&D insurance

-Company paid long-term disability insurance

For Retirement

-403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

-For Career Advancement

-Education Reimbursement Program

-Training and development opportunities

For Work Life Balance

-Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave

-Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling

-Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Demonstrates knowledge of speech-language therapy practice frameworks and state eligibility guidelines. Develops treatment plan in accordance with these guidelines and collaborates with team members to develop an Individual Educational Plan (IEP).

 

Implements speech and language services based on student’s Individual Educational Plan (IEP) goals and objectives in accordance with the IEP service delivery plan.

 

Completes speech/language and hearing screenings. Conducts speech and language evaluations, interprets and reports findings, and develops treatment plans, goals and objectives to meet student needs in accordance with IEP directives.

 

Provides individual, group, and classroom based speech and language therapy, monitors progress through clinical notes, clinical summaries, IEP evaluations, and ongoing assessment.

 

Demonstrates competence in use of assistive technology (e.g., computers, digital cameras, software, smart board). 

 

Demonstrates knowledge of trauma informed relational approaches and models and incorporates these models into service delivery.

 

Identifies potential risk factors and taking measures to reduce those risks in the milieu through reinforcement of positive and safe behaviors, trauma-informed and relationally-based therapeutic interventions, and reporting of suspected child abuse/neglect, according to agency policies and procedures.

 

Trains and participates in emergency safety interventions authorized and approved by the agency, when a student presents with an imminent safety concern.

 

Works effectively as a member of an multi-disciplinary team by communicating effectively and positively with students, staff, families, and internal and external service providers, collaborating and consulting with educational staff, and regularly attending team meetings and classroom consultations.

 

Demonstrates clear, concise, professional writing and oral reporting skills.

 

Adheres to all agency and department policies and procedures (e.g., confidentiality, abuse reporting standards, safety & infection control) and displays excellent work habits (e.g., provides excellent service, attendance and promptness at work and meetings, timeliness in work completion, efficient management of work).   

 

Provides direct and indirect treatment to students in educational and community settings.

Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.

 

Wheeler Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Other details

  • Job Function 8868
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • Plainville, CT 06062, USA