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Speech Pathologist

Macon Resources

Macon Resources

Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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Kids Connection - Decatur, IL
$30.50 - $41.94 Hourly

Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Our Summer Kid's Program is seeking an experienced, licensed Speech Language Pathologist to work with our summer program participants on a part-time basis (mid-June through July).

Part-Time Position. Approximately two days a week (typically), working approximately 16 hours per week. Breakdown of weekly hours can be discussed with Director at time of hire.

The Speech Pathologist is responsible for providing speech/language services to clients/contracts which meets applicable local, state, and federal laws; licensure/certification/accreditation regulations; and agency policies and procedures meeting the needs of individuals served.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides speech/language services included but not limited to:
    1. Consultation and treatment.
    2. Develops and records objective-oriented treatment programs.
    3. Performs initial and re-evaluations as needed.
    4. Keeps legible and accurate daily progress notes and statistical data.
    5. Conducts hearing and speech/language screenings.
    6. Coordinates appropriate scheduling.
    7. Communicate with all referring agencies and keep current with referral procedures.
    8. Implement and follow program procedures and guidelines with therapy team.
  • Maintains active and supportive communication with parents, caregivers, and physicians.
  • Conforms to all health, safety, and licensing regulations and assures compliance with applicable local, state and national regulatory agencies.
  • Attends required staff meetings and in-services.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies used for the therapeutic process.
  • Actively support and promote communication, productivity, and team work.
  • Complies with required continuing education hours for licensures.
  • Provides the following as it relates to programming standards:
  • Educating the community, other agencies, and in-service for clients/contracts
  • Conferences with parents and families.
  • Works independently and with Director of Children's Services on policies and procedures, billable hours, outcomes and all necessary tracking/statistics for therapy department.

Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires a Masters degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences (Speech/Language Pathology) and to have Certification in Clinical Competence (CCC) or in Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) being supervised by CCC-SLP.
  • Requires a state license in Speech/Language Pathology.
  • Credentials are preferred in Type 10 (or equivalent) and EI.
  • Must be able to adhere to the Safety Policies and Procedures of MRI.
  • Must be able to adapt to frequent change and perform adequately when confronted with critical or unexpected issues; make sound clinical judgments based on sound reasoning in daily and emergency situations.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and diplomatically in both oral and written form and be able to meet and work with the public
  • Must be able to identify and implement creative solutions to problems.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize work.