Speech Language Pathologist - SMAC

Biddeford School Department | BIDDEFORD, ME

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Posted Date 1/09/2019
Description

Southern Maine Administrative Collaborative (SMAC) is currently seeking full or part time certified Speech Language Pathologist to join our growing agency.  SMAC is an educational support agency committed to providing specialized services for children ages 3-5. We understand that developing and executing individualized education plans and interventions are invaluable at a very young age.  Become part of our team and have a significant impact on children’s quality of speech and communication today!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology and a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology.
    2. This person must hold a valid Speech Pathologist license as issued by the Maine State Board of Examiners on Speech Pathology and Audiology.
    3. Must have Maine Criminal History Record Check (CHRC) 

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assesses students' communication skills (e.g. articulation, fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.
  1. 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 compliance with established guidelines.
  1. Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g. testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training to parents/students/staff.
  1. Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements. 
  1. Instructs assigned support staff for the purpose of providing information on communicative disorders, use of assistive devices and feeding techniques and/or implementing prescribed treatment plans.
  1. 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 in accordance with established guidelines and legal requirements. 
  1. 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.
  1. Maintains files 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.
  1. Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information. 
  1. 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.
  1. Provides speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.
  1. Other job-related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

Job Type
Speech-Language Pathologist
Job Location (County)
York

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