Washington State Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) in United States
Position: Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
Agency: Washington State Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss (CDHL)
Washington School for the Deaf campus
Location: Vancouver, WA
POSTED: 2016-2017 school year
The Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) are part of the ASL English Bilingual Services Department. SLPs provide a variety of professional services to deaf and hard of hearing students at the Washington School for the Deaf (WSD) campus.
Evaluate speech-language development of students through interviews, observations, and other methods and recommend approaches and exercises appropriate to meet the needs of the individual student.
Perform a wide range of screening and diagnostic tests specific to the areas of receptive and expressive language, articulation, fluency and voice. Attend IEP meetings.
Design and implement therapeutic strategies to support communication needs.
Collaborate with other SLP and ASL Specialist, and consult with teachers, school staff, and parents to ensure positive and appropriate student learning experiences.
Provide ongoing professional communication with parents and school staff. May provide training to staff.
Maintain records and progress notes detailing speech-language communication strategies used.
Identify and monitor the effectiveness of therapy, and redefine goals and modify strategies as needed.
Other duties assigned by the Bilingual Services Director.
WA State ESA certification as an SLP and master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, school staff, parents, and school district personnel using ASL and English. Ability to use technology effectively.
Knowledge of principles, techniques, and methods of speech-language therapy and strategies.
Knowledge of the unique educational needs of deaf and hard of hearing students including knowledge of ASL, Deaf culture and community.
Ability to evaluate students with learning challenges and recommend specific support strategies.
Ability to maintain written records and progress notes regarding goals and support strategies on students served.
Ability to prepare professional reports and correspondence related to the work. Willingness to provide staff training.
Willingness to work as part of the Bilingual Services team.
Ability to use professional judgment and carry out all assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision while maintaining confidentiality.
Knowledge of bilingualism, biculturalism and understanding of linguistic and cultural competency preferred.
Salary is based upon education and experience. Certificated staff receive 12-month pro-rated salary and are designated as overtime-exempt employees. This position is represented by the Washington Public Employees Association (WPEA).
Salary range: $45,000 - $71,000 per year based on 196 days.
How to Apply:
Apply online at www.careers.wa.gov. Recruitment open until filled. Must have valid WA State ESA certification prior to beginning work. Criminal background check required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Type: Full Time - Permanent
Job Number: 2016-0721
Department: Center for Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss
Agency: State of Washington
Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Location: Clark County – Vancouver, WA