May 11, 2020

IMESD - Speech Language Pathologist

  • TrulyHired
  • Pendleton, OR 97801, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

IMESD has an immediate opening for a Speech Language Pathologist

The Speech Language Pathologist provides evaluation, assessment, consultation and/or direct instruction to students with disabilities in the IMESD service area.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each responsibility and essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Individual will hold a valid driver's license and have reliable, insured transportation. EDUCATION/LICENSURE /

  • Master's Degree
  • Completion of the American Speech and Hearing Association's (ASHA) certificate of clinical competence (CCC) OR
  • License as a Speech-Language Pathologist from the Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to work well with others; Focuses on resolving conflict, maintain confidentiality, listen to others without interrupting, keeps emotions under control, remains open to others' ideas and contributes to building a positive team spirit
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English, verbally and in writing; Ability to communicate verbally is preferred; Ability to effectively present information and respond verbally to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from parents, administrators, students, school staff and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts draw valid conclusions; Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • General knowledge of computer usage and ability to use word processing, database and multimedia software; Email and the Internet

Planning and Preparation:
Plans, organizes and conducts appropriate conferences with district staff, agencies, IMESD Special Programs staff and parents to carry out program objectivesParticipates as a member of IFSP and IEP teamsPrepare and utilize materials and equipment to effectively meet individual student learning needsProvides information and recommendation to classroom teachers and para-professionals to maximize inclusion of students with severe disabilities to effectively meet individual student learning needsDevelops appropriate goals and objectives for each studentDesign materials to supplement curriculumCoordinates with audiologists for audiological supportIdentifies community resources to help meet student and family needsTroubleshoots hearing aids and FM systemsDevelop and maintain caseload schedule in assigned districtsMaintain individual student records to meet program, IMESD, state and federal requirements
Completes contact logs for each student on a monthly basisAssist with the development and implementation of appropriate IFSPs/IEPs for eligible children and deaf/hard of hearing studentsCompletes all federal and state mandated forms for each studentUses appropriate curriculums to facilitate student learningFacilitates hearing aid, FM system and other assistive listening device use, maintenance, repair and replacementTeaches students in one-to-one situationsManages cases, organizes IEP meetings; writes IEPs and leads IEP meetings for students with IEPsParticipates collaboratively on a team to develop an integrate IFSP/IEPIdentifies students' needs and make recommendations on appropriate instructional and program changes and /or other supports to address student needsWrites, coordinates and implements IFSPs and IEPsDevelops and implements alternative teaching strategies for students with additional learning needsProvides consultation to district staff, community agencies, families, and community partnersImplements assistive technology as appropriate
Assessment and Use of Assessment Information :
Use appropriate testing materials to evaluate students' hearing loss levels and goal progressAssists with the administration of appropriate assessments to evaluate the child or student behavior and educational progressAs a member of the IFSP/IEP teams, assimilates a variety of assessment data to provide a complete picture of student eligibility and programming needsConducts evaluations to determine educational impact for hearing impairment eligibility
Effectively communicates assessment data and recommendations in a variety of ways, including report writingCommunicates clearly and effectively in a variety of situations, including difficult ones, with agency staff, district staff, service providers and the publicCommunicates regularly with parents, classroom teachers, principals and case managers regarding students' needs and goal progress
Professional Leadership and Conduct:
Identifies and meets performance goalsWorks effectively as a team with other specialist (i.e. audiologist to ensure optimal student audtion)Creates a positive work environment by: Tolerating others' points of viewSoliciting input from othersResolving conflict at the lowest level possibleResponding effectively to crisis situationsFollow IMESD procedures, especially as outlined in the Staff Handbook, and assists staff to do the sameAdheres to professional ethics as identified by agency, professional organizations and licensing commissionsDevelop and implement training for staffAttends staff meetings and trainings Remains knowledgeable of state and federal special education requirementsKeeps current on practices for working with deaf/hard of hearing students and on current technology available to aid hearing and communication abilityFollows IMESD procedures, especially as outline in the Staff Handbook, and assists other staff to do the sameParticipates in developing and training building staff to implement behavior management plans for individual studentsDemonstrates leadership in guiding the IFSP/IEP team in determining eligibility for services
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Special Education > Speech/Language Pathologist
Student Services > Speech/Language Pathologist
Contact Information
  • Charlene Surber
  • 2001 SW Nye Ave
  • Pendleton, Oregon 97801

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