Job: Speech Language Pathologist
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Illustrative Tasks: * Conducts speech, language and hearing screenings to identify children in need of diagnostic evaluations. * Conducts diagnostic speech, language, voice, fluency, functional communication and augmentative communication evaluations, to identify children-s needs. * Develops a balanced program for children-s oral communication and speech improvement. * Assists and guides families and children-s provider-s teachers in observing, describing and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments. * Provides thorough assessment and diagnosis of child-s speech, voice and language impairments. * Identify possible services required for the child via the CMS treatment team. * Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individual child-s needs and to correct existing speech or language handicaps. * Collaborates with families, caregivers, teachers and other staff members to implement therapy; makes suggestions for the child-s daily activities. * Provides information, support, and counseling to parents on speech and language issues when appropriate. * Administers formal and informal measures by observing child in the classroom and natural settings. * Knows and complies with STOF and other specified entities which regulate special education programming and service provision. * Assist as requested in program development activities, complete program development assignments thoroughly and in a timely manner. * Attends and participates in STOF Tribal Community meetings, school activities and other meetings, related training and continuing education as directed by Children-s Medical Services Program Manager.
Skills / Requirements
Qualifications: * Masters Degree in Speech Language Pathology * A current State of Florida license required * A current State of Florida drivers license required * A minimum of five (5) years related experience * Excellent English written and oral communication skills * Proficient computer skills utilizing Microsoft software programs * Ability to travel to multiple Reservations to provide on-site services to children and attend various treatment team staffing