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Speech Pathologist - Johnson County

The Early Intervention Specialist (Speech Pathologist)  will serve on a transdisciplinary team for families enrolled in the Infant Toddler Program. Early Intervention Providers will provide comprehensive and integrated support as outlined in the Part C Program Manual for Infants and Toddlers in Kansas.
 
Qualifications:
 Required:
  1. Minimum of Kansas licensure or certification in Speech Language Pathology.
  2. Valid Kansas driver’s license.
 Preferred:
  1. Experience in a special education setting and working with infants and toddlers.
 Responsibilities:
Essential Functions:
  1. Conduct intake and screening visits (to determine eligibility for services) at the family’s home, childcare or other natural setting.
  2. Work as a transdisciplinary team member to collaboratively serve eligible infants and toddlers.
  3. Participate in team evaluations to determine the eligibility of referred children, as well as, participate in team assessment to determine the functional developmental strengths/challenges of eligible children.
  4. Work together with families and other team members to develop appropriate Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) based upon family-identified priorities.
  5. Provide Family Service coordination including identifying, mobilizing, and coordinating community resources and services to enable the family to receive the maximum benefits from early intervention services.
  6. Collaborate with other community resources for assigned families.
  7. Complete appropriate documentation for accountability, compliance, billing, data entry and communication with other providers according to state, federal and local guidelines.
  8. Deliver ongoing home and community based intervention utilizing a coaching model of caregiver support to integrate developmental activities into the child’s daily routines.
  9. Participate in teaming process.
  10. Monitor parent-child progress in terms of goals met.
 Interested Applicants please contact Amy Owens, Executive Director. Amy.owens@itsjc.org
 

Speech-Language Pathologist - Omaha, NE

We are looking for a speech-language pathologist to join our team at Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI)! MMI’s mission is to lead the world in transforming the lives of all individuals with disabilities and special health care needs, their families and communities through outreach, engagement, premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care. The Speech-Language Pathology Department at MMI consists of 25 SLPs with a wide range of specialties, including motor speech, language, voice, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), cognitive-communication disorders, and swallowing. We provide inpatient services to Nebraska Medicine, support multidisciplinary clinics (ALS, PD, Concussion), participate in voice clinic, provide AAC services for Omaha Public Schools, and provide outpatient services at MMI. We are looking for an SLP who is interested in working in a fast-paced, Level 1 Trauma Center as well as supporting outpatient services. Clinical opportunities include evaluation and treatment of patients in five different ICUs, supporting trach and vented populations, feeding and swallowing services in the NICU, and provision of MBS and FEES assessments. As a part of an academic medical center, The University of Nebraska Medical Center, we are committed to teaching students and advancing the field of speech-language pathology through research and other scholarly activities. The Department actively participates in bimonthly journal club and Swallow Voice Airway Evaluation conferences to ensure evidence-based practices. Responsibilities include: Providing diagnostic and treatment services to individuals with speech, language, voice or swallowing disorders, participating in scholarly activities, providing training about speech pathology to students and other healthcare providers, and ensuring appropriate record keeping. You will be required to provide weekend and holiday coverage for inpatients. We are located near mid-town Omaha, a progressive and vibrant metropolitan area. Job requirements include: Master’s Degree from an accredited university, Certificate of Clinic Competency (CCC), and a Nebraska license.
 
Contact person: Amy Nordness
Munroe-Meyer Institute
444 So. 44th St
Omaha, NE  68131
402-559-6460

 

Audiologist - Olathe, KS

JOB DESCRIPTION:
An established ENT practice in Olathe, KS is seeking an audiologist to join our staff.  We have an immediate need for an audiologist, and are open to full-time, part-time, and PRN/As Needed applicants. We are a team oriented practice that highly values a strong patient experience.  The qualified candidate will be responsible for dispensing hearing aids, providing diagnostic evaluations, counseling and patient care, interpreting test results and writing reports, maintaining all clinical records and charts as specified by practice management, performing all services and duties in a manner consistent with practice policies and procedures, and assisting with clinic organization and efficient operations.
  
SKILLS REQUIRED:
Full and part-time applicants must have the ability to appropriately recommend and fit hearing aids. All applicants must be able to conduct comprehensive hearing evaluations on patients of all ages with a variety of complex ear conditions and hearing losses.  Skills needed for evaluations include tympanometry, reflexes, OAEs, puretone and speech testing, conditioned play audiometry, and visual reinforcement audiometry.  The applicant must be proficient with computers and be able to learn new software for EMR and scheduling systems.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, licensure in the state of Kansas is required.
 
CULTURE:
Strong partnership between Physician and Audiologist staff
Team mentality
Patient Care is priority number one
Provide the greatest hearing care experience
 
Please send resume to Janna Weber at jsorensen@mwent.com.


Speech Language Pathologist for Home Health Agency
We are looking for an exceptional Speech Pathologist  who is interested in working in  the home setting in the Lawrence and/or Topeka area.    Our Home Health Agency is looking to fill a job vacated by a staff relocation.   This position will deal primarily with adults and geriatric patients and be responsible for evaluating and treating communication and swallowing disorders following discharge from hospital, SNF  or other treatment centers.  The position is flexible in hours and days worked with an expectation of 20-40 hours per week.     We have a great team of nurse and therapy staff peers, full  flexibility regarding managing the schedule of patients, and an experienced and positive management team who have worked together for 12+ years.   Excellent per visit or hourly rate, beneift package and clinical support.  Experience with this population desirable but will consider CFY.   Agency is   locally owned and operated,(by SLP- Ed Schulte, PhD)  and we are proud of the services and care we deliver!   
 
Requirements include active KS SLP  license with no restrictions,  physical ability to make multiple visits to client’s homes, good organiztional and teamwork skills, ability to work with and motivate patients and caretakers to work toward clinical goals, and  reliable transportation.   Prefer experience with geriatric patients and/or prior Home Health experience.   Send letter of interest, resume or work history including 3 professional references to eschulte@caregiverskansas.com, or fax to 785-354-0767.   We are an equal opportunity employer.


Project Coordinator - University of Kansas
The University of Kansas has two, federal, personnel preparation grants for graduate students (project scholars) in speech-language pathology.  Culturally Responsive Early Literacy Instruction: American Indian/Alaska Native (CRELI) and Augmentative and Alternative Communication in the Schools (ACTS) are both funded by the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).   We are seeking a speech-language pathologist to coordinate the projects and supervise student field experiences in the Lawrence and surrounding communities (Mayetta, Wellsville, Lawrence, Perry, and Lecompton, KS).  Travel to these external sites is required and reimbursable.  ACTS ends June 30, 2018 while CRELI extends through at least June 30, 2019. The position is contingent on satisfactory yearly employee evaluation and continued availability of grant funds.  
Job Description: 
  1. 20% - Perform daily administrative duties and federal grant reporting, assisting in the preparation and dissemination of project documents. Work directly with the project directors to ensure that all project goals and objectives are achieved in a successful and timely manner.
    1. 40% - Supervise speech-language pathology field experiences of the project scholars (KU students) in local school classrooms. Prepare training and project materials.
    2. 20% - Mentor and instruct graduate students in speech-language pathology.  
    3. 20% - Collaborate with staff and families of the children served through the project.  Act as the liaison between the project staff, educators, and families.
Required Qualifications:
  1. Master’s degree or MS/MA degree in speech-language pathology (or equivalent).
  2. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association certification (CCC-SLP).
  3. KS SLP license (or eligible).
  4. Experience working with preschool and school-age children and educators.
  5. Evidence of effective interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Experience working with AAC, families, school personnel.
  2. Experience working with Native American children, families, and/or communities.
  3. Experience with culturally-responsive/relevant instruction.
  4. Experience administrating/coordinating federal grant documentation and reporting. 
  5. Experience mentoring, supervising, and teaching graduate students.     
Application Process:                                                                                      
Apply at https://employment.ku.edu/staff/9115BR. Complete the online application and include a resume/curriculum vita, a cover letter highlighting qualifications and contact information for three professional references. Additionally, please provide your American Speech-Language-Hearing Association certification number and your KS SLP license number. Only online applications will be accepted. KU is an EO/AAE, full policy http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.

The application deadline is 6/30/17.
Contact for more information:Jane Wegner (jwegner@ku.edu);
Matt Gillispie (wmg@ku.edu)
Salary RangeMinimum $44,000 based on .90 FTE

 


Speech-Language Pathologist - Kansas City, Missouri

Guadalupe Education Systems

PURPOSE OF JOB: Utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, school-based speech-language pathologists will provide prevention, assessment, and remediation services for students who exhibit difficulties in the areas of language, speech, voice, and fluency that will enable them to reach their maximum communication potential.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 A. Major Function: Planning and Oversight

1. Determine and use professionally sound procedures for referrals, identification, diagnosis, caseload selection, case termination and follow-up of Speech/Language Pathology students. 

 2. Establish daily schedules for assigned students according to service minutes established in the Individual Education Plan (IEP). 

3. Adhere to an established schedule unless modifications are necessary for the purpose of evaluations, staffing, medical consults or district-scheduled meetings.

4. Complete all required forms for Medicaid billing (i.e. therapy logs, progress reports and physician recommendations.)

 

 B. Major Function: Screening, Testing, Diagnosing and Advising

1. Perform initial evaluations and re-evaluations as required by federal, state and district guidelines.

2.  Analyzes and interprets information to make recommendations regarding the need for speech-language services.

3.  Determines the effects of the student’s impairment in regard to accessing the general curriculum.

referrals, identification, diagnosis, caseload selection, case termination and follow-up of Speech/Language Pathology students. 

 4. Utilize allocated coordination time to perform additional professional responsibilities including developing and updating therapy plans, holding parent conferences, staff consultations, and classroom observations.

5.  Schedules interventions using a variety of service delivery models, including classroom intervention, consultation/collaboration and pull-out as appropriate to meet student needs in the least restrictive environment and possible avoid a full evaluation.

 

 C. Major Function: Managing and Conducting Therapy

1.  Develop and implement an IEP (and other supporting paperwork) for each student within mandated timelines. 

2. Complete progress reports quarterly for each student served.  Reports are provided to parents during parent conferences or mailed with classroom grade cards.

3. Maintain an individual folder for each student that contains all forms required by federal and state mandates and by Medicaid.

4. Manages the facilities, materials and equipment, including assistive technology, necessary to the delivery of services.

 

 D. Major Function: Adhering to Local, State, Federal Regulations and Ethical Practices

1.  Completes procedural documentation appropriately.

2.  Demonstrates knowledge and use of statewide testing procedures.

3.  Abides by professional code of ethics.

4.  Develops appropriate IEPs based on students’ strengths and needs.

5.  Demonstrates awareness of professional performance in due process matters and litigious environments.

6.  Manages time efficiently.

7.  Safeguards confidentiality of student records.

 

 E. Major Function: Liaison

1.  Makes recommendations and referrals for audiological / medical and related services

2.  Talks with teachers formally and informally about individual student’s needs and progress.

3.  Attends meetings, such as faculty meetings, special education meetings and parent teacher conferences.

4.  Supervises Speech / Language undergraduate interns, paraprofessionals, volunteers and other professionals (as appropriate).

5. Consults with parents and teachers relative to identified and non-identified students.

6. Perform other miscellaneous professional duties as needed to support the functions of the Special Education department.

 Will consider a therapist in her Clinical Fellowship Year.

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  None unless a speech practicum student is on sight                                                          

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree with Missouri Certification in Speech/Language Pathology K-12

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree or above with Missouri Certification in Speech/Language Pathology    K-12 

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least ten pounds; visual ability requires mono and color vision.

 TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Length of work year:  185 days

 Application Information: Submit cover letter and resume to Dr. Christine Hernandez

Contact info for applicants: Christine Hernandez

CHernandez@guadalupecenters.org (816) 949-9029


Speech Language Project Assistant Researcher - SCHIEFELBUSCH INSTITUTE FOR LIFE SPAN STUDIES

University of Kansas

Exciting opportunity to work with children with autism in school settings!

We are looking for a part-time (.50 FTE) assistant researcher to be a part of a five-year research project to examine the efficacy of an intervention to improve spoken word production in minimally verbal school-age children with autism spectrum disorder. We are seeking to hire a Speech Language Pathologist (or related professional) who will deliver speech interventions. Participants in this study are children ages 5-8 who receive special education services in the Kansas City area school districts. The position is contingent on satisfactory yearly employee evaluation and continued availability of grant funds. Daily travel to schools in Shawnee Mission and Olathe KS is required.

 Job Responsibilities:

  1. 40% - Provide interventions to children with ASD between the ages of 5-8 who have minimal verbal skills.
  2. 20% - Collect data regarding intervention progress.
  3. 10% - Maintain fidelity of implementation and reliability standards as set by project director.
  4. 15% - Assist with standardized assessments of participants’ speech and language skills.
  5. 15% - Provide assistance with the coordination of data entry and verification.

 Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree or higher in speech language pathology or related field (special education, applied behavior science, psychology, etc.)
  2. Minimum of 1 year of experience working with individuals with autism
  3. Effective written and oral communication skills as evidenced by application materials, interview performance, and references
  4. Excellent organizational skills as evidenced by application materials

 Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology
  2. Experience treating children with autism in school settings
  3. Experience conducting standardized assessments of language and cognitive development
  4. Experience with speech generating devices or other augmentative and alternative communication systems
  5. Experience working on an externally funded research grant
  6. Experience with computer software for data base management
  7. Experience working with diverse people in a variety of situations
  8. Ability to work independently and attend to details as demonstrated in work experience

 Supervisors: Nancy Brady, PhD (PI) and Stephanie Becker, Ph.D. (Project Coordinator)

 FTE: 50% (20 hours per week) year round

 Annual Salary : $20,800 -$26,000 ($20 - $25 hour)

 Application Instructions: Please submit an online application and include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. The cover letter and resume should clearly indicate how you meet required and/or preferred qualifications. For more information and to apply go to: https://employment.ku.edu/staff/9025BR. Only online applications will be accepted. KU is an EO/AAE, full policy http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.


Deadline:  Deadline for applications is June 4, 2017.

 


 

Speech-Language Pathologist - Beloit USD #273

The USD 273 Board of Education is accepting applications for a Speech-Language Pathologist for the Beloit Special Education Cooperative.

Applicant must have a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and current license issued by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Employment date: August 10, 2017

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including paid sick leave, Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, and access to health and dental insurance, disability insurance and 403(b) annuities.

If you are interested in this position, please submit an application and current resume. Applications are available at the Board of Education Office, 2020 N. Independence or online at www.usd273.org, District Information, Employment Information.

Equal opportunity employer


Speech-Language Pathologist - Providence Medical Center

Providence Medical Center is a community hospital affiliated with Prime Healthcare, located in Kansas City, KS. More than 1,300 skilled and qualified individuals provide nursing, medical, and support services. Staff along with about 200 devoted volunteers help us serve the health needs of Wyandotte, Leavenworth, and northern Johnson counties and surrounding areas.

The Providence Speech-Language Pathology Department is looking for a dynamic Speech-Language Pathologist to be a part of our Rehab Team. We are looking for a clinician who is available to take weekend call. Speech-Language Pathologists who are part of the weekend rotation receive on-call and call back pay. Scheduled weekday hours are available, as well. Previous experience performing video swallow studies is preferred but not required. More information about qualifications and a direct link to the job posting are below:

  1. Graduate of an accredited college or university with Bachelor’s in speech therapy required.
  2. MS degree in Speech-Language Pathology preferred.
  3. At least one year of experience in a hospital setting, preferred.
  4. Licensed by the State in Speech-Language Pathology.
  5. Current BLS for healthcare provider’s certification upon hire and maintain current.

Job Link:               https://www.smarthires.com/showempjob.htm?viewId=iYTh3b3fkak%3D

Questions about the position can be directed to Allison Hilliard, Human Resources Manager, at ahilliard@primehealthcare.com


Speech-Language Pathologist - Saint John Hospital

As the first private hospital in Kansas, Saint John Hospital has an unparalleled tradition of life-saving medical care to the communities we serve. Saint John is a community hospital located in Leavenworth, Kansas. Saint John and our sister hospital, Providence Medical Center in nearby Kansas City, Kansas, are earning the highest awards in health care quality and safety. Whether patients need top-notch emergency care or are looking for senior behavioral health services for a loved one, the physicians, nurses, and clinicians at Saint John are top performers. More than 35 adults and youth volunteers help us serve the health needs of the community.

The Speech-Language Pathology Department is looking for a dynamic Speech-Language Pathologist to be part of our Rehab Team. We are looking for a clinician who has weekday availability to work in the Inpatient Hospital and Swing-Bed settings. Previous experience performing swallow studies is preferred. Optional weekend on-call rotation is available but not required. Speech-Language Pathologists who are part of the weekend rotation receive on-call and call back pay. More information about qualifications and a direct like to the job posting are below:

  1. Graduate of an accredited college or university with Bachelor’s in speech therapy required.
  2. MS degree in Speech-Language Pathology preferred.
  3. At least one year of experience in a hospital setting, preferred.
  4. Licensed by the State in Speech-Language Pathology.
  5. Current BLS for healthcare provider’s certification upon hire and maintain current.

Job Link:               https://www.smarthires.com/showempjob.htm?viewId=P2WhhImzGEE%3D

Questions about the position can be directed to Allison Hilliard, Human Resources Manager, at ahilliard@primehealthcare.com


Speech Language Pathologist – Full Time - USD 489 (Hays, KS)

Job Description and qualifications/requirements, etc.: All applicants must have a KDHE Speech Language Certification.  

Beginning Date:  August 2017

Salary and Benefits:  The district’s 2016-2017 salary schedule has 12 categories, with salaries ranging from $35,870 to $57,520.  Staff members employed by the school system for the first time can be granted credit for as much as 6 years of experience.  A fringe benefit package includes single medical insurance coverage and term life insurance.

Contact info for applicants: 

Raj Sharma (info listed above)  OR

Faith Lochmann, HR Coordinator

flochmann@usd489.com

785—623-2400, ext 107


Instructor – Communication Sciences and Disorders - Fort Hays State University

Nine-month instructor appointment which is renewable annually; clinical teaching and academic responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; service to university, community, state and profession are included; potential for part-time summer employment dependent on funding

Appointment Date: August 2017

For complete job description and to apply for this position please visit the FHSU Human Resource website and click on Employment Opportunities. https://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/

Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Successful finalists will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Notice to KPERS retirees applying for a position: Recent legislation changes working-after-retirement rules for both you and your employer if you go back to work for a KPERS employer. Please contact your KPERS representative or www.kpers.org for further information on how this might affect you.

 


Assistant Professor – Communication Sciences and Disorders - Fort Hays State University

Nine-month tenure-track faculty appointment in Speech Language Pathology with an emphasis in areas of neurological disorders, voice, swallowing, and/or anatomy and physiology preferred. Academic and clinical teaching responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, conducting and disseminating research in area(s) of interest. Service responsibilities to university, community, state and profession.

Appointment Date: August 2017

For complete job description and to apply for this position please visit the FHSU Human Resource website and click on Employment Opportunities. https://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/

Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

Successful finalists will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check.

Notice to KPERS retirees applying for a position: Recent legislation changes working-after-retirement rules for both you and your employer if you go back to work for a KPERS employer. Please contact your KPERS representative or www.kpers.org for further information on how this might affect you.


Speech-Therapist - Aegis Therapies

It’s your career; what do you want out of it?

 Across the continuum of care, Aegis Therapies is making a real difference in the lives of the patients we serve. Our evidence-based care plans allow us to measure our impact by tracking the clinical outcomes of our patients. And with millions of outcomes in our database, we’re able to continuously improve our clinical programs to maintain our leadership position. Building your career at Aegis Therapies means becoming part of a team that is just as committed to excellence as you are. We're leading rehabilitative therapy into the future, and we're inviting those who share our passion to join us out in front.

We have the following opportunity available at our Sterling Presby Home, KS location for a licensed Speech Therapist to meet resident goals and needs and provide quality care.

Speech Therapist

Full-Time Day Shift Available

$10,000 Annual Incentive!

 Excellent Medical * Competitive Compensation  * PTO * 401(k) * Tuition Reimbursement

Interested candidates, please contact:

Paula Teck

T: 803-499-9286

E: paula.teck@aegistherapies.com 

OR apply online: http://jobs.aegistherapies.com/jobs/1541814-Speech-Therapist.aspx

 Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. DrugFree Workplace.


Speech-Language Therapist - USD 383 Manhattan Ogden

 QUALIFICATIONS:

1.       Meet certification requirements as established by the State Department of Education.
2.       Approved by the Special Education Section of the State Department.
3.       Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

 REPORTS TO:         Principal/Executive Director of Special Services

 JOB GOAL:  To help reduce or eliminate speech and hearing impairments that interfere with the individual student’s ability to derive full benefit from the district’s educational program.

 PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 1.       Serves as a resource to school staff members in the development of a balanced program for oral communication and speech improvement.

2.       Provides appropriate individualized programs of therapy to meet individuals students’ needs and correct existing speech or language handicaps.
3.       Assists and guides teachers in observing, describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and language impairments.
4.       Provides a thorough assessment and diagnosis speech, voice, hearing, and language impairments.
5.       Provides screening to identify speech and/or hearing handicapped children at regular intervals and at specified levels.
6.       Assists in proper referrals of individuals to agencies  and specialist in the community as appropriate.
7.       Collaborates with classroom teachers and other school staff members to implement therapy by suggestions for the students’ daily activities.
8.       Provides information, support, and counseling to parents and families when appropriate.
9.       Provides in-service education and serves as a consultant to teachers and school staff members on topics concerning speech improvement.
10.   Keeps thorough ongoing records for the individual student receiving therapy or other school-provided speech services.
11.   Maintains lists of referred and screened students.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  

189 day contract.  Salary and work year as established by the board.

 EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of teachers.

Apply online at www.usd383.org


Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired - Topeka

 QUALIFICATIONS:    

1.  High school graduate or equivalent.

2.  Competency in the production of spoken and written

     English.

3.  Competency in understanding and expressing American

     Sign Language, and/or Manually Coded English system.

4.  BA degree or AA in interpreting or completion of an

     interpreter preparation program preferred.

5.  Level 3 or above on the EIPA or KQAS preferred.

6.  Demonstrated aptitude for the work to be performed.

REPORTS TO:                       Assigned Teacher and Building Principal

JOB GOAL:   The primary function of an interpreter in the educational setting is to

facilitate communication and make cultural adjustments when necessary among students who are deaf/hard-of-hearing and their hearing peers, teachers, and other personnel involved in the students’ education.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1.  Interpret for staff/faculty and students in general education classes and special education settings.
  2. Assist in providing clarification of the interpreter’s role to all students and staff/faculty.
  3. Participate in staffing and IEP meetings as a team member providing insight on the student’s use of communication strategies when requested, or as the interpreter for the meeting, but not both roles at the same time.
  4. Provide interpreting for situations that are part of the educational program that occur outside of the school environment (i.e. field trips).
  5. Interpret at extracurricular school activities when requested (but not pulled from student service).
  6. Interpret at meetings attended by parents who are deaf or hard-of-hearing when requested (but not pulled from student service).
  7. Improve skills and knowledge of interpreting.
  8. Work as a member of a collaborative team.
  9. Deliver instruction to reinforce new and/or current skills as trained, directed and supervised by special education teacher.    
  10. Assist in preparation, care and use of instructional materials and equipment.
  11. Work with the IEP Team to implement and support goals on the Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  12. Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of certified teachers.
  13. Observe and record data necessary for supporting IEP goals and objectives.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned by the supervising teacher.
  15. Complete annual in-service requirements as specified by the Kansas State Department of Education
  16. Regular attendance is required.
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:             Nine (9) months

SALARY RANGE:   Salary information available from the Executive Director of Human Resources and Operations.

 EVALUATION:        Performance of this job will be evaluated according to the Classified Handbook  by the Special Education teacher(s) and principal(s) in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Student Services.

CONTACT: Rachel Steenbock   (785) 339-4051    steenrac@usd437.net


Speech Language Pathologist - Keystone Learning Services 

 Keystone Learning Services (U.S.D 608) is an educational Interlocal with a focus on special education.  Keystone provides services to the eight school districts that surround Lake Perry and outside the town of Atchison and Leavenworth.  These school districts are: Valley Falls, Jefferson County North, Jefferson County West, Oskaloosa, McLouth, Perry-Lecompton, Atchison County Community Schools and Easton (Pleasant Ridge).  Besides special education, Keystone facilitates other programs such as PAT, Tiny-K, State Grants, Operations and Facilities Consultation and professional development.  

 Keystone Learning Services is seeking two full time Speech Language Pathologists for the 2017-2018 school year to start August 1, 2017. 

 Duties:  Speech Language Pathologists would be responsible for the following duties: 

  • Screening, evaluating and providing therapy to students ages PreK-12
  • Develop and maintain IEPS, Medicaid documentation and other special education records
  • Collaborate with school administration, general education teachers, special education teachers and parents
  • Participate in IEP meetings
  • Maintain and/or acquire professional skills to use augmented communication and strategies for students who are nonverbal
  • Implement assistive technology into speech language services

 Requirements:  Master Degree in Speech/Language Pathology; current Kansas SLP License or Temporary License; a valid driver’s license (travel between assigned locations may be required).

 Salary Description:

A twenty-step salary schedule is in effect. Keystone salary schedule is a collapsed schedule (as seen in the Negotiated Agreement on the Staff page of Keystone`s home page www.keystonelearning.org). Speech Language Pathologist would receive an annual salary between $42,367 to $54,002, depending on education and experience.

 Bonus Description:

Tuition Reimbursement may be offered.

 Benefits Description:

Currently, Keystone`s offers $460 towards a Board Approved health insurance plan. We also offer an attractive cafeteria 125 plan including dental, vision, and disability policies, as well as tax deferred investment opportunities.

 Application Information:  Keystone Learning Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications can be found at www.keystonelearning.org

 Contact Information:  Lushena Newman, Human Resources Manager;  Phone 785-876-2214 ;  Email:  lnewman@keystonelearning.org


Speech and Language Pathologist - Tonganxie Basehor Linwood

The Tonganoxie Basehor Linwood Special Education Cooperative currently has three full time openings & one 0.6 FTE opening for Speech and Language Pathologists:

1.       Tonganoxie Elementary (PreK-5) - full time
2.       Tonganoxie Middle & High School (6-12) - full time
3.       Itinerant Early Childhood & Linwood Elementary Early Childhood Classroom - full time
4.       Basehor Elementary Early Childhood Classroom and K-2 Speech only - part time 3 days per week

Start date is approximately August 7, 2017. The TBLSEC offers a competitive salary based upon education and experience. CFY supervision is available.

 Qualifications: Masters degree in Speech/Language Pathology; current Kansas license; a valid driver’s license (local travel may be required).

 SLP would be responsible for the following:

  • screening, evaluating & providing therapy to students
  • working collaboratively with general education teachers, special education teams, and parents
  • maintaining adequate records as required, including Medicaid documentation and logging
  • participating in IEP meetings

 The TBLSEC is a small 2 district cooperative providing special education and related services to approximately 700 students with IEPs. We are located in southern Leavenworth County, just west of the Kansas Speedway in western Wyandotte County. Both Basehor-Linwood and Tonganoxie are 4A school districts.

 Application Information: https://basehorlinwood.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Contact info for applicants:   Donna Foy         913-724-2348      dfoy@usd458.org


Speech Language Pathologists for 2017-18 school year - Southeast Kansas

 SEK Interlocal#637(school special education agency) Located in the Southeast corner of Kansas serving 13 school districts.

 Qualifications

Masters Degree in Speech/Language Pathology Current Kansas Licensure Must have and maintain a valid Kansas Driver's License Travel may be required

 Group Health Insurance

Competitive compensation

 To apply and for more information go to sekconnection.com or call 620-235-3180 (Kathy Davidson or Dan Duling)


Speech Language Pathologist for Home Health Agency - Salina

We are looking for an exceptional Speech Pathologist  who is interested in working in  the home setting in Salina, Ks .   Our Home Health Agency is looking to fill a prn position vacated by a staff relocation.   This position will deal primarily with adults and geriatric patients and be responsible for evaluating and treating communication and swallowing disorders following discharge from hospital or other treatment centers.  The position is truly prn in that the pateint load vaires form 0 to 2 patinets at a time, and visit frequency is typically 2- 3 times per week for 6- 8 weeks.  We have a great team of nurse and therapy staff peers, full  flexibility regarding managing the schedule of patients, and an experienced and positive management team who have worked together for 12+ years.   Excellent per visit rate and clinical support.   Locally owned (by SLP- Ed Schulte, PhD) and operated, we are rated as a 4 STAR Agency for patient satisfaction and are proud of the services and care we deliver. 

 Requirements include active KS SLP  license with no restrictions, min of 1 year of SLP experience, Physical ability to make multiple visits to client’s homes, Ks drivers’ license and reliable transportation.   Prefer experience with geriatric patients and/or prior Home Health experience.   Send letter of interest, resume or work history including 3 professional references to eschulte@caregiverskansas.com, or fax to 785-354-0767.   We are an equal opportunity employer.


Speech Language Project Coordinator- SCHIEFELBUSCH INSTITUTE FOR LIFE SPAN STUDIES

University of Kansas

Exciting opportunity to work with children with autism in school settings!

We are starting a five-year research project to examine the efficacy of an intervention to improve spoken word production in minimally verbal school-age children with autism spectrum disorder. We are seeking to hire a Speech Language Pathologist who will be the lead interventionist and coordinate the project. Participants will be recruited from school districts in the Kansas City metro area. The position is contingent on satisfactory yearly employee evaluation and continued availability of grant funds.

 Job Responsibilities:

  1. Implement intervention and conduct cognitive and language assessments with minimally verbal children with autism (60%)
  2. Assist with recruiting participants, this includes applying for research approval at schools and serving as the primary liaison between the University of Kansas and school staff (10%)
  3. Coordinate the hiring of research assistants and development of training protocols for all aspects of the research project (5%)
  4. Provide on-going supervision to research staff in the coordination of data entry, the monitoring of reliability analyses, and the implementation of all other project activities. (10%)
  5. Lead regularly scheduled team meetings among principle investigators and staff, and participate in conference calls and other meetings with educators and speech language pathologists (10%)
  6. Assist with dissemination efforts, including presentations and manuscript preparation (5%)

 Required Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree or higher in speech language pathology
  2. Minimum of 1 year of experience working with individuals with autism
  3. Effective written and oral communication skills as evidenced by application materials, interview performance, and references
  4. Excellent organizational skills as evidenced by application materials

 Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience treating children with autism in school settings
  2. Experience conducting standardized assessments of language and cognitive development
  3. ADOS certification
  4. Experience with speech generating devices or other augmentative and alternative communication systems
  5. Experience working on an externally funded research grant
  6. Experience with computer software for data base management
  7. Experience working with diverse people in a variety of situations
  8. Ability to work independently and attend to details as demonstrated in work experience
  9. Experience working with teachers and speech language pathologists in school settings

  Supervisor: Nancy Brady, PhD (PI)

 FTE: 100% (9 months) or 75% (12 months)

 Annual Salary: $44,105

 Deadline/Start Date: First consideration will be given to applications received by November 15th, 2016.  Applications will continue to be accepted until position is filled.

 To Apply: Go online to https://jobs.ku.edu.  (Click Job Searches; Search Openings and enter 7375BR into the Auto Req ID field). Please attach your cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to the online application. If you have questions about the application process, you may email or call Barbara Babcock at barb@ku.edu; (785) 864-6814.If you have questions about the position you may email Nancy Brady at nbrady@ku.edu.

 Before beginning work, candidate must pass a background check.

 The University of Kansas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Applications are sought from all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, disability; and as covered by law, veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, and parental status. EO/AA

 


Clinical Audiologist- Kansas City

University of Kansas Medical Center

Hearing and Speech Department

 

Clinical Assistant Professor-Audiology

-12-month, non-tenure track appointment, renewable annually

 

Required Qualifications:

-Doctoral degree

-CCC in Audiology

-At least three years of recent clinical experience including hearing aid evaluation, fitting and

 dispensing

-Eligible for Kansas State Audiology License and Kansas State Hearing Aid License

 

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience in clinical supervision of audiology graduate students

-Experience in graduate classroom instruction

-Some research experience (e.g., completion of an Au.D. research project)

 

Duties Include:

-Provision of clinical evaluation and treatment services to a pediatric population.

-Clinical supervision of audiology graduate students

-Provision of graduate classroom instruction in area of expertise

-Assistance with oversight and maintenance of the clinic

-Participation in interdisciplinary activities with other clinical units within the University

-Service as a member of the Intercampus Executive Committee of the KU Intercampus Program

in Communicative Disorders (IPCD)

-Provision of other service related activities (e.g., committee/sub-committee/taskforce membership) to the Department, IPCD, and University

-Participation in student-assisted research activities

 

Salary:

Competitive and commensurate with experience. 

 

Application Process:

If interested, please apply for position number J0010074 at https://jobs.kumc.edu/.  Please attach a cover letter describing your qualifications and a current resume. 

 

Inquiries can be directed to:

Tiffany Johnson, Ph.D.

Hearing and Speech Department

University of Kansas Medical Center

3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 3039

Kansas City, KS 66160-7605

913-588-5937

 

Complete applications received by October 20, 2016 will be assured full consideration.

The University of Kansas Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution which welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, veteran status, ancestry or age.  To request accommodation in the application process, contact 913-588-1206.  Hard of hearing persons and/or persons with speech impairments may access the Kansas State Relay at 1-800-766-3777.


Audiologist - Lawrence

Friendly and talented clinical audiologist wanted for a busy ENT clinic in the Lawrence area. Audiologist is responsible for providing hearing services to pediatric through geriatric patients in a private medical setting. Services include standard audiometric testing, otoacoustic emissions, tympanometry, acoustic reflex testing, Eustachian tube testing, vestibular testing, and hearing aid fitting and adjustments. HOURS: Monday-Friday 8-5pm. Some travel to satellite clinics, as needed. Hours are negotiable.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Treat patients and those accompanying the patient with respect, compassion, and professionalism. Explain testing procedures and what is expected of the patient in simple and clear terms. Complete testing in accordance to ASHA guidelines. Recommend additional testing, hearing aid consultations, or preventative measures, such as custom earplugs, as needed. Recommend appropriate amplification for patients hearing loss and lifestyle. Order and program hearing aids prior to patients fitting appointment. Answer or return phone calls regarding hearing aids, hearing tests, or balance testing. Answer questions in simple and clear terms. Complete in-house repairs in a timely manner. Calling patient when completed to arrange pick up or explain repair needed. Explain hearing aid repairs and costs associated prior to sending hearing aids to manufacturer. Explain impression process and costs associated with ear molds or custom ear protection. Obtain impressions efficiently with minimized discomfort to the patient. Complete office documentation and inventory in a timely and thorough manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters or Doctorate (Au.D) graduate degree. Holds and maintains licensure in Audiology from Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Holds and maintains licensure for fitting and dispensing hearing aids from the Kansas Board of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments. Computer proficiency, including familiarity with all MS Office software. Knowledge and proficiency working with different styles of hearing aids and hearing aid software. Ability to quickly interpret hearing aid complaints and form a suitable plan of action. Demonstrates empathy and ability to relate to and effectively manage patients of all ages. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrates problem-solving, decision-making and organizational skills with the ability to work in a flexible, team oriented environment. Must have a valid driver’s license. Offers: competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees including medical/dental, PTO, flexible benefits plan, retirement savings with company matching.

 please, send your resume to: dbauer@ ahaanet.com


 Audiologist - Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat

Topeka Ear, Nose, and Throat is seeking a full time clinical audiologist for a busy practice of 7 ENT physicians and 6 audiologists, as one of our audiologists will be transitioning into retirement.

 Candidate will provide services to pediatric through geriatric patients in a medical clinical setting. Services include VRA, tympanometry, OAE, ABR, standard audiometric testing and vestibular testing. Strong dispensing skills and ability to work well with a team required. The ideal candidate would be based out of Emporia and travel may be required for staffing of outreach clinics in the future.

 Master's degree or AuD welcome. New graduates are encouraged to apply. We offer competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and reimbursement for state licensure and national dues.

 Please send resume and cover letter to bj.mccaskey@topekaent.com or call 785-231-1801


  Twelve-month Clinical Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Non-Tenure Track

Kansas State Speech and Hearing Center, Campus Creek Complex, Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University seeks a dynamic professional to supervise in the clinical setting, instruct in the area of CSD and be an active participant within the department and the school.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required:

  • Kansas licensed or eligible in speech-language pathology
  • Earned CCC in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Ability to function as a clinical supervisor for graduate students in clinical practicum at the K-State Speech and Hearing Center
  • Experience with diverse client populations
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, organizational and time management skills

    Preferred:

  • Earned clinical doctorate in CSD
  • A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in the field of speech-language pathology
  • Strong interpersonal communication and relationship building skills
  • Experience with university teaching and/or graduate student supervision
  • Experience in leadership of people and projects

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clinical supervision – mentoring of graduate student clinicians during clinical practicum at the K-State Speech and Hearing Center.  The candidate must have an interest working with diverse populations.
  • Undergraduate academic advising
  • Instruction of undergraduate courses
  • Participation in departmental service
APPLICATION AND SCREENING:
  • Interested individuals wishing to apply should submit all materials online. Information is located at the following link under faculty career opportunities:

    http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/ 

    • Curriculum Vitae and letter of application, with a narrative statement of experience and qualifications related to this position
    • Copy of ASHA CCC and copy of SLP license
    • Three letters of reference

    Those wishing to nominate candidates should do so by contacting the Search Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Debra Burnett at deburnet@ksu.edu or Mrs. Melanie Hilgers at mhilgers@ksu.edu.

    Screening of applications begins on JUNE 1, 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is secured.


Audiologist

USD 231 Gardner Edgerton is seeking a part-time audiologist for the 2016-2017 school year.  To apply for this position, please proceed to www.usd231.com, under the Employment tab, and complete an online application.  Specific details regarding the position may be directed to the Special Education Department at 913-856-2080. 


  Speech-Language pathologist, Great Bend

Great Bend USD 428, sponsoring district for Barton County Special Services Cooperative, Great Bend, KS has a vacancy for a Speech Language Pathologist for the 2016-2017 school year.  Start date is approximately August 1, 2016.  Students served range from Pre-K through high school.  Applicants must hold or be eligible for Kansas licensure in Speech Language Pathology. 

Competitive salary based upon education and experience.  Position includes supplemental contract and health insurance benefit.

To apply online, go to www.usd428.net, click on the District, then Employment, and then click Apply Online.  From the vacancy list, choose the Speech Language Pathologist job vacancy and click Apply to get started.

Questions? Email vicki.haselhorst@usd428.net or call (620) 793-1500.


Speech Language Pathologist -USD 495-Tri-County Special Education Cooperative, Larned, KS is seeking a Speech Language Pathologist for the 2016-2017 school year.  Speech Language Pathologist would be responsible for evaluation, placement and providing therapy to students with speech and language disabilities ages 5-12.

Additional duties include completing speech-language assessments, assisting classroom teachers, participating in IEP meetings, interacting with parents and maintaining adequate records as required.  Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology and hold Kansas Licensure.  CFY supervision is available. 

Applications are available online at www.usd495.net.  Support materials and application can also be mailed to District Office, 120 E. 6th St., Larned, Ks. 67550 or emailed to tiffany.burris@usd495.net.  Please call 620-285-3185 to inquire about the position.  Position will remain open until filled.  EOE


Speech Pathologist -BEST CHOICE THERAPY SERVICES, INC.

1220 N 79th Street Kansas City, KS 66112

Phone: 913-328-0644 Fax: 913-328-0677

Speech Pathologist needed for part time work located in the Kansas City, KS area to service Traumatic Brain Injury consumers and children in their home. It will require some travel with flexibility on times to see consumers. If interested please contact Clemeita Bachus, Director at 913-328-0644 or email me at cbachus@bctherapy.org.


SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST - RAINBOWS UNITED, WICHITA

Job Summary: Full time position serving children with developmental disabilities from birth to age three in the home and community settings.  Positions available are full time or part time.  Rainbows United is a not-for-profit organization and is the provider of Tiny-k early intervention services in Sedgwick and Butler Counties in Kansas.  With a reputation of quality and excellence, Rainbows partners with families in the growth and development of their child.  CFY supervision available. 

Other Job Duties:

  • Assessment
  • Assisting trans-disciplinary team in SLP developmental activities
  • Participating in the IEP/IFSP team
  • Parent training and coaching
  • Maintaining adequate records as required
  • Local travel required up to 50% or work time

Requirements:

 Advanced degree in speech-language pathology and applicants must hold or be eligible for a Kansas certificate/license.

 EOE

 How to Apply:

 An application may be downloaded from our website at www.rainbowsunited.org and mailed to Rainbows United, Human Resources, 3223 N. Oliver, Wichita, Ks. 67220.  Applications and resumes may also be emailed to bgraham@rui.org.


Speech Language Pathlogist - Leavenworth Infant Toddler Services

Greenbush - Leavenworth ITS is seeking a creative and quality driven Speech Language Pathologist in the Leavenworth area to work as a member of a transdisciplinary team and provide evaluation services, program planning, family service coordination, consultation and special instruction service for families that include a child birth - 3 with a developmental delay/disability.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant is required to hold current licensure to provide speech and language services in Kansas.
  • Masters degree in Speech/Language Pathology is required.
  • Maintain a valid Kansas Driver’s License as well as a satisfactory driving record is a requirement.
  • Prefer four years experience working with children w/developmental delays/disabilities.

Part-time position, expected work hours average 22.5 hours per week, hours may vary. Excellent benefit package. 

Immediate start date. Position will remain open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer

To APPLY and for more information, GO TO:  http://greenbush.schoolrecruiter.net


Speech Language Pathologist - TARC tiny-k, Topeka

Greenbush - TARC tiny-k is seeking a creative and quality driven Speech and Language Pathologist to work as a member of a transdisciplinary team providing evaluation services, program planning, family service coordination, consultation and special instruction services for families that include a child birth to three with a developmental delay/disability. Successful candidates will be located at TARC in Topeka, KS. Expected work week will be 37.5 hours per week. Expected work hours will vary.  Excellent benefit package.

Qualifications include:

  • Masters degree in Speech/Language Pathology.
  • Applicant must hold current Kansas licensure to provide speech and language services.
  • Four years experience working with children with developmental delays/disabilities preferred.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Kansas Driver’s License as well as a satisfactory driving record.

Position will remain open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

To APPLY and for more information, GO TO:  http://greenbush.schoolrecruiter.net


SEK Interlocal#637
Special Education Services
Seeking Full Time Speech Language Pathologist for the 2016-17 School Year
Group Health Insurance
Competitive Compensation
400 N. Pine
Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-235-3180
kathy@sekconnection.com
www.sekconnection.com


SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST, NEWMAN THERAPY SERVICES - EMPORIA KS

A division of Mathis Rehab Centers, LLC 

 FULL TIME

 Inpatient/Outpatient mixed caseload

Adult and Pediatric caseload

Interdisciplinary Team - OT, PT, SLP

Benefits:

Health/Vision/Dental Insurance - No Cost for Employee Premium (additional cost for spouse/dependents) 1,600.00 annual CEU Allowance

Professional License and Professional Association Dues Paid

Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability (shared cost)

IRA (company match 3% gross salary)

Flex Savings/Dependent Care Plans (optional)

AFLAC/VSP Plans (optional)

Liability Insurance Paid

12 Paid Days Off PLUS 7 Holidays = 19 days first 2 years of employment (PTO)

Annual PTO Sell Back Option

Relocation assistance

Student Loan assistance 

NEW GRADS:  Supervision for CCC's

 

TO APPLY:  contact Jayme Elliott:   785-320-6616  email:  jelliott@mathispt.com  web:  www.mathisrehabcenters.com/careers

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Full Time PERM CFY/CCC-SLP position in KANSAS CITY, KS area.  Here are the details –

  • Full Time Perm SLP Position – open to CFY!
  • 20 minutes outside of KANSAS CITY, KS
  • 100+ bed Skilled Nursing Setting with full supportive staff
  • Short-term Care & Long-Term Care
  • **2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Home
  • **2014 AHCA/NCAL National Quality Bronze Award Recipient

 Position is interviewing now for an ASAP start!

Kent Skates

Direct Hire Recruiter

 19 Yarmouth Drive

Suite 301

New Gloucester, ME  04260

p:  207-482-7653

f:   877-422-1078

m: 205-563-8262

kskates@mountainltd.com

www.MountainLtd.com

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Speech/Language Therapist

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383

Start Date: January 4, 2016, if this date is not filled we need a Speech/Therapist for the 2016-17 School Year.

Salary: Placement on the Negotiated Agreement Salary Schedule

Benefits: Paid Health Insurance, Paid Sick and Personal Leave, Paid Short-Term Disability Plan, Employer-Paid 403b Plan

For full position description, click here

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Speech Language Pathologist - Infant/Toddler

JOB GOAL: The Speech Language Pathologist in the Wyandotte County Infant-Toddler Services program serves eligible infants and toddlers and their families in home and community-based settings. The SLP engages in evaluation, program planning, caregiver coaching, and team collaboration in order to work toward family-identified outcomes for each child, taking particular leadership in communication development.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Work as a transdisciplinary team member to collaboratively serve eligible infants and toddlers • Participate in team evaluations to determine the eligibility of referred children
• Participate in team assessment to determine the functional developmental strengths/ challenges of eligible children

• Work together with families and other team members to develop appropriate Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs)based upon family-identified priorities
• Deliver ongoing home and community based intervention based upon the IFSP utilizing a coaching model of caregiver support

• Provide and seek coaching and consultation to team members in the service of all children in the program
• Complete appropriate documentation for accountability, billing, and communication with other providers

• Provide Family Service Coordination including management of the intervention process as well as referral to and collaboration with other community resources for assigned families
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through written and spoken language
• Ability to work collaboratively with team members of other disciplines (e.g. ECSE, OT, PT, SW, Nurse, Interpreter)

• Ability to work in partnership with parents/family members
• Ability to apply new skills/information to existing practices
• Ability to manage time efficiently to encompass activities in and out of the office
• Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
• Ability to work in a variety of home and community settings including the ability to ascend/ descend stairs
• Ability to work comfortably in a variety of positions including seated on the floor
• Ability to carry or pull materials/equipment up to 20 lbs. a distance of up to 100 yds.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology or related field
  • SLP Credential from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence form the American Speech-Language-Hearing

Association. (CFY considered)

  • Evidence of successful experience in the evaluation and treatment of young children

with communication needs.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle

COMMUNICATION / ORGANIZATION: Maintains communication with school personnel, and parents/guardians to enhance cooperative action which will meet the educational needs of students. Utilizes existing technology effectively in the performance of duties. Performs other related work as required.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and analyze and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, general curriculum and learning theories, correspondence, and protocols. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff, parents, students, and the general public.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, stand and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds a distance of up to 100 yards. The employee must be able to ascend and descend stairs and work comfortable in a variety of positions, including seated on the floor. While performing the duties of the job the employee occasionally may visit a child’s home. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment. Is directly responsible for students’ safety, work output and well-being.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.

 TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 186 Days + 34 days = 220 days 

Please refer to: http://kckps.org/index.php/careers-employment

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Speech Language Pathologist

Job Description:

High Plains Educational Cooperative is seeking Speech Language Pathologists.  Current opening with immediate start date.  Speech-Language Pathologist will be responsible for evaluation, placement and providing therapy to students with speech and language disabilities ages 3 through 21.

HPEC is a progressive and child centered support agency. We believe in family friendly practices, research based strategies and an emphasis on Response to Intervention. Other duties include completing assessments, supervision of Paraprofessionals, assisting classroom teachers, participating in IEP team meetings, interacting with parents and maintaining adequate records as required. Applicants must have Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology and hold a valid Kansas License.

Salary Description:

Salary commensurate with education and experience, We have no specific limit on years of prior experience to be transferred onto the salary schedule.  See the salary schedule in the negotiated agreement posted on our website http://www.highplainsed.com

Stipend salary on top of salary schedule placement.

Master’s Degree starting at $39516 and additional stipends for fully licensed and differential total of additional $7300.

Benefit package value of $6,063.12 per year.

Yearly Stipend Description:

Additional compensation of $ 4,200.00 for Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Additional Differential compensation of $3100.

Benefits Description:

HPEC provides an excellent benefit package consisting of Health, Dental, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Prescription Pool and KPERS. A Cafeteria Plan is available. Contract hours are according to the district that you are based at, with 10 emergency days and 4 personal days.

If interested please contact:

Marcy Fierstein, Director

High Plains Educational Cooperative

621 E. Oklahoma

Ulysses, KS 67880

Office:  620-356-5577

Cell:  620-353-8939

Email:  marcyf@pld.com

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Speech Language Pathologist

Come grow with us!

Work for a leader in Home Health.

Minds Matter, llc is an organization dedicated to helping individuals who have experienced a brain injury live independently at home. Our innovative experts provide services and resources that empower consumers to relearn, reinvent and reconnect in their communities. We believe in a holistic, person-directed approach to care.Minds Matter, llc is an organization dedicated to helping individuals who have experienced a brain injury live independently at home. Our innovative experts provide services and resources that empower consumers to relearn, reinvent and reconnect in their communities. We believe in a holistic, person-directed approach to care.Minds Matter, llc is an organization dedicated to helping individuals who have experienced a brain injury live independently at home. Our innovative experts provide services and resources that empower consumers to relearn, reinvent and reconnect in their communities. We believe in a holistic, person-directed approach to care.Minds Matter, llc is an organization dedicated to helping individuals who have experienced a brain injury live independently at home. Our innovative experts provide services and resources that empower consumers to relearn, reinvent and reconnect in their communities. We believe in a holistic, person-directed approach to care.With a proud history and a growing future, Minds Matter has been assisting individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries since 1991. 

Every individual is distinctive, so to Minds Matter LLC there is no one formula for success. For this reason, Minds Matter, LLC makes it a priority to listen to each of its consumers, their families and physicians to tailor service programs that ensure each person is successful in their own community.


We are in search of Therapists for our Kansas City, Topeka and Lawrence Regions who share our values of excellence, compassion, and integrity.

We have current Speech Therapy opportunities right in your neighborhood. Save on gas money, limit commute time and earn the income you deserve while helping others!

Full-time, part-time and PRN Therapist opportunities offer:

Flexibility – you control your own schedule and the geographic area of your consumers – great for Therapists conveniently picking up supplemental work.

Office Support – our administrative staff assist with scheduling, tracking visits and all therapist have access to our Director of Rehab Services and Assistant Director of Rehab Services.

Competitive compensation based on experience

We pay for your liability insurance and CEU’s

ADDITIONALLY, we offer a generous benefit package to full-time Therapists including: medical, dental, disability, FSA, life insurance, 401K plan, drive time and mileage reimbursement.

 Job Requirements


Speech Therapist

Current License in the State of Kansas

Graduated from an accredited college or university with a degree speech therapy

Six months to one year of Home Health Experience a plus!~

 Send current resume to: lindab@mindsmatterllc.com

Minds Matter LLC

7819 Conser Place

Overland Park, Kansas 66204

Direct line -913-789-9900x104

Fax line-913-789-9323

Learn more about what we do at:

www.mindsmatterllc.com