Speech Language Pathologist

Preston Joint School District Southeast / Pocatello Speech/Language Pathologist Not Applicable Full Time Posted 10M ago

About this job

Preston School District #201 is currently seeking a highly qualified Speech Language Pathologist for the 2023/2024 school year. Successful candidates will hold a Master’s degree in speech language pathology, speech therapy, or equivalent and relevant license and certifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Master’s degree in speech language pathology, speech therapy, or equivalent.
2. A relevant license and certification.
3. In-depth understanding of speech and swallowing disorders.
4. Practical experience with database management systems may be an advantage.
5. Excellent problem-solving skills and innovative thinking.
6. Superb research and networking abilities.
7. A willingness to connect with patients and their families.
8. Effective communication skills with stakeholders.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performing assessments and diagnoses and developing Individualized Education Plans.
2. Liaising with family members, counselors, teachers, psychologists, doctors, and other professionals to design holistic treatments.
3. Combining traditional therapies with new and innovative techniques.
4. Providing support and advice to patients, their caregivers, and family.
5. Compiling data notes on patients' progress and adjusting IEP as necessary.
6. Motivating patients, especially when progress is slow and they seem despondent.
7. Maintaining patient files and meticulously updating IEP records.
8. Establishing networks with other speech language pathologists and healthcare professionals by attending regular professional development and events.
9. Staying abreast of developments in speech language pathology

To find out more about the Preston School District, please visit our website at www.psd201.org. **Interested candidates should COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION through the Preston School District WEBSITE.

Education required

Master’s degree in speech language pathology, speech therapy, or equivalent.
A relevant license and certification.

Experience required

Practical experience with database management systems may be an advantage.

Skills required

Excellent communication skills
Problem-solving and innovative thinking skills
Research and networking

Benefits

Health insurance
Dental insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
PERSI State Retirement plan

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Preston Joint School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.