Nova Health Therapies is currently seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to join its School/Home based Team.
JOB TITLE: SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
This employee is responsible for the delivery of the school health services program.
Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
1. Planning: Design the Speech-Language Pathology program so that it is consistent with the total educational philosophy and goals of the Organization and the client School District. * Continuing professional growth through educational meetings, visiting related facilities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas with the district staff. * Working in coordination with other Individualized Education Plan Team Members in planning and developing the program. 2. Programming: * Identifying strengths and weaknesses of referred exceptional education students. * Preparing, implementing, and evaluating an annual educational plan for each student based on individually assessed needs and in accordance with district procedures. * Preparing, implementing and evaluating a plan of care for each student in accordance with district policies. * Using appropriate assessment instruments pertinent to areas of therapy. * Supporting projects and programs designed to serve students in the program. * Providing appropriate schedules for exceptional students involving school personnel as required. * Providing specialized Speech Language Pathology techniques through individual and/or group sessions designed to meet the educational, social, and emotional needs of the students. * Seeking a variety of services through community resources and agencies to meet the needs of exceptional students. * Participating in the in-school staffing and screening processes as appropriate. * Providing parents with suggestions for home techniques. * Providing Teachers and Paraprofessionals with suggestions for follow-up strategies and techniques, as requested and required. * Conferring with the classroom teachers as requested concerning any educational needs of the students receiving Speech Language Pathology. * Making available to teachers instructional ideas that are appropriate for exceptional students within the classroom situation. 4. Reporting: * Ensuring that each student in the program has necessary evaluation records in his/her permanent folder. * Furnishing the administrator and the supervisor with current exceptional student schedules. * Completing progress reports for each student in the program. * Supplying progress reports to school personnel, and parents of exceptional students as necessary and requested. * Completing appropriate reports for local, state, federal, and educational agencies. * Referring those students who require further evaluation or follow-up services.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Master Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Disorder or Equivalent * California State Licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist/Required Professional Experience OR * California Commission on Teaching Credential in Speech-Language Pathology
35 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 001
About Nova Health Therapies, Inc.
Nova Health Therapies, Inc. provides Speech and Language Pathology services to School Districts, Early Intervention Clients and Home Health Agencies in California. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, We are one of the fastest growing healthcare organizations headed by Special Education Administrators and Speech and Language Pathologists.
The AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students