CDS is seeking a Speech and Language Pathologist & SLP Assistant

Child Development Services of Fremont County has an immediate opening for the following positions:

Speech and Language Pathologist – Riverton

Exempt contracted position

CREDENTIALS:
Licensed/Certified Speech-Language Pathologist in the State of Wyoming

QUALIFICATIONS:
Successful experience as a Speech and Language Pathologist. Must be at least 23 years old. Have and keep a current driver’s license and willingness to travel. Ability to effectively supervise Speech-Language Aide or Assistant.

REPORTS TO:
Identified supervisor(s) and under the general supervision of the Executive Director.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program, including personnel issues, clients, and client files.

  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to Special Education children birth through five, to include the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Rules and Regulations of the State of Wyoming Department of Education and the Behavioral Health Division.
  • Work with other staff to implement county child find activities.
  • Work as part of a team to evaluate speech and language deficiencies, using appropriate diagnostic techniques, includes submitting a written report summarizing the results of the evaluation within the guidelines of IDEA.
  • Interpret speech and language evaluation results to staff and parents.
  • Assist team in developing and implementing Individualized Educational Programs (IEP)/
  • Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP), including specific materials and teaching methods within the guidelines of IDEA.
  • Prepare for meetings by entering proper documentation on special education forms
  • Will maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Able to travel/drive to required scheduled assignments.
  • Maintain regular and continuous liaison with the Executive Director to keep them informed of significant events in the program, staffing, and personnel, community and family issues.
  • Be an advocate for children and families.

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant – Riverton

CREDENTIALS:

An SLPA may assume duties under the direct supervision of a licensed speech-Language pathologist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

In order to work under the supervision of a licensed speech/language pathologist or audiologist, the speech/language pathology assistant shall possess the following qualifications:

  • Have an Associate’s Degree as Speech-Language Pathology Assistant or a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders or Speech-Language Pathology or equivalent, including a minimum of 15 credit hours in clinically related coursework from an accredited college or university; and
  • Successfully complete a minimum of one hundred (100) hours of supervised fieldwork or its equivalent clinical practicum; or
  • Have been previously registered as an aide with the Board for at least two (2) year

Must be at least 23 years old. Have and keep a current driver’s license and willingness to travel.

REPORTS TO:

Identified supervisor(s) and under the general supervision of the Executive Director.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program.

  • Comply with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to Special Education children birth through five, to include the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Rules and Regulations of the State of Wyoming Department of Education and the Behavioral Health Division.
  • Assist with speech, language and hearing screenings without clerical interpretation;
  • Provide speech therapy services, under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist to children birth through age five that demonstrate a developmental delay, injury or disabling condition.
  • Work with staff to implement child find activities.
  • Follow documented treatment plans or protocols developed by the speech-language pathologist.
  • Collaborate with SLP in treatment planning, collaborate with the SLP and team members in the development and revision of IEP/IFSP goals and objectives.
  • Plan and provide appropriate speech-language services under the supervision of an SLP and according to the child’s IEP/IFSP.
  • Monitor and report student’s problems, performance and progress to the supervising SLP.
  • Assist in providing information and training to school staff, parents, caregivers and non-school agencies to facilitate the education of children with disabilities as related to speech therapy.
  • Provide accurate documentation of therapy sessions/results
  • Be an advocate for children and families.
For a full job description or to apply for a position please visit our website at www.cdsfc.org.

All positions are paid over 12 months and CDS has a great benefits package for full-time employees that include: Health, Vision, Dental, AFLAC, Life insurance, Teladoc, FSA (medical and Dependent care), Wyoming Retirement, and sick/personal.

More information on each opening is listed on our website www.cdsfc.org.

Please send resume to P.O. Box 593, Lander, WY 82520 or email cdsopportunities@cdsfc.org. Please call 332-5508/856-4337 or visit our website www.cdsfc.org for an application.

Closing date: untilpositionfilled

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