The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is seeking one full-time SLP to assess communication skills adults with developmental disabilities in order to determine the need for and provision of services and supports. This position will work with adults with developmental disabilities. Note that the nature of work for our SLPs includes, but is not limited to the following:
Completion of screening and/or assessment of speech, language, and communication, feeding and oral motor skills, and augmentative/alternative communication; refer for and/or coordinate hearing screenings and assessments.
If assigned to work in the Early Childhood department, provide Speech-Language Pathology services in a teaming approach for children birth to three years old based on adult coaching in which one member is a primary service provider and receives supports from other team members.
Coordinate, develop, or assist in developing, communication programs and provide SLP services including consultation, instruction, support services and direct intervention.
Provide speech-language services per written programs, monitor and document speech-language services according to established procedures and submit information as requested by supervisor.
Participate in inter/intra-agency committees, projects, or teams and deliver in-service training as requested or approved by supervisor.
Attend Individual Plan meetings and/or make recommendations for programming to team, write objectives/outcomes, discuss methods of implementation, and identify materials to be used and implement treatment or train others.
Maintain compliance with appropriate federal and state regulations, professional standards and Board policy including the Ohio Department of DD regulations and standards set by the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
Educate and counsel individuals, families, caregivers, co-workers, managers and advocates for individuals to promote effective communication.
Provide in-services at CCBDD sites and/or other community settings.
Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
License in Speech?-anguage Pathology from the State of Ohio, OR State of Ohio Department of Education Certificate for Speech and Hearing Therapy.
Specific training and experience with individuals with developmental disabilities.
Must possess the Certificate of Clinical Competence.
Valid state of Ohio driver's license and a driving record that is insurable under the agency policy.
Additional Salary Information: Outstanding government benefits package. Over a dozen paid holidays, plus paid time off of 22 days even the first year!! Too many perks to list here!
About Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities
The Cuyahoga County Board of DD offers a wide range of services to individuals with developmental disabilities. We offer everything from in-home early intervention programs for very young children and their families to leisure programs for seniors and specialized therapies (speech-language, occupational and physical), psychological services, support administration, family resources and respite ca...re, supported living, vocational training, community employment, rehabilitation engineering and crisis intervention. Our mission is to support and empower people with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work and play in the community.