We are in search of a Speech-Language Pathologist to join our organization. This person will be responsible for creating and delivering academic instruction to students at our school, Milestones Academy.
We proudly offer great benefits:
Paid Time Off
Great medical, dental, vision, and STD benefits
401(k), with company match
Provide individualized screening, assessments and evaluations through the use of functional, behavioral and standardized assessments, skilled observation, checklists, medical and educational histories and interviews
Provide evidence-based group or individual treatment activities as directed in the student’s IEP to enhance child’s educational performance; increase communication in the areas of language, speech, voice and fluency, increase executive function and reasoning skills and areas of social skill development.
Adapt/modify individual’s environment and teaching materials, and provide recommendations for assistive technology as indicated to attain therapeutic goals.
Research curriculum development and activity planning.
Developing, organizing and gathering materials for treatment.
Utilizing existing data and ongoing professional evaluation to determine continued need for direct intervention, modifications or discontinuation of treatment.
Collaborate with other disciplines and family members to develop individual IEP/IFSPs (includes present level of performances, progress on previous goals/objectives, proposed goals/objectives, baseline performance).
Collaborate with the educational team to monitor, adapt or modify treatment plans, teaching programs, behavioral intervention and therapeutic activities as needed to achieve targeted outcomes.
Educate staff, families and other disciplines on the role of speech-language pathology and on the implementation of therapeutic interventions and teaching procedures.
Develop self professionally through inter-disciplinary collaborations, continuing education courses, professional workshops, professional meetings and independent research related to the speech-language-hearing profession.
Provide direction and supervision of Speech-Language Pathologist CFY/students in the provision of speech-language pathology services under the rules and regulations of the appropriate State Practice Acts and any other State or Federal guidelines in addition to policies and procedures of Milestones Academy.
Maintains 90% efficiency standards as outlined by the company’s policy and procedure.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Education and Experience:
• Master’s degree from a nationally accredited Speech Language Pathology program
• Current and active license in the state of practice and a current Certification of Clinical Competencies (CCC) unless completing CFY
• Minimum of one year experience as a practicing pediatric therapist is preferred
• Background or certification in Augmentative Communication (AAC), Autism Spectrum Disorders, or developmental feeding is beneficial
Training and Specific Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to work in a fast-paced high performing team environment under strict deadlines.
• Advanced organizational, time management and project management skills.
• Professional Crisis Management (PCM) training.
• Positive responsiveness to constructive feedback.
• Strong negotiating, listening and superior interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
• Self-motivated strategic thinker with strong analytic and financial skills.
• Self-directed individual who works well to overcome obstacles to achieve program success.
• Highly collaborative with ability to influence others and build strong professional relationships.
• Proficient in computer usage (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
• Adhere to ethical guidelines set forth by Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Equal Employment: Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
Working Conditions: This is a fast-paced job operates within a school setting.
Physical Requirements: The ability to see, hear, and speak clearly. Reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, frequent sitting, standing and walking for long periods of time. May involve climbing stairs, walking up inclines, and on uneven terrain. Additional physical requirements include, frequent lifting, pushing, pulling, and moving individuals with special needs a minimum of 50 pounds. Must be physically able to perform First Aide and CPR.
Internal Number: 1000
About Behavioral Health Kansas City
Behavioral Health Kansas City is located in the Greater Kansas City, MO area. BHHKC incorporates the principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) into the services we provide. We provide services to individuals with a variety of disabilities from 18 months through adulthood. BHHKC is a comprehensive behavior analytic service provider committed to the principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis and Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports. Our services address the needs of families, schools, and agencies by conducting assessments, developing and providing intervention and providing training. Our staff includes Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs), Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Special Education Teachers, Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs), and Direct Support Professionals (DSP's). We are proud to provide services for individuals of all ages and deficits. We work closely with insurance providers and other funding sources to make our resources available to those we serveOUR MISSION: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WITH CREATE MEANINGFUL CHANGES IN THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH THE USE OF EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICES AND DEDICATED SERVICE PROVIDERS.
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