SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST
Posted on Oct 31, 2019 by Bridgeway Academy
Bridgeway Academy is a Columbus, Ohio based nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire the potential and celebrate the ability of every child. We offer an integrated approach to meet each child's needs. This collaborative effort combines professionals in the fields of music therapy, speech therapy, physical and occupational therapies, behavioral and educational services to include home based services.
Bridgeway Academy is seeking a Full time Speech Language Pathologist to begin immediately for the 2019-20 school-year. This role will provide direct and indirect therapy, assessment, classroom support and modelling, while being accountable to therapy team members, parents and clients.
Responsibilities include: evaluating and treating children between the ages of 2-18 with a range of developmental disabilities, primarily autism. Will develop, suggest, and modify/adapt IEP and 3rd party billing goals; provide a safe, clean, creative, and structured learning environment that promotes educational and developmental progress in both neurotypical and identified students. Will implement behavior support plans as created by classroom supervisor and behavior strategies dictated by classroom lead teacher. Must provide appropriate communication to parents/families, doctors and other therapy disciplines regarding the student's activities, progress, behavior and attend parent/team meetings for support as needed. Collaboration with other therapy disciplines (Physical, Occupational, Music, and Psychology) for optimal continuity of care.
Qualifications Required: A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university and an Ohio license in Speech Therapy is required. New graduates are welcome to apply and preference will be given for individuals having experience working with children who have autism. Applicant must have a demonstrated knowledge of developmental milestones, current best practices, therapy models and implementation with behavior plans. He/she will have effective communication with appropriate verbal, non-verbal, written, and listening skills, and the ability to promote a positive work environment while exhibiting professionalism and enthusiasm.
Physical job requirements include the following:
Must have the ability to bend, lift, stoop and get to and from the ground on a frequent basis. The ability to travel by car to meetings and work related assignments, requiring a valid driver's license and insurable record. There is a potential for exposure to individuals with communicable disease and blood borne pathogens and interacting with individuals with concerns in behavior. May require working under time constraints to meet deadlines and working extended hours when necessary.
A Background check is required. EOE
For employment consideration:
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