Nova Health Therapies is currently seeking a Speech Language Pathologist to join its School based Team. The salary will be prorated depending on the start date
JOB TITLE: SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST – SCHOOL SERVICES
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: * Designing 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 and 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
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Master Degree in Speech and 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
Internal Number: 003
About Nova, Inc.
Nova Health Therapies is a leading clinic based and school based Organization providing best evidence based practices in the area of Special Education and Speech and Language Pathology. The Organization has a cadre of Speech and Language Pathologists, undertaking clinical services at the Organization's clinic and its partner agency sites. The Organization provides services to Public and Non Public Schools, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Home Health Agencies.
Nova Health Therapies Mission:
To invest in and expand the professional and personal vistas of our Employees
To provide our clients with excellent cadre of professionals, whose skills are embedded in evidence based practices