Speech-Lang Path III

Oklahoma State Department of Health
Published
September 22, 2022
Location
Comanche County, OK
Job Type
 

Description

Job Posting Title
Speech-Lang Path III

Agency
340 OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Supervisory Organization
Caddo County Health Dept.

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Full/Part-Time
Full time

Job Type
Regular

Compensation
The Annual Salary for this position is up to $60,187.00 based on education and experience.

Job Description

Position Summary:

Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities related to providing patients with diagnostic and therapeutic services in the areas of speech and language.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions

The functions within this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:

The functions in this job family will vary by level, but may include the following:

Diagnoses communication disorders of speech and language.

Prepares treatment plans and makes recommendations for individual cases.

Conducts group and individual speech and/or language treatment as appropriate.

Performs hearing screenings and makes appropriate referrals.

Prepares and maintains progress reports, records, and evaluations on individual and group cases as required.

Participates as a member of a diagnostic and treatment team for individual and group cases.

Maintains confidential records of client services in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Directs and/or trains clinical personnel and staff in identifying and treating communication disorders.

Confers with professional and/or community groups on topics regarding communication disorders.

Implements and develops prevention programs that are specific to speech/language/communication issues.

Other Duties

Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in speech pathology, certification as a Speech-Language Pathologist by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and three years of post-certification experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist in a clinical specialty or in an educational setting.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the pathology of communication disorders; of phonetics; of the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing function; and of diagnostic testing and treatment techniques for communication disorders. Ability is required to discuss communication disorders with various treatment professionals and families; to plan and execute treatment programs; and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

This is the specialist level where incumbents are assigned responsibilities involving advanced level technical duties in Speech-Language Pathology. Incumbents at this level perform as a consultant to other Speech-Language Pathologists and may be designated lead worker for other employees.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise levels. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Travel is required with this positon. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

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