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Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP)

        HUNE Inc.

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Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $65.00 to $85.00 /hour

Primary Role and Responsibilities: The Speech/Language Pathologist provides speech, language, and hearing evaluation and therapy to students whose special learning needs may be attributable to speech/language issues. Additionally, the Speech/Language Pathologist:

provides language classes/sessions to students whose learning needs require speech/language therapy;
prepares written reports of contacts with students seen for speech/language/hearing screenings, evaluations, and therapy;
provides feedback and consultation to parents and professionals working with the student;
provides clinical supervision to Speech/Language Assistants;
provides training to parents and professionals working with students receiving Speech/Language therapy, as needed;
participates in family and school conferences and in multi-disciplinary planning;
participates in alternative school placement process;
initiates and follows-up on referrals to appropriate school, health, and community-based agencies, as needed;
conducts speech/language initial evaluations, reevaluations and reports;
completes and maintains forms/documentation, as required;
maintains and submits scheduled reports and statistics, as required.

Additional Skills and Responsibilities

Maintains current Pennsylvania Certification in Speech Instruction;
Maintains current knowledge of Pennsylvania Department of Education Rules and Regulations;
Demonstrates effective knowledge of developmental disabilities, learning styles, and alternative education programming;
Maintains and shares information/resources obtained from speech/language research;
Maintains knowledge of private schools, alternative educational placements, and referral sources;
Demonstrates positive rapport, good judgment and discretion, cooperative attitude, confidence, sensitivity, and flexibility in addressing daily situations involving students, families, school administrators, colleagues, and external agency representatives;
Handles problems objectively and constructively; maintains a calm demeanor in addressing unanticipated situations;
Anticipates, accepts, and adapts to changes and suggestions;
Is responsive to supervision, accepts constructive criticism, and welcomes suggestions to improve skills, interventions, and techniques;
Demonstrates maturity, responsibility, and accountability for job performance;
Accepts responsibility for being an integral member of team/program;
Participates effectively in program meetings, workshops, in-service presentations, and staff development;
Utilizes self-assessment, to ensure continuous quality and self improvement;
Utilizes internal and external resources;
Adheres to work schedule and is appropriate in demeanor, dress, and appearance;
Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred;
Perform other related duties, as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: M.A./M.S. in Speech/Language Pathology or Communicative Disorders, ASHA Certification, and working knowledge of web-based data entry applications. Working ability in Microsoft Applications: Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, and Excel

If interested, send resume via fax to 215-425-6204.