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  Speech Language Pathologist - $70k

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ACCEL (Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills) is a private nonprofit organization for children with special needs, ages 5-22, and adults 18 and over.  ACCEL provides innovative, individualized and comprehensive educational, therapeutic, vocational, behavioral, life skills, and transitional services to individuals with a wide range of abilities and challenges including autism, intellectual, emotional, physical disabilities and health impairments.

You will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary setting.  The team includes teachers, OTs, PTs, VI Teacher, Music Therapist, Aquatic Therapy, Recreation Therapy, Board Certified Behavior Analysts, and more. 

 

SUMMARY:  Identify, evaluate, and treat speech and language disorders in students with physical, cognitive, and emotional/behavioral challenges through collaboration with teachers, parents and other related service providers.  Therapist should be knowledgeable in the evaluation and treatment of receptive/expressive language, language processing, phonology, feeding disorders and augmentative communication technology.

10 or 12 month school based SLP

Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid School Holidays including:  Fall Break, Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, and Spring Break.  Also, many months we observe federal holidays which = 3 day weekends
  • Reduced summer hours:  8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday with Fridays off
  • Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision, life, supplemental)
  • Paid Time Off, Vacation Time and Sick Leave (time off depends on whether 10 or 12 month position)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide consultative and direct speech and language therapy services.
  • Evaluate and write evaluation reports for students receiving services.
  • Develop and implement individualized educational plans and instructional programs.
  • Responsible for programming augmentative communication devices and monitors maintenance requirements for those devices.
  • Participate in Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) and Individual Education Plan (I.E.P.) meetings when appropriate.
  • Participate in the individual education planning, collaborating with teachers as appropriate for each student to receive speech/language therapy.
  • Work collaboratively with multidisciplinary team to implement therapeutic and educational programs.
  • Provide ongoing and periodic evaluations of student's progress, documenting progress with the same frequency as for all ACCEL students.
  • Develop and maintain a professional relationship with parents/caregivers and inform them of the student's progress.
  • Submit all reports within designated timeframes.
  • Maintain an accurate record keeping system.
  • Maintain attendance and hourly contact records for Medicaid.
  • Submit Medicaid billing as directed.
  • Comply with ACCEL policies.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Speech-Language Therapy
  • Valid Arizona Speech-Language Pathologist Certificate
  • Valid Department of Health Speech-Language Pathology License
  • Obtain an AHCCCS number for submission of Medicaid billing

 

 

 

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