Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist - St. Louis City
Position: Speech-Language Therapist / Pathologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Speech Language Diagnostician, 2022-2023
Job Location: Saint Louis Public School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. Louis City
St Louis, MO 63101
Telephone: 314-345-2379
Job Description:
Position Title: Speech Language Diagnostician 
Payroll/Personnel Type: 10 Month 
Reports to: Process Coordinator for Assessment and Related Services 
Click link to apply: https://app.hirenimble.com/jobview/10542
Position Summary: 
The Speech Language Diagnostician serves as Educational Diagnostician in Speech and Language on the District’s Diagnostic Assessment Team. The Speech Language Diagnostician will provide individual diagnostic evaluation and assessment services for students referred in learning deficiencies and communication weaknesses (i.e., articulation, voice, fluency and/or language).  
Essential Functions:  
  • Displays competent knowledge of individual assessment approaches, procedures and instruments, and statistics 
  • Provides additional support, training, and guidance to speech therapy staff in the clinical area of speech-language pathology 
  • Provides support and clinical expertise to building administrators in the area of speech/language disabilities 
  • Develops rapport and relates appropriately and effectively with children under evaluation 
  • Demonstrates adequate knowledge of child and adolescent development 
  • Effectively selects and appropriately administers varied individual assessments in a timely manner 
  • Uses time effectively to ensure adherence to special education timelines 
  • Attends professional growth activities, maintains current knowledge of trends, requirements, and special education legal and procedural developments 
  • Attends workshops, seminars, or classes, as appropriate  
  • Applies and uses knowledge gained to promote progress in communication 
  • Maintains current knowledge and compliance with district and state Special Education Compliance Plans and relevant federal laws and regulations 
  • Follows the policies and procedures of the school district 
  • Respects confidentiality of student information and records 
  • Makes referrals to appropriate District personnel when assessment needs are beyond expertise or boundaries prescribed by the Director of Special Education 
  • Abides by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Code of Ethics 
  • Stays current with Section 504 guidelines, as modified by the ADA 
  • Attends and/or conducts eligibility reviews and IEP meetings as needed 
  • Provides support and clinical expertise in the area of speech/language disabilities to building administrators 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education or Special Education Process Coordinator for Assessment and Related Services 
 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form  
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork 
  • Ability to learn and utilize office equipment, computers, and software especially as systems are upgraded 
  • Ability to learn and upgrade job skills in order to meet changing demands of the position 
  • Ability to handle and balance multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Performs duties and tasks at expected levels of professionalism 
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision 
  • Ability to meet special education deadlines  
  • Minimum three years of experience in the field of Speech-Language Pathology in the educational setting with a broad background in speech-language diagnostics (preferred) 
  • Masters or Doctoral degree in Communications Disorders (required) 
  • Current Missouri Student Services Speech-Language Pathologist Certification from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education   
  • Current license from the Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts   
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in the area of Speech-Language Pathology   

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