Speech Language Pathologist (536)
Company: Salt Lake City School District
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 27, 2023
At Salt Lake City School District educating children is our
primary business. Salt Lake City School District proudly employs
four of the past seven Utah Teachers of the Year and the 2021 Utah
School Nurse of the Year, and many of our schools have been
recognized as Blue Ribbon Schools. At Salt Lake City School
District, our strength is in our diversity. Our 20,000 students
include students from across the globe who speak over 80 different
languages. Most of our students come to our District from
historically underserved populations. We invite you to join our
world-class learning organization as we prepare our students for
life, learning and citizenship.
Speech Language Pathologist
This position has two openings
Contract Days: 185 Days
Anticipated Start Date: 8/15/2023
FLSA Status: Exempt
This position is benefits eligible
Starting Salary: Certified Schedule #19
Priority Screen Date: End of the day on 03/31/2023
The Speech Language Pathologist Essential Job Duties:
- Assesses students' communication skills (e.g. articulation,
fluency, voice, expressive and receptive language, etc.) for the
purpose of identifying communication disorders in student's primary
language (Spanish), determining program eligibility and developing
recommendations for treatment.
- Collaborates with a variety of groups and/or individuals (e.g.
parents, teachers, physicians, administration, maintenance
personnel, team members, other professionals, etc.) for the purpose
of communicating information, resolving issues and providing
services in compliance with established guidelines.
- Coordinates meetings and processes for eligible students (e.g.
testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences, pre-referral staffing,
etc.) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results developing
treatment plans, and/or providing training to
- Develops treatment plans, interventions and/or educational
materials for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of
communication disorders in compliance with regulatory
- Instructs eligible students in the use of appropriate
communication technologies (e.g. hearing aids, FM systems,
augmentative communication devices, etc.) for the purpose of
minimizing the adverse educational impact of communication
disorders in accordance with established guidelines and legal
- Instructs assigned support staff for the purpose of providing
information on communicative disorders, use of assistive devices
and feeding techniques and/or implementing prescribed treatment
- Interprets medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language
Pathologist's experience and goals for the purpose of providing
information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are
- Maintains files and/or records (e.g. progress reports, activity
logs, billing information, treatment plans, required documentation,
quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for the purpose of
ensuring the availability of information as required for reference
- Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars (e.g.
training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying
and/or gathering information.
- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of
ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work
- Prepares a wide variety of written materials (e.g. activity
logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, Medicaid billings,
reports, required documentation, etc.) for the purpose of
documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or
- Provides speech and language therapy to students for the
purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language
disorders on student success.
- Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and
treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community
resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate
approach for addressing
- Responds to inquiries (e.g. parents, teachers, staff, students,
etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as
- Transports supplies and equipment to a variety of sites for the
purpose of ensuring the availability of items as needed. Minimum
- Current State of Utah School Speech Language Pathologist
license, an Associate License, or an out-of-state license that is
transferrable to Utah.
- Professional communication skills including, but not limited
to: excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
confident, articulate, and professional speaking abilities; and
empathic listening and persuasive speaking skills. Preferred
- Bilingual: Is able to speak, read and write Spanish
- Have an ESL endorsement or will obtain one within 4 years of
- Previous experience Work Environment Requirements:
- Risks found in the typical work environment which is adequately
lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment,
avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations.
- Driving to work locations
- Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the
work: however, there may be some walking, standing, bending,
carrying light items, etc...
Keywords: Salt Lake City School District, Salt Lake City , Speech Language Pathologist (536), Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah
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