Speech Language Pathologist - Schools

Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc.
Fall River, MA, US

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MaximHealthcare Staffing is seeking aSpeech-Language Pathologist- Schools. The Speech-Language Pathologist isresponsible for performing student evaluations as well as providing anddocumenting therapy services in accordance with the plan of care developed foreach individual student and physician's orders when applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assesses students'communication skills (e.g. articulations, fluency, voice, expressive andreceptive language, etc.) for the purpose of identifying communicationdisorders, determining program eligibility and developing recommendations fortreatment
  • Collaborates with a variety ofgroups and/or individuals for the purpose of communicating information,resolving issues and providing services in compliance with establishedguidelines
  • Coordinates meetings andprocesses for eligible students (e.g. testing/screening, IEPs, parentconferences, pre-referral staffing, etc.) for the purpose of presentingevaluation results, developing treatment plans, and/or providing training toparents/students/staff
  • Develops treatment plans,interventions and/or educational materials for the purpose of minimizing theadverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatoryrequirements
  • Instructs eligible students inthe use of appropriate communication technologies (e.g. hearing aids, FMsystems, augmentative communication devices, etc.) for the purpose ofminimizing the adverse educational impact of communication disorders inaccordance with established guidelines and legal requirements
  • Maintains files and/or records(e.g. progress reports, activity logs, billing information, treatment plans,required documentation, quarterly reports, screening results, etc.) for thepurpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for referenceand or compliance
  • Participates in meetings,workshops, and seminars (e.g. training, IEPs, team meetings, etc.) for thepurpose of conveying and/or gathering information
  • Provides speech and languagetherapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speechand language disorders on student success
  • Seeks appropriate in-serviceand professional development. Works within the policies and regulations of the Governing Board and member school districts; state public acts andregulations as described by the State Board of Education (ISBE); and applicableFederal laws, regulations and guidelines applicable to the education ofstudents
  • Performs other duties asassigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • Hold a Professional EducatorLicense as a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) in the state of assignment
  • Demonstrate excellence inverbal and written communications
  • Experience with collaborativegroups and processes in a student-centered environment
  • Other qualifications ofacademic, professional, and personal excellence as the Governing Board may specify
  • Must be at least 18 years ofage
At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Maxim Healthcare Staffing
Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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