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Speech Language Pathologist - Columbia Service Center

Company: Northwest Regional School District
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Northwest Regional Education Service District is an equal opportunity employer; committed to building an inclusive community and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We are proud to be an antiracist organization. We work to understand how racial ideology is manufactured and how it impacts the lives of our staff and those we serve.

In line with our commitment to disrupting systemic racism, we acknowledge that research shows that Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and women are significantly less likely to apply for some positions, believing they must meet every qualification as described in the job description. At NWRESD, we value representation, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. We know that sometimes that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described below.

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Position Title: EI/ECSE Speech Language Pathologist - Columbia Service Center

Department: EI/ECSE

Location: Columbia Service Center

Compensation: Per negotiated contract, Licensed Salary Schedule

Bargaining Unit: NWEA

FTE: 1.0

NW REGIONAL ESD'S MISSION STATEMENT: In partnership with the communities we serve, Northwest Regional ESD improves student learning by providing equitable access to high quality services and support.


This position evaluates and provides Speech/Language therapy services to children who have mental and/or physical disabilities and who are on a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or an Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP). The main responsibilities for this position are evaluation of children birth-5, determining eligibility, writing evaluation reports, communications evaluation results with families, developing IFSPs, and connecting parents with resources to support their children's development.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  1. Holds Appropriate Oregon Licensure for Speech Language Pathologist

  2. Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology

  3. Proficient with database software, e-mail, internet software and word processing software.

  4. Holds a current driver's license.

Essential Functions include the following. Performs some or all of the following tasks, other duties may be assigned:

  1. Works collaboratively with parents and staff in support of the child's total educational program.

  2. Case Management duties: Evaluation Reports; progress reports; transition reports; maintain ongoing contact records and therapy notes from the time the student enters the program until the student is dismissed from speech/language therapy or leaves the program; attend staff meetings; determine schedule for service delivery; drive between locations as required.

  3. Screen and identify communication disorders in children with special needs. Evaluate articulation, voice, fluency, and language impairments. Act as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in evaluating children.

  4. Interprets evaluation data to design an individualized plan for Speech/Language treatment. Re-evaluates plan according to IEP or IFSP timelines. Re-evaluates eligibility every 3 years or as needed.

  5. Implements treatment plan for individuals or groups. Provides training and supervision to instructional assistants, Speech Language Pathology Assistants, and others within the educational plan.

  6. Documents appropriate information as required (i.e., written evaluations, test results, progress reports, notes, and other child records). Maintains confidentiality.

  7. Collaborates with other professional and general staff members to coordinate, schedule and implement Speech/Language therapy goals and objectives within the educational plan.

  8. Serves as resource for Speech/Language related information for parents, school staff and teachers.

  9. Maintains communication with other professionals, general staff members, parents and other public and

private agencies related to child's needs, progress and safety.

  1. Keeps current in standards of practice to provide best service to the child. Maintains professional growth and development.

  2. Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality

  3. Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with staff and customers at all organizational levels

  4. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Marginal Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Organizes and maintains classroom and office areas as a team member.

  2. Performs other duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Northwest Regional Education Service District is proud to be an antiracist, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to race, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, religion, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law.

Northwest Regional Education Service District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment procedures for individuals experiencing a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at hrhelp@nwresd.k12.or.us. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the district for assistance through the Oregon telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.

Keywords: Northwest Regional School District, Hillsboro , Speech Language Pathologist - Columbia Service Center, Other , Hillsboro, Oregon

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