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
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Position Title: EI/ECSE Speech Language Pathologist - Columbia
Location: Columbia Service Center
Compensation: Per negotiated contract, Licensed Salary
Bargaining Unit: NWEA
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
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
QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:
Holds Appropriate Oregon Licensure for Speech Language
Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology
Proficient with database software, e-mail, internet software and
word processing software.
- Holds a current driver's license.
Essential Functions include the following. Performs some or all
of the following tasks, other duties may be assigned:
Works collaboratively with parents and staff in support of the
child's total educational program.
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.
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
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
Implements treatment plan for individuals or groups. Provides
training and supervision to instructional assistants, Speech
Language Pathology Assistants, and others within the educational
Documents appropriate information as required (i.e., written
evaluations, test results, progress reports, notes, and other child
records). Maintains confidentiality.
Collaborates with other professional and general staff members
to coordinate, schedule and implement Speech/Language therapy goals
and objectives within the educational plan.
Serves as resource for Speech/Language related information for
parents, school staff and teachers.
- Maintains communication with other professionals, general staff
members, parents and other public and
private agencies related to child's needs, progress and
Keeps current in standards of practice to provide best service
to the child. Maintains professional growth and development.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with staff and
customers at all organizational levels
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Marginal Duties and Responsibilities:
Organizes and maintains classroom and office areas as a team
- 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
firstname.lastname@example.org. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may
contact the district for assistance through the Oregon
telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.